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It may be difficult for a supermajority of voters to pass the measure, given the other property taxes they are paying now and others they will be voting on in the November election, but Fire Chief Bud Backer believes people will see the real need East Pierce is in.
Library system seeking to address budget deficit by increasing property taxes.
Bonney Lake, Buckley and Sumner are once again gearing up for their summer concert series.
If approved by voters, the bond would raise $80 million in revenue over a 20-year period in order to seriously overhaul some of the department’s outdated stations.
Sumner, Bonney Lake, and Buckley will be seeing rate increases in July, with Black Diamond’s service provider also looking to raise their rates.
Check out some photos from last Friday’s Sumner High School graduation.
Know where and when kids, and sometimes their families, can get free or reduced-fare meals over the summer break.
Kaylie Steinbacher, Zoie McCarter, Grace Sieber, and Katherine Hunter were among the top placers.
The Sumner School District broke ground last week on the new Valley Learning Center. Located behind Sumner Middle School, this new facility will be 35,000… Continue reading
He’ll start the 300- mile trek in early May
Sumner High School joined thousands of other students in a nation-wide walkout last week.
It’s officially a snow day.
Parents are worried about the future of the Bonney Lake and Sumner aquatics program. A new Bonney Lake pool looks to be their best opportunity for students and community members, but they say council members must start planning soon.
With the state’s new “levy swap,” levies for the Enumclaw, White River, Sumner-Bonney Lake and Dieringer school districts will amount to less than what they have in the past.
Pierce County is once again gearing up for its annual Point In Time homeless count. The large-scale event is set for Friday, Jan. 26, and the county is looking for volunteers to help count and survey homeless residents in the area.
The constant stream of reports and stories means it can be difficult to take a fresh breath and give yourself room for reflection. But looking back over a years-worth of news can be remarkably thought-provoking, and that’s exactly what New Years is for
Tonya Tunnell-Thornhill, the new executive director of the non-profit that aims to help families escape domestic violence, came in at a time when funding was being slashed at many domestic violence programs in the county.
In a joint press release, the Enumclaw, Sumner-Bonney Lake, White River and Dieringer school districts announced Dec. 8 they will be placing Educational Programs and Operations Levy and Instructional Technology Improvement Levy measures before voters.
With two levies looking to expire next year, the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District Board of Directors is asking residents to approve replacement levies on the first special election ballot of 2018. The board’s decision to put the two replacement levies on the Feb. 13, 2018 ballot came down unanimously Dec. 6.
Enslow served as mayor of 12 years and eight years as a City Council member.