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Buckley councilman pleads guilty to child rape
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Buckley’s Randy Reed now awaits sentencing, having offered a guilty plea last week to charges of firstdegree rape of a child and indecent liberties. Reed, 55, offered the guilty plea Thursday, one day after resigning from his post on the Buckley City Council. He served on the council for the better part of two decades and had recently returned to council and committee meetings; he had been granted a leave of absence after being charged in Pierce County Superior Court. Reed is to be sentenced Oct. 26 as a first-time offender. Prosecutors are recommending a sentence ranging from 10 years, 11 months to life in prison, with all but 12 months suspended. If a judge goes along with the recommendation, Reed would serve his year behind bars in the Pierce County jail, then be at the mercy of the state’s
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More than 675 people turned out for the Ninth annual Beautify Bonney Lake event Saturday, which cleaned up common areas and parks atmore than 22 locations around the city. Left, Pam and Steve Jones plant a tree at Ascent Park in memory of their son Jayson who died in February. Right, members of the Fourth Battalion 160th Airborne regiment helped install a sign at the site of the future Veteran’s Memorial.
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Bonney Lake may add fee to pay for Eastown sewers By Brian Beckley Staff Writer
Though they voted down the Utility Latecomers Agreement with the Eastown landowners, the Bonney Lake City Council is still pursuing new avenues to get sewer lines in the ground to try and spur development. The city is researching a new funding method that would involve
adding additional fees to developers in Eastown on top of the sewer system development charges in an attempt to recoup the investment of paying for the pipes. “What we’re looking at … is imposing a surcharge to accomplish the same thing (as the ULA),” City Administrator Don Morrison said. The issue was discussed recently at the council and in the finance
committee and Morrison said the method appears legal, but there is no precedent in Bonney Lake on how to implement such as There are still some questions, however, as to how the additional charges would work because SDCs are based on equivalency dwelling units and not land size, as the agreement with the landowner corporation was. Under the ULA, the city would
have partnered with the landowner corporation to fund the project and was designed so the city and the investors would recoup their money as developers connected to the system. Morrison said the new method would be similar, without the ini-
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A Regional Approach Produces Efficiencies, Competitive Edge Message from the Chair | John Marchione, Mayor, City of Redmond I’m pleased to announce that Cascade has progressed from its original status as a watershed management partnership, to a municipal corporation. This important step provides Cascade with flexibility to address future challenges as we continue to strive to provide water resources to the region for the future. the change in status was made possible through the recently adopted joint municipal utilities services authority act (JmUsa) that allows more efficient use of public dollars when municipalities and special districts combine to provide essential public services. Legislators saw the benefit and the act gained broad support. JmUsa was adopted in 2011. in July, Cascade became the first municipal corporation in the state to be formed under JmUsa. Our customers, residents and ratepayers will all benefit as a result. A Competitive Edge for Puget Sound | according to a pronouncement made earlier this summer by Cascade and all the major water providers in King, pierce and snohomish counties, the puget sound
region will have enough water for the next 50 years. Better forecasting, wise infrastructure investment by the utilities, and smart use of water by consumers and the utilities means water will be available. this is not only important for us as we turn on the tap at home but it offers the region a tremendous economic advantage as we look out to the future. Unlike in other parts of the country, we can tell business that the region will have enough water to support population and economic growth. We are well positioned here in this region when it comes to the essential necessity of water.
our members have combined to form Cascade to ensure they have high quality great tasting water today and tomorrow. From local fairs to farmers’ markets and other events, thousands of Cascade area residents stopped by to visit our booths, getting information about Cascade and our water saving ideas. enjoy these last days of summer and the coming of fall—and use our wonderful water wisely!
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Public Can Help Find Remaining Milfoil After Successful Treatments When Cascade Water Alliance purchased Lake Tapps two years ago, some of the shallow coves were so thick with milfoil homeowners said it felt like they could ‘walk on water.’ that’s dangerous, according to the state department of ecology (dOe), which classifies eurasian milfoil as a noxious weed. By law, Cascade needed to address the infestation and has spent the past two summers using chemical treatments in milfoil prone areas. a third treatment was scheduled for this summer but the reduction in numbers of returning plants was so dramatic, contractor aquatechnex suggested hand-pulling the remaining plants this year.
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July thunderstorm leads to new gym at North Tapps By Brian Beckley
over the weekend – so work began immediately on drying the building, though the floor would still have to be replaced. “It looked awful that day,” NeumeierMartinson said. Insurance paid for the workers to cut out the warped section of floor and replace it with new wood and then sand down the whole gym and re-finish he floor. All of the work was completed before schools opened and students returned to find a brand new gym. “A bad situation ended up being resolved well,” Neumeier-Martinson said. She said the floor was original installed when the building was built in 1993 and was scheduled to be resurfaced within a few years, though seeing the new finish reminded her how old the original floor was. “We though it looked pretty good until we saw the new one,” she said.
The plan this summer was just to replace the roof and the bleachers at North Tapps Middle School, but Mother Nature had other ideas. “It was a dark and stormy morning,” Dieringer Superintendent Judy NeumeierMartinson said with a laugh. Work was underway to replace the school’s aging roof on July 20 when a thunderstorm suddenly rolled through the Lake Tapps area, drenching the workers and the sending rain into the gym. “The water just came running in the building,” Neumeier-Martinson said. By the time it was over, the gym floor was flooded and beginning to warp. “Hard wood and water do not mix at all,” Neumeier-Martinson said. Along with the floor, the ceilings, wall coverings and five classrooms were damaged to the tune of approximately $600,000. Luckily, the rains came on a Friday when people were in the building – instead of
High levels of shellfish toxin close some beaches Unusually high levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poison (PSP) toxins were found in Commencement Bay shellfish. Toxin levels have been increasing since August, and more Pierce County beaches have been closed as a result. Recreational shellfish harvesting closures are in effect for all but a small portion of Pierce
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The new gym floor and bleachers at North Tapps Middle School in the Dieringer School District. During a July thunderstorm, water damage forced replacement of a section of the floor. Courtesy photo.
Reed FROM 1 Indeterminate Sentence Review Board. That body would then rule whether Reed should be set free or serve additional jail time. Once freed, Reed will have to register as a sex offender,
be on lifetime probation and undergo treatment. Reed was charged with sex crimes stemming from his contact with a 7-year-old who was living in his home. The girl is the daughter of a woman who was in a relationship with Reed’s adult son. The Reed family saga
continued when son Travis Reed attempted to bribe the victim’s mother, offering her money to drop charges against his father. She refused the bribe and instead went to police. Travis Reed pleaded guilty earlier this year to tampering with a witness and was placed on probation.
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Bonney Lake extends moratorium on medical marijuana gardens By Brian Beckley Staff Writer
The Bonney Lake City Council on Sept. 11 extended the city’s moratorium on medical marijuana collective gardens for an additional six months. This is the third time the council has approved a six-month moratorium. The council re-affirmed its prior findings of fact on the matter, which include that the governor used a line-item veto on the voter-approved initiative that approved collective
gardens, including on sections pertaining to legal dispensaries, while leaving in tact sections on collective gardens, thereby creating confusion between the state and federal laws. “It appears to the council that establishment of collective gardens would violate federal law,” the original ordinance reads. The council this week again cited the confusing of the conflicting state and federal laws. “Significant uncertainty continues to exist regarding the validity of Washington’s current medical marijuana statutes, including those
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Annual East Pierce open house set for Sept. 29 East Pierce Fire and Rescue will host its 19th annual open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at the East Pierce headquarters station at 18421 Veterans Memorial Drive East (formerly Old Buckley Highway) in Bonney Lake. The free health and safe-
ty fair will include more than a dozen booths featuring representatives from East Pierce Fire and Rescue, Department of Natural Resources, the Bonney Lake Police and Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, the City of Bonney Lake and others.
