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Sumner businesses host event in support of GMO labeling

A three part, educational event about genetically modified foods (GMOs) will be held in Sumner on September 14. Attendants are encouraged to enjoy any or all portions of the day, free of charge.

  • Sep 12th, 2013 4:56pm

Spartan swim begins season with roster full of new faces | Swim Preview 2013

Dana Powers is entering her fifth year as Spartan swim head coach. The team lost many strong swimmers last year but Powers said with a lot of hard work, she expects to see the girls return to top 10 in state.

  • Sep 9th, 2013 6:31pm

High demand in Puget Sound real estate market

Many regions have started seeing healthier real estate markets emerge as the country begins rebounding from the market crash. Among them is the greater Puget Sound, according to the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.

  • Sep 9th, 2013 6:23pm

Vote for your favorite Tunes @ Tapps act

Tunes @ Tapps, the free summer concert series held at Allan Yorke Park every year, has ended and the quest for next year's line up has already begun. Concert-goers are invited to participate in a contest to determine two of the bands that will be invited back for summer 2014.

  • Sep 5th, 2013 10:44pm

Budget online for Sumner citizens

The city of Sumner 2013 to 2014 budget is currently available for online viewing. Many questions about the prioritization of projects can be answered by reading the two year budget. The purpose of the budget is to ensure city money is allocated properly to meet program goals and objectives.

  • Sep 4th, 2013 4:59pm

Police and public safety agencies honored during week of observance

Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed the week of August 25 through September 1 as Stand with Those Who Serve Week, in honor of those who serve in careers of public safety statewide.

  • Aug 27th, 2013 10:13pm

Enumclaw man orders $38 Jack in the Box burger

Beau Chevassus rolled up to the Enumclaw Jack in the box drive-thru and ordered a jumbo jack with twenty extra patties. That alone is a very large sandwich but he didn't stop there.

  • Aug 20th, 2013 4:08pm

UPDATE: Brush fire near Bonney Lake at Falling Water subdivision

An acre and a half is currently burning and the fire is still spreading. No homes are threatened at this time.

  • Aug 19th, 2013 2:10am

Tribal payday lender not licensed to conduct business | Consumer Alert

A complaint has been filed against Arrow One, LLC. d/b/a Arrow One Lending with the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI). The entity operates as an online tribal payday lender but is not registered to do so in the state of Washington.

  • Aug 16th, 2013 6:56pm

Fire destroys two story barn near Buckley

A two story barn caught fire Thursday night near Buckley. All of the animals were safely removed prior to the arrival of firefighters.

  • Aug 18th, 2013 10:35pm

Volunteers needed for Classy Chassis Car Show

The Sumner Downtown Association announced they are desperately seeking volunteers for Sunday's Classy Chassis Car Show.

  • Aug 15th, 2013 9:54pm

What to pack in an emergency kit, part 3

Bonney Lake City Clerk Harwood "Woody" Edvalson presented a blog series which focuses on what to pack in an emergency 72-hour kit. The last installment discussed individual water needs. This week is part three of the series and discusses food.

  • Aug 14th, 2013 9:24pm

Area residents may qualify for free duct sealing

As summer begins waning to fall, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) is offering free energy conservation services for select customers in Bonney Lake, Puyallup, Edgewood and surrounding areas.

  • Aug 13th, 2013 7:38pm

The Beatniks return for Tunes @ Tapps

Northwest band The Beatniks — featuring Bonney Lake police officer Daron Wolschleger on percussion, vocals and drums — will play Tunes @ Tapps for the fourth consecutive year.

  • Aug 11th, 2013 12:00am

Bonney Lake Health Expo

The Bonney Lake Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Get Fit Bonney Lake Health Expo Saturday.

  • Aug 8th, 2013 10:15pm

Tonight: family movie night in the park

The family-friendly film “Rise of the Guardians” will play Friday evening at Allan Yorke Park on the big screen.

  • Aug 9th, 2013 9:53pm

Lions 4 Kids House school supply drive

The Bonney Lake Lions 4 Kids House is hosting its annual Back to School Night August 28.

  • Aug 8th, 2013 9:39pm

Harwood Edvalson explains what to pack in an emergency kit

The key to successfully surviving a natural disaster is to be properly prepared ahead of time. In this beautiful corner of the country, the threat of earthquakes, lahars and the like can loom year-round. Winter weather and heavy flooding are even more reason to prepare your family for a disaster. To help facilitate emergency preparedness in the community, Harwood Edvalson has introduced a multi-part emergency preparedness blog.

