Buckley

Area schools expected to begin year on time

As the school year inched closer, the Dieringer and Sumner-Bonney Lake school districts threatened to strike. At the last minute, it appears teachers and districts have tentative agreements, which will be voted on during their respective Sept. 4 meetings.

Enumclaw, Buckley start their own annual clean-up days

Following in Bonney Lake’s footsteps, local Jeri Gamblin hopes the rest of the Plateau can start their own annual beautification events.

White River welcomes 41 new staffers to school district

Check out who’s new at White River schools.

UPDATE: Buckley Spiketon Bridge early | Department of Transportation

The bridge was originally going to close Aug. 20. Instead, the bridge will close Thursday, Aug. 16.

Drivers take notice: busy bridge near Buckley will close for four weeks

The 82-year-old span on state Route 162 (also identified as Pioneer Way) will be shut down from 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20.

Activities Program boasts big numbers, variety

The White River Communities Activities Program has activities for students in kindergarten through fifth grade all year long.

Summer course expands talents of White River’s Hi-C students.

Hi-C students are those who perform or show potential for performing at significantly advanced academic levels when compared with others of their age, experiences or environments.

Buckley traffic light replacement under way

The signal light project has been in the planning stages for some time and, according to a DOT press release, work was set to begin Monday, Aug. 6.

SR 410 roadwork coming to Buckley | WSDOT

Crews will install new updated signal systems at the SR 410 intersections of Mundy Loss Road, Main Street and Park Avenue the week of Aug. 6.

An overview of where road resurfacing work will be taking place around Bonney Lake. For more detailed maps, visit <a href="https://www.co.pierce.wa.us/4288/Residential-Resurfacing-Program" target="_blank">https://www.co.pierce.wa.us/4288/Residential-Resurfacing-Program</a>. Image courtesy Pierce County

Neighborhoods near Bonney Lake, Buckley impacted by road work

Work is expected to begin the week of Aug. 6 - 10 and will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays only through the end of the month.

An overview of where road resurfacing work will be taking place around Bonney Lake. For more detailed maps, visit <a href="https://www.co.pierce.wa.us/4288/Residential-Resurfacing-Program" target="_blank">https://www.co.pierce.wa.us/4288/Residential-Resurfacing-Program</a>. Image courtesy Pierce County

East Pierce bond makes it to the ballot

It may be difficult for a supermajority of voters to pass the measure, given the other property taxes they are paying now and others they will be voting on in the November election, but Fire Chief Bud Backer believes people will see the real need East Pierce is in.

Commercial fire destroys two buildings in Sumner | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

The department handled two fires at the same time last night, with the help of other departments in the area.

Crashed plane in Burnett, two injured

The Pierce County Sheriff Department said the plane lost power after taking off.

White River’s Hawthorne earns spot in Virginia leadership camp

Hawthorne earned his Academy slot by virtue of his accomplishments both on and off the wrestling mat.

State survey seeks information from SR 410 drivers

Make sure to let WSDOT know how you think traffic between Bonney Lake and Enumclaw can be improved by Sunday, July 22.

Buckley discusses potential 83 unit apartment complex development

The conversation is taken its very first steps. But the direction council members decide to head will likely affect Buckley’s future for years to come.

Survey seeks information from 410 travelers

Here’s your chance to tell the Department of Transportation how you think traffic can be improved on the highway.

Pierce County library board proposing property tax levy

Library system seeking to address budget deficit by increasing property taxes.

Live music this summer on city stages

Bonney Lake, Buckley and Sumner are once again gearing up for their summer concert series.

White River bridge painting begins

The $2.8 million project will affect night commutes, though only some of the time during the 140-day project.