The annual open house is an opportunity to showcase programs and services provided by East Pierce Fire and Rescue, including demonstrations by the fire department’s special operations teams, including the Technical Rescue, Wildland, HazMat and
Water Rescue teams. Parents and children can test their fire safety knowledge, watch demonstrations of various rescue equipment and purchase and be fitted for life jackets and helmets. Live presentations are scheduled throughout the event featuring the Northwest Disaster search dogs and firefighters demonstrating life-saving tools such as the “Jaws of Life”. “The highlight every year for most kids is the chance to play firefighter,” said East Pierce Lieutenant Eric McLeroy. Younger chil-
dren suit up in firefighter gear to put out a “fire” and perform a “rescue.” Older children are offered a more challenging course, shooting water from a hose at a target and performing a “rescue.” This year, State Farm Insurance will bring the Distracted Driving Simulator, an effective tool in demonstrating the consequences of distracted driving. The simulator technology uses software that offers complex and unpredictable challenges to the driver in order to
improve risk avoidance, defensive driving skills and reaction times. The simulator has been proven as an effective teaching tool for drivers of all skill levels. A medical helicopter from Airlift Northwest is scheduled to land around 1:30 p.m. Those interested will get an up close look at the helicopter and a chance to chat with the crew. Ice cream, popcorn and cotton candy will be available from the International Association of Firefighters,
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The city of Bonney Lake is asking residents to complete a new survey regarding what types of businesses they would like to see move in to town. According to Mayor Neil Johnson, the announcement this past week that the city’s Albertson’s is one of 60 stores nationwide scheduled for closure, along with recent discussions with other national chains that have shown interest in the region, prompted the administration to ask residents for their thoughts on the city’s business community. “Since we have some property that is still available for commercial development, we can use this information to
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Villains of meltdown yet to see punishment Did you ever stop to ask yourself, “Who were the winners and losers of the 2008 economic meltdown?” I have. I’m not pleased with the answers I get. Let’s see whom the winners and losers are in the economic crash and perhaps learn some lessons for the future. First, let’s look at the winners: Some investment banks, many of whom made fraudulent and irresponsible decisions ended up not having to pay the consequences of their actions, and instead got billions in government bailouts. None of these top ranking business leaders has been prosecuted for their crimes since the 2008 meltdown. That’s going on four years now and not one major prosecution has been initiated. With the Federal Reserve lowering interest rates, banks benefited from an inflow of cheap money. The government gave them bailout money to keep them afloat, but there was no requirement for them to loan it out. Rather than spreading this money out through cheap loans, they’ve sat on it, making it difficult for businesses and individuals to get loans.
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The low interest rates have encouraged a rising stock market. And the richest 10 percent of the population have benefited because they own 80 percent of the stocks, according to an article in the New York Times. So, who are the losers? Billions of dollars disappeared from the value and equity of our houses, so much so that there are many people who are what is called “underwater” with their mortgages. They’re paying on home loans for a house that is worth less than their debt. All you have to do is to walk through the residential neighborhoods of your town to see houses that have been abandoned and that are not maintained, pulling down the home values of neighboring houses.
The unemployment rate is current at 8.3 percent, improved from its high of 10 percent in October 2009, but still very high. Many businesses have automated their factories, meaning they won’t be hiring semi-skilled and unskilled workers when the economy picks up. Those jobs will be gone. Millions of people saw their life savings disappear and their retirements shrink. Many boomers will not be able to retire as they move into their 60s. What lessons can be learned from this period of inequity? Perhaps the hard lessons my Depression-era parents learned and taught me can help you: Don’t spend more than you make and pay off your debts, especially your home loans, by the time you retire. Live modest lives. Examine what you think you need and decide whether it’s a necessity or a desire. Save, rather than spend. Put your priorities on emotional investments: Invest your time with your family; spend less time in front of the TV, or other electronic devices. That time before your children are
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Our Corner FROM 6 “They (approved quotes) are sent by e-mail…to reporters who have interviewed campaign officials under one major condition: the press office has veto power over what statements can be quoted and attributed by name. Most reporters…grudgingly agree. After the interviews, they review their notes, check their tape recorders and send in the juiciest sound bites for review.” Apparently, this practice has been growing as government officials and departments have demanded the right to censor quotes in order to be interviewed. It also caused an uproar within the journalism community. National Journal Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier wrote a great response, but it’s sad that he even had to clarify it in the first place. “If a public official wants to use NJ as a platform for his/her point of view, the price of admission is a quote that is on-record, unedited and unadulterated,” Fournier wrote. This is stuff you learn
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 • The BONNEY LAKE Courier-Herald • Page 7 the first day of your first journalism class, and it’s reserved for the few dimwits who have no concept of how journalism works and can’t tell the difference between it and public relations. A quote is one of two things, on the record or off the record. Some newspapers allow this, others do not. If it’s off the record, it has to be have been agreed beforehand. Those quotes are not used in a story. Quotes cannot retroactively become off the record, either. If something is stated on the record, a reporter should never have to obtain permission to use it. This newspaper does not and will not ever agree to censorship of quotes as a stipulation for an interview with a public official, or anyone else. If someone is unwilling to be interviewed under such terms, then they are not interviewed or speak off the record. Occasionally we will call people to confirm statistics, facts or statements that were written down by hand and not taped on a voice recorder. This newspaper does not have a “gotcha!” mentality where reporters intentionally try to trap people into
saying things they didn’t mean in order to humiliate them or take their quotes out of context. We do our best to ensure that we quote people and summarize their statements accurately. But what this really is about is politicians trying to control their image as it portrayed to the public through the press. I’m sure reporters from the NYT or Washington Post will assert that it’s the only way they can obtain quotes for their stories, to which I would say that the mere fact that government officials or politicians would demand censorship of their work as a requirement for an interview is a story in and of itself, not to mention the fact that the newspapers would even consider agreeing to such terms. If that’s the requirement in order to effectively cover politics, then what’s the point of having freedom of the press? And, better yet, do they really think the public is going to trust them to cover a story accurately when they can’t even get an unfiltered quote from an official? Also, the phrase “unavailable for comment,” “declined to comment” or “phone calls
and emails were unreturned” is a far better substitute than filtered propaganda worthy of the Pravda because it is just as useful to the public as nothing at all. If newspapers abdicate their responsibility in this matter, their readership might as well go to the politician’s website for information. No respectable editor can or should blame a reporter for not getting a quote from someone because they refused to have it censored. A reporter’s job is not to make a public individual look or sound more eloquent or intelligent than they are. That’s what speech writers, press secretaries and public spokespersons are for. If a government official or politician doesn’t trust a reporter to quote them fairly and accurately, then they have the right to refuse an interview. The second example of bad journalism ethics was the coverage of the Aurora, Colo., theater shooting which resembled more of a paparazzi-like tabloid frenzy than responsible reporting. I previously wrote about these practices in my column discussing the Ohio school shooting and the crass man-
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grown goes by oh so quickly. As Barbara Bush said: “At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child or a parent.” Don’t be carried away by trying to keep up with those who have lots of material possessions – they probably went into debt to get them. Remember the ancient adage: “A man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.” Learn a skill that is in big demand and keep learning. Society changes and what was a goodpaying job 20 years ago may no longer exist tomorrow. Adapting to changing times is a must in our global society. Become a lifelong learner. You may not be able to control what happens on the national and international level, but if you’ve done these things, decreasing housing prices won’t affect you much, except on paper, and you won’t have to scramble to pay off your loans after you’ve lost your job. Instead, you’ve developed other marketable skills. If you do these things, you’ll be a winner the next time the economy tanks.
Parks question can’t wait any longer After the past great summer of events and activities, it is now time to plan for the future of Bonney Lake parks. On May 7, Mayor Neil Johnson held Park Summit I as reported in the April 30 Courier-Herald to design a sports complex and develop a campaign strategy that would focus on the economic and social benefits of parks funding. On Thursday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. at the Bonney Lake Justice Center, Park Summit II will take place. It is imperative that residents and voters attend this meeting to see what has transpired over the summer. Keep the following questions in mind when
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you attend, listen, read the materials provided and interact with the mayor, council, park board and staff: • Different age groups have different preferences. • Do you want trails, a community center or a sports complex or something else? • Where will the proposed projects be built? • What is this going to cost? • How will this be paid for? • What is the difference between a bond, park district, special levy and grants? Please educate yourselves by reading recent articles or visiting the city of Bonney Lake website and reading through the park element of the comprehensive plan to see where future park shortfalls are in Bonney Lake. The council needs to know
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suspect. As it turned out, the man Ross had practically fingered for the crime was much older and definitely not the suspect. Ross later apologized on air, but that didn’t stop the man in question from receiving a flood of phone calls. This is a textbook case of “defamation of character,” but that would be too kind. ABC News intentionally put an innocent man’s life in jeopardy in a rush to judgment in the hopes of being the first to report it. When such stories occur, it’s incredibly tempting to put out information that is either uncorroborated or unconfirmed rather than waiting for verifiable facts. When the Titanic sank, newspapers ran stories ranging from how passengers had been shot on the decks to how all aboard had escaped alive before the Carpathia had even reached New York City. After the Alamo fell, a newspaper ran a story about how Davy Crockett was still alive. If the profession wants to avoid a repeat of the yellow journalism era of the early 1900s, these practices need to end.
your preferences and if residents will support the plan proposed by the mayor and his staff. If changes are needed, this is the time to do that. If you don’t support the proposal or the financing mechanism, they need to hear why. Whether you are a teen or a senior citizen now is the time to build consensus and have a dialogue. The goal is to put this on the ballot the early part of 2013.
