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Local races set for Aug. 1 primary

The City of Edgewood has four seats on the City Council up for election, but only two of them drew challengers, while the mayoral race in Milton draws a challenger and two unchallenged races in Fife.
Edgewood incumbents Tyron J. Christopherson and Rosanne Tomyn are running unopposed to retain their respective seats. Allison Pincas and John C. West are running for the open Pos. 5 seat, while incumbent Stephanie Shook faces Lucy Lowry for the Pos. 6 seat.
The City of Fife has incumbent Dee-Dee Gethers campaigning to keep her seat on the City Council against challenger Doug Fagundes,… Read More


Food Fight! For a cause

There's nothing like a little friendly competition to capture a community's attention.
Two community organizers do just that with another round of the Fife Milton Edgewood Food Fight. Rather than the typical lunchroom action of slinging mashed potatoes and hamburger buns through the air, this food fight more constructive, a food drive with all proceeds benefitting the Edgewood FISH Food Bank… Read More


The FBI and Tacoma Police Department are seeking the public’s help in locating a fugitive whom investigators believe is responsible for murders in the Tacoma area. Santiago “Pucho” Villalba Mederos, 25, may be in Mexico and speaks both English and Spanish. Mederos is known to have family living… Read More

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Fife’s best hope for state title shot

When the high school sports year comes to its conclusion on the final championship weekend, there’s usually some Fife Trojans in the mix. This year has a bit of a different look, but Fife is going to be well-represented throughout several sports.

With memories of a 3-1 defeat in the 2016… Read More


Rabbit Wilde to bring infectious folk to First Night

Between 10,000 to 20,000 are expected to turn out for First Night, Tacoma's all-ages New Year's Eve celebration, which will bring an army of bands, “the World's Shortest Parade” and other spectacle to downtown starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31.
Among the buzz-worthy musical acts on display will be Rabbit Wilde, a Bellingham and now partly Tacoma-based outfit that will play the Pantages… 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