Fireworks ban talks in Bonney Lake

  • Today at 9:00AM updated at 2:34PM

The fuse is lit and the countdown begins, and many Bonney Lake residents will be nervously watching whether the city’s proposed firework ban will be a boom or a bust. The council decided last Tuesday to schedule a town hall meeting, tentatively set for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Justice and Municipal Center, for residents to voice their opinions for or against a total ban and to discuss any ideas in-between.

Parks and Recreation updates Junk in Your Trunk event schedule | Pierce County

  • Today at 4:29PM

Pierce County Parks and Recreation will host two more Junk in Your Trunk community events this summer. The last event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19 instead of Saturday, Sept. 12.

Steps taken to reduce effects of drought at fish hatcheries | Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Today at 2:00PM

State fishery managers are working to minimize the effects of drought on fish at hatcheries across Washington state. More than a dozen of the 83 fish hatcheries operated by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) are experiencing low water levels or high water temperatures as a result of this year’s drought. Those conditions increase the likelihood of disease and can be fatal for fish.

Sheriff's Community Academy openings | Pierce County

  • Today at 1:03PM

The Pierce County Sheriff's Department is looking for interested citizens to attend its winter Community Academy program. The Parkland/Spanaway academy begins Sept. 3 and will meet each Thursday evening from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. for 10 weeks.

AG makes crowdfunded company pay for shady deal | Washington Attorney General's Office

  • Today at 12:20PM

Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced the successful conclusion of the first enforcement action in the nation against a crowdfunded project that didn’t follow through on its promise to backers. King County Superior Court Commissioner Henry Judson ordered Edward J. Polchlopek III, otherwise known as Ed Nash, and his company, Altius Management, to pay $54,851 as a result of the 2012 “Asylum Playing Cards” Kickstarter campaign.

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