In 1864, William B. Kelley settled on Fennel Creek, becoming the first permanent residents in Bonney Lake. The Kelley farm is still there today, and the locals have even decided to restore it to ensure that it remains to be a valued part of the town. In1911, Lake Tapps was made out of four lakes in order to power the Sound Energy turbines. This provided the region with electricity for over 100 years, before being shut down in the 21st century. The area that interests most locals however is the Bonney Sky Stone. Many believe that it has been deposited by glaciers, however many astronomers and geologists believe that it could have been a map of the stars to help indicate changes in the seasons. To this day, there is no sure explanation of the Bonney Lake Sky Stone.
In Bonney Lake, you will find Nathan Jendrick, a famous author, Melanie Roach, an Olympic weightlifter and Kenny Christiansen, the main suspect in the D.B. Cooper hijacking. Read less –