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‘Clue: The Musical’

It certainly is no mystery that the board game “Clue” has long been one of the most popular board games for generations. All ages enjoy playing detective in this murder-mystery game, and this month it will be brought to the Columbia Junior High Performing Arts Center stage when Fife High School presents its spring play “Clue: The Musical.”
Audiences will be invited to help solve the mystery too, which will add a unique and highly enjoyable twist to the fun-filled theater experience of comic antics, witty lyrics and a beguiling score.
“It's a really fun show, with a different ending every night. Just like in the board game, three cards will be chosen at the beginning of each show and the audience gets to play along to try to figure out the murderer, weapon and room,” said Fife Drama Director Breanne Keys,… Read Full Story

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?” had been published and she lined up book tours and speaking engagements everywhere she could in order to tell her own story of living life fully and how others can as well.
Now Edwards is taking her uplifting and meaningful mission to new heights by planning the first annual You Matter Movement 5K Walk/Run, which will take place on Sunday,… Read Full Story

Class and Cannabis at The Gallery

Even after Initiative 502 passed a few years back, the stigma of selling cannabis was still very much in the minds of those in the community. Folks tended to think of dingy “Green Cross” storefronts in sketchy parts of town. However, Tedd Wetherbee, owner of The Gallery chain of cannabis stores, looked to change all that.
“After retiring and moving to Gig Harbor,” recalled Wetherbee, “I saw the writing on the wall in terms of I-502 passing. With that in mind, I set out to see where I could position myself to take part in this… Read Full Story

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Mears settles in as chief
Steve Dunkelberger

Mark Mears might be settling into his new role as Fife’s police chief but he is neither a stranger to the city nor to law enforcement. He has worked in Fife for seven years and has more than 20 years of police experience that include federal, city and rural posts. “I have been in law enforcement…