The medicine lock boxes come with a three-number combination. - Submitted photo

Lock up your medicine with free lock boxes

  • Today at 10:19AM

The United States is in the midst of an epidemic, the Center for Disease Control has said, although if you look around you, no one is getting sick. And yet, nearly 23,000 people in the United States died in 2013 from this particular outbreak. The cause is prescription medication overdose, and the Bonney Lake Police Department, the Sumner Police Department and East Pierce Fire and Rescue are working to mitigate prescription overdoes in their communities.

Aug 26 Arts Commission meeting canceled | Bonney Lake

  • Today at 4:00PM

The City of Bonney Lake Arts Commission meeting scheduled for August 26, 2015 has been cancelled.

The Eastside Scene

Steel and Glory: Inside the stage combat troupe the Seattle Knights

  • Today at 10:00AM updated at 2:36PM

The Seattle Knights are a stage combat performance troupe that sell their services to Renaissance faires, Medieval Times-style dinner theater venues and film or television productions — recently, members even appeared as extras on HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Fire and access restrictions require extra planning for upcoming hunting seasons | Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Today at 2:00PM

Hunters may need to consider alternative locations for their traditional hunts this year because of drought- and fire-related access restrictions on Washington’s public and private lands. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) officials say hunters should confirm before heading into the field that they will have access to their preferred locations for hunting big and small game, including bear, deer and upland birds.

Pierce Co. doctor’s license restricted; charged with having sex with patient | Department of Health

  • Today at 1:34PM

The Medical Quality Assurance Commission has immediately restricted the medical license of physician John F. Gillman due to allegations of sexual misconduct. Charges state that Gillman (MD60265170) had a nine-month sexual relationship with a female patient and demonstrated an unreasonably high risk of imminent harm to patients and the public.

Question of the Day

A recent study shows Americans have reduced their calorie intake. Have you?

Community Events, July 2015

Add an Event

Read the Jul 29
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates