Expired registration | Bonney Lake Police Blotter
EXPIRED REGISTRATION: On Aug. 28 officers pulled over a vehicle with registration that expired last month. The driver said he did not have a license on him and it was suspended, and the vehicle belonged to the female passenger. A records check revealed the male driver also had warrants out of Fife, Milton, and Federal Way, but all three city police departments declined to take custody of him. The female had a warrant out of King County, and she was arrested transported to the Pierce County Jail. The driver was cited and released and the car impounded.
STOLEN WHEELS: Officers were alerted to theft from a car on Aug. 29. The reporting party told officers that sometime during the night, someone stole all four wheels tires off his car. The reporting party did not hear anything unusual during the night.
Bills show hundreds of residents doubled or tripled their water usage in the past two months, but many say they’ve not increased, or even decreased, their water consumption, and the city’s system must be wrong.
Oakpointe is gearing up to start home construction in the Ten Trails project in Black Diamond — the developer is only waiting for is final authorization by the City Council. Final plat authorization was submitted by Oakpointe to city staff on Aug. 30, and after staff review, sent to the City Council for action on the Oct. 5 meeting. Council tabled the item to the Oct. 19 meeting. Additionally, a new roundabout opened in the city.
The Courier-Herald is publishing a three-part debate between Black Diamond Mayor Carol Benson and her opponent Judy Baxley. Last week, candidates answered questions concerning the city, and what they would do as mayor to address any issues. This week, Part 2, is a chance for candidates to rebut their opponent’s statements. Part 3 will wrap-up with final statements.
The $5.4 billion spent to expand the Panama Canal is paying off for East Coast and Gulf of Mexico seaports; however, it is putting more pressure on the Northwest to remain competitive.
For the last decade, Ellen Boyd has been taking care the city of Buckley, most recently as its director of the youth center, senior center and parks department. So when Ellen was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian germ cell cancer, her friends decided it was time the community she dedicated her life to should come out to support her.