  • Aug 7th, 2013 11:36pm

National Night Out at Allan Yorke Park | SLIDESHOW

The city of Bonney Lake hosted National Night Out August 6 at Allan Yorke Park. The evening began with a caravan of police vehicles parading into the park and concluded with a family-friendly showing of "Escape from Planet Earth" around dusk.

  • Aug 7th, 2013 11:13pm

Sumner council may consider sale of golf course in August

The golf course in Sumner may be sold to an industrial developer as soon as mid-August when the Sumner City Council is expected to vote on a purchase and sale agreement.

  • Aug 6th, 2013 4:41pm

City of Sumner holds fifth annual Golf for Life tournament

It began five years ago with a group of city employees who simply wanted to play a round of golf together; they coordinated a vacation day and gradually, their friends and family began joining in the fun. It was a natural progression to combine it with fundraising, said Communications Director Carmen Palmer.

  • Aug 5th, 2013 8:40pm

East Pierce firefighter union begins coat drive

It's the beginning of August and a new winter coat is likely the last thing on your mind. While the sun is beaming hot and the weather is still dry, IAFF Local 3520 – the union that represents East Pierce Fire and Rescue – is seeking donations for Operation Warm.

  • Aug 5th, 2013 5:58pm

Bonney Lake citizen digs deep to save van for senior center

Last fall, a new van was purchased for the Bonney Lake Senior Center. A member of the Senior Advisory Board, who wishes to remain anonymous, is making every effort she can to keep the old van as a backup for the center.

  • Jul 29th, 2013 6:53pm

Bonney Lake’s own Man in Black to Play Tunes @ Tapps

Corey Wilkins went to a Johnny Cash concert in 1982 at the Snohomish County Fair. He didn't even want to go, he said, but his dad made him. Now, 31 years later, Wilkins passionately brings Cash back to life each night he performs with the Bonney Lake based cover band, Folsom Prism.

  • Jul 29th, 2013 6:43pm

Summer Splash-Tacular at North Tapps Park | SLIDESHOW

East Pierce Fire and Rescue hosted the first of two Summer Splash-Tacular events July 27 at Pierce County North Tapps Park.

  • Jul 28th, 2013 12:52am

Gothard Sisters to play Kids Club at Allan Yorke Park

The Gothard Sisters are coming to Bonney Lake Kids Club at 6:30 p.m., Monday July 29.

  • Jul 27th, 2013 6:05pm

Fire Marshal implements county wide burn ban

Pierce County Fire Marshal announced a county-wide stage one burn ban is to take effect at 12:01 a.m., July 29. The burn ban will continue until further notice.

  • Jul 27th, 2013 11:45pm

Sumner Relay for Life begins Friday

Sunset Chevrolet Stadium, 1707 Main Street, will be the scene of Sumner’s Relay for Life, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday and lasting until noon Saturday.

  • Jul 26th, 2013 12:40am

Eastbound SR 18 in Auburn to close for pavement repair

Beginning 8 p.m. Friday, July 26 and continuing until sunrise July 29, eastbound lanes of state Route 18 in Auburn will undergo a series of concrete and asphalt repairs.

  • Jul 24th, 2013 9:42pm

State Attorney General asks Congress to help in fight against sex trafficking

A bi-partisan coalition of 49 attorneys general, including Bob Ferguson of Washington state, has requested Congress take action in the fight against prostitution and sex trafficking.

  • Jul 24th, 2013 9:36pm

A cappella group plays two free area concerts

A cappella group The Coats is playing two free concerts this week in Bonney Lake and Sumner.

  • Jul 24th, 2013 10:16pm

Father, daughter duo named YMCA co-chairs

YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties recently released the names of Sumner YMCA's co-chairs. Gary Petersen and Robyn DeLorm are a father-daughter team from Sumner's Petersen Brother's, Inc.

  • Jul 23rd, 2013 9:32pm

REMINDER: New boating under the influence law

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission issued a press release reminding the public that a new boating under the influence law will go in effect July 28.