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POLICE BLOTTER Bonney Lake All suspects in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. AW, FISHSTICKS!: On Sept. 6 around 7:06 p.m., two officers responded to a domestic dispute at a 183rd Avenue East residence. Two adult women could be heard arguing from outside the house. The officers determined they were sisters living together while one went through a divorce. The guest sister ate a fish stick that apparently belonged to the homeowner sister, kicking off a verbal argument. The homeowner sister requested the guest sister move out. No crime was determined to have occurred, but the officers stood by as the guest sister and her husband gathered her things and left. CHANGE ARTIST DROPS THE ART: At 6:55 p.m. Sept. 3, an officer responded to the South Prairie Pizza Hut to take a theft report. The cashier told the officer that at about 6:44 p.m., a man came in and selected a bottle of water for purchase. He provided a $20 bill and a $1 bill to buy the $1.91 product. She attempted to give the correct change back, but he requested she make change for a $50 bill. He spoke in a speedy manner, confusing the cashier, then requested change for a $100 bill. The ca-
shier told him she would need a manager’s approval for the transaction and left her station. When she returned, $150 had been stolen from her register and the man was leaving the scene in a car resembling a 1990s Oldsmobile. The officer provided the cashier a business card and case number. There was no evidence left at the scene, the restaurant did not have video surveillance, and an immediate area search proved unsuccessful. SACRILEGIOUS VANDALISM: At 5:30 p.m. Sept. 5, an officer was parked near the intersection of state Route 410 and 208th Avenue East when he observed a male in a black shirt and green beanie riding a bike. He caught the officer’s attention because he was initially riding toward the patrol car, then seemed to change direction when he noticed the vehicle. Minutes later, the officer was dispatched to the EastPointe Church in regards to a vandalism that had just occurred. The front of the building had been sprayed with blue paint, with one obscene statement, the anarchy symbol, and the phrase “King 20K JK.” A witness at the scene showed the officers photos she had taken with her iPad, which displayed the green beanie man from earlier spraying the building. The suspect was not able to be located, but the officer took his own evidentiary photos of the vandalism, and obtained a promise from the witness to send copies of her photos with a written statement.
Nothing further at the time of the report. BIKE THEFT: At 12:05 p.m. Sept. 6, an employee of the Rainier Board Shop reported two inventory bicycles stolen to a Bonney Lake officer. The bikes—a chrome Schwinn BMX and a purple and silver Trek mountain bike—were stored in an unsecured trailer behind the shop. The total loss was estimated at $650. The employee said he suspected a person associated with the Mexican restaurant next door, but could not provide any specific suspect information or evidence associating the man with the restaurant. No further action on the case at the time of the report. PAPERWORK PROWL: At 9:12 a.m. Sept. 8, a 194th Avenue East resident reported her vehicle prowled the night before. She had parked the car in her driveway unlocked. In the morning, she discovered evidence of entry. Most of her vehicle’s paperwork—including registration, insurance card, owner’s manual and maintenance receipts—had been stolen from the glove compartment. The owner requested to file the report due to ongoing problems with theft and vandalism in the neighborhood. As the officer left the area, he found several of the owner’s stolen items in the street and returned them to her. The owner’s manual and insurance cards were not found. No suspects known at the time of the report.
Bonney Lake in line for $4.5 million for road improvements Staff Writer
The Puget Sound Regional Council is asking for public comment on a drafty regional Transportation Improvement Plan that includes more than $4.5 million in projects for the Bonney Lake area. “These projects were selected on their merits and support the region’s economic development and growth,” Bellevue Council member and
Transportation Policy Board Chair Claudia Balduccisaid in a press release. “When Congress approved these funds earlier this year, their focus was on growing and sustaining jobs. These projects, large and small, will both put people to work and shore up the foundations of our economy for the future.” There are three Bonney Lake-specific projects on the final list. Coming in at $174,730 is the Angeline Road South overlay project to resurface
Angeline from Panorama Boulevard to Rhodes Lake Road. Also on the list is thr Church Lake Road West overlay project, which will resurface Church Lake from Veterans Memorial Drive to Evergreen Drive at a cost of $161,755. But the big ticket item for Bonney Lake is $4,228,120 for improvements to the intersection at state Route 410 and Veterans Memorial Drive. A complete list of projects and more detailed information is available online
at psrc.org. Many of the projects can also be viewed geographically on PSRC’s Web-based map. For more information, contact Kelly McGourty at 206-971-3601 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The public comment period is scheduled for Sept. 13 to Oct. 25. The PSRC’s Executive Board is scheduled to approve the final 2013-2016 Transportation Improvement Program on October 25. How to make a comment: Mail: Puget Sound Regional Council
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“I really want parents to know that as a car seat tech and also a parent of two small children, I am here to help ease the task of installing car seats, not to criticize what you are or aren’t doing. A child riding as safe as possible is the goal.”- Maryn Otto, an Enumclaw firefighter and Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPS Technician).
For questions and more tips, please contact: Enumclaw Fire/KCFD 28 (360)825-5544 (By appointment only.) East Pierce Fire and Rescue (253)863-1800 (By appointment only.) or online at: www.nhtsa.gov/Safety/CPS
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Fitness chat: healthy steps lead to a marathon Dear Stephanie and Bruce: I am 46 and one of my Bucket List items is to participate in a marathon. I need your help to make this happen in 2013. What tips can you provide? Ray Stephanie: Thank you for your question. Running or walking a marathon is an excellent goal and something that I believe anyone can achieve, as long as you plan and prepare for the event. There are many things to consider when you are setting a marathon goal, the first being, are you healthy and fit enough to begin this journey? We recommend seeing your doctor if this is not something that you are sure about. Second, do you have the support of your family? A marathon is a big
commitment and is challenging to accomplish if family is not supportive of the time and energy that such an endeavor entails. If the answer to both of these questions is yes, then there are some things to consider when Stephanie Norton-Bredl choosing a marathon. • Does the race have a time limit? • Will you walk or run, or a combination of both? • How many months/weeks will you need to train? Typically, the more deconditioned you are, the more time you will
need to train for the big event. • Do you want to travel to the event or do something local? • What type of support will you need? A cheering squad, a coach, Bruce deJong a running club? Bruce: The planning and preparing part can be an opportunity to involve family members with your goal by soliciting their input with selecting the event location, customizing the training plan and charting weekly progress. We find the probability of goal achievement increases when it brings
rewards for you and those you care about; think of it as multi-tasking while you grind away at the goal. Stephanie: There are several good training plans available for free on the Internet. The better plans encourage a gradual increase in weekly running volume over the course of 20 or more weeks rather than an aggressive, short plan that can lead to injuries. Bruce: Several people have had success with the Jeff Galloway training plan which is available at www.jeffgalloway.com It is a 32-week plan that incorporates a mix of running and walking. Another good
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There is no general agreement among the experts on the exact causes of the growing obesity crisis in America and around the world. Easy access to inexpensive caloriedense but nutritionally poor food and sedentary lifestyles are often named as leading factors. Our culture that promotes ever-increasing consumption my also play a role. But could it be that our eating habits can make us not only physically ill but also harm our psychological and emotional well-being? In her book, titled “Emotional Overeating” (2012), Dr. Marcia
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fitness FROM 9 source for training plans is at www.halhigdon.com They have a 30-week plan that requires four runs a week with 1.5-mile runs in the first few weeks. What is your advice to mitigate the challenges most new marathoners will experience? Stephanie: Everyone experiences challenges. If doing marathons was easy, everyone would do them. Enjoy the process and try to have realistic expectations. Here are few things you should pay particular attention to. • Schedule appropriate rest days and listen to your body. If you need an extra rest day, take it. • Try to stick to your training schedule but don’t get too
We Think” (Bantam, 2006). the time you last ate, and it Food can just as well evoke persists even after sufficient feelings of safety, love or food intake, thereby often belonging and reconnect leading to overindulgence. us with happy memories of Also, there is no negative loved ones and past events. psychological fall-out after Also, most people eat more eating in response to physithan they should when they cal hunger. But there can are celebratbe feelings ing, when of shame they eat out It’s not desire for food and guilt or gather at that lies at the root after bouts the table on of emotional h o l i d a y s . of food addiction, overeating. Fewer than but rather an inner Using food half reach for to satisfy our the munch- emptiness. emotiona l ies when needs every they have the blues or the so often does not necesblahs, he says. sarily have to be considStill, he concedes, there ered problematic. “We all are significant differences eat for emotional reasons between physical hunger sometimes,” says Jane and emotional hunger. Jakubczak (http://www. Physical hunger builds webmd.com/diet/features/ gradually and recedes when emotional-eating-feedingthe stomach is filled. By your-feelings), a Registered contrast, emotional hunger Dietitian at the University arises suddenly, unrelated to of Maryland. “When eat-
stressed about interruptions. “Real life” will occasionally get in the way. One missed workout will not undo the steady progress you have made. • Invest in proper footwear (shoes and socks) from the beginning. Test out your clothing before race day to make sure you are comfortable and have clothing that will minimize chafing and discomfort. • Plan for how you will hydrate and refuel and practice taking in these nutrients in training. • Stay focused on your goal; imagine yourself successfully crossing the finish line and the emotions you will experience. This will help you physically and mentally get through the tough workouts and the actual race day. Bruce: If you struggle with honoring the scheduled rest days, consider some strength
and core work, yoga and frequent stretching. We also recommend frequent napping. Your body will need more sleep as you increase the exercise load. Stephanie: Whatever your goals are, whether it’s to finish a marathon or to walk around the block, take the time to celebrate your success. It’s easy to focus on the things we haven’t achieved but it’s our accomplishments that fuel our future successes. We challenge you to set a goal for yourself and work toward it. Stephanie Norton-Bredl is the health and wellbeing director at the Auburn Valley YMCA and may be contacted at snortonbredl@seattleymca. org. Bruce deJong is a group exercise instructor at the Auburn Valley YMCA and may be contacted at bruce@ bicyclebootcamp.com.
