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East Pierce Fire and Rescue, Pierce County Library System nearly ready to celebrate midterm results

As of Nov. 14, both property tax proposals have just inched past the finish line, but with ballots still to be counted, it may be too early to count those chickens.

 

Expect a vote on new Bonney Lake water, sewer rates

On Nov. 13, the Bonney Lake City Council may finally settle an issue they’ve been researching for two years.

 

East Pierce sends aid to California first responders battling fires

Three local firefighters are expected to reach the Woolsey fire later today, Nov. 12.

 

Kegs, kilts and… annual checkups?

Buckley’s Mo-Throw event on Nov. 17 combines the fun of the Scottish Highland Games with the need to raise awareness for men’s health issues.

Holiday bazaar hosted by local Danes

No matter your heritage, join Enumclaw’s Danish Sisterhood Saturday, Nov. 10 for their annual Christmas bazaar and bake sale, or become a member of the Sisterhood itself.

Sexual assault resource centers report high call volumes

At an Oct. 23 fundraiser, the King County Sexual Assault Resource Center told its donors it saw a 300 percent increase in calls to its 24/7 hotline in the week following the Kavanaugh hearings.

Former council member Mark Hamilton warned the Bonney Lake City Council that the city may lose many valuable artifacts if they don’t aid the Bonney Lake Historical Society. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Bonney Lake votes down agreement with historical society

The agreement would have provided a part-time position, paid for by the city, to help the Greater Bonney Lake Historical Society grow.

Former council member Mark Hamilton warned the Bonney Lake City Council that the city may lose many valuable artifacts if they don’t aid the Bonney Lake Historical Society. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

A community conversation about suicide

The Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation and the Enumclaw School District are hosting a panel of local mental health professionals and advocates to talk about suicide prevention on Nov. 14.

Gun tossed, discharges and hits Wilkeson 9-year-old

His family was out for an afternoon barbecue when they heard coyotes near their location.

Bonney Lake to vote on part-time assistant for historical society

The new position would be funded with a $30,000 budget, and aims to help the Historical Society outreach for volunteers and other duties.

Van crashes into Enumclaw business

No one was hurt in the wreck, though the building sustained more than a little damage.

False rape allegations are not the problem to address

Approximately a 33 percent of women have survived an attempted or completed rape — that’s the issue at hand.

New apartments coming to Bonney Lake

They’ll be lining SR 410 by around 2020, a representative said.

Futures Academy aims to teach lessons for a lifetime

The soccer program, put on by the Mount Rainier Futbol Club, is meant for elementary-aged athletes.

Recovering the mantle of ‘senior’

The Enumclaw Senior Center, with the help of a potential five-year grant from the county, hopes to change how people think about getting older.

East Pierce Fire and Rescue Commissioners approved the upcoming $80 million bond measure for the ballot during their July 17 meeting. A supermajority of voters, or 60 percent, need to approve the measure for it to pass. File photo Ray Miller-Still

East Pierce Fire and Rescue residents, look for $80 million bond measure on ballot

The vast majority of the money will go replacing five fire stations on the Plateau.

East Pierce Fire and Rescue Commissioners approved the upcoming $80 million bond measure for the ballot during their July 17 meeting. A supermajority of voters, or 60 percent, need to approve the measure for it to pass. File photo Ray Miller-Still

Hornets show Homecoming pride | Slideshow

Check out this year’s Homecoming parade down Cole Street.

DOT invites public to see SR 410 survey results

Changes to help reduce traffic on the highway will be slow in coming, but one of the first major steps has now been completed.

DOT still looking at options for Spiketon Bridge issue

The department believes repairing the 83-year old bridge is not a good solution, but residents don’t want to wait four years for new bridge funding to become available.

A new place to play is on the way

Bonney Lake was able to secure a nearly 50 percent grant to build an ADA-accessible playground at Allan Yorke Park, as well as organize a volunteer build event to lower installation costs.