  • Jul 23rd, 2013 9:03pm

East Pierce Fire and Rescue hosts two Splash-Tacular days

Water safety has been a common theme this summer on Lake Tapps, with good reason. East Pierce Fire and Rescue (EPFR) has hosted summer Splash-Tacular events at Pierce County North Tapps Park since 2008. Due to the drowning at Allan Yorke Park last year, EPFR has decided to beef up the annual Splash-Tacular event by adding a second date at Allan Yorke Park.

  • Jul 22nd, 2013 5:36pm

Health and wellness fair provides information for seniors

The Sumner Senior Center held its inaugural health and wellness fair Friday. Program Director Melissa Holt said the senior center receives a lot of visitors seeking information about healthy living but are simply overwhelmed by the prospect of searching for it. The fair provided a central location for seniors and their families to gather information, make community connections and earn free prizes.

  • Jul 22nd, 2013 5:34pm

Funaddicts to play Music off Main tonight

Tonight's Music off Main presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. at Heritage Park in downtown Sumner.

  • Jul 19th, 2013 10:02pm

Cap’n Arrr, the funniest pirate to never sail the seas | SLIDESHOW

Cap'n Arrr stopped at Allan Yorke Park today for the second week of Kids Club. The interactive comedy show had kids of all ages walking like a pirate and enjoying the sun!

  • Jul 17th, 2013 12:39am

The Son of Reptile Man’s cold-blooded birthright

The Son of Reptile Man came to Allan Yorke Park July 9 for the first week of Bonney Lake’s Kids Club summer presentations. Kids Club events are free of charge and held every Monday at 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday at 11 a.m. until Aug. 27.

  • Jul 16th, 2013 6:11pm

Pierce County places moratorium on pot industry

The Pierce County Council voted unanimously July 2 to enact a moratorium on the marijuana market. The moratorium temporarily prohibits the location of marijuana-related facilities within Pierce County for six months.

  • Jul 15th, 2013 5:39pm

UPDATE: Bonney Lake police apprehend one of Washington’s Most Wanted

Bonney Lake Police Department apprehended Willard Stewart, who was featured on Washington’s Most Wanted last week.

  • Jul 15th, 2013 6:30pm

Bonney Lake Kids Club presents Son of Reptileman | SLIDESHOW

The son of Reptileman came to Allan Yorke Park Tuesday, July 9 for Kids Club. Kids Club events are held every Monday at 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday at 11 a.m. until August 27.

  • Jul 11th, 2013 7:22pm

Pierce County Party Intervention Patrol puts dent in teen drinking

Last month, Pierce County’s Party Intervention Patrol arrested 32 underage drinkers at a house party. The bust primarily involved Puyallup and Emerald Ridge high school students, but underage drinking is a county-wide concern.

  • Jul 8th, 2013 7:28pm

Flying tires and intimidating police | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

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

  • Jul 8th, 2013 7:26pm

State auditor identifies 470 low-performing schools

A performance audit of the state’s public schools identified approximately 470 in Washington state as low-performing, according to Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley. The 267,000 students enrolled at them represent nearly a quarter of those depending on the public education system.

  • Jul 2nd, 2013 5:02pm

Rhubarb Pie Festival kicks off with Music off Main

Friday evening provided a sunny start to Sumner’s Rhubarb Pie Festival with the first installment of Music off Main’s free summer concerts.

  • Jul 1st, 2013 8:12pm

Seatbelt-less driver travels wrong way down one-way street, abandons truck in no parking zone | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

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

  • Jul 1st, 2013 4:44pm

Scooter, bicycle collide with car

Two adolescent boys were hit by a vehicle Thursday night in Bonney Lake.

  • Jun 28th, 2013 6:29pm

“Grandpa Gray” honored as 2013 Bull of the Woods | Buckley Log Show

The Buckley Log Show is celebrating its 40th year of family fun and 2013 Bull of the Woods Walter “Wally” Gray has participated in all but a few.

  • Jun 27th, 2013 6:22pm

‘Grandpa Gray’ named 2013 Bull of the Woods | Buckley Log Show

The Buckley Log Show is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and 68-year old Bull of the Woods Walter “Wally” Gray has participated in at least 35 to 36 years of the family tradition, he said.

  • Jun 25th, 2013 8:59pm

Tour de Pierce holds 23rd race Sunday

To promote family-friendly fitness and fun, the 23rd annual Tour de Pierce bicycle ride will commence on Sunday, June 30. The weather is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high of 76. In past years, the event has seen anywhere from 400 to 900 participants, depending largely on weather.

  • Jun 25th, 2013 8:56pm