ing becomes the only or main strategy a person uses to manage emotions, then the problems arise – especially if the foods a person is choosing to eat to satisfy emotions aren’t exactly healthy.” By dealing constructively with our emotions, we can achieve a healthy relationship with food as well, says Deborah Kotz ( ht t p : // h e a lt h .u s ne w s . com/health-news/diet-fitness/brain-and-behavior/ articles/2010/07/01/5-waysto-end-emotional-overeating), a health writer from Silver Spring, Maryland. She advises people with tendencies toward emotional overeating to pay close attention to their reactions to stress, sadness or boredom. What actions can you take to avoid eating when temptation arises? Establish some rules before
water FROM 9 tion. It also helps prevent and relieve constipation by moving food through the intestines. Water is vital for breathing, digestion and metabolism. It also helps balance the acids in the body while carrying nutrients into all the body’s cells. In addition to helping the body function properly, getting enough water helps you feel full and reduces the temptation to munch on foods high in fat and calories. Not drinking enough water can cause digestive inefficiency, decreased organ function, sore muscles and joints, and dehydration. When dehydration
a craving attack takes place and follow through with your plan. Engage in activities that distract you. Avoid dieting, since it can lead to other forms of negative food addiction. The more you learn about the nature of your tendencies, the better you will be prepared to exercise restraint and stay in control when you need to. Timi Gustafson R.D. is a clinical dietitian and author of the book “The Healthy Diner – How to Eat Right and Still Have Fun”®, which is available on her blog, “Food and Health with Timi Gustafson R.D.” (http://www.timigustafson. com), and at amazon. com. You can follow Timi on Twitter (http://twitter. com/TimiGu stafsonR D) and on Facebook (http:// w w w.fa c ebo ok .com / TimiGustafsonRD).
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eating and compulsive food restricting (dieting) cause a behavioral vicious circle in which overeating leads to remorse, self-recrimination, heightened obsessions and further overeating.” The result is enormous emotional suffering, “suffering from a constant preoccupation with food and weight.” Dr. Sirota believes that it is actually not desire for food that lies at the root of this kind of addiction but rather an inner emptiness, hurt or loss that needs to be filled. In other words, emotional eating is not about stilling hunger but numbing a pervasive state of unhappiness. “When it comes to our relationship with food, there
is much more going on than we would often assume,” says Dr. Lisa Firestone ( ht t p://w w w.ps yc holo g y today.com/blog/compassion-matters/201205/ whats-behind-emotionalovereating), a clinical psychologist in Santa Barbara, California. Like any addictive substance, food is often used to cover over or subdue emotional pain.” But that’s not necessarily the case with all people who eat for emotional reasons. We should not assume that food, especially so-called “comfort food,” is only there to help us get out of a funk, when we are depressed, bored or lonely, says Dr. Brian Wansink (http:// adage.com/article/american-demographics/tastecom for t-food-t houg htamericans-eat-feel/43135), author of “Mindless Eating – Why We Eat More Than
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Victory and 2 losses
Bonney Lake 27-Mountain View 37
By Brian Beckley
The Panthers began their week with a Sept. 10 win against Enumclaw, but then dropped their match to Auburn Mountain View Wednesday; the team lost again to The week got started with a 3-2 victory over the Hornets. Both of Bonney Lake’s singles players fell in their matches, but the doubles teams carried the day. First singles player Brody Fitzsimmons dropped a close match in two sets, both of which needed to go to a tiebreak.
Fitzsimmons fell 6-7 (7-4), 6-7 (10-8). Second singles player Nick Ching also lost 1-6, 1-6. But the first doubles team of Brian Grob and Dominic Leiggi rolled to a 6-0, 6-3 win and the third doubles team of Ethan Nguyen and Austin Gratzer rolled 6-4, 6-4. Things were tighter for the second doubles team of Mitch Allen and Nate
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Bonney Lake 1, Redmond 3 Sept. 11 at Redmond Bonney Lake goals: Allie Kober. Sumner 11, Orting 1 Sept. 11 at Orting Sumner goals: Kaylie Rozell, Ellie Degoede, Dacia Alexander, Alyssa Murray, Brooke Lancaster, Sarah Carter. Sumner 13, Washington 0 Sept. 13 at Washington Sumner goals: Brooke Lancaster, Kaylie Rozell, Kaitie Huff, Kelsie Colman, Rachel Stowell, Ellie Degoede. Bonney Lake 7, Sequim 0 Sept. 15 at Stadium Bonney Lake shutout: Madi Lowery
Bonney Lake 3, Auburn 0 Sept. 10 at Bonney Lake Scores: 25-23, 25-19, 25-14 Sumner 3, Clover Park 0 Sept. 11 at Clover Park Scores: 25-9, 25-4, 25-7 Sumner 1, Washington 3 Sept. 13 at Washington Scores: 22-25, 25-18, 24-26, 22-25
Bonney Lake 3, Enumclaw 2 Sept. 10 at Enumclaw Singles: Michael Williams (E) def. Brody Fitzsimmons (BL) 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (10-8) Mitch Johnson (E) def. Nick Ching (BL) 6-1, 6-1 Doubles:Brian Grob and Dominic Leiggi (BL) def. Johnny Longley and William Longley (E) 6-0, 6-3. Mitch Allen and Nate Monsrud (BL) def. Duncan Ranft and David Eckblad (E) 6-2, 0-6, 7-6 (8-6). Ethan Nguyen and Austin Gratzer (BL) def. Austin Schuver and Matt Leavons (E) 6-4, 6-4. Bonney Lake 2, Auburn Mountain View 3 Sept. 12 No. 1 singles: Kevin Kearney (AM) def. Brody Fitzsimmons (BL) 6-3, 6-1. Doubles: Brian Grob & Mitch Allen (BL) def. Austin Cunningham (AM) 7-5, 7-5. Dominic Leiggi and Nate Monsrud (BL) def. Ryan Eklof and Matt Howard (AM) 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. Harpreet Singh and Chris Miller (AM) def. Adam Hunt and Austin Gratzer (BL) 6-7 (5-7), 6-1, 7-5.
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Bonney Lake 27, Mountain View 37 Sept. 14 in Vancouver Sumner 28, Steilacoom 27 Sept. 1 at Steilacoom Sumner touchdowns: Ryan Taylor 30-yard pass from Chase Torgison (kick), Brandon Tuilaepa 21-yard (kick), Austin Gregg 52-yard pass from Chase Torgison (kick), Lokahi Kamau 38-yard pass from Chase Torgison (kick).
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Literature summit is Sept. 29 Daniel Nash Staff Writer
Aspiring writers and publishers—as well as selfprofessed bibliophiles— will have the opportunity to rub elbows with local literary luminaries at the fourth annual Write in the Valley. The publishing seminar, held Sept. 29 at the Sumner Senior Center, will feature a panel of eight editors and authors who work in a multitude of genres. The panel will include:
• Book Doctor Jason Black, owner of Plot to Punctuation editing service. • Megan Bostic, author of young adult novel “Never Eighteen.” • Jeanne Matthews, author of the apocalyptic Dinah Pelerin mystery series. • Rebecca Morris, author of the true crime nonfiction books “Ted and Ann” and “Bad Apples.” • Mike Lawson, author of the Joe DeMarco series and other political thrill-
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by another in the third) and the pressure didn’t let up. The Cardinals even felt obliged to score a goal on themselves. The Patriots took an even stronger whomping. Rozell took home another five goals, bringing her total from both of the week’s matches to nine. Kaitie Huff scored four goals against Washington High, and the match also saw strong performances from Ellie Degoede, Rachel Stowell, Kelsie Colman and Brooke Lancaster. Abby Smith kept a tight perimeter on the Spartan goal. The team returns to nonleague play against White River High Sept. 18, followed by a scheduled conference match against Franklin Pierce Sept. 25.
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PSE customers to receive ‘smelly’ pamphlet The Puget Sound Energy bills reaching more than 1.5 million homes and businesses through October include a scratchand-sniff pamphlet to remind customers of the odorant used to help identify natural gas leaks. A scratch on the natural gas safety pamphlet releases a distinctive, sulfur-like aroma, a smell similar to rotten eggs. To help detect natural gas leaks more easily, PSE and other natural gas utilities add an odorant, called mercaptan, to natural gas, which is naturally odorless and colorless.
