Buckley

Caring for the dead, serving the living

Russ Weeks, funeral director at of Weeks Funeral Homes, speaks about his profession and how it’s changing with the times.

 

Plans moving ahead for busy Buckley intersection of Main Street, 410

Bigfoot Java is looking to move into this spot at the intersection of Main Street and SR 410.

 

Buckley Columbia Bank branch to close Nov. 15

Residents will soon have to travel to Enumclaw of Bonney Lake for banking services.

 

With a new year, area school districts seeing growth

Enumclaw and White River school districts just pushed past 4,000 students each.

When will Foothills Trail be repaired? County hasn’t set a date

A tree fell in August, damaging a bridge that connects Buckley and South Prairie.

New program aims to foster leadership skills, establish community-driven project

The deadline to sign up for RDI’s Pierce County/White River Plateau Rural Community Leadership Program is Sept. 23.

Hometown Harvest last Ten Trails event of the summer

Come for a wine and beer tasting, or to meet Blitz the Seahawk.

Cocktail farm looks to open Wilkeson bar and shop

Venise Cunningham and Belinda Kelly are the Simple Goodness Sisters, looking to bring you unique cocktails from local gardens to your glass.

Drowning victim identified as Enumclaw man

There was also a death after a glider crashed in Buckley late last month.

Enumclaw, Buckley prepares for second “Beautify” efforts

Volunteers will start sprucing up their cities on Saturday, Sept. 14.

Foothills Trail interrupted near Buckley

A tree fell across the popular trail, damaging a relatively new bridge between Buckley and South Prairie.

Phil Engebretsen assumed the duties of Enumclaw High principal July 1, replacing former principle Aaron Lee. File photo by Kevin Hanson

School year opens with new teachers, administrators

Many new staff members have joined the ranks of the Enumclaw, White River, and Carbonado school districts.

Phil Engebretsen assumed the duties of Enumclaw High principal July 1, replacing former principle Aaron Lee. File photo by Kevin Hanson

Buckley police chief dodges machete attack, subdues senior suspect

The attacker, Warren H. Alexander, has been charged with assault in the first degree and felony harassment.

Buckley updates list of future transportation projects

The most expensive project on the list is the construction of a new pedestrian bridge over the White River.

Rainier School’s Human Rights Committee needs new members

In order to keep some patients safe and healthy, their individual rights may have to be abridged. The Human Rights Committee tries to ensure no right is taken away unnecessarily.

Levy passage ensures Foothills Trail bridge connection

A new bridge could come as soon as 2021 or 2022.

‘Get Hired’ session will be coming to Buckley library

The mid-September event aims to help people develop more technical skills or edit their resume.

Work started on solution for Spiketon Bridge closure

The new temporary bridge, which will be two-lanes large and have no weight restrictions, is expected to be completed in October.

Big Brothers Big Sisters, mental health professionals coming to local schools

The pilot program will not only help students, but their parents as well, with mental health workers hosting discussions at the Enumclaw and Buckley libraries.

White River superintendent honored for work on behalf of students, staff

Janel Keating Hambly received the Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Award.