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River opens to sport fishing; lakes closing

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown The upper portion of the Puyallup River opened to sport salmon fishing Oct. 1, while the lower stretch opened Oct. 3. The fishery will…

Eagles roll behind James and Edwards

Teague James and Shannon Edwards each ran for three touchdowns as undefeated Graham-Kapowsin rolled past Rogers 59-26 Thursday in a South Puget Sound League 4A high school football game. It…

Transportation won’t improve without public’s support

Transportation won’t improve without public’s support

By Randi Becker During the 2013 legislative session, there was debate in Olympia about whether to raise the gas tax to build new transportation projects. I took the opportunity to…

Sensation lived up to its name

Sensation lived up to its name

The thrills were zipping along at Northwest Trek this summer. More than 10,000 people have tackled the Zip Wild challenge courses among the trees at the wildlife park. Approximately 1,000…

Ice skaters converge on Spanaway for U.S. regionals

The Northwest Pacific Regional U.S. Figure Skating Championships – possibly part of someone’s Olympic dream – will be staged over six days starting Thursday at Sprinker Recreation Center in Spanaway.…

Bethel School Board getting new member

Voters in the Bethel School District have a choice to make in the general election this fall: Do they want a new School Board member who’s a lawyer and an…

Community and disabilities blend in Fall Fest

“To enhance ability awareness to focus on what people can do, rather than on what they can’t do.” That’s the mission statement that Fall Fest will carry out this Saturday…

Eatonville teen advances on ‘The Voice’

Emily Randolph, a 15-year-old Eatonville resident, has made it through the first round of a nationally televised singing competition. In a recorded episode Tuesday of “The Voice,” Randolph was invited…

Government shutdown closes park

Mount Rainier National Park is closed as a result of the federal government shutdown that began at midnight Tuesday. All national parks are closed to the public. Guests in lodging…

Tornado strikes Frederickson; no injuries

A storm that added to record amounts of rain in the Puget Sound region Monday also spawned a rare tornado in the Frederickson that damaged buildings and railroad cars. No…