Brian Beckley

Bonney Lake’s historical treasures | Best of the Plateau 2012

For a city that didn't incorporate until after World War II, Bonney Lake and the surrounding community has its fair share of notable history, for those who want to look.

Panthers bring down Peninsula 3-1 | Bonney Lake Volleyball

The Bonney Lake Panther Volleyball team is off to a great start this week, with a pair of wins that takes them to an overall record of 5-2 with a 3-0 record in the South Puget Sound League 3A.

A Wednesday night fall against Peninsula | Bonney Lake Tennis

The week got off to a tough start for the Bonney Lake High School Panthers tennis team with a 3-2 loss Wednesday to Peninsula.

Mayor scaling back parks proposal, citizens asked to weigh in at second parks summit

Bonney Lake is scaling back its proposal for a metropolitan parks district package after council members balked at a $6.5 million proposal for a new sports complex to be located on the Reed Property, just outside city limits.

Plunge Against Domestic Violence scheduled for late October

The event is a fundraiser for Exodus Housing of Sumner, an agency that works with victims of domestic violence.

Sewer line upgrade expected to slow Elhi Hill traffic for three weeks

The single lane on westbound state Route 410 will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 24 to Sept. 26. Then there will be nighttime closures of the lane from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Sept. 26 to Oct. 12.

A beautiful day to Beautify Bonney Lake | SLIDESHOW

This year's event was the biggest ever, with 22 planned sites around the city and others that were added at the last minute.

July thunderstorm leads to new North Tapps gymnasium

Work was underway to replace the school's aging roof on July 20 when a thunderstorm suddenly rolled through the Lake Tapps area, drenching the workers and sending rain into the gym.

Bonney Lake considering fee to pay for Eastown sewers

The city is researching a new funding method that would involve adding additional fees to developers in Eastown on top of the sewer system development charges in an attempt to recoup the investment of paying for the pipes.

Road improvements up for public review

The Puget Sound Regional Council is asking for public comment on a drafted regional Transportation Improvement Plan that includes more than $4.5 million in projects for the Bonney Lake area.

Bonney Lake re-ups moratorium on collective gardens

This is the third time the council has approved a six-month moratorium.

Panther tennis wins one, loses one

The Panthers on Monday began their week with a win against Enumclaw, but then dropped their match to Auburn Mountain View Wednesday.

Bonney Lake asks residents to complete one-question business survey

The city of Bonney Lake is asking residents to complete a new survey regarding what types of businesses they would like to see move in to town.

Beautify Bonney Lake expands to 22 sites

Between 500 and 600 volunteers are expected to fan out across the city to help spruce up parks and other common areas.

Bonney Lake soccer experiences highs, lows and a tie all in first week

The Bonney Lake High School girls soccer team got the full range of experience in their first week with an opening day win, a second-match loss and then a tie in their third game.

Panthers tennis must defend champion legacy | 2012 Fall Sports Previews

After finishing last season as co-league champions, the Bonney Lake boys tennis team is looking to defend their title in 2012, but with nearly the entire varsity squad graduating, this year's title path could be a little rougher.

North Tapps students decide no classmate should go without school supplies

Friends Cassidy Gordon, 11, and Madison Hart, 13, arrived at school this week with their own supplies and four bins full of school supplies donated by themselves and their friends during an end-of-summer party.

State returners will keep Panther cross country roster strong | 2012 Fall Sports Previews

With six of the seven members of the team that made it to the state meet last year returning this season, the Bonney Lake High School girls cross country team is poised to make another run at a title.

Breaking Bremerton Knights’ armor in season’s inaugural joust | Bonney Lake Girls Soccer

The Bonney Lake High School girls soccer team got their season off to a great start Tuesday with a 3-1 non-league victory over Bremerton.

Reeling in the end of the summer before school starts

As the summer comes to a close, Dane Gregg, 13, and Shaun Williams, 12, joined a group of friends Aug. 29 to make the most of their final days before school by doing a little fishing off a dock north of Allan Yorke Park.