Daniel Nash

Avoiding deer on state Route 410

In two instances in the month of June, the Bonney Lake Police Department were called to hit and run collisions with deer. Both occurred on the 17700 block of state Route 410 — near the Myers Road outlet — and both required police to stop traffic while the deer was dispatched.

Sumner Mayor says city continues to seek ways to finish sidewalks

City Administrator John Galle presented the city's six-year transportation improvement plan to the city council at Monday's study session. The plan identified three sidewalk fill-in projects under the 2014-2019 plan: two citywide, and one addressing three spots on Parker Road from Meade McCumber to 50th Street.

Bids are in for Eastown sewer expansion plans

Sewers will come to Bonney Lake's Eastown soon. Public Works Director Daniel Grigsby wrote city staff and other stakeholders July 1 to announce bids were in on the contract to extend the city's sewer into the area east of 214th Avenue East.

Sewer lines on the way to Bonney Lake’s Eastown

Sewers will come to Bonney Lake's Eastown soon. Public Works Director Daniel Grigsby wrote city staff and other stakeholders July 1 to announce bids were in on the contract to extend the city's sewer into the area east of 214th Avenue East.

Construction on Market at Tapps to update 1980s aesthetic

If you've stopped by the Market at Lake Tapps — the shopping center that includes Fleet Feet Sports and Office Depot — you've probably noticed construction crews working on the building.

South Prairie council seat has no candidate in November election

Council position five is currently held by Laura Heideman, whose term officially ends on Dec. 31.

The hunt is on for intoxicated boaters | Operation Dry Water

It's June 28 and the start of a beautiful weekend on Tapps, drawing hundreds to the lake's shore and on the water. Amidst the sun and fun, Bonney Lake police are about to embark on patrol in the department's marine services boat, taking special care to look for boat operators who could be under the influence of alcohol.

Relay For Life of Bonney Lake | SLIDESHOW

Relay For Life of Bonney Lake began its inaugural walk Friday night and concluded Saturday at noon.

Bonney Lake Relay For Life begins Friday night

Thirty-one teams and 228 individual participants have raised more than $40,100.

County DUI emphasis will cover Buckley Saturday

The Buckley-area emphasis will be overseen by Sgt. Rob Hoag of the Bonney Lake Police Department.

State funding shortfalls won’t impact employee pay, Sumner superintendent writes

As the state legislature continues to hammer out a finalized budget, school districts across the state were informed their June funding would be $7.6 million less than promised by apportionment. Interim Superintendent Craig Spencer wrote in a letter to employees Wednesday that payroll, benefits and goods and services payments will be paid out of a district reserve account within the general fund — throughout the summer or until the legislature commits to a budget, if necessary.

Niagara Bottling to open facility in Frederickson

Niagara Bottling joins other national companies like Amazon, State Farm and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters in its decision to expand into Pierce County.

County Council votes to add McMillin Bridge to Register of Historic Places

In the face of possible destruction by the state Department of Transportation, the Pierce County Council voted 6-0 June 18 to place the McMillin Bridge on the county's Register of Historic Places.

Puyallup Valley Community Band kicks off Music Off Main Friday

The Puyallup Valley Community Band will kick off Sumner's Music Off Main series Friday evening.

Rockhounding seminar at Sumner Library Friday

What is rockhounding? It's the hunt for interesting and collectible geologic formations. Rockhounders venture out into the wild — or at least their backyard — armed with knowledge and a few tools to find notable rocks, gemstones, minerals and fossils.

Apartment agreement furthers Bonney Lake Downtown Plan

After nearly two years of inactivity following completion of the city Justice Center, an approved Angeline Road apartment complex will soon advance Bonney Lake’s downtown plan. Furthermore, the city has agreed it shall improve surrounding roads to support the development.

ACT 1 Theatre hosts an evening of improv Saturday night

ACT 1 Theatre Productions will host Tacoma improv comedy group "The Tokens" at their studio Saturday night, at 7 p.m.

Books on Tapps to discuss ‘The Greatest Generation Speaks’ Thursday evening

The Books on Tapps discussion group, run out of the Bonney Lake Pierce County Library, will discuss Tom Brokaw's "The Greatest Generation Speaks" on Thursday, June 27.

Are you signed up for Relay For Life of Bonney Lake?

In just a week and a day, it will be time for Relay For Life of Bonney Lake. The Bonney Lake chapter of the American Cancer Society fundraiser will begin at 6 p.m. June 28 on the Bonney Lake High track, and end at noon June 29.