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‘Quilters’ opens at ACT 1 Studio Friday

The show is a musical written by Barbara Damashek and Molly Newman, based on the oral history "The Quilters: Women and Domestic Art." The story is presented as a series of tableaus of individual women as they confront life on the frontier. Each woman contributes a patch to the family quilt that comes to represent womanhood out West.

  • Jun 4th, 2013 8:13pm

Patrol officers will emphasize child zone speeds in June, lobby information board goes online | Bonney Lake Police

June is the month school's out for summer, and Bonney Lake police officers will use it to enforce 20-mile-per-hour speeds on roads frequented by children.

  • May 31st, 2013 7:53pm

Four graduation events next week | Sumner School District

Sumner School District will host four graduation events from June 3 to June 7.

  • May 31st, 2013 6:49pm

Pierce County Library System wants to know how you consume media

The Pierce County Library System released a survey Thursday asking respondents how they watch movies and television or listen to music.

  • May 31st, 2013 12:12am

No candidates file for mayor or open council seat in South Prairie

Pierce County opens special three-day filing period for unfilled ballot positions.

  • May 30th, 2013 10:43pm

Robert Bales to plead guilty, attorney tells Associated Press

Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, the Lake Tapps man accused in the slaughter of 16 Afghan civilians, will plead guilty as charged June 5.

  • May 29th, 2013 10:47pm

Emergency phone installed in Allan Yorke Park

The phone is located on the lakeshore of the park, immediately south of the city boat launch.

  • May 29th, 2013 10:20pm

Don’t rain on our bargains: 2013 Tapps Island Garage Sale this weekend

The neighborhood gate will charge $5 per car on Saturday until 3 p.m., applicable to any vehicle entering the island without a current Tapps Island sticker or guest pass. The pass will not be needed Sunday.

  • May 31st, 2013 7:08pm

City Council recognizes Panther soccer for city’s first high school state championship

When the Panther boys soccer team defeated Shorecrest to take home the WIAA 3A state championship, they didn't just show athletic excellence — though they showed that in spades. They made school history.

  • May 29th, 2013 8:59pm

Sumner Senior Showcase tonight at the Performing Arts Center

The 2013 honorees are Esperanza Aparicio, AJ Atoigue, Spencer Cleary, Karen Fierro, Mikayla Harmon, Lauren Ode and McKenna Roberts.

  • May 29th, 2013 6:18pm

Eagle Scout builds life jacket loaner kiosks for Lake Tapps parks

Eagle Scout Chris Marks has built two kiosks from which swimmers can borrow life jackets. The kiosks cover the north and south end of the Lake, having been installed at Lake Tapps North Park in unincorporated Pierce County and Allan Yorke Park in Bonney Lake.

  • May 28th, 2013 9:31pm

DIY approach to the Milotte collection reveals form in the past’s clay

It’s been almost a year since the Greater Bonney Lake Historical Society acquired a substantial donation of Alfred and Elma Milotte’s personal effects and, in that time, its members have catalogued three shelves worth.

  • May 28th, 2013 6:06pm

Knife drawn in domestic dispute | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

All suspects in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

  • May 24th, 2013 4:04pm

Boys and girls teams take eighth place at 2A state tournament | Sumner Golf

Kai Taylor took 21st place, with a final score of 167.

  • May 23rd, 2013 6:14pm

Desirae Haselwood takes sixth at Lewis River | Bonney Lake Golf

Panther Curtis Koltermann took 38th place in boys 3A state tournament at Tri-Mountain Golf Course.

  • May 23rd, 2013 6:04pm

Bonney Lake woman sentenced as first-time offender in employer theft case

Bonney Lake woman Jeanette Kay Sturtz, 57, was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days community service and 15 days house arrest after pleading guilty to embezzling more than $35,000 from her homeowners association and a Puyallup landscaping company.

  • May 22nd, 2013 11:33pm

SwimSafe community meeting tonight at North Tapps Middle School

Wednesday's rainy weather aside, the communities around Lake Tapps are quickly entering the fun and sun season of water recreation. But with three drownings on Tapps in 2012, public agencies are urging swimmers to exercise greater caution as they splash about.

