Sarah Brenden

Update | Bear caught in Sumner released

The bear that was seen searching for food and was caught last week in Sumner was released back into the wild.

Bear found in Sumner Monday | Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Shortly before 9 a.m. Monday, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife received a call from state patrol reporting a bear sighting in Sumner.

Bonney Lake resident wins first Seafair

After a controversial start and 20 minutes after the race finished Bonney Lake resident J. Michael Kelly won the H1 race of the 2014 Seafair Cup.

Sumner asking for upgrades to transit station | City Council

The Sumner City Council held a special council meeting on July 28 to discuss improvements to the Sumner Sound Transit Station.

Update | Power restored to 9,000 PSE customers

Late last night, power was restored to the roughly 9,000 Puget Sound Energy customers who lost power due to equipment failure on a transmission power line in Sumner.

White River senior played in national rugby camp

For the second year in a row White River High School senior Hannah Lewandowski participated in the USA Rugby National Stars and Stripes camp.

Bonney Lake resident will race in Seafair Cup

Bonney Lake resident J. Michael Kelly raced in the HAPO Columbia Cup Race in Tri-Cities over the weekend. Kelly is the driver of the U-1 Graham Trucking unlimited hydroplane.

Relay for Life was a ‘huge success’ | Bonney Lake

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life started Friday night at Bonney Lake High School and ran until Saturday afternoon.

Update | Five departments fight flames at high school

Four fire departments joined East Pierce Fire and Rescue Thursday around 11:25 p.m. to fight a two-alarm fire at Bonney Lake High School.

Meth lab found in Bonney Lake

Two Bonney Lake residents were charged July 9 by Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist with nine counts including possession of methamphetamine and cocaine with the intent to sell.

Looking for summer recipes to share

The Courier-Herald is looking for summer recipes to share with our readers.

Bonney Lake summer events begin | Around Town

The annual summer events started in Bonney Lake on Monday. The events kicked off with Kids Club.

Chief for a Day fundraiser | Bonney Lake Police Department

Kelahna Miller is this year’s Chief for a Day for the Bonney Lake Police Department. Part of her duties as “chief” are that she’ll be seen at local events with the police department periodically throughout the year.

Reckless Driving | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

An officer responded to a report of a vehicle in a ditch on Bonney Lake Boulevard. The reporting party said two subjects walked away from the scene after the vehicle came to a stop. Officers made contact with the subjects and the driver was cited for reckless driving and released with a court date.

Shoplifting | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers responded to a female shoplifting suspect in custody. She was seen pushing a full cart of merchandise out of a SR 410 store without paying. She admitted to store employees that she had stolen the items.

Lake Tapps at top through Labor Day

On Monday Cascade Water Alliance and the Lake Tapps Community Council announced Lake Tapps will be raised to its maximum level of 543 feet within the coming week.

Marijuana sales in state, not city | Bonney Lake

On Monday, the Washington State Liquor Control Board issued the state’s first 24 marijuana retail licenses. These are the first of 334 licenses that will be issued by the control board.

Spartan, Panther football represented in all state games

Austin Striplin represented the Sumner Spartans in the 2A all state game on June 21 in Yakima. Striplin was a two way starter playing tight end and defensive end for the West team.

City council approves plan resolution

The Bonney Lake City Council approved the resolution to adopt the city's six-year transportation improvement program for the years 2015 to 2020 at the June 24 meeting.

Bonney Lake graduate awarded Distinguished Flying Cross

For Bonney Lake graduate Robert Wells, August 4, 2012, "started off like any other day."