Bonney Lake Reporter Newsletter – April 2014


Bonney Lake Reporter – April 2014

The April 2014 edition of the Bonney Lake Reporter highlights current & upcoming events including …

Other headlines include Park Board and Arts Commission vacancies, Town Tidbits, and a recap of the ‘April Pools Day’ event.

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Share your Easter Egg Hunt photos!

Chayse @ the Easter Egg HuntWe had a great turnout for the first event of the season (despite some wet weather) on Saturday, April 19th!

Share your best photos from the kids’ Easter Egg Hunt on our Facebook page –

If you don’t have a Facebook account, you can send a photo (limit 1-2 photos) by email to Special Events Coordinator David Wells. We’ll save and share these photos in our Community Photo Albums.

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In the Community – BLHS Panther Band Harlem Wizards Fundraiser


Harlem Wizards vs Panther Elite – May 7th

Come see the “Panther Elite” – a team that will include your Mayor, Police Chief, Fire Chief, and others, along with local students, principles and teachers – play against The Harlem Wizards, a world famous show basketball squad. A fun community event that also supports the BLHS Panther Band! Event is May 7th (corrected).

For details visit

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Student Art Commission members wanted!

Mayor Johnson is looking for student applicants for one-year term on the new Arts Commission.  Information at

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In the news – 2014 Lake Tapps spring refill update

Boat launch

Cascade Water Alliance, in conjunction with the Lake Tapps Community Council
announced today that Lake Tapps is at its minimum recreational level of 541.5
feet in accordance with agreements with the Lake Tapps community.

Read the full story here:

Be sure to view the City’s Boating page for details on State and local boating regulations, boat launch operations and closure dates, etc.

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Newsletter – Mayor’s Weekly Reporter 4.12.2014

This week’s edition includes several updates on the Fennel Creek Trail, plus other city and development project updates and other staff reports.


Upcoming Events
View the City Calendar

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Family Fun: community Easter Egg Hunts this Saturday, April 19th


The City of Bonney Lake community Easter Egg Hunt is set for Saturday April 19th (rain or shine). The hunt begins promptly at 11:00am at Allan Yorke Park. There is no charge for this event. Children ages 1-11 are welcome. Bring your baskets and your camera to take a free picture with the Easter Bunny! Don’t be late – once the gun goes off, it’s over in a manner of minutes!

The Sumner-Bonney Lake Recreation Program is also hosting an Adult Flashlight Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th at Allan Yorke Park at 9:00 p.m. (line up starts at 8:00 p.m.) sponsored by the . With over 2,000 eggs to find, you will have a chance to win prizes such as gift cards, spring gift items, soda, chips, candy and MORE! Event will take place rain or shine. There is a charge for this event. For more information visit their website or call (253) 891-6500.

For details visit our Special Events Page: 

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DSHS Moble Community Services coming to the plateau on April 30th


The WA State Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS) Mobile Community Service Office is coming to Enumclaw on April 30th.

At this event you can apply for cash assistance, basic food assistance, and child care services. You can also drop off paperwork, complete eligibility review, mid-certification review, or make changes to an existing case.

  • Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Place: Plateau Outreach Ministries, 1235 Marshal Ave, Enumclaw

Facebook iconFind the Mobile CSO on Facebook at

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Adopt-A-Street volunteers are out & about!

Adopt A Street Family
Please keep an eye out for Adopt-A-Street crews this weekend – your fantastic friends & neighbors who volunteer to pick up litter along the roadways!

  • Mad Rad Cleaning will be working on Kelly Lake Road this weekend.
  • Bonney Lake Nazarene Church worked along 84th St E and 83rd St E last weekend.

When you see Adopt-A-Street crews working in the right-of-way, be sure to GIVE THEM A BREAK and drive safely past, and show your support for their work to keep our city beautiful!

Want to ‘adopt’ your own street? Learn more at or call 253.447.3101.


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In your community – White River ‘Community Champions’ nominations

The White River Families First Coalition is accepting nominations for the 2014 “Community Champions” award now through April 18th. For details visit > Departments > Student Support Services > Families First Coalition, or download the nomination form linked below:

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