Daniel Nash

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.

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.

“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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Homeowners invited to May 8 workshop on septic system maintenance

Homeowners are invited to a free workshop to learn how to maintain their septic systems and troubleshoot problems. The workshop will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. May 8 in the Spanaway Elementary School cafeteria, 412 165th St. S in Spanaway.

Spartans finish season 11-2-0 | Sumner Boys Soccer

The Sumner boys soccer team ended the South Puget Sound League 2A season with a 1-0 victory over Fife Friday night.

Panthers finish season undefeated | Bonney Lake Boys Soccer

Bonney Lake’s boys soccer team completed its South Puget Sound League 3A season undefeated after beating the Enumclaw Hornets 2-1 Friday night.

Spring water safety initiative expands

In anticipation of the swimming season on Lake Tapps, Bonney Lake police and East Pierce Fire and Rescue have expanded their seasonal bike and water safety education initiatives.

Tennis bracelet bandit caught six days after Bonney Lake theft | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

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

Spartans defeat Orting in the 2A Subdsitrict Tournament | Slideshow

The Spartans took two runs in the second inning, four in the third, three in the fourth and one in the sixth. The Orting Cardinals took two runs in the fifth and two in the seventh.

Panthers outplay Lakes | Bonney Lake Softball

The Bonney Lake fastpitch softball team defeated Lakes 8-2 Friday afternoon.

Panther track teams lose to Enumclaw Hornets | Bonney Lake Track and Field

The Bonney Lake track and field teams played the Enumclaw Hornets Thursday on Enumclaw's turf. Both teams lost. The boys lost 82-58. The girls lost 114-36.

Spartans blast White River 104.5-44.5 | Sumner Girls Track and Field

Girls track and field team went undefeated in the 2013 regular season, earning no fewer than 100 points every meet.

Spartans outlast White River 73-71 | Sumner Boys Track and Field

Spartans took first place in the 800-meter dash, 1600 dash, 4-by-100 relay, javelin, pole vault, long jump and triple jump.