“Every family needs to know that ‘rotten egg’ odor of natural gas so they can recognize, react and report a gas leak around their home or elsewhere,” said Andy Wappler, vice president of corporate affairs for PSE. “Safety comes first, and having your family know what to do is our top priority.” In addition to bearing the “rotten egg smell,” the pamphlet also guides people to call 811 two days before digging to prevent damage to underground utility lines and on how to recognize and safely report suspected natural gas leaks by going to a
Bathroom job doesn’t have to be expensive According to Remodeling magazine’s 2011-12 “Cost vs. Value Report,” which compares the average cost for 35 popular remodeling projects with the value those projects retain at resale, homeowners could spend more than $50,000 on an upscale bathroom remodel. That makes a bathroom remodel one of the
more expensive home improvement projects a homeowner can undertake. For many homeowners, that costly price tag is simply too much money to commit, especially in an economy where money is still hard to come by. Fortunately, there are several simple ways homeowners can give their bath-
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rooms a new look and feel without breaking the bank. • Install a new shower. One of the best ways to give a bathroom a new look is to replace the traditional tub and showerhead with a bigger, more airy shower. Such showers are typically found in modern hotels that boast luxury amenities. Instead of the tub and slide glass, choose a hinged door with heavier glass, replacing the bathtub entirely. • Add windows and a skylight. Many bathrooms, particularly those in older homes, sorely lack adequate lighting. Adding some extra windows and a skylight can give a bathroom an entirely new look, even if you don’t replace any of the existing features or fixtures. Sunlight can make a bathroom more inviting, giving
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lighter or do anything that might create a spark. • use a phone well away from the area and call PSE, 24 hours a day, or call 911. “Smell isn’t the only way to detect a natural gas leak,” added Wappler. “A hissing sound or blowing dirt may also indicate a possible natural gas leak.” Washington state’s oldest local energy company, Puget Sound Energy serves 1.1 million electric customers and more than 750,000 natural gas customers in 11 counties. For more information, visit www.PSE. com.
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REMODEL FROM 13 the room the feeling of a sanctuary that many of today’s homeowners prefer. • Add some entertainment. Just like they offer larger showers with more room to breathe, many luxury hotels now ensure guests can be entertained even while they’re in the bathroom. Such hotels often feature small flatscreen televisions that sit behind the bathroom’s mirror. Guests don’t even see the television until it’s turned on. Homeowners can bring this lap of luxury into their own homes. h
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of burnt, straw-like grass where a lush lawn used to be can be aggravating. The same can be said for finding dog “presents” all over the yard. All it takes is stepping in or sliding in a pile of joy to raise blood pressure. Plus, there’s the extra work of tracking down such presents and having to clean them up. This can be time-consuming with a big yard, not to mention messy and smelly. Containing your dog to a run will keep messes all in once place. When the dog cannot be supervised by you, a dog run will be a way to let the dog spend time outside in a way that he or she won’t get into trouble. The run can be constructed of any material you desire, whether chain-link fencing, wood slats, lattice material, or tightly spaced shrubbery. Pea gravel is a good material to use on the floor of the dog run. Not only This is especially valuable to homeowners whose bathrooms currently feature soaking tubs where they can escape the daily grind with a hot bath and now even watch a little television while they soak. • Replace old tiles. Many homeowners cite their bathroom’s tiles as the feature they would most like to change. Old linoleum tiles give many bathrooms a dated look that few of today’s homeowners find appealing. Glass tiles are growing in popularity, but those old linoleum or glazed tiles can be swapped out with porcelain or stone tiles to give the room an entirely new look without spending exces-
To keep Fido happy a homeowner has to give the dog some space. Pets need room to run and “do their business.” An identified dog run is one way to go. is pea gravel aesthetically appealing, but it also allows urine to run through into the soil below and will be able to keep feces above for easier clean-up. It also can be hosed off and topped off when gravel is depleted. Avoid landscape fabrics or artificial turf that is not designed for pets. It may collect waste and lead to the proliferation of bacteria, which can create odor and unsanitary conditions for the dog. Many people like to camouflage dog runs from the rest of the yard. Trailing vines of ivy or other upward growing plants sively. • Replace the toilet. Another easy way to give a bathroom a new look is to replace the toilet. Older toilets may be eyesores and many are not very eco-friendly, either. A new toilet can give the bathroom a sleek, modern look, and since many of today’s luxury models are low-flow, you’ll also save money on your monthly water bill while doing something good for the environment. Renovating a bathroom is a top priority for many homeowners. But if a full-scale remodel is not within your budget, there are still plenty of inexpensive ways to give your bathroom a new look and feel.
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Succulent plants can be a boon to a homeowner without the time or resources to maintain plants. Succulents get their name from their primary function, which is drawing up and storing water. Succulents are able to thrive in arid conditions, and there are more than 300 different types, including some exotic species.
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bushes or big rocks that don’t allow traction. Do make a dog running path by the fence where there is a lot of foot traffic. This way your dog can run back and forth and watch the neighbors go by. Again, pea gravel is a good choice here so that it will mask paw-trodden grass. Dogs will behave like dogs, so pet owners should learn the best way to enjoy the backyard together. Training the pooch to relieve himself in one spot and creating places that are safe for him to urinate may alleviate destructive behavior.
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may suffice. Avoid planting any poisonous plants next to the run so they are not accidentally consumed. It is also best to keep sweet nectar plants away to minimize bee and wasps from flying close to the dog. If you do not want to segregate your dog from the rest of the yard, find ways to prevent him or her from getting into places you’d rather keep off limits. Cobble rock is often difficult for dogs to walk on. Use it to form barriers of 3 to 5 inches in width to prevent access to certain parts of the yard. Border planting beds with thorny
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Millions of dogs share the homes and hearts of people across the country. Dogs can provide companionship, affection and joy. But when dogs spend time outdoors and cause damage to lawns and gardens, that cute and cuddly appeal might dwindle. Although dogs are beneficial in numerous ways, their tendency to create unsightly messes in the yard have many homeowners wringing their hands in frustration. Erecting a dog run or using other strategies may help to alleviate any damage the dog causes. A dog run is essentially a fenced-in part of the yard where dogs can play or be trained to relieve themselves. As most pet owners know, dogs – particularly females because their urine is concentrated to one spot on the lawn – can create unsightly urine burns. Looking at patches
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Finding the balance between beautiful and ‘livable’ rooms Fall is the time of year when thoughts turn back toward the home. With kids back in school and the holidays approaching, many homeowners look for ways to make their rooms more stylish, but struggle to find the balance between beautiful and livable. “Of course your home should be stylish. But if you can’t enjoy living in it, what’s the point?” says Erinn Valencich, a Los Angeles-based interior designer and blogger for HGTV’s Design Happens. “I believe in creating beautiful spaces that are fun, elegant and livable.” Redecorating a space with a few key elements can completely transform the look and feel of the room without breaking the budget. “Keep the livability of the design elements in mind to make sure you have a balance that works within your lifestyle, but still gives the room personality and a special flair for style,” notes Valencich. One of the easiest ways to breathe new life into a room is by refreshing the floors. A dull or scuffed floor can make a room look tired. Selecting the right floor-
ing will create the perfect canvas to help tie all a room’s design elements together. Flooring is one of the key design elements that will bring both personality and livability together. Adding personality “Great rooms have a personality ... a mix of vision, style and inspirations from everyday life, all while being comfortable and easy to live in,” says Valencich, who shares her tips at www.quickstepstyle. com/videos. Blending a variety of influences will add distinction to a room. Start off by having a clearly defined color palette. One option Valencich suggests is selecting a rich-toned floor to serve as a warm background for furniture. To add contrast to a warm floor, add a subtle color to the walls. Then, incorporating a collection and variety of prints and frames will help break up the wall color and add visual interest. Once all these elements are brought toget her, Va lencich recommends adding a few pieces and accessories that will add dimension, such as a
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Rooms can be beautiful, but many families won’t really be happy unless the space is also “livable.” Some tips that need not be overly expensive can help achieve the goal. chandelier or colorful accent pillows to tie the entire room’s personality together. Livability within design Authentic style that works in real life is key to achieving a beautiful and comfortable room. Valencich’s recommendations include: • Keep both comfort and style in mind when selecting furniture pieces. • Develop a list of how the room will be used by your family and guests. Keep it top-of-mind when determining the layout and flow of the room. • Select flooring and furniture that is durable. Be sure to review all the warenvironmentally friendly at the same time. The easiest and most inexpensive way to incorporate a garage door inside is to simply attach it to the wall or ceiling. Consider covering the door with
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garage door replacement as the No. 2 project (out of a list of 35) to offer a good ROI. But for every new garage door bought, there’s an old door that’s now obsolete. Before sending it off to
ranty information before making a purchase. • Consider how much maintenance will be required to keep the pieces in your room looking fresh. • Don’t let the room get too cluttered so that it becomes uncomfortable for guests to relax. • If you are going the DIY renovation route, seek products that are easy to install. “Keep all these different pieces in mind while going through the design-planning process. Then, mix in your sense of style and personality for a room that will fit all your needs,” says Valencich.
