Buckley

Open house on plan for new White River Bridge

Sen. Phil Fortunato hopes that active constituents can help convince the legislature to make money available to create a new bridge over the White River before 2040, which is when WSDOT recommends the bridge be built.

 

Santa to ride through Buckley

Find out when Saint Nick will be arriving in your neighborhood next week.

 

Buckley budget allows for growth, keeps healthy reserve

Property tax rates have gone down, but value has increased, as well as utility rates.

 

Local Toys for Tots drop-off locations

Find out where in Enumclaw, Buckley, Bonney Lake, or Sumner where you can donate new toys for kids in need.

Buckley clothing bank moves back to original home

It’s back at the old Wickersham School of Discovery Campus, where the director went to kindergarden and near where her father went to elementary school.

Certain businesses banned from prime sites in Buckley

Entering Buckley from the west provides a highway panorama that may not be too attractive and is noticeably short on retail opportunities. Now, in a… Continue reading

Holiday garbage schedules set

Find out how your garbage and recycling pickups will be affected by Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

White River fish passage project under way

The old 1940s system was designed to haul 20,000 fish annually. Now the facility has to be upgraded to handle 20,000 a day.

Kegs, kilts and… annual checkups?

Buckley’s Mo-Throw event on Nov. 17 combines the fun of the Scottish Highland Games with the need to raise awareness for men’s health issues.

Buckley’s Roberts joins PLU Athletic Hall of Fame

Roberts was once coached at Sumner High School, before joining up with Enumclaw.

Buckley renews contract with judge, provides pay increase

Another item accepting $30,000 in credit for work that did not meet the terms of a million-dollar contract.

Buckley museum houses Odd Fellows’ statewide collection

The new museum has been planned for the last five years, opening just last August for people who enjoy the mysteries of fraternal organizations.

Joseph Sewell talked to the Buckley City Council on Oct. 9 about his potential marijuana processing business and wine and beer setup right off SR 410. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Buckley sets limits on marijuana trade, allowing room for one more

A new marijuana producer is looking to open up off SR 410, and include a new wine and beer stop for Buckley residents and visitors.

Joseph Sewell talked to the Buckley City Council on Oct. 9 about his potential marijuana processing business and wine and beer setup right off SR 410. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Halloween events around the Plateau

Enumclaw and Buckley have many activities for the whole family, and several more for those looking for a scare.

Pierce library system seeking levy lift to keep facilities, programs operating

If approved, the levy will increase the annual tax bill by around $32 a year, bringing the average total up to $160 annually.

East Pierce Fire and Rescue Commissioners approved the upcoming $80 million bond measure for the ballot during their July 17 meeting. A supermajority of voters, or 60 percent, need to approve the measure for it to pass. File photo Ray Miller-Still

East Pierce Fire and Rescue residents, look for $80 million bond measure on ballot

The vast majority of the money will go replacing five fire stations on the Plateau.

East Pierce Fire and Rescue Commissioners approved the upcoming $80 million bond measure for the ballot during their July 17 meeting. A supermajority of voters, or 60 percent, need to approve the measure for it to pass. File photo Ray Miller-Still

DOT invites public to see SR 410 survey results

Changes to help reduce traffic on the highway will be slow in coming, but one of the first major steps has now been completed.

DOT still looking at options for Spiketon Bridge issue

The department believes repairing the 83-year old bridge is not a good solution, but residents don’t want to wait four years for new bridge funding to become available.

Firehouse Pub: slight change of address but atmosphere remains the same

It was quite the project, renovating the pub’s new home.