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Local scenic byway to get new sign

The Chinook Scenic Byway is one of only several dozen byways recognized by the federal government as an “All-American Road.”

Plateau seemed little affected by nation-wide 911 outage

A similar outage in 2014 looks to have prepared Pierce County agencies for future incidents.

Keeping Enumclaw history alive

The Enumclaw History Museum wants to make a few changes, but we’d like the public’s help.

Deputies arrest Bonney Lake, Sumner package thief after K9 chase

Sumner resident Donald James Morgan, 32, has been charged with felony eluding, unlawful possession of a firearm, hit and run, resisting arrest, identity theft, mail theft, and possession of stolen property.

Progress being made on 911 outage | Update

911 appears to be up and working, but if you get a busy signal, here are other numbers to call.

Top 10 stories of 2018

Check out the top stories from the Plateau that either shaped last year, or promise to affect the next.

Bonney Lake, Buckley garbage fees increasing

This is part of a 2008 agreement with the company that runs Pierce County’s sole operating landfill.

Homeless local hands Sumner Food Bank $17,000

Kevin Booth said the decision wasn’t easy, but he knew what the right thing to do was.

Bonney Lake family sued over deceptive charity practices

The King County Superior Court ruled four multi-state charities used false or misleading statements in solicitations, tricking donors into donating money when they otherwise may not have.

Spiketon Bridge to get temporary repair

By next fall, a two-lane temporary bridge is expected to help ease Buckley traffic.

Dead passengers in fatal SR 164 crash identified

One of the passengers was a local middle schooler.

Santa to ride through Buckley

Find out when Saint Nick will be arriving in your neighborhood next week.

Bonney Lake construction company fined for underpaying workers

I&C Northwest is also banned from working on any public projects.

Bonney Lake resident pleads guilty to wire fraud conspiracy

Total Reclaim, the state’s largest electronic waste recycler, secretly sent 8.3 million pounds of LCD screens to Hong Kong.

Local Toys for Tots drop-off locations

Find out where in Enumclaw, Buckley, Bonney Lake, or Sumner where you can donate new toys for kids in need.

East Pierce celebrates bond passage

The 20-year, $80 million bond was the largest fire department bond ever approved by voters in state history.

Buckley clothing bank moves back to original home

It’s back at the old Wickersham School of Discovery Campus, where the director went to kindergarden and near where her father went to elementary school.

Holiday garbage schedules set

Find out how your garbage and recycling pickups will be affected by Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

Bonney Lake City Council approves 5-year utility rate hikes

By 2023, residents will see a 50 percent rise in their water rates and a 40 percent in their sewer rates.

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.