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‘Popsicles with Your Administrators’ offers back-to-school info

Assistant principals from four Fife Schools took it to the streets on Monday, Aug. 14 for a day of “Popsicles with Your Administrators,” a chance for area parents/guardians to get answers to any questions about back-to-school for Fife students before the big first day back on Sept. 6.
There to help out were Mark Beddes, Columbia Junior High School assistant principal; Amy Mittelstaedt, Hedden Elementary assistant principal; Megan Gallwas, Surprise Lake Middle School assistant principal; and Brian Neufeld, Endeavour Intermediate Elementary assistant principal. Setting up informational… Read More


Senior Center is hidden gem in Milton

Anybody who wants to feel great simply needs to find a sign to give to the Milton Senior Center. According to the Center’s President Sandy Parr, they need one so folks can more easily find their establishment, which serves senior citizens and works in support of many local charities.
The unmarked Senior Center is located inside the Milton Activity Center,1000 Laurel St., but except for word-of-mouth… Read More

Satisfaction from benefaction: NW Furniture

Like a triangle, there are three components to NW Furniture Bank, with 14 employees who help collect and distribute surplus furniture to people in need. Directly on top of the charity is Hope Furnishings, 117 Puyallup Ave., a for-profit business that sells new, gently used and vintage furniture to… Read More

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Seattle pays tribute to the Ultimate Mariner

It's not every day that a baseball fan gets to witness one of their heroes receive the honor of having their number retired forever by one their own favorite teams. A sold-out Safeco Field on Saturday, Aug. 12, served as the backdrop for this rare occasion, and spirits were high as a kite throughout… Read More


Rabbit Wilde to bring infectious folk to First Night

Between 10,000 to 20,000 are expected to turn out for First Night, Tacoma's all-ages New Year's Eve celebration, which will bring an army of bands, “the World's Shortest Parade” and other spectacle to downtown starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31.
Among the buzz-worthy musical acts on display will be Rabbit Wilde, a Bellingham and now partly Tacoma-based outfit that will play the Pantages… Read More

Neverland Theater presents ‘Princess Whatsername’

After weeks of diligently working to craft a stage play sure to be a bona fide audience pleaser, the young students of Neverland Theater are excited to present “Princess Whatsername,” opening July 29, 7 p.m. at the Columbia Junior High Performing Arts Center.
Since June 28 the budding theater… Read More