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Possible road closure to be discussed

Frederickson Clover Creek Community Council’s meeting April 20 will include a presentation by Pierce County Councilman Jim McCune on a pending request by a manufacturer to close part of a…

Track success in Tacoma

Track success in Tacoma

Eatonville High School track and field coaches voiced satisfaction with their teams’ seventh-place finish in the boys’ competition and 16th-place on the girls’ side in the 35-team Tacoma Invitational last…

Shooting of motorist justified by authorities

Pierce County authorities have concluded that a county Sheriff Department deputy acted properly when he shot and killed a motorist on State Route 702 last October. Prosecuting Attorney Mark Lindquist…

Trees near airfield will get a haircut

Trees near the town of Eatonville’s airfield will be shortened to improve aviation safety. The town has hired a Tacoma-based engineering firm to determine which trees at the north end…

County Council comes to Graham

The Pierce County Council will convene April 30 in Graham as part of its required once-a-year meetings in each council member’s district. Councilman Jim McCune’s District 3 will be the…

Spring Fair opens with free admission for kids

Spring Fair opens with free admission for kids

Kids can get into the Spring Fair in Puyallup for free Thursday while also helping those in need. From 2 to 10 p.m., admission will be free for anyone 18…

School spared in budget cuts

Columbia Crest Elementary School will remain open for at least one more school year, but the Eatonville School District will take other steps to reduce its budget by approximately $1…

Men accused of robbing four businesses in one day

Three men have been jailed and charged in connection with a one-day string of robberies in Spanaway, Frederickson and other Pierce County locations. Pierce County prosecutors filed charges of robbery…

Marketing mountain and communities is a worthy investment

By Mary Kay Nelson National parks continue to be important, even critical economic engines for local communities, with visitors generating $30.1 billion in economic activity and supporting 252,000 jobs nationwide…

Volunteers can help conservation efforts

Northwest Trek is asking for volunteers to help it finish what officials at the Eatonville-area wildlife park describe as a major conservation project. On the morning of April 20, from…