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Bonney Lake man sentenced for electronic recycling scam

Jeff Zirkle was a co-owner of Total Reclaim, Washington’s largest e-recycling company. But now he’s behind bars after pleading guilty to committing wire fraud.

Educational signs installed at Lake Sawyer

The Lake Sawyer Park Foundation hopes the new signs will encourage people to be more environmentally conscious around the park.

Students grow food for local food bank

The project was made possible by an aeroponic tower garden in the classroom.

Black Diamond’s Rock Creek Bridge to gets pedestrian walkway

The walkway will make it safer for people to walk along Roberts Drive. But some have criticized how the project hasn’t gone through a SEPA review.

Councilwoman Lauk resigns seat

Kimberly Lauk thanked the council and mayor for their work since she joined on in 2016, and urged residents to continue to participate in their local government.

1-800-RECYCLE gets a new online database

The new webpage helps bring Ecology into the 21st century.

All things Sasquatch at the Field House

April 26-28 is the third International Conference for Primal People, hosted by local Thom Cantrall.

Community group to gather in advance of Little Lake Forest meeting

The pre-meeting is this Saturday, April 20.

Enumclaw students ‘get woke, stay woke’ at Olympia conference

They got to meet Dolores Huerta, a huge name in the workers rights movement.

East Pierce pays off 2012 bond early

The bond helped buy the land a new Bonney Lake headquarter fire station will be built.

Questions, and answers, about upcoming changes

You will continue to receive The Courier-Herald if you live in Bonney Lake and pay for a subscription.

Keeping it real at Reality House

From underage drinking to suicide, the annual event helps parents understand pressures their children may be facing.

Courier-Herald to stop Bonney Lake coverage

Additionally, the paper will be moving offices (though we will still be in the same building) and be moving toward a paid subscription-only business model.

Local mother charged with failing to report sex abuse of daughter

The charges stems back to a 2017 case where three people have pleaded guilty to rape and molestation.

Local student artist heads to annual OPSI art competition

Zoe Asquith, a BLHS senior, hopes her surreal self-portrait will make waves at the May event.

Enumclaw Recyclers, The Use Again Store re-open on Garrett

The businesses have collected close to 1.3 million pounds of electronics for the E-Cycle Washington program over four years.

Examining the reality of “late term” abortions

Limiting or banning abortions is not the answer.

Average property taxes drop while home values rise on the Plateau

But new legislation may cause property taxes to rise again in 2020.

Local artist brings “Art of FLIGHT” to Chalet Theater

The snowboarding movie by Travis Rice is playing March 27 at The Chalet.

County says contentious recycle center clearing without a permit

The proposed Enumclaw Recycling Center is still going through the permitting process, but it appears the landowners have already started clearing out their land.