Courier-Herald Staff

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.

Frequently asked questions answered regarding retail marijuana taxes | Liquor Control Board

The Washington State Liquor Control Board has posted frequently asked questions on their website regarding questions licensee's have with regards to taxes required by I-502.

Lake Tapps resident ties for 17th in amateur championship

Dustin Hegge from Lake Tapps tied for 17th place in the Washington state men's amateur championship. Hegge finished the three round tournament with a total of 218 along side five other players.

August traffic emphasis focuses on seat belts and cell phone use | Bonney Lake Police Department

The Bonney Lake Police Department for the month of August will be conducting special traffic enforcement, according to a press release on the city of Bonney Lake’s website.

Found property in woods | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers responded to a state Route 410 store to meet the reporting party who found property in the woods while on a walk. She had found a large machete with black electrical tape on the handle.

Vacant residences | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers responded to the report of an open front door at a vacant residence. There three vacant houses in this area that have had issues with people squatting in them. Officers searched the residence and found no one inside but did find heavy mold and mildew.

Vehicle prowl | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers responded to a report of a vehicle prowl at a local park. When officers arrived, the reporting party said the keys to his vehicle had been stolen and used to enter his car and steal him wallet.

Free leak check available now through September | Don’t Drip & Drive

From now until September, visit any participating repair shop and get a free visual leak check.

Road work to begin August 4 | City of Sumner

Last year, the portion of Main Street from Traffic to Valley Ave was resurfaced. Starting on August 4, the remainder of Main Street from Valley Ave to 160th will be done.

Auditions start August 5 for upcoming production | ManeStage Theatre Company

The ManeStage Theatre Company has announced the shows it will be performing during the 2014-2015 season.

Tapps levels lower after Labor Day for repairs

Cascade has stated in a release that all boats should be removed from the lake before Labor Day, in order to prevent them from being grounded on the lake bed.

Slideshow | Students explore morphing through week long camp

Last week, 72 Camp Invention campers from first to sixth grade participated in a week long camp at Daffodil Valley Elementary.

Sumner students get hands-on nurse training

How many teenagers can say they've sutured pig legs, handled robotic surgery equipment or watched open heart surgery? Sumner high school student Jaime Lange can, after participating MultiCare Health System's 11th annual Nurse camp this past week.

Relay for Life raises $122K

Over 278 people participated in the American Cancer Society's 16th annual Sumner Relay for Life, and raised $122,150 by the end of the event.

Events around town this week | Bonney Lake

Bonney Lake Kids Club presents Cap’n Arr today at 11:00 a.m. at Allan Yorke Park.

Traffic Advisory | Closure on Kelly Lake Road

Today, Kelly Lake Road from 210th Ave to Church Lake Road near Lake Tapps closed for crews to install new sanitary sewer infrastructure.

Relay for Life kicks off tomorrow evening | Sumner

This weekend starting tomorrow at 6 p.m. until Saturday at noon Relay for Life will be in full swing at Sumner High School's Sunset Chev Stadium.

Final summer concert tomorrow | Sumner

Live summer concerts have been performed at Heritage Park in Sumner since the beginning of July. Tomorrow starting at 6:30 p.m. The Funaddicts will perform the final summer concert of the year.

Planning Commission meeting canceled | Bonney Lake City Council

Bonney Lake's City Council has rescheduled its regular Planning Commission meeting.

Burglary | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

An officer responded to the report of a residential burglary with an engagement ring and iPad missing. The reporting party stated she came home to find her front door kicked open and those items missing.