Daniel Nash

Back to School Fair Monday at the Sumner/Bonney Lake Family Center

The Sumner/Bonney Lake Family Center will host a Back To School Fair Monday evening at its headquarters in Sumner.

Sumner salutes the troops Saturday

The event will raise money for returning soldiers, and 80-to-100 percent of proceeds will benefit military families in Sumner and Puyallup. It will include free food, prize giveaways, children's games, face painting and other activities.

Neighbors petition for sidewalk fill-ins on Angeline Road

On Aug. 13, Woodbriar Village resident Angela Dickson handed the city council 93 signatures petitioning for sidewalks on Angeline Road from her neighborhood on 111th Street East to Panorama Boulevard East, directly to the north.

Arson delays prisoner booking… twice | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

All persons appearing in the police blotter are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Bullet hits window of Public Safety Building

Bonney Lake police and fire personnel had a surprise last Monday morning when they discovered a Public Safety Building window had been shot.

Bonney Lake Days 2013 begins today

The event includes a parade, car show, stage entertainment, games, fireworks, a skate competition and booths galore for vendors and local organizations.

Johnson and Rackley lead Bonney Lake mayoral primary

As of Aug. 13, the most recent tally available as of this writing, Johnson held a 57.64 percent share of the total 2,028 votes counted. Councilman James Rackley was in second place with 23.47 percent of votes.

Bonney Lake man pleads guilty to manslaughter, other felonies, in Marysville home invasion

Johnathan Frohs, a 45-year-old man nicknamed "Bigfoot," was one of nearly a dozen participants in a targeted robbery gone awry. He mistakenly shot one of his fellow robbers when the man entered the home wearing a mask.

Fundraiser for late officer’s family nears $12,000

A fundraising page set up by Mark and Kira Monteiro and Chris and Jenn Tobin has, as of this writing, raised nearly $12,000 of a $15,000 goal.

Eric Ode and Science on Wheels | Kid’s Club, Aug. 12 and 13

Monday night at 6:30 p.m., Sumner musician, author and poet Eric Ode will perform in Allan Yorke Park. Tuesday morning at 11 a.m., the Pacific Science Center's Science on Wheels van will come out

Tehaleh bestselling community in Puget Sound region, real estate report says

The New Home Trends report reviewed new home sales in 499 Pierce, King, Snohomish and Thurston county communities for the first six months of 2013. As of late July, Newland Communities had sold 142 homes in Tehaleh.

Man ducks into backyard to elude drug dealers, chased off by homeowner | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

All persons in the police blotter are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire 2013 | Slideshow

The Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire had its first weekend Saturday and Sunday, and attendees came out in full force.

National Night Out tonight in Allan Yorke Park

A caravan of Bonney Lake police and East Pierce Fire and Rescue personnel will arrive by caravan at 6:30 p.m. and festivities will continue through 9 p.m. Children of all ages will be able to explore the various emergency vehicles on display in the park, or talk to policemen, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, city leaders and workers about their jobs.

Erratic driver exhibits symptoms of drug use | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

All persons in the police blotter are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Tree faller, employed with Bonney Lake company, killed by snag in Oregon fire

A Madras, Ore. man was killed by a falling tree Thursday morning while aiding in a battle against lightning fires in the Deschutes National Forest.

Ballots due by Tuesday in primary election; Mayoral candidates speak

Incumbent Neil Johnson, seeking a third term as mayor, faces Councilman James Rackley and political newcomer Mike Munson. The two candidates with the most votes in the primary will move on to the general election in November.

Pickup takes out north Sumner power pole, driver flees scene

At approximately 12:30 a.m., a pickup truck struck the pole located on the 13600 block of the street near Houston Road. The driver, described by witnesses as a blond female in her 20s or 30s, fled the scene on foot.

Vagrant camp sweep kicks off enhanced police presence in Bonney Lake’s forests

Bonney Lake police used a recently donated Kawasaki Mule in a search for illegal encampments — and a recently stolen handgun — in the WSU forest Tuesday. The all-terrain vehicle will be used to more efficiently search and patrol the city's wooded areas near 410, Allan Yorke Park and Bonney Lake High School.

Construction of Merriwick village heralds coming of Renaissance Faire

You may not be familiar with the village of Merriwick but, if you've driven by Kelley Farm in the past week, you've seen actors and volunteers — some of them military personnel from Joint Base Lewis-McChord — building it week by week. While Merriwick is very much a real place to its denizens, it only physically exists for three weekends a year during the Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire. The Faire begins this Saturday and runs Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 18.