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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…


Armed robbery and home burglary down in Pierce County

In the first six months of 2017, Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies say an analysis of the crime statistics shows armed robberies and home burglaries are down. Detectives say one reason may be that more people have surveillance and security systems…


Children of the river

Dr. Verna Bartlett has established a program to help Indian people who are now, or have been, victims of trauma brought on by sexual abuse, be they children or elders. With many years of child advocacy behind her, including 25 years working for Puyallup…


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SR 167 PUYALLUP RIVER BRIDGE COULD BE YOURS

After more than eight decades of service, the State Route 167 (Meridian Street) Bridge over the Puyallup River has been retired, and now the Washington State Department of Transportation…


Fire and rescue news

East Pierce Fire and Rescue (EPFR) just received word that we have been awarded a FEMA SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response) Grant for a value of $1,699,898. This grant will allow EPFR to add another nine (9) Firefighters for…


Be Well - Inside & out: Theresa likes to wear a bit of color in her hair

Cosmetologist Theresa Tong, of TT Hair Salon & Supplies, can do it all. She cuts and tints all kinds of hair for a wide variety of styles, provides face-waxing services, plucks eyebrows and offers a paraffin dip for pampering hands. She provides…


Neverland Theater Company summer camp ready to stage

The sets have been built, costumes fitted and dance numbers all choreographed for opening night of “The Sword in the Stone,” Friday, July 28, 7 p.m. at Columbia Junior High’s Performing Arts Center. The culminating event of The Neverland Theater…


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