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Milton to receive 9/11 artifact for memorial

It started 10 years ago, a desire to memorialize those whose lives were lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Jack Chandler knew he wanted Milton to be a place of remembrance for that tragic day but he just wasn’t sure how.

The answer came from Kennewick. When visiting his brother-in-law years later, he couldn’t help but notice the town’s 40-foot tall artifact from the World Trade Center, the city’s own memorial to those fallen.

“I saw their piece of material and I thought geeze that would be something nice to have here for our communities,” Chandler said

A decade later Chandler, along with the rest of Milton’s 9/11 Memorial Committee, Councilmember Lois Zaroudny and Ryan Starr, have finally achieved the dream. After a three-year waiting process, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have sent…

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Star-studded 7th Annual Auction for Lindquist at King’s Books

Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist's seventh annual Signed Book and Spirits Auction will be held at King's Books, 218 St. Helens Ave. in Tacoma, on Thursday, July 30, at 5 p.m. Auction items include Garth Stein's novel, "The Art of Racing in…

Be Well - Inside & out

Our sleep is vitally important to maintaining good health. In fact, it has now been shown that the lack of sleep can be connected to every major health problem that can affect us, including cancer. Evergreen Dental (253-474-3223) may be able to…

Letter to the Editor:An open letter to Donald Trump

Mr. Donald Trump:

My family and I came across the border of Mexico into America when I was young. We were not drug dealers, criminals or rapists. At age 17, I became a naturalized citizen and took an oath to defend our country…

Fire & Rescue News

Often when we consider fire protection for our home, we consider things such as smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, and exit plans. While all of these things are important, it’s time we take a look outside the home for fire danger as well!…

Neverland Theater presents ‘The Temporary Detective’

When Fife Schools theater arts students stage a play, there’s no question that it’s going to be a guaranteed good time for the audience. First there’s the dynamic duo of sisters (and Fife High grads) Hayley and Emily Rathburn. The skills and…
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