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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.

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.

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.

Four graduation events next week | Sumner School District

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

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.

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

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

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.

Emergency phone installed in Allan Yorke Park

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.