Bonney Lake

New apartments coming to Bonney Lake

They’ll be lining SR 410 by around 2020, a representative said.

 

One dead, two injured in Bonney Lake Fire

Crews arrived early this morning to find a fully-engulfed double-wide mobile home.

 

Futures Academy aims to teach lessons for a lifetime

The soccer program, put on by the Mount Rainier Futbol Club, is meant for elementary-aged athletes.

 

Pierce library system seeking levy lift to keep facilities, programs operating

If approved, the levy will increase the annual tax bill by around $32 a year, bringing the average total up to $160 annually.

East Pierce Fire and Rescue Commissioners approved the upcoming $80 million bond measure for the ballot during their July 17 meeting. A supermajority of voters, or 60 percent, need to approve the measure for it to pass. File photo Ray Miller-Still

East Pierce Fire and Rescue residents, look for $80 million bond measure on ballot

The vast majority of the money will go replacing five fire stations on the Plateau.

East Pierce Fire and Rescue Commissioners approved the upcoming $80 million bond measure for the ballot during their July 17 meeting. A supermajority of voters, or 60 percent, need to approve the measure for it to pass. File photo Ray Miller-Still

Learn how natural yard care can protect Lake Tapps and your environment | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Using less pesticides and knowing what plants keep an ecosystem healthy will be only a few of the tips and tricks taught at the free workshop.

DOT invites public to see SR 410 survey results

Changes to help reduce traffic on the highway will be slow in coming, but one of the first major steps has now been completed.

Having fun, staying safe with East Pierce | Slideshow

Families enjoyed a warm fall afternoon with East Pierce Fire and Rescue last weekend.

A new place to play is on the way

Bonney Lake was able to secure a nearly 50 percent grant to build an ADA-accessible playground at Allan Yorke Park, as well as organize a volunteer build event to lower installation costs.

Learn more about your septic systems, keep Lake Tapps clean

The free workshop also offers homeowners a chance to save money on septic work.

Hardhats and heavy equipment continue to dot school grounds

Many students on the Plateau and in the valley have a lot to look forward to in the near future.

East Pierce hosting annual open house Sept. 29

Don’t miss out on the free, family fun activities and demonstrations, like tearing a car apart with the jaws of life.

Sumner-Bonney Lake classified staff accept contract | UPDATED

A strike was averted last night when bus drivers and nutrition workers accepted their contract, but a union representative says few people are happy.

Learn about library levy at sessions in Bonney Lake, Sumner

The levy, which is on the November general election ballot, would increase to 50 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value if approved by voters.

Bonney Lake to take action on water rate increases

The sewer rate increase, however, looks to still be up for debate, and will be addressed at a later date in committee.

Sumner-Bonney Lake classified staff want share of pay increases

After authorizing a strike, nutrition workers and bus drivers will vote on a tentative agreement Sept. 17. If they approve, school will stay in session.

Area schools expected to begin year on time

As the school year inched closer, the Dieringer and Sumner-Bonney Lake school districts threatened to strike. At the last minute, it appears teachers and districts have tentative agreements, which will be voted on during their respective Sept. 4 meetings.

New start for ‘second-chance citizens’

Bonney Lake native Skyler “Sky” RIch, a student at Calvin College in Michigan, started a company to help those released from jail to re-integrate back in society.

Confusion over Lake Tapps fire protection | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

Many people in the northern Lake Tapps area seem to believe the fire station on 182nd Avenue East them. This is incorrect.

Enumclaw, Buckley start their own annual clean-up days

Following in Bonney Lake’s footsteps, local Jeri Gamblin hopes the rest of the Plateau can start their own annual beautification events.