Birth Announcement

Paul and Jennifer Wik of Clarkston, Wash., announce the birth of their son Alexander Leroy, born Jan. 31, 2009, at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Lewiston, Idaho. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 1/2 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches. He joins sister Anna, 2.

  • Feb 24, 2009

Wildlife habitat certification highlights breakfast

Nearly 200 men and women filled the Enumclaw High School commons Feb. 18 for the 44th annual Enumclaw Garden Club Breakfast For the Birds.

Seniors’ stories help culminate senior project

Warren Wheeler has learned a lot about the world during the past couple of months. And he owes it all to his senior project.

Good time to plant roses, trees and berrries The Compleat Home Gardener Marianne Binetti

The fourth week of February is your cue to continue planting bare root roses, fruit trees and berry bushes. Asparagus and strawberry roots can go into the ground now. Put out bait for slugs, as they are waking up and looking for food to eat. Check your overwintered bulbs of glads, begonias, dahlias and cannas and remove any that look rotten before they spread their problems on to the others.

Sumner construction company fined for stormwater violations

A Sumner construction company has been fined $36,000 for violations of its construction stormwater permit, according to the Washington Department of Ecology.

Coffee with Mayor begins Monday

The city of Bonney Lake will host “Coffee with the Mayor” the first Monday of each month, beginning next week, at the Bonney Lake Senior Center.

Bonney Lake celebrates 60th anniversary Saturday

Bonney Lake will host a celebration Saturday in honor of the city’s 60th anniversary.

Boating education course set

Boaters at least 12 years old in need of their boating education cards may obtain it through boating education courses offered by the city of Bonney Lake.

Thorson ready to assume fire chief’s duties

Growing up, watching his father serve as a fire chief in Federal Way, Jerry Thorson knew he wanted to follow along his father’s footsteps.

City working on helping homebuilder

Bonney Lake Mayor Neil Johnson told members of the City Council the city is developing a plan to help home builders.

Church seeking permit to expand

Calvary Community Church is looking to expand and a public hearing on the matter took place Friday at Sumner City Hall.

Changing portion of 410 slim

If the city of Bonney Lake decides to pursue a business owner’s request to downgrade the classification of a portion on state Route 410, chances of it being approved appear slim.

Mystery fans will get a smile out of “Bones of Betrayal”

“Bones of Betrayal” by Jefferson Bass, c.2009, William Morrow, $24.99, 357 pages.

  • Feb 23, 2009

Book Club hosts selection’s author

The Enumclaw Hometown Book Club will host Larry Colton, author of “Counting Coup: A True Story of Basketball and Honor on the Little Big Horn,” at 7 p.m. March 23, at the Enumclaw High School library.

  • Feb 23, 2009

Resident requests changes on SR 410 classification

The owner of a golf driving range believes all of state Route 410 passing through Bonney Lake should all be classified the same for safety reasons and to help the city achieve some of its goals.

Think about getting cool-season crops in the ground

Marianne Binetti will speak at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show, 10 a.m. Saturday on “New Plants for Old Gardens” and at 2 p.m. Sunday on “Garden Thunder from Down Under.” The show is at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle. For more information go to www.gardenshow.com.

  • Feb 17, 2009

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  • Feb 17, 2009