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Woman dead in Bonney Lake fire

The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office determined Sandra Penland, 55, died of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Spring is coming, and so is baby bird season

Local songbird rehabilitation nonprofit Featherhaven is looking for volunteers this season.

Update: Man who died in Buckley fire identified

The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office is still determine Steven Michael Rhoades’ cause of death.

Bonney Lake woman one of many to sue banks over bond issue

Her bond, bought in 1981 for $500, was expected to be worth around $2,500 today.

Fennel Creek trail construction given the go-ahead

It was a bit more expensive than the Bonney Lake City Council expected.

Alleged rapist died by suicide in Pierce County jail

Errol Leon Vanpevenage, Jr., 55, was arrested Feb. 13, and died Feb. 26.

Enumclaw baseball program hosts fundraiser during annual rivalry game

Make sure to grab a Housewife Hotdog while at the game this Friday.

Festival aims to heal those grieving from loss

Samsarafest returns to the Enumclaw Expo Center with a little more experience under its belt.

Bonney Lake man eats meth, causes flight to divert

Douglas Braden Smyser, 21, is being charged with a federal crime for interfering with a flight crew.

Lake Tapps father allegedly beats daughter for taking extra food

The student told her school counselor she was first hit with a belt, and then a golf club.

Bonney Lake turns 70, and it’s throwing a party

Join Mayor Neil Johnson and the Greater Bonney Lake Historical Society this Thursday, Feb. 28, to celebrate local history.

Exploring the ins and outs of anxiety

The 2017 film “Angst” will be showing March 6 at Enumclaw High School, followed by a panel discussion with Enumclaw School District counselors.

Enumclaw Community Creator contest winners announced

Escuela de la Vida: A Spanish Language Series, and Community Connections: An Interest-Based Connections Board, were the two programs funded by the new competition.

Man pleads not guilty to rape of local teen

Errol Leon Vanpevenage, Jr., admitted to knowing the 17-year old was underage, and allegedly threatened her and her family if she broke off contact.

Task force to take on fate of Sumner pool

A new task force — which is still accepting applications from the community — may not only decide the future of the aquatic center, but the overall Sumner High School renovation project.

‘Activity backpacks’ for exploring state parks to be available at your local library

There are several guidelines to make checking out the backpacks a smooth process.

Sharing the love this Valentine’s Day

Crestwood Elementary student Kinzi Hansen organized a Valentines Box drive so every elementary student in her school district could celebrate the holiday.

New anti-drug group sparks debate in Bonney Lake

Bonney Lake Buckley Against Drugs (BLBAD) says they’re helping addicts get clean and keeping the community safe from criminals. Others say the group is bordering on vigilante.

Young Buckley baker has eyes set on national competition

Micah Crawford has become a master of cake bakes, and hopes to be on the Food Network’s Kids Baking Championship competition.

Local cities, school districts stepping up to ease financial burdens of furloughed workers

Waiving late fees for unpaid utilities is “the least we can do to help them out,” one council member said.