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Saturday, April 19, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Free technology classes available this spring | Pierce County Libraries
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - Spring into technology with free classes at Pierce County Library. Sign up for a class on a specific topic, or drop in for a help session. Read more...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 -- 12:00 am
FFA and 4-H students bring in $185,943 at NW Jr. Livestock Auction
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - While other students are out playing and relaxing, FFA and 4-H students have been working hard to prepare their hogs, steers and sheep for the Northwest Junior Livestock Show, which was held at the Washington State Spring Fair, April 10-16 at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup. Read more...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Pierce County health improvement plan
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - Pierce County Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) partners have identified the two top health priorities for the county as mental health, acknowledging a substance abuse connection; and access to quality health care and community services, with a health equity focus. Read more...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Attorney General opposes House Bill
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson joined a coalition of attorneys general from 13 states that sent a letter yesterday to the leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy. The letter objects to proposed changes to the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA) that would strip states of the power to protect their citizens from dangerous chemicals. Read more...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Pierce County parks and facilities job opportunities
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - Pierce County is seeking applicants for several open positions within its Parks and Recreation Services Department and Facilities Management Department. Read more...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Pierce County Parks awarded for cultural outreach efforts
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - The Washington Recreation and Parks Association recognized two outstanding employees of Pierce County Parks last week at its 2014 state conference in Seattle. Read more...
Friday, April 18, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Park appreciation day set for April 26 | Prairie Ridge
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - The first annual Prairie Ridge Parks Appreciation day is set for Saturday, April 26. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., volunteers can come help at the 128th St. family park. Read more...
Friday, April 18, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Libraries closed for Easter | Pierce County Libraries
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - The Pierce County Library System libraries will be closed Sunday for Easter. White the libraries are closed, people can still access many free services online. Read more...
Friday, April 18, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Public invited to help with updated master plan for Kopachuck State Park
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to a second workshop to develop an updated master plan for Kopachuck State Park near Gig Harbor. Read more...
Friday, April 18, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Insurance commissioners meet with President Obama
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - The following was released by the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner. Read more...
Friday, April 18, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Department of Energy's Hanford hazardous waste proposal rejected
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced the state is rejecting the U.S. Department of Energy's March 31 proposal to amend the 2010 consent decree governing the retrieval and treatment of high-level radioactive and chemically hazardous waste at Hanford. Read more...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Local history authors at Sumner Pierce County Library
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - The authors who chronicled Sumner's history will meet with the community from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29 at Sumner Pierce County Library, 1116 Fryar Ave. Read more...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 -- 12:00 am
No more 'dog catchers' | Message from Sumner's Mayor
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - It's unfortunate how dog catchers are portrayed in old cartoons. You know the image--the mean guy with the big net who just can't wait to capture the poor, lost mutt. It couldn't be farther from the truth. Read more...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Pierce County offers new electronic payment solution for property taxes
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - Pierce County residents now have access to an improved option for paying their property taxes, which are next due on April 30. The County's partnership with Point & Pay, a wholly-owned subsidiary of North American Bancard, enables taxpayers to settle their obligations online or via telephone using credit cards, debit cards, and electronic checks, with additional services to come. Read more...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Department of Revenue appoints human resources assistant director
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - The Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) announced that Katie Gerard has been appointed assistant director of Human Resources. Gerard begins her position April 16, 2014. Read more...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Pierce County Library System honored for food drive efforts
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - Emergency Food Network (EFN), the hub of Pierce County's emergency food system, presented The Silver Spoon Award to Pierce County Library System (PCLS) for the category Substantial Collection Effort. Read more...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Construction Safety Day coming April 23 to Puyallup | Department of Labor and Industries
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - The job of construction worker remains one of the toughest, and getting the right safety training and equipment can make all the difference. Read more...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Pierce County woman pleads guilty to tax refund fraud
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - A Pierce County woman pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to a wire fraud and aggravated identity theft scheme that netted her more than $95,000, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan. Read more...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 -- 12:00 am
2014 Lake Tapps spring refill update from Cascade, Lake Tapps Community Council
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - Cascade Water Alliance, in conjunction with the Lake Tapps Community Council announced today that Lake Tapps is at its minimum recreational level of 541.5 feet in accordance with agreements with the Lake Tapps community. Read more...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Social Security benefits help people with a ticket to work
Bonney Lake/Sumner Courier-Herald - Individuals with disabilities encounter numerous barriers to employment. Those frustrating walls hinder gainful employment and reduce self-sufficiency. But Social Security provides many effective work incentives that can be combined with other state resources. Read more...

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