Brian Beckley

Boney Lake student favor Obama, McKenna in Mock Election

Students up to fifth grade only voted for I-1240, Presidential and Gubernatorial races. Grades 6-12 voted on all races.

Flag raising ceremony set for Veteran’s Day

The Greater Bonney Lake Veterans Memorial Committee is planning a flag raising ceremony for Veterans' Day at the site of the future memorial on Main Street.

Shock and awe for a good cause | Our Corner

As I was driving through the chilly rain on my way to Lake Tapps Saturday morning, I couldn't help but think this whole "Take the Plunge Against Domestic Violence" thing sounded a lot better in the abstract.

Panthers take postseason revenge on Enumclaw | Bonney Lake Volleyball

It was an up and down week for the Bonney Lake Panther volleyball squad as the team dropped a match to Enumclaw Tuesday, but got a victory against the Hornets when it mattered Saturday to win the South Puget Sound League 3A subdistrict tournament championship.

Panthers lose catfight to Lions | Bonney Lake Football

E.J. Harris rushed for a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns Friday night at Sunset Chev Stadium, but Bonney Lake's rally fell just short as Auburn Mountainview hung on to beat the Panthers 30-26 Friday night at Sunset Chev Stadium.

One dead in shooting in Bonney Lake

According to police, the deceased man is a black male in his mid-20s. Police believe the incident to be drug-related.

Bonney Lake temporarily reduces building fees to spur development

The two ordinances temporarily eliminate the city's traffic impact fee for qualifying businesses as well as reduce sewer and water system development charges by 30 percent each.

Council grants police leadership civil service protections

The change only applies to police leadership positions for those who come up through the ranks in the city and is designed to offer a measure of job security to the chief, a position that was "at will" and at the pleasure of the mayor.

Panther soccer continues winning ways

The victory against a league rival boosts Bonney Lake's record to 9-4-1 with a South Puget Sound League 3A record of 7-2-0.

After a stumble, Panthers return to winning ways | Bonney Lake Soccer

Madi Adams had three goals and an assist during a 5-0 win over Decatur and the picked up another goal and another assist in the Panthers' 2-0 victory over Lakes as goalie Sydney Bennett added to her shutout total for the season.

Undefeated streak broken in two meets | Sumner Swim and Dive

After going unbeaten in their first eight meets this year, the Sumner girls swim team dropped dual meets to both Enumclaw and Fife.

Fee reduction package expected to pass Bonney Lake council vote tomorrow

The two ordinances would temporarily eliminate the city's traffic impact fee for qualifying businesses as well as reduce sewer and water system development charges by 30 percent each.

Farms ready to scare up Halloween fun

Maris Farms, Farm Fresh Produce and the Buckley Fright Factory have a full schedule of autumn activities for folks willing to seek them out.

Spartan swimmers drop first two meets of year

But on a high note, Spartan swimmer Madison Munger posted a state qualifying time for the 100 breast stroke during Tuesday's meet, meaning she is now an "Ironman" as she has qualified for every individual event this season.

REMINDER: Tonight is Homecoming in Sumner

Things get started at 4:30 p.m. with the annual homecoming parade down Main Street in Sumner, followed by a carnival and barbecue from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Sumner High School, 1707 Main St.

Bonney Lake cross country prepping for sub-district meet

This Saturday, the team heads to Steilacoom for the the sub-district meet out at Fort Steilacoom Park, where the team will attempt to qualify to head to the district meet and beyond.

Council set to pass fee reductions as economic stimulus package

The two ordinances would temporarily eliminate the city's traffic impact fee for qualifying businesses as well as reduce sewer and water system development charges by 30 percent each.

Inaugural Milotte Wildlife Film Festival premires Saturday

The festival runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Justice Center, 9002 Main St. E. and all three movies will be shown twice during the day. The event is free and open to the public.

Panthers soccer back to winning ways

Madi Adams had a big day Tuesday for the Panther soccer team as Bonney Lake cruised to 5-0 victory over Decatur.

Sumner council votes to sell golf course

The council on Monday voted 6-1 to sell the course, with only Randy Hynek voting against the measure.