Couple announces engagement

Couple announces engagement

Tom and DiDi Monroe of Bonney Lake have announced the engagement of their daughter Lauren Monroe to Paul Soderberg.

Couple announces engagement
Enumclaw High School track and field athletes spent a recent practice session cleaning up the grounds at their school and nearby neighborhoods. The “trash and field” afternoon was a team-bonding exercise that did some good for the community along the way.
Enumclaw High School track and field athletes spent a recent practice session cleaning up the grounds at their school and nearby neighborhoods. The “trash and field” afternoon was a team-bonding exercise that did some good for the community along the way.
Plateau farms are turning poop into power

Plateau farms are turning poop into power

Cow poop is changing the world – or at least making it a little greener. Every time ol’ Bossy messes up the barnyard, she’s taking us one step (one careful step, oops!) into a future of renewable energy. Got manure? If so, you could be an energy entrepreneur. Or should I say, “entre-maneur?”

Plateau farms are turning poop into power

Aggressive attack is not the answer for trimming trees

The annual tree topping or “butchering” season arrives each spring to the chagrin of professional arborists and tree service companies that discourage such practices.

April Pools Day set at SHS pool

East Pierce Fire and Rescue and the Bonney Lake Police are teaming up to sponsor April Pools Day, a free family water safety event from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on April 18 at the Sumner High School pool, 1707 Main Street.

Flowers show off their colors in April

Marianne Binetti will be making the following appearances:

Applications sought for Farm Board

Applications are being sought to fill two positions on the Pierce County Farm Board. Deadline is May 1. Applicants must be agricultural producers from the unincorporated rural county.

Board approves construction bid to replace Lakeridge MS

At a special meeting March 25, the Sumner School District’s board of directors accepted a bid for construction of the Lakeridge Middle School replacement.

City nominated as ‘best tiny town”

Someone visiting Sumner may only need to walk down Main Street once to discover the town’s Norman Rockwellian charm.

PCRC writes new version of 2009 budget

The Pierce County Regional Council (PCRC) released a new version of the 2009 budget which addresses the lower-than-expected tax revenue.

The Daffodil Court
The Daffodil Court

Man dies in motorcycle crash

A 29-year-old University Place male died from injuries received in a motorcycle accident Sunday in Sumner.

U.S. Census 2010 count under way

Starting this week, U.S. Census Bureau workers are on local streets verifying addresses using handheld computers with GPS for the 2010 count.

Egg hunts, sunrise service highlight Easter holiday weekend

Several local events are planned this Easter weekend.

City supports efforts for curtail flooding

In anticipation of future floods, Sumner City Council is supporting efforts to curtail flood damage from the Puyallup and White rivers.

The red highlighted areas are where two forest permits were approved to clear trees.

Permit allows clearing trees along SR 410

In the near future, motorists traveling on state Route 410 may notice some clearing on the hill between Sumner and Bonney Lake.

The red highlighted areas are where two forest permits were approved to clear trees.