Bonney Lake Police Blotter

• About 9 a.m. Feb. 22, an officer responded to a call by a citizen about damage to a business on state Route 410. Upon arrival the officer noticed the side entrance door was broken. There was no evidence of burglary and it looked as if the glass in the door was broken by a BB gunshot.

Sumner council approves penalty for late water bills

The Sumner City Council approved an ordinance Feb. 17 that increases the penalty for those paying their water bill late.

Council passes revision for building permits

By a 4-2 vote, the Bonney Lake City Council passed an ordinance that would amend a section of the Municipal Code addressing building permits and permit applications.

‘The Mighty Queens of Freeville’ a feel-good love story‘

“The Mighty Queens of Freeville” by Amy Dickinson, c.2009, Hyperion, $22.95, 240 pages.

  • Mar 2, 2009

Life doesn’t hinge on accessories

A modern-day parable...

  • Mar 2, 2009

Worship team arrives at Rainier Hills

The Rev. Tom Deuschle of Celebration Ministries International in Zimbabwe is building a network of churches throughout the continent of Africa. His mandate is to bring a grassroots reformation and renaissance to the nation of Zimbabwe in the face of the nation’s many challenges.

  • Mar 2, 2009

Community Calendar

Arts & Entertainment• Washington state artist Eric Wiegart, and author of "Watercolor – Free and Easy," will offer a four-day workshop from 9 a.m. to… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2009

Now is a great time to get the scoop on poop

The first week of March means it is time to make nice with manure. Yes, composted steer or horse manure is a valuable asset this month as spreading manure on top of your berries will not only smother those weeds just starting to pop up, but also nourish the early spring growth that makes for a bountiful berry harvest. Blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and your vegetable garden are all hungry for manure. Perennials and roses also love a spring tonic of manure to wake them up and this is the week to shovel nature’s natural fertilizer around your plants.

  • Mar 2, 2009

Emergency assistance available

The Salvation Army is offering gasoline vouchers, propane vouchers, rental assistance and other essentials to families, seniors and disabled persons with urgent and immediate needs in Black Diamond and the surrounding area.

Tacoma author to speak about company towns at Wilkeson historic series

The Wilkeson Centennial Committee offers the second installment in its speaker series Tuesday, when Tacoma author Linda Carlson visits the town.

  • Mar 2, 2009

Weigelt gives up Buckley city council seat

Buckley City Councilman Ron Weigelt resigned last week, citing a residency requirement as his reason for stepping down.

Farm meeting set for March 12

Farming has been an important part of the landscape since King County’s earliest days, and county leaders want to hear ideas from local farmers about ensuring the future of agriculture here.

  • Mar 2, 2009

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  • Mar 2, 2009

Collins recommendations include facility need

Finding a more appropriate facility is among the many changes being suggested by a task force charged with examining the Collins Alternative Programs.