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Marianne Binetti will speak from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Auburn Farmer’s Market. Her topic is “Ideas and Answers for Fall Gardening” and she will give advice on fall decorating, planting and lawn care. Admission is free. Information at www.AuburnFarmersMarket.org. The third week of September is when the shorter days and cooler nights awaken dormant lawns. If you allowed your lawn to “go golden” or lie dormant without extra water this summer, it’s time to celebrate your lower water bill with a good long drink – for the grass. After a few days of heavy rain, invest in a greener future and fertilize the lawn with a slow-release fall and winter lawn food. If you aerate the lawn before you fertilize you’ll be encouraging deeper roots and a more droughtresistant lawn next summer. If you really want to save water and save money when it comes to lawn care, make this the fall you add topsoil on top of the old lawn, raking water-holding compost and topsoil mix into the holes left from a core aerator. Improving the soil can be done without tilling up the turf, but you must remove plugs of old soil so the new soil can get down to those roots. There’s no need to rake up the ugly plugs left over from lawn aeration. They will break down over the winter and add to the soil. September and early October is also a good month to overseed right on top of your old lawn. Spreading new grass seed works best if you first aerate, then add new
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topsoil then use a highquality grass seed blend mixed for the Pacific Northwest. Now just watch the rains return and you’ll have a fresh start with your old Marianne Binetti lawn. Columnist I have a burning bush that starting turning yellow then brown this summer. The shrub looks like it is dying. Up close I can see webbing on some of the leaves – very fine webs. Should I dig out my burning bush? I do love the brilliant red color of the leaves every autumn but this year my burning bush just went from yellow to brown. P.C., Enumclaw Sounds like your burning bush (Euonymus alatus) is being consumed by spider mites. The fine webs you observed are one hot tip toward answering your burning question and solving this case but don’t prepare to remove the body just yet. Winter is coming and sometimes a few months in the deep freeze can mean a fresh start for victims of insect invasions. To foil the tiny culprits be sure to collect and remove all the fallen leaves and clean up around the base of the burning bush and layer on a few inches of bark chips, moo doo or compost to cover the soil and seal in any mite eggs. In January you may want to consider spraying your leafless shrub with a dormant oil spray to get rid of mites hiding in the corky bark. Give your infested burning bush another year to shake off the past before passing judgment and throwing in the trowel.
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Keeping your carpets terrific As the weather cools and daylight hours shorten, families tend to spend more time inside. After a long summer of open windows, sticky treats and constant activity in and out the door, you might notice that your carpets are looking a bit drab. Keeping carpets clean might seem like a daunting task, but with some tips from the experts it’s quicker and easier than you think. Carpet provides good traction, absorbs noises and saves homeowners money because it naturally insulates a room. And, contrary to popular misconceptions, carpet that is cleaned regularly is fine for people with allergies, and even asthma. The best practice for keeping carpets consistently clean is having a regular maintenance routine. Refreshing carpets after a special event, season of tough use, or simply any time of year is easy with these tips from the experts at the Carpet and Rug Institute, a national carpet trade association that focuses on science-based research, customer advo-
cacy and environmental initiatives. Create a vacuum schedule Have you ever wondered if vacuuming really makes a difference? Removing soil when it’s on the surface, before it gets tramped down, is the first and most important step in carpet maintenance. Use slow, repetitive motions that overlap (about four swipes), ensuring you get right up to the edges where dust, pollen and pet dander like to accumulate. How often do you need to vacuum? That answer may surprise you. Generally once a week with a CRIcertified vacuum is a good place to start, but depending on how frequently the area is used, you’ll likely want to do it more often. For example, high-traffic or pet areas should be vacuumed daily, medium-traffic areas require about twice a week and light-traffic areas can be done once a week. Just as you wouldn’t wear a shirt over and over again without washing it, you don’t want to go too long
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The advantages to planting succulents are many. Because they store water in their stems, roots and leaves, this reduces the number of times an owner must water them. Succulents can go several days between waterings. Succulents, like cacti, that have few if any leaves, are perhaps best at managing water because they lose little to evaporation through the foliage. Succulents are particularly good to have in areas prone to arid temperatures or where water restrictions are often in place. They can be environmentally friendly because of their ability to conserve water. Succulents treat water as a precious resource, and their entire makeup is designed to minimize consumption of water. Because they thrive in sunlight, succulents can be the ideal plants to put
in extremely sunny and hot locations. They will not wither and dry out due to extreme heat. For particularly dry areas of landscape or where soil is subpar, consider the placement of different varieties of succulents to create a varied and eye-catching display. There are many other advantages to planting succulents; some of which include: • Succulents offer contrasts in shape, texture and colors. With the many varieties, you’re bound to find something interesting and different to add to the landscape. • Whether you have ample acreage in the yard or simply some containers available for planting, succulents will thrive. They grow just as well in containers as they do in the ground. • Succulents don’t tend to require pruning or cutting back of the plant. With this in mind, you can expect them to grow large. Therefore, space the plants
adequately to allow for growth. • Succulents are perennials. So once you plant them, they should last for years and years without the hassle and expense you can expect from planting annuals every year. • Indoor greenhouses or sunrooms can be another good place for succulents. They prefer not to get chilled, which makes a controlled environment advantageous. When considering a spot for your succulents, choose areas that get plenty of sun. Think about pruning back or removing trees that would create too much shade on the succulents. Space the succulents widely apart -- more so than you would with other plants -- to allow them to spread. Pebbles or gravel make good mulching material around succulents so that drainage will be adequate. It will also set the succulents apart from other plants by contextualizing them in your garden.
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to separate the thick root clusters, leaving at least a few leaves attached to each division. Replant immediately into soft soil that has been amended with compost. Put any leftover divisions into containers to give away. Hellebores do not need a lot of fertilizer but they really appreciate a lot of compost. Remember the middle of the plant is the old, weak section so you can’t just slice off a side section and hope the mother plant will go on to do great things. Get down and dirty and lift the entire clump out of the ground so you can be sure each new division gets a bit of the mother plant along with the young
growth around the edge. What are the beautiful trees full of red and orange berries I see in some neighborhoods? The foliage is rather bluegray in color and ferny. The berries are just beautiful in the fall. P., email Mountain ash or Sorbus are sometimes used as street trees with spectacular berries. There are many varieties, some with the gray and ferny foliage you describe. You’ll need fertile soil with good drainage and full sun to grow this tree, plus lots of elbow room. This is a great month to visit a local nursery and check out the berry color on Mountain
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• Be mindful of the garage. Warming the car in the morning before work is common during the winter months, but running vehicles inside an attached garage, even if the door is open, is hazardous, as CO can leak into the home. • Install/test CO alarms. Carbon monoxide alarms are the only way to detect this poisonous gas in a home.
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3 BR, 1 BA HOUSE. Livi n g a n d fa m i l y r o o m . Large fenced backyard. 1,350 sq ft. $1,250/ month. First and last plus $1,000 security deposit. No smoking. Pets ok with $500 deposit. H O M E F O R R E N T $1,600 - Gated commu360-219-5020 nity 3 bedroom - 1,624 Enumclaw BEAUTIFUL 2,510 SF, 3 ftÂ˛ with private fenced bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2 . 0 1 7 a c r e b a ck ya r d . story home. Den down- Huge master with cusstairs, huge bonus room tom tiled bath & walk in u p s t a i r s a n d f a m i l y closet. Kitchen features room. This home pro- stainless steel appliancvides all appliances in- e s . Te r m s b a s e d o n cluding washer and dry- credit approval & refere r. M a s t e r b e d r o o m ences. 6 month lease includes 5 piece master a n d a g r e e t o f o l l o w bath and walk-in closet. CCRâ€™s of the develop3 car garage. $1,495 ment. First month plus, month, $1,200 security security deposit of $500. deposit. No pets. Call Call for a private showA r o u n d T h e C l o ck a t i n g ; 4 2 5 - 6 9 8 - 0 7 7 1 o r email to; 253-852-3000. email@example.com H o m e f o r r e n t . 3 BUCKLEY B D R M 1 B A , 3 r d STUDIO house, residenBDRM is large loft. 1 tial neighborhood. Recar garage, fenced cently remodeled. No backyard. Huge deck. smoking, no pets. $495 All appliances. 1-year month plus utilities. First, l e a s e . N o s m o k - last, deposit. 745 Jeffering/pets. Credit/ back- son Avenue. 360-893g r o u n d c h e c k . 0195 (360)825-4053 Greenwater/ Crystal Mtn. Real Estate for Rent Pierce County
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City of Bonney Lake Public Notice of Ordinance Adoption AB12-125 - Ordinance 1434 [D12-125] - An Ordinance Of The City Council Of The City Of B o n n ey L a ke, P i e r c e C o u n t y, Wa s h i n g t o n , Amending Chapter 2.32.040 Of The Bonney L a ke M u n i c i p a l C o d e And Ordinance No. 1378 R e l a t i n g To B e r e ave ment Leave. (Adopted September 11, 2012 And Effective Five (5) Days From And After Its Passage, Approval, and Publication, As Required By Law.) AB12-124 - Ordinance 1435 [D12-124] - An Ordinance Of The City Of B o n n ey L a ke, P i e r c e County, Washington, Ext e n d i n g A Te m p o ra r y Zoning Moratorium On The Establishment, Maintenance Or Continuation Of Medical M a r i j u a n a C o l l e c t i ve Gardens. (Adopted September 11, 2012 And Effe c t i ve F i ve ( 5 ) D ay s From And After Its Pass a g e , A p p r o va l , a n d Publication, As Required By Law.) The full text of the ordinance(s) summarized in this notice are available to view online at www.ci.bonneylake.wa.us, at City Hall ( 1 9 3 0 6 B o n n ey L a ke Blvd, Bonney Lake, WA 98391), or will be mailed upon request. # 422754 9/19/12
