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Building begins at new Sumner YMCA facility

The groundbreaking ceremony at the Gordon Family YMCA site in Sumner took place April 28.

Possession of a controlled substance, heroin | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

All subjects in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Sumner Police Department welcomes leukemia survivor as Chief for a Day

Police agencies across the state are participating in the biennial Chief for a Day program, which is designed to honor and support children facing life-threatening illness. The Sumner Police Department is sponsoring Maci Hughes, a second grade student at Maple Lawn Elementary.

New phone scam hits Bonney Lake | Bonney Lake Police Department

The Bonney Lake Police Department has seen a new telephone scam arise over the last several weeks. Residents are urged to be aware of the threat and take measures to protect their personal and financial security.

Foot chase and narcotics | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

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Bonney Lake partners with school district and chamber of commerce for Family Fitness Fest

It is beginning to feel more like summer as we see a rise in temperatures around the Pacific Northwest.

Man arrested for indecent exposure | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

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Bonney Lake Police Department reports decreased crime rates

When Bonney Lake police respond to an incident, specific information is recorded and data is used to analyze criminal activity in the area. The National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) revealed a 2.5 percent decrease in 2013 reportable offenses, compared to the year before. The numbers represent a four-year low in the city's overall crime.

Police assist with intoxicated gas station employee | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

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12 confirmed measles cases in Washington state, none in Pierce County

Washington has seen 12 confirmed cases of measles this year, including possible exposures in Pierce County, according to state and county health departments. This represents more than a 50 percent increase to date, when compared to average years. Contracting measles is uncommon due to vaccinations against it, but the virus is highly contagious and dangerous to those who are infected by it.

Locking mailboxes broken into | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

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Felony suspect arrested, officer injured during incident

The Bonney Lake police apprehended a federal fugitive, wanted by the U.S. Marshals, after an elaborate foot chase the evening of April 2.

Prepare young children for kindergarten with free educational meeting

Sumner School District offers READY! for Kindergarten, kindergarten preparation classes for parents and caregivers of children 5 years old and younger who reside within the district.

Student chefs raise money for national competition

Bonney Lake High School's Culinary Arts students will attend the 13th annual National ProStart Culinary Invitational in Minneapolis. The trip must be funded beforehand. A fundraising dinner will be held at the Bonney Lake High School Commons 6 p.m., April 4.

Police department seeks applicants for volunteer reserves

Bonney Lake police officers serve the community by enforcing laws and participating in educational events like National Night Out and water-safety awareness campaigns. Their responsibilities are many and the department is seeking applicants for the reserve officer program to help them fulfill those obligations.

Abandoned vehicle | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

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Pursuit leads to arrest | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

All subjects in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

East Pierce provides Bonney Lake police with life-saving AED devices

The police department received a priceless gift, courtesy of East Pierce Fire and Rescue. Each patrol car has been equipped with automated external defibrillators, AEDs, with the intent that officers will utilize them in emergency cases of cardiac arrest.

SLIDESHOW | Sumner Citizen’s Academy receives firearms training and SWAT demonstration

The Sumner Citizen's Academy received a SWAT demonstration Thursday night. They also prepared for Saturday's outing to the shooting range and drive course with firearms and emergency vehicle operations training. The course will come to a close Tuesday night with a graduation ceremony.

Shoplifting and malicious mischief | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

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