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Waterfowl hunting season coming soon

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown With summer recreational activities in full swing, it is hard to imagine another waterfowl season is fast approaching – and, according to aerial surveys,…

Business group hosts blood bank

A presentation by Cascade Regional Blood Services (CRBS) will be part of the monthly meeting of Graham Business Association on Aug. 15. CRBS supplies blood from donors for hospitals in…

Election update: Fire levy in dead heat

After failing in early returns, Fire District 23′s levy pulled within one vote of passing in updated vote tallies Wednesday. The measure had 105 votes for it and 105 against…

Orville Osborn

Orville Earl Osborn passed away peacefully in his sleep early Wednesday morning Aug. 1, 2012. He had just turned 80 years old on July 22. Orville was one of seven…

Improvements at Camp Muir mulled

A public meeting in Ashford this week is part of the discussion of a National Park Service proposal to rehabilitate Camp Muir at Mount Rainier National Park. Depending on plans…

Lots for fair’s price of admission

Five bucks buys a lot at the Pierce County Fair. The $5-per-person admission price for the fair in Graham – which is back for its 65th year in a four-day…

Art Festival provided visual treats

The Eatonville Lions Club presented its 41st Art Festival last weekend in weather that was as eye-pleasing as the artistic displays and demonstrations. Starting Friday and continuing through Sunday at…

Rasmussen, McCune 1-2 for County Council

Democrat Marilyn Rasmussen and Republican Jim McCune are the survivors of a three-way primary election race for a Pierce County Council seat. In results released by county election officials Tuesday…

Senate finalists: Becker and Lachney

Strong support from voters in Thurston County has given Democrat Bruce Lachney the lead in the primary election over incumbent Randi Becker in the race for state senator in the…

Lonergan, O’Brien for assessor-treasurer; Washam out

A five-candidate field for Pierce County assessor-treasurer is down to the final two after Tuesday’s primary election, and the incumbent isn’t one of them. Mike Lonergan and Billie O’Brien stood…