Bidders may obtain Contract Documents by emailing a letter of interest to Kim Sharp at Kim.Shar p@Muckleshoot.nsn.us. Contract documents are currently available. # 422782 9/19/19
claim and filing the original of the claim with the Court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided u n d e r R C W 11.40.020(1) (c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication o f t h e n o t i c e. I f t h e claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedentâ€™s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of Filing Copy of Notice to Creditors: August 29, 2012. Date of First Publication: September 5, 2012. FA R R L AW G R O U P, PLLC By: M. Owen Gabrielson, WSBA #34214 P.O. Box 890 Enumclaw, WA 98022 Attorneys for Executor/ Personal Representative /s/ Allen K. Crandall Executor/Personal Representative
SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR PIERCE COUNTY The Estate of DONALD J. SCHWEIKL, Deceased. Case No. 12-4-01335-0 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030) JANET RICHARDSON has been appointed as Executrix/ Personal Representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent that arose before t h e d e c e d e n t â€™s d e a t h must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representativeâ€™s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the Court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided u n d e r R C W 11.40.020(1) (c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication o f t h e n o t i c e. I f t h e claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedentâ€™s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of Filing Copy of Notice to Creditors: September 11, 2012. Date of First Publication: September 19, 2012. FA R R L AW G R O U P, PLLC By: M. Owen Gabrielson, WSBA #34214 P.O. Box 890 Enumclaw, WA 98022 Attorneys for Executrix/ Personal Representative /s/ Janet Richardson Executrix/Personal Representative
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2012-0360, 0364 N OT I C E I S H E R E B Y GIVEN that the Hearing Examiner for the King County Council will meet in the Ginger Room on the 12th floor of the King County Courthouse, 516 Third Avenue, Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, at the time listed, or as soon thereafter as possible, to consider applications for classification and real proper ty assessment under Current Use Assessment Statute RCW 84.34, all listed hereafter; 1:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible. 2012-0360 - E12CT008 â€“ Yong Nang Yang for property located at 44008 228th Avenue S E , E n u m c l a w, WA 98022; STR: SW-22-2006; SIZE: 9.55 acres; REQUEST: Public Benefit Rating System; Tax #222006-9025. 2012-0364 - E12CT012 â€“ Qiang Yang for property located at 38011 265th Place SE, Enumclaw, WA 98022; STR: S W- 3 6 - 2 1 - 0 6 ; S I Z E : 13.57 acres; REQUEST: Public Benefit Rating System; Tax #3621069050. D e t a i l s a r e ava i l a bl e from the King County Depar tment of Natural Resources and Parks, Rural and Regional Services Section, 201 South Jackson Street, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104; Phone (206) 296-8351. Dated at Seattle, Washington, This 19th Day of September, 2012. Anne Noris Clerk of the Council Metropolitan King County Council King County, Washington # 423198 9/19/12
INVITATION FOR BIDS The Muckleshoot Housing Authority will receive â€œsealed bidsâ€? for the design build of an emergency power generator system for the Housing Authority Main Office located at 38037 158th Ave S E , Au bu r n , WA 98092. The intent is to enter into an agreement with a single prime contractor for the work described in this project manual. Sealed bids will be received until 11:00 am Pacific Daylight Time. September 27, 2012 at the Muckleshoot Construction Office located a t 3 9 0 0 9 1 7 2 n d AV E SE, Auburn, WA 98092. B i d s w i l l N OT b e r e ceived or accepted after this time. Bidders may obtain Contract Documents by emailing a letter of interest to Kim Sharp at Kim.Shar p@Muckleshoot.nsn.us. Contract documents are currently available. # 422760 9/19/19 INVITATION FOR PROPOSAL (via SMALL PURCHASE PROCEDURES) The Muckleshoot Housing Authority will receive proposals using â€œSmall Purchase Proeduresâ€? for the Architect Design Ser vices of a Maintenane Facility Building for the Housing Authority Main Office located at 38037 158th Ave SE, Auburn, WA 98092. The intent is to enter into an agreement with a single prime contractor for the work described in this project manual. Sealed bids will be received until 11:00 am Pacific Daylight Time. September 27, 2012 at the Muckleshoot Construction Office located a t 3 9 0 0 9 1 7 2 n d AV E SE, Auburn, WA 98092. B i d s w i l l N OT b e r e ceived or accepted after this time.
SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF PIERCE IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF RAYMOND RIGGION BROWN, Deceased. NO. 12-4-01062-8 NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The personal representative named below has been appointed and has qualified as Personal Representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representativeâ€™s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided und e r R C W 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication o f t h e n o t i c e. I f t h e claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedentâ€™s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of filing copy of Notice to Creditors: August 27, 2012 Date of first publication: September 5, 2012. JULIE ANN LENNON Personal Representative TRIP HART WSBA # 8913 Attor ney for Personal Representative Address for Mailing or Service: 1224 Griffin Avenue Enumclaw, WA 980223012 (360) 825-5581 # 418282 9/5/12, 9/12/12, 9/19/12
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SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR KING COUNTY The Estate of PHILLIP A. POPPLETON, Deceased. Case No. 12-4-05048-9KNT PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030) LOUISE E. POPPLETON has been appointed as Executrix/ Personal Representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent that arose before the decedentâ€™s death must, before the time the claim would be barred by any o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representativeâ€™s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the Court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal Representative ser ved or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1) (c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedentâ€™s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of Filing Copy of Notice to Creditors: September 10, 2012. Date of First Publication: September 19, 2012. FA R R L AW G R O U P, PLLC By: M. Owen Gabrielson, WSBA #34214 P.O. Box 890 Enumclaw, WA 98022 Attorneys for Executrix/ Personal Representative /s/ Louise E. Poppleton Executrix/Personal Representative
SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR KING COUNTY The Estate of LOUELLA R. CRANDALL, Deceased. Case No. 12-4-04969-3KNT PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030) Allen K. Crandall has been appointed as Executor/ Personal Representative of this estate. A ny p e r s o n h av i n g a claim against the decedent that arose before t h e d e c e d e n t â€™s d e a t h must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representativeâ€™s attorney at the address stat- # 422212 ed below a copy of the 9/19/12, 9/26/12, 10/3/12
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TOWN OF SOUTH PRAIRIE TOWN COUNCIL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER POTENTIAL AMENDMENTS PRIOR TO ADOPTING THE SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAM FOR SOUTH PRAIRIE AND ISSUANCE OF A SEPA DETERMIANTION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE Tuesday, 2 October 2012, 7:00 P.M. South Prairie Town Hall 121 NW Washington Street South Prairie, Washington 98385 Notice to the public and other agencies is hereby g i ve n t h a t t h e S o u t h Prairie Town Council will hold a public hearing to consider amendments to the Draft Shoreline Master Program prior to its adoption. For the past two years, the Town of South Prairie has been updating its 1982 adopted Shoreline Master Program and with the assistance of two consulting fir ms has produced a 2012 Draft Shoreline Master Program. The 2012 Draft
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“The City of Bonney Lake’s mission is to protect the community’s livable identity and scenic beauty through responsible growth planning and by providing accountable, accessible and efficient local government services.”
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• Mayor Johnson has been appointed to the advisory committee meeting of the Pierce County Flood Control District as the Water Resource Inventory (WIRA) area 10 representative. • The City has issued bids for Phase II Tenant Improvements at the Justice Center. • The City’s official blog (www.citybonneylake. org/cityblog) is now the second most visited page on the City website (after the homepage), with over 7,000 views in August. The City of Bonney lake Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ CityBonneyLake) had 499 ‘fans’ as of Friday, August 31st. Information posted on the social media site reaches about 1,500 people per week. And the Police Department Twitter feed (www. twitter.com/BLPoliceDept) has 193 followers who receive up-to-the minute public safety alerts and fun community updates. • The City has issued bids for the SR 410 and Main Street Intersection improvement project. This is funded in largely by the Franciscan Medical Building group as a mitigation measure. • Over the past few weeks, the City Council has: • —Authorized a Professional Service Agreement With Parametrix Engineering to design the 184th avenue east and locust extension watermain project. • —Extended the temporary zoning moratorium on the establishment, maintenance, or continuation of medical marijuana collective gardens. The Council is considering an ordinance banning such gardens outright. • —Authorized a water developer extension agreement with Conner Homes Group LLC for the Lakeland Villas plat. • —Supported the City of University Place’s designation as an Regional Growth Center. • —Approved the purchase and installation of street lighting for the main street intersection improvements project.
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Public Safety Open House 9/29
onney Lake Police Department will be taking part in the Public Safety Open House scheduled for Saturday, September 29, from 1pm to 4pm at the Bonney Lake Public Safety Building. East Pierce Fire and Rescue will be hosting the event with several activities planned. The Bonney Lake Police Department will have displays to include our Motorcycle and Motorcycle Officer, SWAT, Lab, Bike, K9, our patrol vessel, patrol cars, MSU, Crime Prevention display to include McGruff, 9-1-1 simulator and ID-a-Kid. This event is widely attended and kids get the chance to meet real police officers and fire fighters as well as touch and climb on displays at the event. We hope you will be able to attend this great event!
