Courier-Herald Staff

Reminder | Bonney Lake City Council workshop to highlight top issues

The Bonney Lake City Council will meet today at 5:30 p.m. for its scheduled work shop.

Spartans 2-0, cross country opens at invitational | Fall Sports Preview

The Sumner High School boys tennis team was undefeated last year in the South Puget Sound League 2A and will be bringing its skills to the 3A this year.

Sumner ramp to SR 410 closes Sunday night for utility work

SUMNER – The Traffic Avenue on-ramp to eastbound State Route 410 will close overnight from 10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, to 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 15.

Sumner marching band to open NFL season

Sumner High School's marching band will join Seattle band Soundgarden, Pharrell Williams and others as the National Football League kicks off the season tomorrow at CenturyLink Field in Seattle.

Events around town this week

The Buckley library will be holding two events focussing on presenting yourself to potential employers. The first event, Advertising Your Abilities, will focus on how to sell yourself to employers and how to effectively use social media to advertise your work skills.

September emphasis patrol | Bonney Lake Police Department

During the month of September, Bonney Lake police officers will conduct traffic emphasis patrols on specific problem areas throughout the city.

No Seatbelt | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers responded to the report of a neighbor’s daughter pouring Elmer’s Glue on the reporting parties’ drive way. Once officers arrived, it became clear that the two neighbors have had issues with each other for some time

Storage Unit Burglary | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers spoke with the reporting party by phone involving a suspected drunk driver. The reporting party told officers he had been in an accident earlier with the suspect and that she smelled of alcohol.

TONIGHT | Bonney Lake employees to do ice bucket challenge

Some City of Bonney Lake employees will be participating in the ALS ice bucket challenge tonight at Allan Yorke Park.

The M’s journey in the Wild Card race | Editorial Cartoon

The M's returned home to play the Texas Rangers after sweeping the Boston Red Sox over the weekend. At the time of this post, the Mariners sat six games back from first place in the AL West.

Juvenile Runaway | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers responded to the report of a juvenile runaway around 1:30 a.m. The subject’s parents told officers they went into her room and saw a pillow had been placed under her blanket to make it look like she was there.

Weapon Violation | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers while monitoring traffic on SR 410, they observed a vehicle driving westbound. After a routine records check, officers learned the registered owner has a suspended license. Officers pulled the vehicle over and made contact with the driver. She was not the registered owner and said she was in the process of purchasing the vehicle.

Washington schools are failing | Editorial Cartoon

This week's editorial cartoon depicts the letter that school districts had to send out to parents saying that the schools are the ones failing.

Underage Beer Run | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers observed two males enter a state Route 410 grocery store around 12:30 a.m. It appeared to officers the two were on a beer run. As a getaway car sat outside, the two returned after being in the store for roughly 1 minute.

Liquor Violation | Bonney Lake and Sumner Police Blotter

Officers responded to the report of domestic violence. Once on scene, the reporting party told officers he was at his ex-girlfriend’s house to do some work and pick up their child for the night. The two got into an argument over the cost of repairs and the girlfriend then told him he could not take their daughter.

Crash blocking all lanes on state Route 410 | Sumner

Reports are in of a single vehicle crash into a pole on eastbound state Route 410 near Traffic Ave. Lanes are blocked and East Pierce Fire and Rescue are on the scene.

Meeting to discuss Sumner Transit Station set for Thursday | Sound Transit Board

The Sound Transit Board is holding a Capital Committee meeting on Thursday, August 14 from 1:30 to 4 p.m.

Master Gardeners to host two more summer events | Pierce County

Two events remain for the summer sponsored by The Master Gardeners of Pierce County. The events are free and are scheduled for August 23 and Sept. 6.

Neighbor dispute | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers responded to a residence regarding a dispute between neighbors over property lines. The reporting party said he believed his neighbor had spray painted his driveway because they have been fighting over where the property line splits the two residences.

Burning traffic cone | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers responded to a store for a shoplifting in progress. Once officers arrived, they contacted the store's protection specialist outside the store and he told them he had been watching two suspects. The reporting party watched one conceal cosmetics into her purse.