  • May 22nd, 2013 8:34pm

Spartans knocked out of state tournament | Sumner Boys Soccer

Sumner's boys soccer team was knocked out of the second round of the state tournament following a 1-0 loss to Sedro-Wooley. The game was played Saturday at Sunset Chev Stadium.

  • May 22nd, 2013 8:00pm

Panthers move on to round three of state tournament | Bonney Lake Boys Soccer

Bonney Lake's boys soccer team is moving on to round three of the state tournament following a 4-2 victory over Shorewood on Saturday.

  • May 22nd, 2013 7:58pm

Spartan girls track takes second at West Central District III tournament

The Spartans finished with 82 points. First-place team North Kitsap finished with 88 and third-place team Renton finished with 65.

  • May 22nd, 2013 7:46pm

Spartans take fourth seed to state | Sumner Fastpitch Softball

Sumner's fastpitch softball team has taken fourth seed to the WIAA state tournament after sustaining losses in the semi-final and final rounds of the West Central District III tournament.

  • May 21st, 2013 7:13pm

Panthers take sixth seed in West Central District III tournament | Bonney Lake Fastpitch Softball

Thanks to a rained out Saturday, the Bonney Lake Panthers fastpitch softball team played three games Monday afternoon, ending in sixth seed placement for the state tournament.

  • May 21st, 2013 7:05pm

Luke Helling-Christy awarded 3A soccer all-league Coach of the Year

Five Bonney Lake Panthers made the all-league first team; two made the second team.

  • May 21st, 2013 6:57pm

Challengers for Bonney Lake elected office pop up late in filing week

A series of last-day candidate filings have heated up the races for elected office in Bonney Lake.

  • May 21st, 2013 7:17pm

Twenty-first birthday ends in gunpoint arrest | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

All suspects in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

  • May 20th, 2013 4:41pm

Milotte artifacts will be on display Monday at Historical Society open house

On Monday at 6 p.m., the Milotte collection will be on display at the Bonney Lake Public Works Center — the old City Hall — in the former court and council chambers. The display will be part of the Historical Society's open house.

  • May 17th, 2013 4:01pm

Bonney Lake opens sub-chapter of the Association of the United States Army; launch party to be held Wednesday

The Association is a private nonprofit that advocates for soldiers and associated civilians of the Army and offers professional education and information programs to said persons.

  • May 17th, 2013 4:03pm

Councilwoman Nancy Dumas enters mayoral race

The last day to file for candidacy to elected office is Friday. Online filing closes at 4 p.m., and in-person filing at the Pierce County Election Center closes at 4:30 p.m.

  • May 16th, 2013 7:46pm

Spartans lose 13-3 to Auburn Mountainview | Sumner Fastpitch Softball

The match-up was an exhibition game, unrelated to the sub-district tournament that ended Saturday or the district tournament that begins Friday.

  • May 16th, 2013 7:18pm

Spartans defeat Olympic, move on to second round of state | Sumner Boys Soccer

Andres Lirio shot both Spartan goals, once in the 59th minute and again in the 60th minute.

  • May 16th, 2013 7:07pm

Quentin Lorenzo Simmons, alleged Sumner Motor Inn shooter, arrested in Georgia | UPDATE

Quentin Lorenzo Simmons, 29, was detained in his motel room shortly after 2 p.m., after deputies successfully tracked his location through his cell phone.

  • May 21st, 2013 7:16pm

Chinook Pass will open one week early, beginning Friday

Washington state Department of Transportation crews have spent the past five weeks clearing snow approximately 20 feet deep from the roadway sections of the high-altitude geography.

  • May 15th, 2013 8:30pm

Chinook Pass will open one week early, beginning Friday

Washington state Department of Transportation crews have spent the past five weeks clearing snow approximately 20 feet deep from the roadway sections of the high-altitude geography.

  • May 15th, 2013 8:16pm

Showcase honorees exemplify Panther Pride

Every year prior to graduation, Bonney Lake High School faculty nominate students who demonstrate "excellence of mind (and) strength of character."In 2013, those students were Jessica Bahr, Amanda Body, Chelsea Crawford, Sierra Espinal, Taylor Friend, Michael Furnstahl, Zach Jones, Josh Kersey, Madisen Liddle and Karissa Olsen.

