Bonney Lake

Woman dead in Bonney Lake fire

The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office determined Sandra Penland, 55, died of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Bonney Lake DECA students heading to Florida conference

In total, 9 Panthers are going to the international get-together.

Bonney Lake woman one of many to sue banks over bond issue

Her bond, bought in 1981 for $500, was expected to be worth around $2,500 today.

Bonney Lake’s Ozmer honored for her role as a military caregiver

She will be representing the Elizabeth Dole Foundation as she shares her stories with the White House, Congress, Department of Veterans Affairs, and other government agencies for the next two years.

Fennel Creek trail construction given the go-ahead

It was a bit more expensive than the Bonney Lake City Council expected.

Districts addressing snow days, petitioning to get two days waived

The Enumclaw School District may be in session through June 25 to make up for the recent snow days.

Alleged rapist died by suicide in Pierce County jail

Errol Leon Vanpevenage, Jr., 55, was arrested Feb. 13, and died Feb. 26.

Bonney Lake man eats meth, causes flight to divert

Douglas Braden Smyser, 21, is being charged with a federal crime for interfering with a flight crew.

Lake Tapps father allegedly beats daughter for taking extra food

The student told her school counselor she was first hit with a belt, and then a golf club.

Bonney Lake turns 70, and it’s throwing a party

Join Mayor Neil Johnson and the Greater Bonney Lake Historical Society this Thursday, Feb. 28, to celebrate local history.

Man pleads not guilty to rape of local teen

Errol Leon Vanpevenage, Jr., admitted to knowing the 17-year old was underage, and allegedly threatened her and her family if she broke off contact.

Task force to take on fate of Sumner pool

A new task force — which is still accepting applications from the community — may not only decide the future of the aquatic center, but the overall Sumner High School renovation project.

Baby wouldn’t wait: Bonney Lake mom delivers son at spa

At 7 pounds, 8 ounces and stretching 21 inches, Brooks Edwin Christiansen entered the world at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23.

Sharing the love this Valentine’s Day

Crestwood Elementary student Kinzi Hansen organized a Valentines Box drive so every elementary student in her school district could celebrate the holiday.

New anti-drug group sparks debate in Bonney Lake

Bonney Lake Buckley Against Drugs (BLBAD) says they’re helping addicts get clean and keeping the community safe from criminals. Others say the group is bordering on vigilante.

Local cities, school districts stepping up to ease financial burdens of furloughed workers

Waiving late fees for unpaid utilities is “the least we can do to help them out,” one council member said.

Kidnapper in Christopherson case pleads guilty to all charges

Maria Ann Counts was charged with the kidnapping and rape of Lily Chirstopherson of Bonney Lake last May.

State-wide scholarship available for Bonney Lake students

If you’re a student in the city, you could earn a $1,000 scholarship.

National honor for Bonney Lake’s Mathew Hunt

Bonney Lake’s Mathew Hunt, who graduated from Washington State University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in December, was named student intern of the… Continue reading