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Revised Sound Transit 3 plan would bring rail to the Fife

The Sound Transit Board is moving forward with a revised package of mass transit projects around Puget Sound that will face voters this fall. The revised Sound Transit 3 package will speed up several key projects in Pierce County, including the routing of rail service through Fife.

The transit board is now set to formalize the package of projects this week. The vote would officially kick off the $54 billion bond measure set for a vote of residents of the urbanized areas of Snohomish, King and Pierce counties in November. Changes to the timeline and added projects came following an analysis… Read More

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10th anniversary Family Affair Car Show to include changing of the guard

In June 2007, Joanie and Walt Kaplin established the first ever Family Affair Car Show at Walt’s Auto Care Center in Fife. More than 200 classic vehicles attended the inaugural event, including former Mayor Mike Kelly’s classic car. It was a huge success.
At the conclusion of the show, Kelly asked the Kaplins if they would consider Dacca Park as the new home for the car show. The following… Read More

It’s Just Business: Mountain Muesli

The beauty of entrepreneurship is that the sky’s the limit when it comes to ideas that have the potential to flower into a successful business. Some people may invent a revolutionary product that puts them on a pathway to a winning new venture, while for others the simplest thing can hold that golden… Read More

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Trojans garner scholar-athlete honors

It was a night of champions as the best student-athletes from the 34 Pierce County high schools converged upon the LeMay – America’s Car Museum for the Tom Names Salute to Sports banquet, honoring the Tacoma Athletic Commission Athletes of the Year. It also happened to be Fife’s graduation night… Read More

Trojans celebrate Homecoming with win over FP

Homecoming is one of the great fall traditions at high schools and universities. Alumni are invited back to campus and encouraged to interact with their old school, just not in that creepy “Dazed and Confused”, Matthew McConaughey way of interacting. On October 9, Fife High School had their homecoming… Read More

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Neverland Theater summer camp now enrolling students

With summertime just around the corner, Fife Schools’ drama teachers Hayley and Emily Rathburn are busy lining up students to take part in the sisters’ Neverland Theater musical theater camp experience.

Now in its third year, the camp runs from June 28 to July 28, Monday through Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students 10 to 18 years old from any school district are welcome to sign… Read More

TMP’s ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ flies high

“If you get to like them and understand them, if you are kind to them and don’t scratch their paint or bang their doors, if you fill them up and pump them up when they need it, if you keep them clean and polished and out of the rain and snow as much as possible, you will find, you MAY find, that… Read More