GBLHS to Sponsor Milotte Film Festival
he Greater Bonney Lake Historical Society is sponsoring the Milotte Wildlife Film Festival from 11:am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at the Bonney Lake Justice Center (9002 Main Street East). In 1959, Al and Elma Milotte moved to Bonney Lake. They purchased and built a home on the property currently known as “Sky Island”. In 1948, Walt Disney had viewed a short wildlife film by Alfred and Elma. Inspired by what he saw, Walt hired them to film on location in the Alaska wilderness.
The result was the first of Disney’s celebrated True-Life Adventure films, “Seal Island,” which won an Academy Award®. With the success of “Seal Island,” the Milottes continued to travel the globe for Disney. GBLHS plans to show some of Milotte’s Wildlife films at the upcoming festival. Much of the Milotte’s document collection has been donated to the GBLHS which is currently reviewing and cataloging the material. Visit www.mwlff.org for more information about the festival.
BL Residents Invited to Parks Summit II 9/27
WEBSITE: WWW.CI.BONNEY-LAKE.WA.US General Business Hours
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
City Mailing Address
P.O. Box 7380 Bonney Lake, WA 98391
19306 Bonney Lake Blvd.
City Hall Annex
8720 Main Street E
Public Safety Building
18421 Sumner-Buckley Hwy E.
9002 Main Street E
19304 Bonney Lake Blvd.
n May 7th the City held a Parks Summit to gather citizen input on desired park projects in Bonney Lake. This follow-up Parks Summit will include a review of park, ballfield, and trail options and potential sites. Staff will be on hand to take comments and ideas from
attendees. The meeting is going to be held Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. in the Bonney Lake Justice Center, 9002 Main Street East. Mayor Neil Johnson will preside over the meeting. The Parks Summit is open to the public. For more information, contact Facilities and Special Projects Manager Gary Leaf (253-447-3282, email@example.com) or visit www.citybonneylake.org.
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Bonney Lake Sales Tax Going Down!!
Public Works Completes Paving at Cedarview and West tapps
here is now another good reason to shop locally. Effective October 1st, the sales tax rate in Bonney Lake will decrease from 9.4% to 8.8%. This is a result of Bonney Lake’s removal from Pierce Transit. This lower tax rate is another great reason to shop Bonney Lake first. Visit the City’s Shop Bonney Lake online business directory. Look for the logo on the left column of the City website at citybonneylake.org to find out about area businesses, promotions, coupons, and job opportunities. Shop Bonney Lake First. If you’re in an accident, or a victim of a crime, you need help and you need it quickly. Every time you shop in Bonney Lake a penny of every dollar goes to keep our city government running—including our Police Department. When you spend your dollars elsewhere, your money goes to equip somebody else’s Police Department. Be smart. Shop Bonney Lake first. It helps you and it helps your neighbors. In addition, there are a number of other reasons to shop Bonney Lake first: Bonney Lake businesses provide a majority of local jobs; the business community will become more reflective of Bonney Lake’s unique needs and shopping preferences; the sales taxes you pay support this community and county: fixing your roads, maintaining your recreational facilities, shopping local reduces your carbon footprint, local business owners invest in the community and have a vested interest in the future of this community.
abor Day week saw several streets in Bonney Lake receive a new lease on life. Three inches of new asphalt was placed on 208th Ave and 97th Street in the Cedar View sub-division on Tuesday, 4 September, and on West Tapps Hwy from Church Lake Drive to Church Lake Road on Thursday, 6 September. The Cedar View project culminated several months of work that saw new sidewalks, water lines, dry sewer lines, and stormwater lines installed. New secure mail boxes will also be installed on these two streets. This sidewalk project was given a high priority in order to connect Cedar View Park to the SR410 sidewalk, making access to the park much safer for pedestrians. As a result of the extensive trench work done to install new utility pipes on these two streets, both streets were rebuilt with a 3-inch pavement surface. This contract was awarded to Jennings Northwest LLC in the amount of $767,037. Work was started on May 30th and is going to be completed ahead of schedule by the
Business Recruitment Survey
New Bonney Lake Utility Billing E-Statement Option
he City of Bonney Lake has initiated a free utility billing e-billing service. Utility customers now have the option of selecting to have their utility bills delivered via e-mail instead of through the U.S. Postal Service. To sign up, visit http://www.ci.bonney-lake.wa.us/section_ government/departments/executive/utility_ mailer/, or call (253) 447-4317 during normal office hours for more information.
end of September. The City Project Manager who inspected the construction work was King Cooper. The West Tapps Hwy overlay project was given priority due to the frequent need for City Public Works staff to make repairs on the road. In many places, there was less then an inch of asphalt on top of the ground causing frequent pot holes and failure at the edge of the pavement. This overlay also extended the overlay applied earlier in the year when the new sidewalk and water line were installed through Allan Yorke Park on West Tapps Hwy. This contract was awarded to Lakeridge Paving Company in the amount of $92,996. King Cooper was also the Project Manager on this contract. Assistant Engineer Andrew Fonda designed the West Tapps Hwy overlay contract in record time. The utility portion of these two projects was funded with Water and Sewer System Development Charge (SDC) revenue and street repairs were funded with gas tax and Real Estate Excise Tax (REET) revenue…Your Dollars At Work.
onney Lake shoppers are invited to complete a 15 second business recruitment survey. Tell the City what type of grocery store it should recruit to replace
Albertson’s when it closes. Also, provide input on desired restaurants, retail outlets, etc. You can take the survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TXRB3WG
Council, Board or Commission
City Council Workshop City Council Meeting Council Finance Committee Community Development Committee Public Safety Committee Planning Commission Park Board Design Commission Civil Service Commission
5:30 pm - 1st & 3rd Tuesdays 7:00 pm - 2nd & 4th Tuesdays 5:30 pm - 2nd & 4th Tuesdays 4:00 pm - 1st & 3rd Tuesdays 5:00 pm - 1st Monday; 3rd as needed 5:30 pm - 1st & 3rd Wednesday 6:00 pm - 2nd Monday 6:00 pm - 2nd & 4th Thursdays 5:30 pm - 4th Monday
Justice Center, 9002 Main Street East Justice Center, 9002 Main Street East Justice Center, 9002 Main Street East Justice Center, 9002 Main Street East Public Safety Building, 18421 Sumner-Buckley Hwy. E. Justice Center, 9002 Main Street East Justice Center, 9002 Main Street East Justice Center, 9002 Main Street East City Hall Conference Room
MAYOR & CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS
Neil Johnson Mayor
Dan Swatman Deputy Mayor (253) 447-4269
Councilmember (253) 348-7995
Katrina Minton-Davis Councilmember (253) 691-4144
Randy McKibbin Councilmember (253) 241-0472
Councilmember (253) 862-5326
Mark Hamilton Councilmember (253) 863-6275
Councilmember (253) 826-5431
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Input sought on proposed sewer regulation changes All customers of the Pierce County Sewer Utility are invited to provide feedback on proposed updates to county regulations that deal with Sewer Utility
operations. Suggested changes include bill payment clarifications and a simplified permit fee and connection charge structure for new developments.
More details about the recommended changes are available at www.piercecountywa.org/codeupdate. “This represents the most comprehensive update
to the sewer code that we have completed in nearly 20 years. We look forward to hearing feedback on the anticipated changes from our customers and the
development community,” said Tim Ramsaur, Pierce County’s wastewater utility manager. “These changes would simplify permit processes
and fee schedules so they are more predictable and easier to understand,” added Mike Galizio, senior planner with the county’s Sewer Utility. Title 13 of the Pierce County Code regulates Sewer Utility operations including connection and service charges and pretreatment regulations. • Written comments welcome Pierce County will accept written comments on the proposed revisions until they are approved by the Pierce County Council. The updates will be presented to the Pierce County Planning Commission on September 25. The commission will then forward its recommendations to the Pierce County Council for consideration and adoption. Submit comments by email to mike.galizio@ co.pierce.wa.us or by U.S. postal service to: Mike Galizio, Senior Planner Pierce County Public Works and Utilities 9850 64th St. W University Place, WA 98467 Pierce County provides sewer service to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in DuPont, Lakewood, Steilacoom, University Place, and parts of unincorporated Pierce County, Tacoma, Edgewood, Fife, and Milton.
Park Summit 2: Summit Harder The City of Bonney Lake will hold a second Parks Summit on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 6:00 p.m. The Parks Summit will be held at the Bonney Lake Justice Center, 9002 Main Street East in Bonney Lake. Mayor Neil Johnson will preside over the Parks Summit. The agenda will include a review of park and field options and potential sites. Staff will be on hand to take comments and ideas from attendees. This special meeting is a follow-up to the first Parks Summit held on May 7. The Parks Summit is open to the public. For more information, contact Facilities and Special Projects Manager Gary Leaf (253-447-3282, leafg@ ci.bonney-lake.wa.us) or visit www.citybonneylake. org.
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