Bonney Lake-Sumner Courier-Herald

Reduce flooding by keeping storm drains clear of leaves | Pierce County

Pierce County residents can reduce flooding on county roads by picking up yard waste on their properties and making sure nearby storm drains are free of leaves.

Falling back on the Constitution | Our Corner

Well hasn't this election cycle been a sloppy bucket of fun.

Panther girls come up short against Rogers | TUESDAY SWIM & DIVE

Bonney Lake event winners: Nikole Otto, diving, 16605 points; Madison Crinklaw, 100 butterfly, 1:20.53; Kailyn Fleeman, 100 freestyle, 1:00.64, and 100 breaststroke, 1:20.52; Shelby Welfringer, 100 backstroke, 1:13.69.

Bonney Lake boys, girls dump Lincoln | TUESDAY GOLF

BOYS GOLF Bonney Lake 54, Lincoln 13 GIRLS GOLF Bonney Lake 60, Lincoln 10

Sumner High girls fall to Emerald Ridge | TUESDAY VOLLEYBALL

VOLLEYBALL Emerald Ridge 3, Sumner 0 October 11 at Sumner Sumner record: 2-2 league, 4-6 overall.

Bonney Lake girls top Bethel 3-1 | TUESDAY SOCCER

Bonney Lake goals: Kaylee Coatney 6:00 (unassisted); Jasmine Smith 8:00 (Coatney); Coatney 45:00 (Smith).

God delivers a personal love letter | Church Corner

A well-known theologian, Paul Tillich, described God as "the Ground of our Being." It is God's desire to enter into our lives at the very core of our being. I have pondered over this description and what follows are some thoughts about God and God's actions in our lives.

A pair of wins brings Sumner soccer third in 4A league

The Sumner girls soccer team is picking up traction with a bout of recent wins against Curtis and South Kitsap high schools.

Flood insurance rates could change once FEMA flood maps go into effect | Pierce County

New flood maps issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) could change flood insurance rates for some properties when they go into effect March 7, 2017.

Spartans and Panthers top the football standing

The Sumner Spartans have answered every challenge so far and it shows in both the league standings and the statewide rankings.

Bonney Lake continues to discuss sewer lift station reimbursement in Midtown

The Bonney Lake City Council looks to be scrapping its previous plan for having Midtown city residents reimburse the city for the new Fennel Creek sewer lift station, in response to negative reactions from residents.

Bonney Lake 10-1 after beating Spanaway Lake | MONDAY VOLLEYBALL

VOLLEYBALL Bonney Lake 3, Spanaway Lake 0 25-18, 25-21, 25-10

Graffiti and skipping school | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers were driving down South Prairie Road when three juveniles crossed in front of them. One of the juveniles then took a pen and started to write on the nearby landscaped rock wall.

Intoxicated in court | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers advised that a male had been detained at the Bonney Lake Justice and Municipal Center for being intoxicated and disorderly on Oct. 3. It appeared the man was drinking from an alcoholic beverage from a plastic water bottle while in court.

Warned not to drive | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers were driving on 182nd Ave E when they observed a car pull in front of them. Officers recognized the driver, who was issued a citation for driving with a suspended license last month. Officers pulled over the car and the driver confirmed his license was still suspended.

Fled on bike | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers were called to a shoplift on Sept. 23 where the subject had fled the scene on his bike. According to loss prevention, the male was detained after exiting the store without paying for merchandise. With the help of a customer, the subject was detained, but when he found out loss prevention was on the phone with the police, ran out of the store and escaped on his bike.

Colorful crash | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers were called Sept. 1 to a hit and run report. Witnesses told officers a white van was tailgating them, but when they pulled over to let the van pass, the van’s drivers-side tires hit the curb, spun out and collided with a tree, which is how the scene looked when officers arrived.

Pay more, get less from Sound Transit | Letter to the Editor

This upcoming election will give citizens an opportunity to vote on the largest local tax increase in this country's history.

Murder on the menu for an interactive dinner | Pierce County

Put your inner detective skills to work Oct. 28 at Parks and Recreation’s Murder Mystery Dinner, set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28, at Chambers Creek Regional Park, 9850 64th St. W. in University Place.

Be smart during seasonal hiring season | Better Business Bureau

The holidays are just around the corner and businesses are already busy hiring for seasonal work. According to the National Retail Federation holiday sales increased three percent last year to $626.1 billion.