  • May 15th, 2013 7:07pm

Vindication: Panthers take out Lakeside, advance to second round of state | Bonney Lake Boys Soccer

In 2011, Bonney Lake's boys soccer team made it to the state tournament for the first time in school history. They were paired with Seattle school Lakeside and played a harrowing game that ended in a shootout loss. The Panthers were eliminated in the first round.

  • May 15th, 2013 5:53pm

Seventh-grade students raise Allan Yorke Park memorial to Lake Tapps’ drowning victims

Plans for the memorial are slated to include a stainless steel plaque in commemoration of drowning victims, and flashing LED lights to warn swimmers of cold water danger. The memorial's masonry will be complete by Memorial Day, May 27.

  • May 14th, 2013 8:20pm

Two planning commissioners file for Sumner council candidacy

Bonney Lake sees only incumbents by second day of election filings.

  • May 14th, 2013 7:39pm

Dinner auction for preteen Buckley leukemia patient Thursday night

A spaghetti dinner benefit for leukemia patient Dylan Ellefson — a 12-year-old Buckley boy and junior wrestler — will take place Thursday evening at the Buckley Eagles Hall.

  • May 14th, 2013 6:41pm

Sumner, Bonney Lake call for candidates

The filing period for the November Pierce County election will open from May 13 through May 17, and positions up for ballot include the Bonney Lake and Sumner mayoral seats, three city council seats in each city, and one seat on the East Pierce Fire and Rescue fire commission.

  • May 13th, 2013 8:33pm

Aluminum frog stolen from front yard | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

All suspects in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

  • May 13th, 2013 2:07pm

Election candidacy filing opens May 13; seats open in Bonney Lake, Sumner and fire commission

The filing period for the November Pierce County election will open from May 13 through May 17, and positions up for ballot include the Bonney Lake and Sumner mayoral seats, three city council seats in each city, and one seat on the Fire Protection District No. 22 fire commission.

  • May 10th, 2013 11:28pm

Panthers lose to Enumclaw, take No. 2 seed into districts | Bonney Lake Fastpitch Softball

Bonney Lake's fastpitch softball team finished second in the 3A Seamount/South Puget Sound League sub-district tournament.

  • May 10th, 2013 6:12pm

“A Little Princess” opens at the Performing Arts Center Saturday

ManeStage Theatre Company continues its sixth season Saturday, opening a three-weekend run of "A Little Princess." The show is a musical adaptation of the 1905 children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, and boasts a 55-member cast and crew.

  • May 9th, 2013 9:30pm

Spartans thump Bremerton, head into final district games | Sumner Baseball

The White River Hornets lost their May 8 game, pitting the Spartans against Lindbergh at 1 p.m. Saturday.

  • May 9th, 2013 8:49pm

Panthers defeat Mountain View, move on to last two district games Saturday | Bonney Lake Baseball

The Panthers move on to the district semi-finals, playing Auburn Mountainview at Auburn Mountainview High School Saturday at 1 p.m.

  • May 9th, 2013 8:05pm

Bonney Lake defeats Enumclaw, takes No. 2 seed to districts | Bonney Lake Boys Soccer

The Bonney Lake boys soccer team defeated Enumclaw 2-0 Wednesday night in the subdistrict tournament. They played at Franklin Pierce High School.

  • May 9th, 2013 7:54pm

World War II and Doolittle : Part III

After the doctor’s work was done, it was time to get to the business of returning home. Saylor’s crew was still well away from the extraction point. The problem was transportation. There were no buses, trains or even roads. So they walked, hoping for a stroke of good fortune.

  • May 8th, 2013 7:54pm

Spartans play Bremerton in district tournament Wednesday | Sumner Baseball

The Sumner baseball team plays Bremerton High School Wednesday, in the second day of the West Central District III tournament. The teams play at Franklin Pierce High School.

  • May 8th, 2013 7:18pm

Panthers knock down Timberline | Bonney Lake Baseball

The Panthers advance in the bracket to play Mountain View High School Wednesday at Propstra Stadium in Vancouver.

  • May 8th, 2013 7:01pm

Benefits for safe riders during National Bike Safety Month

Henschell Chiropractic will hand out free fitted bicycle helmets in the old Albertson's parking lot Saturday. Police in Bonney Lake and Sumner are handing out "tickets" for free fast food products to children practicing safe ridership.

  • May 8th, 2013 6:45pm