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July 14, 2014 at 9:57 AM

Washington state woman drowns in Montana

The Associated Press WEST GLACIER, Mont. — A Washington state woman died a day after slipping and falling into a creek in Glacier National Park. Park officials say 33-year-old Abigail Sylvester of Buckley was believed to be taking pictures Saturday afternoon when she slipped and fell into the fast-moving McDonald Creek. Her husband was unable to rescue…


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June 4, 2014 at 4:33 PM

2 people confirmed dead in plane crash near Buckley

  Two people were killed when a World War II-era small plane crashed in a wooded area in Buckley this afternoon, according to East Pierce Fire and Rescue. Officials responded to reports of a plane down in the 25800 block of 96th Street East around 3:30 p.m, East Pierce spokeswoman Dina Sutherland said. Units reported two fatalities when they arrived at the scene….


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November 19, 2013 at 10:33 AM

Buckley homeowner who killed intruder will not be arrested

The Associated Press BUCKLEY, Pierce County — The Pierce County sheriff’s office says a homeowner who shot and killed an intruder near Buckley will not be arrested. Sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer says the 21-year-old intruder was acting erratically late Monday when he drove through a driveway gate, crashed into several parked cars and then forced his way…


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November 19, 2013 at 6:36 AM

Tuesday Memo: I-90 danger … Home intruder shot … Sun in forecast

What were they thinking? The State Patrol is looking for who’s responsible for throwing rocks at vehicles on I-90 near Ellensburg late Saturday or early Sunday. One rock went through a windshield and injured a person inside. The State Patrol says two other cars were also damaged by rocks. The Affordable Care Act…


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October 7, 2013 at 1:30 PM

Buckley woman convicted of putting bleach in daughter’s eyes

The Associated Press TACOMA — A Pierce County jury has convicted a 31-year-old Buckley woman of assaulting her 14-month-old daughter by squeezing bleach into the child’s eyes. The News Tribune reports Jennifer Mothershead was convicted Friday and will be sentenced Nov. 15. The prosecutor may ask for an above-standard sentence because the jury found the assault amounted to…


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