Buckley

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.

Golden anniversary celebration held in former maternity home

It’s estimated more than 600 babies were born in the Mahlin Maternity Home, now known as the Le Sorelle Inn in Buckley.

Hardhats and heavy equipment continue to dot school grounds

Many students on the Plateau and in the valley have a lot to look forward to in the near future.

Learn about library levy at sessions in Bonney Lake, Sumner

The levy, which is on the November general election ballot, would increase to 50 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value if approved by voters.

Beautify Enumclaw, Buckley | Slideshow

Many public spaces, like Enumclaw’s community garden by the library and Veterans Memorial Park, or Buckley’s Youth Center, were given makeovers by scored of energetic volunteers.

Candidates sought for board vacancies in White River, Carbonado districts

Swearing in ceremonies are fast approaching, so turn in those applications soon.

The 12-acre fire, exacerbated by dry grass and winds, destroyed two barns, a mobile home, two cars, a dump truck, a panel truck, and other buildings and vehicles. Photo courtesy East Pierce Fire and Rescue

Brush fire burns 12 acres, several buildings and vehicles

This incident represents an example of strong mutual aid networks, said East Pierce Fire and Rescue Chief Backer.

The 12-acre fire, exacerbated by dry grass and winds, destroyed two barns, a mobile home, two cars, a dump truck, a panel truck, and other buildings and vehicles. Photo courtesy East Pierce Fire and Rescue

Buckley-South Prairie bridge closed permanently

A settled pier has changed how weight is distributed on the bridge.