Modern lights aim to tame 410 traffic

Rush hour traffic between Enumclaw and Buckley is a drag. But a DOT project to modernize Buckley’s traffic lights could make smooth sailing of future trips.


Buckley double homicide suspect charged

Jared P. T. Standley, 21, was charged with killing his parents in Buckley last week.


Buckley craft fair raises money for local, global causes

The event is organized by Sara Stratton of the Ragini Project, which gives grants to families looking to adopt international children.


White River wrestlers share books with first-graders

They read “Snowmen All Year” with first graders from Wilkeson Elementary.

‘Warm Hearts ‘ sock drive will continue through end of month

Weeks Funeral Home in Enumclaw and Buckley is collecting all sorts of socks.

Local school districts hoping voters will choose to extend levies

With the state’s new “levy swap,” levies for the Enumclaw, White River, Sumner-Bonney Lake and Dieringer school districts will amount to less than what they have in the past.

Republican tax bill gives breaks to local breweries

While Democrats and Republicans continue to argue over the benefits and detriments of the Republicans recently passed and signed tax overhaul, there’s at least one group of local businesses owners who are likely to raise a pint to the sweeping tax changes — small breweries.

2017s top 10 stories | Year In Review

The constant stream of reports and stories means it can be difficult to take a fresh breath and give yourself room for reflection. But looking back over a years-worth of news can be remarkably thought-provoking, and that’s exactly what New Years is for

Districts to float levies, adjust to state changes

In a joint press release, the Enumclaw, Sumner-Bonney Lake, White River and Dieringer school districts announced Dec. 8 they will be placing Educational Programs and Operations Levy and Instructional Technology Improvement Levy measures before voters.

Wilbanks wins close Buckley race

It took a month, but Luke Wilbanks finally knows he’ll be occupying a seat on the Buckley City Council.

Buckley Council race gets recount; results due Dec. 6

The closest general election outcome in Pierce County was found in Buckley, where a razor-thin difference in a City Council race forced a recount by the Pierce County Elections Department.