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School-zone cameras ticket more cars than last year

Traffic cameras around Fife’s public schools have so far captured more drivers speeding through school zones than they did last year.
The city activated the cameras with the start of school last month and has tallied 593 violations so far compared to 427 violations for the same period last year. But the rate will likely level off by the holiday season, as parents and commuters get acclimated to the slower speed limits.
“It’s people getting used to the cameras again,” said Fife Police Chief Pete Fisher.
The speed limit around school zones is 20 miles per hour while school… Read More


‘Halloween Bash’ to raise funds for Fife High musicians

The Fife High School Music Department invites people of all ages to come out on Saturday, Oct. 29 for a fun night of great music and funky festivities at “Halloween Bash” featuring popular Seattle-based band DoctorfunK. Being hosted at Louie G.’s Pizzeria in Fife, tickets are just $10 each and available from any Fife High music student or at the door. All ticket sales will go to the FHS Music… Read More

Grieving Tacoma mom pleads for return of stolen memorial car

A grieving mother already dealing with the pain of losing her baby boy is now devastated after her car was stolen last weekend. It wasn’t just Lindsey Othmer’s transportation; it was a mobile memorial to little Isaac Nunes’ memory. He accidentally choked to death two months ago.
Lindsey… Read More

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Trojan volleyball team looking in playoff form

It just seems like every year that the Fife Trojans volleyball team is right there at the top of the standings fighting for a league championship. This year is no different, but the Trojans are going to have get one back from White River to get a shot at the 2A South Puget Sound League title. Next… Read More

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Creedence Clearwater Revisited

There are many examples of feuding rock bands that have patched things up for the sake of a lucrative reunion tour: The Eagles, The Police, most recently Guns N' Roses. But so far not Creedence Clearwater Revival, the Bay Area band behind some of the most iconic rock songs of the '60s and early '70s.
Theirs is a decades-long beef, characterized by occasional litigation; and the chasm between… 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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