Bonney Lake-Sumner Courier-Herald

October Is Cyber Security Month | Better Business Bureau

Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest is participating in National Cyber Security Alliance's STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Campaign to improve the public's awareness of the basic steps needed to stay safe online.

Community Development Committee meeting cancelled | Bonney Lake

The City of Bonney Lake Community Development Committee meeting regularly scheduled for October 4, 2016 has been cancelled.

Woman charged with abusing 80 year old mother who suffers from dementia | Pierce County Prosecutor

Last Friday the Pierce County Prosecutor's Office charged Leisa Anne Wagner, 51, with Assault in the Second Degree and Unlawful Imprisonment. The Prosecutor's Elder Abuse Unit is handling the case.

Hiring unemployed veterans | 57 Seconds

The men and women who have served our country in the armed forces have made great sacrifices. When their service is over, it's our responsibility to help build a bridge back to civilian life.

Regulating America out of jobs | Don Brunell

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce looked at the cost of regulations in America and found that excessive regulations are undercutting our economy and costing us jobs.

Panther boys golf continue undefeated; mixed bag of results for girls, Spartans

The boy's most recent victories were against Mt. Tahoma 55-6 and Wilson 46-40. During the Sept. 20 match against Mount Tahoma, Michel Korum led the pack, shooting a 40 at the course. Tied behind him were Trevor Castor and Rayce Spoor with a stroke count of 43, and Kyle Jung and Eric Hughes at 46.

Attorney general fights weapons | Jerry Cornfield

Attorney General Bob Ferguson insists politics isn't driving his call for a ban on the sale of semiautomatic, military-style assault weapons during the 2017 legislative session.

Buckley resident aims to reinvent the water pipe

Think of a Tinker Toy set, but for smokers. That's what Buckley resident Paul Galaviz has sent to the U.S. patent office last July; a new water pipe (or bong) design that is durable, cleanable, and – this is Galaviz's big thing – customizable.

Work can get done in government | Rich Elfers

One of the criticisms of government is that nothing much gets accomplished. I served on the Enumclaw City Council for a four-year term. Now, nearly five years later, I reflect on what was accomplished both during my term and what has been accomplished in the five years since. I discovered there are lessons to be learned from looking back.

Sumner wins 4A showdown against Graham-Kapowsin

Big-time players made big-time plays. It's an ultimate sports cliché, but it's true. And nowhere was it more evident than on the turf of Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner, where the host Spartans defeated Graham-Kapowsin 34-27 in a Thursday night feature.

East Pierce Fire and Rescue’s Health and Safety Fair returns

Last year, budget cuts kept the fire department from celebrating it's annual Open House for the first time in more than 20 years—but the free health and safety fair is back this year.

All welcome on a life changing trip | Church Corner

I have had the blessing to serve on short-term mission teams in a variety locations. Having served locally in my own community and as far away as Puerto Rico, I have found these trips to be life-changing experiences.

A look at the life of newspapers | Our Corner

You're looking at a brand new Courier-Herald. Well, actually, you'll need to go to to see what's new, because we are revamping the newspaper's website in the near future.

Panther girls fall short against Bethel | TUESDAY GIRLS GOLF

Bethel 70, Bonney Lake 32 September 27 at Classic Golf Club (Spanaway)

Bonney Lake, Sumner boys get fairway wins | TUESDAY GOLF

Bonney Lake 48, Bethel 26 September 27 at High Cedars Golf Course (Orting) Sumner 75, Rogers 60 September 27 at Linden Golf and Country Club

Missing, injured hiker rescued near Eatonville

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team rescued a missing hiker overnight near Eatonville on Sept. 27.

Bonney Lake nets 4-1 win over Mount Tahoma | TUESDAY BOYS TENNIS

Bonney Lake 4, Mount Tahoma 1 September 27 at Bonney Lake

Panther girls roll to big win over Sentinels | TUESDAY SOCCER

Bonney Lake goals: Kaylee Coatney 17:00 (unassisted); Jasmine Smith 47:00 (Coatney); Isabella Sajjadi 50:00 (unassisted); Keyaira Witt 58:00 (Summer Kober); Coatney 65:00 (Kober).

Pierce County Television takes home 17 awards at national conference | Pierce County TV

Each year, the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) holds an awards banquet to honor the best in government television programming. Pierce County TV (PCTV) took home 17 awards at the 2016 event, including three first-place finishes and three second-place awards.