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On Age – a true tale from Stories from the Journey

By Bruce A. Smith The following story was told at several recent storytelling venues, such as StoryOly in Olympia. WA, and at the Moth open mic in Seattle’s Fremont Abbey. It is part of a collection of true, personal stories … Continue reading

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On Betrayal – A true tale from “Stories from the Journey”

By Bruce A. Smith The following story was told at recent Moth Story open mics in Portland, Oregon and Seattle, and is one part of my collection of true, personal stories titled, Stories from the Journey. ***************** Betrayal spans a … Continue reading

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Third Person Charged in Death of Deputy McCartney

Special to the Mountain News from the Pierce County Office of Communications: ~ TACOMA, WA – The Pierce County Prosecutor’s Office charged Samantha Dawn Jones, 29, with murder in the first degree and kidnapping in the first degree for her … Continue reading

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DB Cooper news: New video on the money find released

By Bruce A. Smith I am pleased to announce a new video release on YouTube where I explore the events surrounding the discovery of part of DB Cooper’s ransom money in 1980. Over $6,000 worth of twenty-dollar bills was found … Continue reading

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Azure Farms’ new weed control plan examined

Second in a series on Azure Farms and organic wheat By Bruce A. Smith As the Azure Farms’ dispute with Sherman County, Oregon enters its second week, a respite has developed regarding the control of noxious weeds in its wheat … Continue reading

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Trump Era Begins – Mountain News Readers Respond

Many Mountain News-WA readers are upset with Donald Trump, and now, with his presidency a reality they are responding. The Mountain News will be posting their missives in an ongoing effort to communicate how deeply angry many citizens are, and … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Jim McCune on homelessness – from Wayne Cooke, Graham community activist

Open Letter to Pierce County Councilmember Jim McCune, District 3 By  Wayne Cooke Re: Homelessness Dear Jim, I have spent many hours researching our “homeless problem,” sparked by my friendship with a young homeless couple from Graham. As our representative, … Continue reading

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