Last August, strong winds pushed a wildfire near Twisp toward a team of fire fighters. The ensuing chaos left three of them dead and the fourth, Milton reserve officer and volunteer firefighter Daniel Lyon, covered in severe burns.
For the past several months, Lyon has been recovering at Harborview in Seattle, but was released Wednesday, Nov. 18. On Thursday, Nov. 19 Lyon visited the Milton Police Department where citizens of the town had a special welcome home gift for him in the form of $50,000, collected from various fundraisers.
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In partnership with Tacoma Community College (TCC), Fife High School is hosting a Family Literacy Program for parents that have children enrolled in Fife School District or who are participating in Fife’s ECAP or Head Start programs. The adult education curriculum is led by TCC instructors and features English as a second language instruction, with classes covering reading, writing, speaking,… Read More
The city of Milton will soon have a new location to take its inmates with the signing of a new interlocal agreement that will see both Puyallup and Sunnyside host beds for prisoners.
“It’s a good deal. This is just generally a good business practice,” Chief Tony Hernandez said.
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Homecoming is one of the great fall traditions at high schools and universities. Alumni are invited back to campus and encouraged to interact with their old school, just not in that creepy “Dazed and Confused,” Matthew McConaughey way of interacting. On Oct. 9, Fife High School had its homecoming… Read More
Homecoming is one of the great fall traditions at high schools and universities. Alumni are invited back to campus and encouraged to interact with their old school, just not in that creepy “Dazed and Confused”, Matthew McConaughey way of interacting. On October 9, Fife High School had their homecoming… Read More
In the days before Netflix, television or even radio, short-on-cash entertainment seekers would gather in around fireplaces and experience the written word coming alive with a parlor reading of tales of adventure and mystery – feeding off the words and inflections of the reader to create the scene in their own minds.
What was once old is now new again as modern theaters move to add parlor… Read More
Bundle up your friends and family and head over to the Tacoma Community College auditorium on Dec. 6 for “A Big Band Christmas” with Rich Wetzel’s Groovin’ Higher Orchestra, featuring Steve Stefanowicz and Sunny Jo Loudin on vocals. Doors open at 7 p.m. and show starts at 7:30.
Rich… Read More