EHS graduate McNab promoted to Lieutenant Colonel

Tom McNab was recently promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the United States Air Force.

Grace period for distracted driving law ends | Washington State Patrol

Washington drivers caught using phones while driving will now receive a $136 ticket

  • Jan 25, 2018

Special election ballots coming soon; changes made in Pierce County

Watch your mail for your Feb. 13 special election ballot. If you’re a Pierce County voter, you may notice a new feature on yours.

  • Jan 24, 2018

Input sought on aging Enumclaw pool

Enumclaw’s pool is more than four decades old, so the City of Enumclaw is putting together an advisory committee to chart a course of action.

Bonney Lake releases findings on water meter tests, ends internal audit

Dozens of residents complained to the council last October about what they called impossibly high water bills. After several months performing an internal audit of the water utility system, including testing 43 water meters from homes that received a high water bills, the city holds there is no bug in the system, and residents used the amount of water recorded on their bills. But some residents, and even councilmembers, remain unconvinced.

White River Valley Museum opens “Suffer for Beauty” exhibit

Corsets, bras, and bustles, oh my! The White River Valley Museum is hosting its new event, “Suffer for Beauty,” which is all about the changing ideals of female beauty through the ages. The exhibit runs through June 17.

  • Jan 22, 2018

Former Plateau resident lands role with Marvel T.V. series

McKay Stewart, who spent much of his childhood in Enumclaw and Bonney Lake, will be joining the Marvel universe in a new episode of “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” airing Friday, Jan. 19.

Library’s art and writing contest returns to Pierce County | Pierce County Library System

Pierce County teens are encouraged to express themselves through writing, painting, drawing and more for the annual Our Own Expressions competition, hosted by the Pierce County Library System.

  • Jan 18, 2018

Sumner School District seeks name ideas for new elementary school

Want to name your new local school? Just fill out a short form by Jan. 26

  • Jan 17, 2018

Judge reproaches Black Diamond mayor, former city council majority

In a summary judgement hearing, King County Superior Court Judge Janet Helson said she was troubled by both the actions of Black Diamond Mayor Carol Benson and former City Council majority Pat Pepper, Brian Weber, and Erika Morgan over the last two years concerning potential Open Public Meetings Act violations.

Man shot in Burnett; suspect turns himself in

According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, the victim was driven to the Burnett Store in order to report he was shot by his brother. The suspect turned himself in approximately three hours later.

Citizen group urges council to start pool planning

With the Sumner High School pool closing at the end of the 2018-2019 swim season, residents are asking the City of Bonney Lake to build a city pool to house the Panther and Spartan swim teams. A presentation on why the council should start planning a pool as quickly as possible is being held Tuesday, Jan. 23.

WA infant mortality rate below U.S. rate, disparities still remain | Department of Health

Washington ranks eighth in the nation for the lowest infant deaths, yet African-American and American Indian families still experience disproportionate rates of infant mortality.

  • Jan 15, 2018

Pierce County mourns fallen deputy, community shows support, and more | Pierce County TV

Pierce County News for the week of Jan. 11-25, 2018

  • Jan 15, 2018

It’s no hoax — the state may be holding money for you

At first glance, you might think it’s a fake website. But Washington state’s Department of Revenue unclaimed property site — — is 100 percent legitimate, and can be used to help residents find money that was supposed to be theirs, but somehow never made it to them.

Teacher, student reconnect at living center after 66 years

A person can change in 66 years. At the very least, they’re going to look pretty different. So when Robert Terrell, 96, and Margaret (Peggy) Burley, 75, ran into each other at Bonney Lake’s Cedar Ridge assisted living facility last August, neither of them realized they had met before — at an elementary school, where he was a fourth-grade teacher, and she was a part of his first ever class.

Rotary offers $100,000 service grant | Enumclaw Rotary Foundation

The Sustainable Community Project 2022 Grant is newly-established and intended to provide a sustainable, long-term benefit to the greater Enumclaw community rather than funding a singular need or event.

DSHS launches “Starts with One” opioid campaign | Department of Social and Health Services

According to recent statistics, prescription pain medications are now the leading cause of accidental death in Washington state – more than guns or car crashes.

  • Jan 11, 2018

Jan. 15 voter registration deadline | King County Elections

Citizens who want to vote in the February 13 special election have until Monday, January 15 to register to vote or update voter registration information online or by mail.

  • Jan 11, 2018

Black Diamond hits the reset button

The new Black Diamond City Council wasted no time on settling in and testing the political waters. On their first meeting of the year, new Councilwomen Melissa Oglesbee and Erin Stout and returning Councilwomen Tamie Deady and Janie Edelman marched through a long list of agenda items, many of which reversed council policies and goals set over the last two years.