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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An acre and a half is currently burning and the fire is still spreading. No homes are threatened at this time.
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.
A two story barn caught fire Thursday night near Buckley. All of the animals were safely removed prior to the arrival of firefighters.
The Sumner Downtown Association announced they are desperately seeking volunteers for Sunday's Classy Chassis Car Show.
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.
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.
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.
The Bonney Lake Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Get Fit Bonney Lake Health Expo Saturday.
The family-friendly film “Rise of the Guardians” will play Friday evening at Allan Yorke Park on the big screen.
The Bonney Lake Lions 4 Kids House is hosting its annual Back to School Night August 28.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
East Pierce Fire and Rescue hosted the first of two Summer Splash-Tacular events July 27 at Pierce County North Tapps Park.
The Gothard Sisters are coming to Bonney Lake Kids Club at 6:30 p.m., Monday July 29.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A cappella group The Coats is playing two free concerts this week in Bonney Lake and Sumner.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tonight's Music off Main presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. at Heritage Park in downtown Sumner.
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!
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.
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.
Bonney Lake Police Department apprehended Willard Stewart, who was featured on Washington’s Most Wanted last week.
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.
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.
All suspects in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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.
Friday evening provided a sunny start to Sumner’s Rhubarb Pie Festival with the first installment of Music off Main’s free summer concerts.
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.
Two adolescent boys were hit by a vehicle Thursday night in Bonney Lake.
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.
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.
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.