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From Saturday July 15 to Sunday July 16, the public was able to enjoy a day of fun in the sun at the Covington Days… Continue reading
Since 1980 the Make-A-Wish Foundation has been granting wishes to children all over the United States. In the Black Diamond area, a little boy named… Continue reading
When it comes to selecting a college to attend following high school, many expect they will go to a four-year university. At least, while I was in high school, that's what a lot of my peers believed.
Years of hard work, dedication and a love for her community are what made records clerk very happy with her job, so happy that she stayed for 34 years. Barb Wigton, 66, retired from the Bonney Lake Police Department July 1. She was the one who made calls to officers on duty and did all the record keeping at the department.
Boeing B-17 bombers were built for World War II and retired in 1968, never to be flown again. That is until Don Wood, a 92-year-old war veteran was able to take to the skies once again thanks to Boy Scout troop 501 from Lake Tapps, Washington.
One biology teacher and some farm animals are what got students started in their careers. Greg Pile, a teacher at Sumner High School is retiring after 38 years of teaching. Pile encouraged students to join the Future Farmers of America (FFA), an agriculture program that is taught around the nation, including at Sumner High.
On July 6, the City of Bonney Lake will be hosting their Salute to the Armed Forces night for the second year. The event will take place at Allan Yorke Park at 6:30 p.m.
The Pierce County Sheriff's Department is severely understaffed according to a recently published study. The study found that the sheriff's department needs between 72-82 new employees throughout the department to ensure safety among the community.
Congratulations to the Sumner High School class of 2016!
East Pierce Fire and Rescue firefighters and volunteers with the Muscular Dystrophy Association once again collected money for families affected by muscular dystrophy.
Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in the nation. There were 2,089 stroke deaths in Washington alone in 2014, making it the sixth leading cause of death in the state.