Road work on Veterans Memorial Dr / Sumner-Buckley Hwy, August 1-4, 2016 – Project Alert

Project notice: Contractors will begin installation of a new sewer pipe along the Veterans Memorial Drive E / Sumner-Buckley Hwy from Angeline Rd to Locust Street during August 1-4, 2016 between 7am and 5pm for the Fennel Creek Lift Station project.

The road will be reduced to one lane within the construction work zone area. Flaggers will be controlling alternating traffic directions as needed. Expect delays.

Location: Veterans Memorial Dr E / Sumner Buckley Highway (192nd Ave E to Locust Ave E)
Date: August 1 – August 4  (Updates will be posted weekly)
Time: 7:00am – 5:00pm
Download reference map

For more information view the Fennel Creek Lift Station project on our Current Projects Page:


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Health Department Lifts Caution Advisory for Bacteria at Allan Yorke Park (7/29/2016)

TPCHDTacoma-Pierce County Health Department has lifted the “No Swimming” Caution Advisory for the enclosed dock area at Allan Yorke Park since bacteria levels have decreased below levels of public health concern.

For further information, please contact: Ray Hanowell at (253)798-2845 (, or Austin Jennings at (253)798-4715 (, or visit our website at:

View original press release:

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It’s time to get registered for Bonney Lake Days – parade, chalk art competition, car show, vendor booth forms online

Parade          Car Show

We’re gearing up for our biggest event of the summer, Bonney Lake Days, on August 19-20, 2016. Do you want to join in the fun? Check out the activities and registration forms now available for the annual parade, Classic Car Show, Chalk Art Competition, and vendor booths!

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Do you drive SR 162? WSDOT invites you to take a short survey & help shape the future! @WSDOT

WSDOT announced their SR 162 Sumner to Orting Corridor Study survey is now live –

The survey will be available through Aug. 19, 2016.

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BLPD Chief for a Day – Traeger Raffle just $10

BLPD will be at Tunes @ Tapps listening to Heart by Heart tonight and selling raffle tickets for just $10. When you stop by our table near the stage you can meet Chief Logan, our Chief for a Day. So for just $10 you have a chance to win a Traeger grill package valued at $797. Since Traeger grill donated the grill, all proceeds go to Chief for a Day. Chief for a Day is about celebrating the lives of children who have been diagnosed with a chronic or life-threatening illness.

chief for a day raffle

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BLPD Hosting National Night Out – August 2nd

National Night Out 2016

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Scheduled boat launch closure all day Weds. July 27th (Tunes @ Tapps concert)

The boat launch at Allan Yorke Park on the south end of Lake Tapps will be closed all day on Wednesday, July 27th for the Tunes @ Tapps concert headlined by Heart by Heart.

Boat Launch Information:

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186th Avenue Corridor Project begins this week – tree removal 8/2-8/3

Project area map The City of Bonney Lake’s 186th Corridor Improvement Project is underway as of July 25, 2016.

The contractor has set up “No Parking” in the Right-of-Way signs along 186th Ave E.

Sanders General Construction will be removing trees located at the corner of 186th Ave E and 90th St E. on Tuesday, August 2 & Wednesday, August 3 during the hours of 7am to 5pm. Throughout the tree removal process 186th Ave E will be open to local access only between 89th and 90th Streets . Download the work area map showing this portion of the project.

For more information view the current project listing:

CONTACTS: Project Manager David Traub at 253-447-4343

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‘Heart by Heart’ performs live at Bonney Lake Tunes @ Tapps Weds, July 27 (boat launch closed)

Heart by Heart will perform live for Tunes @ Tapps Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 6:30pm in Bonney Lake!

Heart By Heart performs ’70s and ’80s Heart songs with power and precision.  Heart by Heart includes Heart’s co-founding member and bassist, Steve Fossen and original Heart drummer, Mike Derosier.  The two members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, alongside their talented bandmates Somar Macek, Randy Hansen, Lizzy Daymont, and Bob Rivers, make up Heart By Heart.

Bonney Lake Outdoor Market

The City of Bonney Lake is hosting its fourth annual weekly Outdoor Market at Allan Yorke Park. The Market will be open from 5:00pm to 8:00pm before & during the Tunes @ Tapps show.

This week’s vendors include: Lamppost Coffee Roasters, Kenlee Produce, and Red Hen Greenhouse, as well as numerous crafters and food vendors.

The Allan Yorke Park Boat Launch in Bonney Lake will be closed all day for this special summer concert. View more information.

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Bonney Lake Kids Club presents ‘The Rowdy Referees’ today at 11am

Kids Club Logo

On Tuesday, July 26 at 11:00am, the Rowdy Referees will perform stunts, magic tricks, jokes, and more! They will also host a family friendly game show, so come prepared and win a prize or two! Programs last about 45 minutes.

Allan Yorke Park is located at 7203 W Tapps Hwy. E, Bonney Lake, WA  98391. For additional information on this and other events visit

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