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Buckley Columbia Bank branch to close Nov. 15

Buckley Columbia Bank branch to close Nov. 15

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

Buckley Columbia Bank branch to close Nov. 15
With a new year, area school districts seeing growth

With a new year, area school districts seeing growth

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

With a new year, area school districts seeing growth
When will Foothills Trail be repaired? County hasn’t set a date

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.

When will Foothills Trail be repaired? County hasn’t set a date
New program aims to foster leadership skills, establish community-driven project

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.

New program aims to foster leadership skills, establish community-driven project
Hometown Harvest last Ten Trails event of the summer

Hometown Harvest last Ten Trails event of the summer

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

Hometown Harvest last Ten Trails event of the summer
Cocktail farm looks to open Wilkeson bar and shop

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.

Cocktail farm looks to open Wilkeson bar and shop
Drowning victim identified as Enumclaw man

Drowning victim identified as Enumclaw man

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

Drowning victim identified as Enumclaw man
Enumclaw, Buckley prepares for second “Beautify” efforts

Enumclaw, Buckley prepares for second “Beautify” efforts

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

Enumclaw, Buckley prepares for second “Beautify” efforts
Foothills Trail interrupted near Buckley

Foothills Trail interrupted near Buckley

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

Foothills Trail interrupted near Buckley
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

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 police chief dodges machete attack, subdues senior suspect
Buckley updates list of future transportation projects

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.

Buckley updates list of future transportation projects
Rainier School’s Human Rights Committee needs new members

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.

Rainier School’s Human Rights Committee needs new members
Levy passage ensures Foothills Trail bridge connection

Levy passage ensures Foothills Trail bridge connection

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

Levy passage ensures Foothills Trail bridge connection
‘Get Hired’ session will be coming to Buckley library

‘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.

‘Get Hired’ session will be coming to Buckley library
Work started on solution for Spiketon Bridge closure

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.

Work started on solution for Spiketon Bridge closure
Big Brothers Big Sisters, mental health professionals coming to local schools

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.

Big Brothers Big Sisters, mental health professionals coming to local schools
White River superintendent honored for work on behalf of students, staff

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

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

White River superintendent honored for work on behalf of students, staff
Organize your own Neighbors Night Out

Organize your own Neighbors Night Out

Being a good neighbor is one way to improve your life and become a better person.

Organize your own Neighbors Night Out
Get to know your local trails on the third annual Pierce County Trails Day

Get to know your local trails on the third annual Pierce County Trails Day

Buckley, Bonney Lake, Orting, and Mount Rainier are all having some sort of trail event.

Get to know your local trails on the third annual Pierce County Trails Day
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