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With their kids all moved out of the house, Suzy and Brent Fountaine thought they’d use some of the extra room to really get back into the holiday spirit. It took an entire month to unpack everything, wire the houses and lights together and build a base, but the Fountaine’s expansive Christmas village is back and bigger than ever.
The last Black Diamond City Council meeting of 2017 has come and gone, with the city wrapping up this year’s business quickly and efficiently. The biggest item on the Dec. 7 agenda was passing the 2018 budget, which was approved unanimously by the council.
Updates are few and far between, but commuters along state Route 410 will have noticed the skeleton of the building being erected over the past several weeks.
This has not been a good month for reporting. But one wrong fact does not fake news make.
With two levies looking to expire next year, the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District Board of Directors is asking residents to approve replacement levies on the first special election ballot of 2018. The board’s decision to put the two replacement levies on the Feb. 13, 2018 ballot came down unanimously Dec. 6.
Sometimes, you just can’t get an idea out of your head. For two local authors, this certainly has been the case. Since they were kids, James Peet of Enumclaw and Tommy Rice of Bonney Lake had some ideas in their heads, ones that never quite left them, even as they grew older, got jobs, and settled down with their wives and kids of their own.
The weather may be getting colder, but burn bans have been called for multiple counties due to deteriorating air quality.
The meeting, held at the Black Diamond library, was a chance for voters to have “an opportunity to hear from both sides before they decide to sign,” the recall petition, Pepper wrote in an announcement for the meeting.
Erik Van Hulse, who also goes by his stage name Siboh Nisoh, has been working toward this big break for almost as long as he can remember.
Santa will once again be joining East Pierce Fire and Rescue around Bonney Lake, Sumner and surrounding communities to wish everyone happy holidays. He’s already toured Milton and Sumner, but there are still many more routes for him to complete before he heads back to the North Pole.
The holidays are a big time for fundraisers, whether people are donating money, food, clothes or even toys to those in need.
Family members said 40 year old Chantae Leahy was last seen leaving her house in the 25800 block of SE 310 th St around 2pm on Saturday .
Don Stevenson, 81, has taken to the streets of King County to raise awareness and money for victims of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig disease, named after the famous baseball player.
Bonney Lake is in the midst of the budget amendment season, with the City Council working to modify the 2017-2018 budget passed at the end of last year.
Santa will be visiting Sumner and Milton this coming weekend, his first stops on his annual Santa Run with East Pierce Fire and Rescue.
Two new developments have been made in the recall case against Councilwoman Pat Pepper.
Come December, it’ll be easier for youth, seniors, people with disabilities or low-income to travel between Sumner and Bonney Lake.
A proposed material processing facility outside of Enumclaw has some local conservationists worried about how it may affect the Green River and other natural environments. “The location of this, next to this natural area, just is not right. It doesn’t make sense to us at all, for a variety of reasons,” said Bernie McKinney, president of the Green River Coalition, a non-profit preservationist group.
I’m not sure when it happened, but I recently realized I’ve stopped asking myself, “What are we going to do about mass shootings and gun violence in this country?” Instead, I now ask, “When is the carnage going to come to Enumclaw?”
That’s right — Enumclaw is competing in Miss U.S.A. Abigail Hill, the city’s newest star, was recently crowned Miss Washington , clearing the way for her to compete nationally in the spring.