Bonney Lake-Sumner Courier-Herald

Tacoma man turns himself in to face a murder charge | Pierce County Prosecutor

On Sept. 22 the Pierce County Prosecutor’s office arraigned Yancy Wade Ray, 50, on one count of second degree murder for the death of Hyson Sabb, 41.

Sumner, one of the ‘largest’ cities | Sumner Mayor Update

Did you know that the City of Sumner is one of the largest cities in Washington? No, I have not lost my marbles. There are different ways to measure the size of a city.

Threats to police | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers were serving as the Bonney Lake High School resource officer on Sept. 21, investigating reports of threats made on the previous day. It was reported to officers that a father of a student called the school, believing his son was being bullied and the school was doing nothing about it, and made threats toward the school's safety officer.

Running from warrant | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers were driving through a gas station on Sept. 17 when sighting two people known to officers filling up their car. A record check revealed the man and the woman to have revoked driving status and the woman also had two misdemeanor warrants.

Hit a fire engine | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers were called Sept. 16 due to a hit and run with an East Pierce Fire and Rescue fire engine while the truck was parked near a grocery store. Near the truck were a driver side mirror and a door handle from the suspect vehicle, and were booked into evidence.

Passed out in gaming section | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers were called Sept. 15 to a report of an unconscious woman in a department store. Officers removed her purse from the woman's lap, as they were unsure about whether she had any weapons. The woman woke up, and a search of the purse revealed a glass meth pipe.

Wrestling in the street | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

Officers were called Sept. 13 to a report of two men fighting in the street. When officers arrived on scene, one of the men approached them. The man said he was almost ran over by the other man while he was walking on 89th street, so he followed the man home to confront him, which was when the fight ensued.

Spartans blank Eagles to remain undefeated | MONDAY BOYS TENNIS

No. 1 singles: Zaylan Jacobsen (S) def. Michael Hagerty (GK) 6-0, 6-0. No. 2 singles: Dashawn Moore (S) def. Colton Seal (GK)6-1, 6-0.

We need a power greater than ourselves | Church Corner

I am confused. I have been watching all the brouhaha over the pledge of allegiance and loyalty, or disloyalty, to our country. I know there is much that needs to be fixed and there are things that people need to protest. That is our right and our responsibility.

Pierce County Sheriff medically retires K9 Diego | Pierce County Sheriff’s Department

We are deeply saddened to announce that Pierce County Sheriff’s K9 Diego was medically retired this month. Diego was diagnosed with terminal and untreatable cancer inside of his heart in mid-July, but stayed on the job until Sept. 9 when he was officially retired by the department and his replacement, K9 Dos, was present for duty.

Sept. 27 city council agenda | Bonney Lake

The agenda and full agenda packet for the September 27, 2016 City Council Meeting are now available to view online.

BL boys run past Wilson, girls a point short | THURSDAY CROSS COUNTRY

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY Bonney Lake 25, Wilson 32 GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY Wilson 28, Bonney Lake 29

Spartans have tough day against Bellarmine | THURSDAY GOLF

BOYS GOLF Bellarmine Prep 102, Sumner 73 GIRLS GOLF Bellarmine Prep 138, Sumner 65

Sumner boys earn 3-2 victory over Olympia | THURSDAY TENNIS

No. 1 doubles: Jacobsen/VanHovt (S) def. M. Williams/Bradshaw 6-1, 6-0. No. 2 doubles: Peterson/Mark (S) def. Ritter/H. Williams 6-0, 6-1. No. 3 doubles: Smith/Boogard (S) def. A. Cahill/B. Cahill 6-0, 7-6.

Panther girls beat Lincoln, stay undefeated | THURSDAY VOLLEYBALL

Bonney Lake: Alisha Feist 7 kills, 10 digs; Ashlynn Tyler 5 kills, 13 digs, 2 aces; Carly Gibbon 16 kills, 12 digs, 6 blocks; Payton Mitchell 33 assists, 14 digs.

Bonney Lake girls blast Lincoln | THURSDAY SOCCER

Bonney Lake goals: Jasmine Smith 4:00 (Kaylee Coatney assist); Smith 5:00 (Coatney); Isabella Sajjadi 10:00 (Coatney); Coatney 28:00 (unassisted); Keyaira Witt 56:00 (Hannah Kaiser).

United we stand, with locked arms | Our Corner

Let me preface this column by saying, I know there will be people who disagree with me. That doesn't make you wrong and that doesn't make me wrong. It just means our opinion and points of view differ.

Martial arts instructor pleads not guilty to rape charges

Robert James Morrison on Sept. 8 entered a plea of not guilty to all charges during a brief arraignment at the Norm Maleng Justice Center in Kent.

Farming Special | Pierce County TV

A special show about local farmers and their farm fresh products.

Split success for Sumner High runners | WEDNESDAY CROSS COUNTRY

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY Sumner 24, Graham-Kapowsin 37 Rogers 27, Sumner 29 GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY Sumner 19, Graham-Kapowsin 41 Rogers 30, Sumner 34