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Kindness reins at Discovery Primary School

There’s something so special about how children take to the concept of kindness. It shows how innate kindness is in our being – that even the youngest of children “get it” and gravitate toward the pure pleasure of doing something nice for someone else. It also provides an opportunity for grown-ups to learn from our young people, to see the world through the eyes of a child and how beautiful that world can be if we make it that way.
When the little students at Discovery Primary School took part in The Great Kindness Challenge for a full week in April, good deeds and thoughtfulness… Read More

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Fife’s Future Business Leaders set awards record

Fife High School’s chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) broke a chapter record – set just last year – at the state conference and competition last month. The chapter is now organizing fundraisers and seeking donations to send students to the national conference and competition in Annehiem, Calif., this summer.
"Every little bit helps, so we will take whatever we can… Read More

5K walk/run spreads the message that ‘You Matter’

When author and motivational speaker Jamicka Edwards launched her one-woman “You Matter” movement several years ago, she traveled locally and nationally to inspire people of all ages to live in their purpose everyday. Her book “You Matter: What would living in your purpose everyday look like?”… Read More

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Tacoma home for big weekend

It's a fact of life in Triple-A baseball that problems at the Major League level trickle down to the farm teams. That's exactly what’s happened recently as the Mariners’ pile of pitching injuries (four of the five men slated to have begun the year in Seattle’s rotation missed their most recent… Read More

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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

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