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Van crashes into Enumclaw business

No one was hurt in the wreck, though the building sustained more than a little damage.

False rape allegations are not the problem to address

Approximately a 33 percent of women have survived an attempted or completed rape — that’s the issue at hand.

New apartments coming to Bonney Lake

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

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.

Recovering the mantle of ‘senior’

The Enumclaw Senior Center, with the help of a potential five-year grant from the county, hopes to change how people think about getting older.

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

Hornets show Homecoming pride | Slideshow

Check out this year’s Homecoming parade down Cole Street.

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.

DOT still looking at options for Spiketon Bridge issue

The department believes repairing the 83-year old bridge is not a good solution, but residents don’t want to wait four years for new bridge funding to become available.

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.

Black Diamond officer recognized for life-saving efforts

Suffering from sudden cardiac arrest, Joe Moore was saved by the quick thinking of his wife and the fast response of the BDPD.

Learn more about your septic systems, keep Lake Tapps clean

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

Tell King County what you think about the trail system

The public survey will be open through Oct. 5.

Golden anniversary celebration held in former maternity home

It’s estimated more than 600 babies were born in the Mahlin Maternity Home, now known as the Le Sorelle Inn in Buckley.

Save time by buying Mount Rainier passes online

Now you don’t have to wait in line — just print your pass and home and enjoy the majesty of the park.

Free construction classes help make community connections

Building Beyond the Walls, an Enumclaw-based non-profit, offers folks of all stripes a way to learn new skills and form long-lasting connections through volunteer work.

Nation-wide emergency notification test coming October

This will be the first time the Wireless Emergency Alerts system will be tested across the country.

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.

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.