Sports & Outdoors

Registration open for girls’ volleyball league

Registration for the RAGE Girls Volleyball League in the Puyallup and Spanaway-Parkland and Puyallup areas will be held on Sept. 14 at Puyallup High School from 8:30 a.m.…

Rodeo’s back in Roy

The Roy Pioneer Rodeo, featuring such events as bareback riding, calf roping, steer roping and bull riding, will be held Aug. 30-31. Gates at the rodeo arena will…

Remember, hunters: Be seen to be safe

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown Autumn is just around the corner with its misty mornings and falling leaves. It also is the beginning of the yearly hunting…

Amputees putting pedal to the water

Amputees putting pedal to the water

Amputee military veterans will be skimming across the water in hydroplanes during a race this weekend near Eatonville. WOW-Warriors on the Water, a new program for veterans with…

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Memories of a 1939 plane crash victim

Memories of a 1939 plane crash victim

By Diane Mettler Many are familiar with the Stratoliner crash of 1939. Stanley Scurlock and…

Graham fire levy loss official; judge finalists decided

Results of the primary election became official last week, confirming voters’ rejection of a Graham…

Three bodies identified as missing climbers

The bodies of three people recovered this week from Mount Rainier have been identified as…

Highway’s ‘finishing touches’ rescheduled

Traffic-delaying roadwork on State Route 161 that was orginally scheduled for Friday is now planned…

The straight dirt on getting a green thumb

HERE TO HELP By Tillie Vuksich Dear Tillie, I’ve recently retired and would like to…

Reward in hair salon burglary

A $1,000 reward is being offered by Tacoma-Pierce County Crimestoppers for information leading to an…


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Parking rule balances neighborhoods’ needs with those of truckers

Parking rule balances neighborhoods’ needs with those of truckers

By Jim McCune Thank you for the opportunity to further clarify the intent of the County Council for regulating commercial truck parking in unincorporated Pierce County as expressed…

List pit bulls as dangerous

Changing Eatonville’s municipal code to not list pit bulls, Staffordshire terriers, etc. as dangerous animals would be a giant step backwards in public safety management. Seriously, pick a…

Let’s help our veterans first

The other day, I turned my wife’s cell phone on to see if her battery needed to be chraged. Her Facebook popped up and it was posted by…

Innovation, technology can keep electricity humming

By Don C. Brunell For decades, radio newsman Paul Harvey gave us a side of the news that we either hadn’t heard or hadn’t considered. His “Rest of…