Bonney Lake council to hear public testimony

By Dennis Box-The Courier-Herald

  • Apr 30, 2009

Trains and parking are on the tracks

By Dennis Box-The Courier-Herald

  • Apr 30, 2009
31st District legislative incumbents return to Olympia state House to battle the budget
31st District legislative incumbents return to Olympia state House to battle the budget

“Moved to tears…”

By Brenda Sexton-The Courier-Herald

  • Apr 30, 2009

County executive race close

By Dennis Box-The Courier-Herald

  • Apr 30, 2009

Daffodil Festival future considered

By Dennis Box-The Courier-Herald

  • Apr 30, 2009

Rainstorm causes havoc in the valley for a day and night

By Chaz Holmes-The Courier-Herald

  • Apr 30, 2009

Judge denies Pacific police chief motions

By Dennis Box-The Courier-Herald

  • Apr 30, 2009

“Kummer Bridge closed” DOT predicts bridge will be closed six months

Officials with the Washington State Department of Transportation have determined the Kummer Bridge is too unstable for traffic and closed the busy crossing over the Green River Gorge.

  • Apr 30, 2009

Enumclaw ousted from state tourney, Sumner moves on

Local teams experienced mixed success Thursday during the early rounds of the Class 3A state volleyball tournament in Kennewick.

  • Apr 30, 2009

Bonney Lake City Council to set guidelines for naming public facilities

It took about 13 minutes for the Bonney Lake City Council to breeze through its April 28 agenda.

A press release from Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy

A press release from Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy’s office caught the eyes of Pierce County Councilman Shawn Bunney concerning the sheriff’s department reducing marine services on the county’s largest recreational lakes.

Leaders thank volunteers

National Volunteer Week is celebrated from April 19 through April 25. Our volunteer group, Guide Dogs for the Blind, would like to acknowledge all the other volunteers that make a difference, and say thank you, thank you, thank you for all you do. Your time, energy and talents serve to help others with projects that you hold dear to your hearts. You are awesome!

  • Apr 28, 2009
Volunteers like Austin Schuver and guide dog candidates like McKinley spend months together.

Senior project presentation provides guide dog information

Enumclaw High School seniors Nicole Roark and Jennifer Decker brought their computer presentation and their yellow Labrador retriever puppies to the Enumclaw School Board’s April 20 meeting.

Volunteers like Austin Schuver and guide dog candidates like McKinley spend months together.

Adventure will keep kids parked in one spot

“Ridge Runner Rescue” by Mike Graf, illustrations by Marjorie Leggitt, c.2009, Fulcrum Books, $9.95, 95 pages.

  • Apr 28, 2009

Container gardening can be as simple as the ABCs

Contain yourself! But not your enthusiasm for growing great plants. Gardening in pots is the easy way to enjoy growing success with flowers, herbs, vegetables, trees, shrubs and even berries.

  • Apr 28, 2009

Pray with hands out, mouths open

Have you ever eaten a rock? I hope not, at least not on purpose. I admit I may have eaten a few very small ones unintentionally in an occasional biking mishap, but I’ve never just had a craving to munch on some limestone.

  • Apr 28, 2009

Wartime sailing memories still strong

W hen 83-year-old Bonney Lake resident Bill Bingham sits down with his fellow Weyerhaeuser retiree’s at the Enumclaw McDonald’s every Thursday morning, there is never any lack of topics for conversation.

Church leaders called to serve

On March 1, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called and sustained a new president for the Maple Valley stake. A stake is the geographical boundary, like a diocese that governs 10 congregations – called wards – in Buckley, Enumclaw and Maple Valley.

  • Apr 28, 2009
Local volunteers prepare the kits for use overseas.

Rotary AIDS project looks for volunteers

The Enumclaw Rotary Club, teaming up with World Vision, invites churches and community groups to join volunteers worldwide who assist AIDS victims by either helping generate funds for the purchase of, or providing volunteers for the assembly of, Caregiver Kits as part of an Enumclaw community project.

  • Apr 28, 2009
Local volunteers prepare the kits for use overseas.