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Have a busy week? Your weekend briefing will get you caught up on all the big news stories from the last week.
Ever since his mother started working with the Redmond Police Department, Officer Justin Paulson knew he wanted to be an officer of the law. Going on ride-alongs with officers in middle school and attending Bellevue Police Department’s first ever Citizen’s Academy further cemented his future.
In an effort to raise revenues for maintaining and improving roads amid falling gas taxes and traffic impact fees, Bonney Lake is considering creating a transportation benefit district, much like dozens of other cities like Buckley and Enumclaw.
In an effort to raise revenues for maintaining and improving roads amid falling gas taxes and traffic impact fees, Bonney Lake is considering creating a transportation benefit district, much like dozens of other cities like Buckley and Enumclaw. The city held a public hearing to let city residents give their input on the idea during the regular council meeting March 29.
Bonney Lake is packing up the pump. Last Thursday, the city ended the month-long process of pumping water off several streets that started flooding last winter.
Check out photos from the Sumner and Bonney Lake Easter egg hunts.
It took only two meetings for the Black Diamond City Council to revise its rules and procedures, giving metaphorical whiplash to staff and city residents as they wrestled with the council's new structure.
Yesterday, Lake Tapps reached a level of 541.69 feet. Cascade Water Alliance is currently allowing the reservoir to raise slowly with normal weather conditions and anticipate achieving a level of 542 feet by April 15 (recreational levels are 541.5 to 543 feet).
Haven’t had time to check the news this week? Your weekend briefing will let you know all the big news you may have missed.
Haven't had time to check the news this week? Your weekend briefing will let you know all the big news you may have missed.
The city of Bonney Lake is scrambling to solve a flooding problem thought to have been solved 20 years ago. What started as a few inches of water on 62nd Street behind Lakeridge Middle School at the end of December turned into a full-on flood by February, submerging 17.5 acres of forest land and roads and impacting residents in the area.
East Pierce Fire & Rescue is giving its district residents on the outskirts a chance to learn more about the department. On Saturday, March 26, the department will be hosting an open house at the Prairie Ridge fire station from 9 a.m. to noon. A second open house will be hosted April 2 at the Foothills station, also from 9 a.m. to noon.
A house on Tacoma Point Drive near Lake Tapps has been severely damage after a fire started yesterday, March 17. A neighbor called East Pierce Fire and Rescue at 4:15 p.m., and crews arrived to the house that was already halfway engulfed in flames.
The Panther tennis players are ready to start swinging, if the weather gives them a chance this early in the season. Bonney Lake did not see a single victory last year, ending the season with a 0-14 record. The Panthers plan to change that this year.
For the second consecutive year the Bonney Lake and Sumner Special Olympics basketball team celebrated taking state, bringing up their total state championships to four. The Spartans went undefeated throughout the eight subdistrict, district and championship games, and lost only one nonleague Pack the Gym game to Franklin Pierce.
Saturday mornings are an excellent opportunity to connect with your dog, which is what Cathy Dormaier has in mind when she and her cavalier King Charles spaniel, Winston, rent Enumclaw's Danish Hall to lead doga classes.
Spring sports means sprinting, jumping, vaulting and more as Panthers track once again takes to the field.Several stars from last season are returning to the team, said 11-season coach Andy Foster, and he expects a successful season.
After three years serving the Sumner School District as its superintendent, Sara Johnson announced late last month that she will be resigning at the end of the school year.
Bonney Lake has tightened its firework legislation after a heated debate about whether fireworks should be banned from the city. The council passed Ordinance D16-04, which sets new times to launch legal fireworks and revises firework penalties, during the Feb. 23 meeting.
With warmer weather and longer days just around the corner, it’s time the Panthers return to the soccer field and kick the season into gear. Bonney Lake ended their last season in the middle ranks with a 5-11 record, but 10-season coach Luke Helling-Christy said this year’s team is youthful, energetic and won’t be hampered by the loss of graduated players.