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Dozens of people jumped into the chilly waters of Lake Tapps Oct. 28 to support Exodus Housing as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Molen Orthodontics of Sumner is offering kids $2 per pound of halloween candy they turn in.
Bonney Lake Police are investigating an Oct. 23 armed robbery of a man near the Bonney Lake Library.
Sumner School District program prepares special needs students for the job market after high school.
With the cancellation of bus routes throughout East Pierce County, seniors have been one of the groups most affected by the change, leaving many stranded for rides when they used to visit the center, or even worse: unable to get to medical appointments.
City council is preparing for a mid-biennial budget amendment as property tax revenues continue to fall.
The alleged murder of Mary Mushapaidzi by her boyfriend Mthulisi Ndlovu on Oct. 2 brought the problem of domestic violence to the front page of the papers again, starting off National Domestoc Violence Awareness Month in a way no one had hoped, but making it impossible to ignore.
For their second day using the new parking system, things were moving along pretty well, if a little slowly, Thursday at the Bonney Lake Food Bank, where the need of the community long ago outgrew the building's four parking spaces.
The Bonney Lake man arrested Sunday after Bonney Lake Police found burned human remains at his Inlet Island home has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend after an argument over dirty dishes.
Mthulisi Ndlovu, 38, on Tuesday was charged with Murder in the First Degree for killing his Mary Mushapaidzi, 42, at their Bonney Lake home on Saturday.
Following an unexpected backlash from residents, the Bonney Lake city council appears to be rethinking its plans to rename part of the Sumner-Buckley Highway in honor of veterans.
The remains are believed to be those of his girlfriend whom he reported missing.
The run began Sept. 23 with a 3-2 victory over Eatonville, which at the time was in first place. With Sumner's victory, Franklin Pierce moved into sole possession of first place, with a Sept. 27 matchup against the Spartans looming.
Both Panthers singles players dropped their matches, but the doubles teams picked up slack to power Bonney Lake to a win.
Police in Bonney Lake are advising residents to make sure their homes are locked and secured when they head off to work following an increase in daytime burglaries around the city.
Dana Powers has only been the Police Chief in Bonney Lake for a week or so, but there are already changes being made.
Known as being one of the premier recreational lakes in the region, Lake Tapps began its life in 1911 as a reservoir to turn turbines and generate electricity as part of the White River Project and this weekend the new owners at Cascade Water Alliance are throwing a party for its centennial.
The Bonney Lake City Council Tuesday night tabled for further discussion an ordinance to rename the city's portion of the Sumner-Buckley Highway in honor of veterans.
Drawing from his personal experience, a Bonney Lake High School graduate designed this year's Team Microsoft t-shirt for the annual Autism Speaks fundraising walk.
It may just be a small stretch of road, but ask about renaming a section of the Sumner-Buckley Highway at CJ's Carry Out Deli and you are liable to get an earful from some of the people who have lived in this area their entire life.
Mountain View Middle School and Bonney Lake High School were locked down Friday morning after students reported seeing a man with a gun just off school grounds.
As a member of Dempsey's Texas Cowgirls in the 1950s, Rupp was a pioneer of women's basketball, barnstorming from town to town all across the country in a Mercury Station Wagon playing everywhere from small high school arenas to the most famous courts in the nation.
The city of Bonney Lake this week agreed to foot the cost of a fire hydrant required as part of a small construction project at the Swiss Sportsmen's Park.
For the next two-and-a-half months, the outside westbound lane of SR410 between 198th Avenue East and 208th Avenue East will close during the day for construction of a sidewalk along the north side of the roadway.
Two men were taken to the hospital after a collision Friday morning on state Route 410 that forced the closure of the highway.
This year marks the eighth year for the annual city-wide beautification project that continues to grow beyond its humble roots from 2004 as a small partnership between the city, the Chamber of Commerce and community members.
The Sumner boys tennis season got off to a great start with a handful of come-from-behind wins in a 5-0 victory at Fife.
The Bonney Lake boys tennis team season started off a bit rocky, but the Panthers bounced back with a win in their second match to level their record at 1-1.
Accident at 167/512 interchange.
I don't tell my stories often as it is painful, but I think we must keep telling them, reminding ourselves exactly what it was like that day, reminding people who were too young to remember what life was like on Sept. 11, 2001, and how fast everything can change.
Looking to honor the city's veterans and emergency personnel, the city of Bonney Lake is moving forward on plans to rename the section of Sumner-Buckley Highway that winds its way through town.
The city of Bonney Lake is reiterating its opposition to Sumner's request to add to its urban growth area the piece of land known as Orton Junction.
East Pierce Fire and Rescue firefighters were dispatched to reports of a drowning at the Pierce County Park on the north end of Lake Tapps at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10.
As workers finished the final touches and removed the orange cones on the highway behind the event, a ceremonial ribbon was cut Wednesday and the traffic signal at the reconstructed 233rd intersection was turned on, marking the end of an 18-month project to widen the roadway.
The warning took effect at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, and extends until midnight.
Despite losing both of his singles players to graduation, Sumner High boys tennis coach Chris Heacox thinks his team will hold its own with anyone in their league, including last year's state champion Washington team.
Students in Dieringer started school Tuesday, but Wednesday marks the first day of classes for students in the Sumner School District.
For the past several months visitors to Bonney Lake Police Chief Mike Mitchell's office have been greeted by a large, blue pig with a Seahawks logo painted on the side, wearing a scarf.
A final movie and the Labor of Love Triathlon round out the summer season at AYP.
Though intended as a temporary project, Swatman said he has heard no indication that the park will go away and said because it is such a success, the only talk is about possible expansion, though there are no definite plans to do so.
After dialing in to the Aug. 16 council workshop though a conference call, Johnson "attended" the Aug. 23 regular council meeting via Skype, appearing from his hospital room at the University of Washington Medical Center on the projection screen behind the council.
After more than a year of dealing with orange cones and construction vehicles, drivers in Bonney Lake are only about a week away from hitting the open road as the Washington State Department of Transportation are nearly ready to open all four lanes of state Route 410 through Eastown.
Members of the council questioned county Public Works and Utilities Director Brian Ziegler for more than an hour during a presentation on the county's plans to re-create a Flood Control Zone District that was formed and disbanded last year following a lawsuit from several of the cities within the county.
As Bonney Lake Elementary School begins to celebrate its 50th year, students and teachers are returning to a familiar campus and a familiar footprint, but a whole new school.
With the two rounds of ballots counted from Tuesday's Primary election, East Pierce Fire and Rescue's EMS levy is well on its way to passage and the races for fire commissioner and Sumner city council are closer to being settled.
Johnson will undergo what is known as an allogeneic transplant of stem cells into his bone marrow.
We are firing government workers at a faster pace than we can create public sector jobs, which actually creates a higher need for the government services we are cutting from. It's a vicious cycle.
The city of Bonney Lake has received the final estimates on construction of the Eastown sewer system and they are about what was expected.
Now in its sixth year at Daffodil Valley, the program includes four different modules, all designed to get kids interested in the messier sides of science by allowing them to take things apart, rebuild them and invent new things the world has never seen.
The Bonney Lake festivities begin at 5 p.m. at Ken Simmons park before moving to the Lake Debra Jane Estates HOA Park at 6:15 p.m.