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10 years of Death by Chocolate

What’s better than chocolate? Death by chocolate, obviously. The Bonney Lake Lions club is hosting its one and only annual fundraiser, Death by Chocolate, at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12, in the Bonney Lake High School commons area.

Panther fastpitch, baseball squads ready to start swinging | 2016 Spring Sports Previews

The Panther fastpitch team is eager to play ball after last year’s disappointing 8-12 record, said seven-season coach Andrew Sage. Bonney Lake will see many players from last season return to the team, including seniors Melanie Torr and Robin Morin, juniors Eleseana Quintanar, Kira Mitchell, Emma Sulkosky and Joey Ahern, and sophomore Raelyn Kimmel.

New school chickenpox vaccine requirement for all highschoolers

Starting this fall, area high school students must have received their two doses of chickenpox vaccine before they start classes. This will mark the end of a nine-year Washington State Department of Health chickenpox vaccine implementation plan that started requiring kindergarten students to get their second chickenpox vaccine dose in the 2008-2009 school year.

New school chickenpox vaccine requirements for all highschoolers

Starting this fall, area high school students must have received their two doses of chickenpox vaccine before they start classes.

Novik’s “Uprooted” puts much-needed emphasis on female relationships | Point of Review

If it wasn’t for the fact my fiancée gave away her personal copy of “Uprooted” three times over the holiday season as gifts to friends and family, I could have easily read it at least twice more, and she would have had her nose stuck in it for a month straight. Yes, Naomi Novik’s newest book is really that magical.

Sumner preschool gives students the Washington outdoor experience

Sumner’s first all outdoor preschool is getting ready to welcome its first spring and summer season. The Timber Creek Farm and Forest school was opened by Matt and Tinneca Fortin September 2015 in order to give toddlers and elementary school children the chance to experience the outdoors, something they think many children no longer get a chance to do.

Novik’s “Uprooted” put much-needed emphasis on female relationships | Point of Review

If it wasn't for the fact my fiancée gave away her personal copy of "Uprooted" three times over the holiday season as gifts to friends and family, I could have easily read it at least twice more, and she would have had her nose stuck in it for a month straight.

Cascade Water Alliance starts refilling Lake Tapps

The signs of spring are all around us – the robins are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and Cascade Water Alliance has started diverting water into Lake Tapps. The company stopped releasing water from the lake in the beginning of February. Filling the lake from White River was set to begin March 1.

Panther culinary to cook in nationals

Bonney Lake brought the heat to this year’s ProStart Invitation state culinary competition, placing first among 14 schools and earning the right to cook at the national competition in April. The Panther team consisted of Dolton Workman, Breanna English, Asaiah Berden and team captain Conor Lees.

Legendary ragtimer Bob Milne comes back to Chalet Theater

Ragtime piano player Bob Milne is once again making a pit stop in Enumclaw to play at the Chalet Theater.

East Pierce fire chief saves dog from burning car

Forget firefighters rescuing stranded cats in trees. East Pierce Fire Chief Bud Backer was washing his car outside the Bonney Lake Wal-Mart when dispatch alerted firefighters there was a car fire in the store parking lot.

Bonney Lake flood waters receding

It’s looking like Bonney Lake has a handle on the flooding that has plagued some city residents for the past couple months. Residents along 62nd Street behind Lakeridge Middle School started noticing at the end of December that rain water wasn’t draining back into the ground like in previous years.

East Pierce levy lift on April ballot

East Pierce Fire and Rescue is once again asking its residents for more revenue by putting a levy lift measure on the April special election ballot. This levy lift measure comes a year and a half after the department asked voters to renew a Maintenance and Operations levy, which did not receive enough votes to pass and cut East Pierce’s budget by $3 million.

St. Elizabeth Hospital marks five years of serving the plateau

Margaret Frederickson was a lucky woman.

Area athletes compete at 3A swim and dive meet

Bonney Lake, Enumclaw and Sumner competed in the 3A state swim and dive championship. The meet took place Friday and Saturday at the King County Aquatic Center.

Area athletes compete at 3A swim and dive meet

Bonney Lake, Enumclaw and Sumner competed in the 3A state swim and dive championship. The meet took place Friday and Saturday at the King County Aquatic Center.

Bonney Lake begins pumping flood water

With floodwaters in Bonney Lake continuing to rise, the city raced to set up a water pump to take the water off 62nd Street and into Lake Tapps. The flood started in late December, when residents began noticing that water on 62nd Street, 187th Street and the intersection of 188th and 62nd was not returning to the ground and started covering the roads.

Washington Poison center details decrease in e-cigarette exposures

The Washington Poison center has released itsyearly summary of e-cigarette exposure calls. According to the center, e-cigarette exposures were generally lower in 2015 than in 2014, and received a total of 156 calls.

Washington Poison center details decrease in e-cigarette exposures

The Washington Poison center has released its yearly summary of e-cigarette exposure calls. According to the center, e-cigarette exposures were generally lower in 2015 than in 2014, and received a total of 156 calls.

Hours announced for April White River bridge closure

The Department of Transportation has received final confirmation for the hours the White River bridge will be closed in April.