Brian Beckley

City discovers mistakes in Justice Center construction

What appears to be flaws in the initial construction of Bonney Lake's Justice Center may be costing the city up to $10,000 per year in energy costs, according to city officials.

Spartan girls overcome bad start to win 59-43

Things did not start out well for the Spartans, however, as the Cardinals were able to capitalize early for a 10-8 lead after the first quarter.

Bonney Lake girls go out fast, but fall to Enumclaw 47-42

Bonney Lake's Mekenzie Voellger led all scorers with 18 points and Kayla Seger added another nine for the Panthers.

Part of 410 to close tonight for construction

Drivers are being warned of a detour in place tonight, Tuesday, beginning at 10 p.m.

Taking pride in their city, one step at a time

Every quarter for more than eight years now, Jim Snyder has walked a mile up Locust Avenue and a mile back, picking up litter along the way.

Happy memories defined 2012 | Our Corner

When I look back on 2012, it will be one of the best years of my life. Despite the terrible mass shootings, the most vapid and nauseating presidential and gubernatorial campaigns I have ever seen and the Great K-Pop Invasion that conquered the entire internet with an oddly charismatic horsey dance that sent most people to the brink, the year was actually quite good for me personally as I got engaged and married and was able to mostly avoid the ongoing train wreck that is Honey Boo Boo.

REMINDER: Part of SR410 to close tonight

A detour will be in place that will route east bound traffic from SR 410 onto Veterans Memorial Drive to 192nd Ave East (past Target) and then back onto SR 410. The same detour route will be used for west bound SR410 traffic starting at 192nd Ave.

Bonney Lake council sets public hearing for Eastown latecomers agreement

The motion to pass the public hearing passed 6-1 with Councilman Randy McKibbin voting against the measure.

Part of SR410 to close Thursday night for construction

Contractors will be installing underground utilities across SR 410 just east of Sky Island Drive and Main Street.

Work on Justice Center set to transform it into city hall

"The council decided to move people over here rather than try to lease it out," Morrison said, referring to the original plans to lease out part of the building as office space.

Bonney Lake building permit numbers up in 2012

Led by a 41 percent increase over the previous year in single-family residential permits the city brought in a 46 percent increase in building permit revenue, with indications that 2013 should continue a positive trend for the city.

Justice Center transforming into ‘de facto city hall’

Tenant improvements are presently under way at the 22,000-square-foot building with a completion date of late February or early March.

Water rates see slight increase

The new year means new utility rates for Bonney Lake residents: Base and consumption rates for water all increase slightly as of Jan. 1 for residents.

Total cost of Eastown sewer backbone estimated at nearly $2.5 million

The total cost of construction, however, is estimated at $1,814,100. At that estimate, the 5 percent to be contributed by the landowners comes to $90,705.

Bonney Lake forms ‘for’ and ‘against’ committees for Metro Parks District measure

The council has the responsibility of appointing committee members to prepare voters guide statements to be appointed by Feb. 12 and are seeking applicants for both "pro" and "con" committees.

Despite city-mandated garbage service, DM Disposal must chase after unsigned citizens

This month, nearly 500 letters went out from DM Disposal, the city's waste pickup provider, reminding residents who are not signed up for the service of the city ordinance requiring mandatory garbage collection.

Sumner boys basketball drops close one to Clover Park

The Spartans started hot, jumping out to a 15-7 lead after the first quarter, but Clover Park rallied.

Panther swimmers get first win of year

The Bonney Lake boys swim team picked up their first win of the year Tuesday with a 110-72 victory over Decatur at the Sumner High School pool.

City seeking applicants for parks district “pro” and “con” committees

The job of the committee is to write a statement in favor of - or in opposition to - the upcoming ballot measure. The statement must be submitted to Pierce County Elections by March 11.