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Buckley residents can now get books from library

Buckley residents can now get books from library

Curbside service at the branch started today, Aug. 3.

Buckley residents can now get books from library
Pierce County announces burn ban

Pierce County announces burn ban

This ban only applies to unincorporated county residents.

Pierce County announces burn ban
Your library can help you ‘borrow’ a free Discover Pass

Your library can help you ‘borrow’ a free Discover Pass

Pierce County libraries are also offering a backpack with educational materials and binoculars, while King County libraries are just letting people check out the passes.

Your library can help you ‘borrow’ a free Discover Pass
PHOTO BY KEVIN HANSON                                 Alan Predmore has said goodbye to the Buckley Fire Department, retiring after 23 years as chief.

Predmore goes from police officer to fire chief, now into retirement

“It’s not easy because I absolutely love my job and I love the department.”

PHOTO BY KEVIN HANSON                                 Alan Predmore has said goodbye to the Buckley Fire Department, retiring after 23 years as chief.
With large events cancelled, check out hobby activities close to home

With large events cancelled, check out hobby activities close to home

You can learn archery, how to ride a horse, enroll in a dance class, or finally learn to play guitar.

With large events cancelled, check out hobby activities close to home
Districts announce school year starting online

Districts announce school year starting online

Plans to establish a hybrid learning model of both distance and in-school learning were being developed when county health departments voiced strong support for 100 percent online schooling, at least to start.

Districts announce school year starting online
PHOTO BY KEVIN HANSON                                 Mike Hagadone, deputy superintendent for the White River School District, will retire Aug. 31 after 40 years in public education.

White River’s Mike Hagadone retires

Hagadone spent more than 40 years in public education, as a teacher and administrator

PHOTO BY KEVIN HANSON                                 Mike Hagadone, deputy superintendent for the White River School District, will retire Aug. 31 after 40 years in public education.
Introducing your Legislative District 31 candidates

Introducing your Legislative District 31 candidates

Six candidates are vying for the district’s two seats, meaning two will be eliminated after the August primary election.

Introducing your Legislative District 31 candidates
Congresswoman Schrier to host Zoom meeting for local businesses

Congresswoman Schrier to host Zoom meeting for local businesses

You must first register for the July 20 event to get the Zoom link.

Congresswoman Schrier to host Zoom meeting for local businesses
After 30-plus years with Buckley force, Chief Jim Arsanto steps into retirement
After 30-plus years with Buckley force, Chief Jim Arsanto steps into retirement
Assessments are in, Pierce County property values continue to climb

Assessments are in, Pierce County property values continue to climb

Properties in Orting saw the greatest percentage increase over last year

Assessments are in, Pierce County property values continue to climb
Bloodworks Northwest to set up Black Diamond pop-up donation

Bloodworks Northwest to set up Black Diamond pop-up donation

Blood will be collected June 29 and 30, as well as July 1, 8, and 9.

Bloodworks Northwest to set up Black Diamond pop-up donation
Pierce County Library System launches virtual library

Pierce County Library System launches virtual library

You don’t need a PCLS card to attend these events.

Pierce County Library System launches virtual library
Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Plateau protestors: ‘Black Lives Matter’

Hundreds of locals showed up to demonstrate against systematic racism and police brutality. Here are some photos from the events.

Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Districts changing summer nutrition programs, making food available to more kids

Districts changing summer nutrition programs, making food available to more kids

Enumclaw is expanding to four new locations for food pickups, and White River is adding a second.

Districts changing summer nutrition programs, making food available to more kids
Local residents — including police chief — targeted by unemployment fraud schemes

Local residents — including police chief — targeted by unemployment fraud schemes

A total of 60 cases of fraud targeting city officials have been reported.

Local residents — including police chief — targeted by unemployment fraud schemes
Families First Coalition seeking list of nominees for 2020
Families First Coalition seeking list of nominees for 2020
DOH to Enumclaw: We are ‘committed’ to a county-by-county approach

DOH to Enumclaw: We are ‘committed’ to a county-by-county approach

COVID-19 activity in Enumclaw is low, but the state wants whole counties to move forward through Gov. Inslee’s reopening plan.

DOH to Enumclaw: We are ‘committed’ to a county-by-county approach
Road improvement projects under way in Enumclaw, Buckley

Road improvement projects under way in Enumclaw, Buckley

A silver lining on the pandemic is that roads are clear to start construction projects faster than originally planned.

Road improvement projects under way in Enumclaw, Buckley
School districts planning virtual ceremonies

School districts planning virtual ceremonies

Enumclaw High, partnering with Enumclaw TV, is hosting theirs on June 15; White River plans on June 30.

School districts planning virtual ceremonies
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