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Still time to register for Kilometers for Kids

It’s been another busy week at Mountain View Community Center. Camp Quest is in full swing, and the kids are having a blast. Volunteers from Whitewater Church have stopped by to help fill KidPower food packs for Mountain View’s summer distribution program, and center volunteers are starting to gear up for Mountain View’s Back to School BBQ on Aug. 26, where 700-plus backpacks of school supplies will be distributed to low income students.
In the meantime, registration is open for Kilometers for Kids Fun Run/Walk, $25 per… Read More


City ponders park shuffle, new city manager

Fife City Council has put a pause on a plan to merge the city’s parks and aquatic programs into a single department. The change would fold that position’s duties into the task of the director of Aquatic Services. The merger could save about $139,000, largely from the elimination of the director of Parks and Recreation position as well as coming at a time when the city is in the final stages… Read More

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 all these services for the elderly, for adults,… Read More

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Rainiers suffering an All-Star hangover

It’s been said that baseball’s all-star break wasn’t named a “break” after the physical rest it gives the players, but rather for what it does for the mental monotony that is inherent to a season that lasts well over 100 games. Monotony that is present not only for the players, but sometimes… 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