Category Archives: Events

Public Health impacts stable as the smoke invasion enters its 2nd week

By Bruce A. Smith As our smoke-filled skies broached its second week, local health experts report that they haven’t seen any increase in respiratory distress. “Fortunately, we haven’t seen a uptick in 911 calls for breathing problems,” South Pierce Fire … Continue reading

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Exercise classes for seniors to start in Graham

Special to the Mountain News-WA , from the GKCC. The Graham – Kapowsin Community Council (G-KCC) is excited to announce that the long- awaited Golden Age exercise classes will begin on Thursday, June 8th! There will be six (6) classes … Continue reading

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Women March in Olympia and Across the Globe to Protest Trump

By Bruce A. Smith In an historic display of grassroots political power, millions of women marched in at least 670 cities around the world on Saturday, January 21, to protest the policies and rhetoric of President Donald Trump. USA Today … Continue reading

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Salmon Festival coming to Eatonville

By Bruce A. Smith Our friends in Eatonville have sent the Mountain News-WA the following announcement regarding the fourth annual salmon festival to celebrate local salmon recovery projects, such as Ohop Creek: Come Celebrate Salmon at the Eatonville Salmon Fest, Saturday, October … Continue reading

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Police ask for help in identifying the Burlington mall shooter

Update 10 pm, 9. 24. 16 A suspect has been taken into custody for the mall shooting in Burlington. Local media are reporting that the individual is Arcan Cetin, 20-year-old resident of Oak Harbor. No other details were immediately available. … Continue reading

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Puyallup Library to host an evening of DB Cooper discussion

by Bruce A. Smith If you crave more DB Cooper – even after the History Channel broadcasted their four-hour documentary and the FBI closed the case last month – you can partake in another Cooper fete at the Puyallup Library … Continue reading

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Eatonville Prepares for 4th of July Celebrations

  By Alana Smith There’s something enchanting about enjoying Independence Day the same way people have for decades, even if past generations weren’t able to Facebook their celebration “selfies.” It’s hard to beat spreading out a blanket and taking in … Continue reading

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