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Parade brings sunshine on a rainy day

While the weather may have been a little rainy on April 11, the Daffodil Festival still spread some sunshine of its own throughout the four Pierce County cities of Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting during the 82nd Annual Grand Floral Parade, in keeping with their theme for the festival year, “Shine Your Light with Service.”

Did all that bad weather deter any of the Daffodil Royalty from their big celebration? Not for Princess Emily Inskeep from Chief Leschi High School. “The rain can’t stop a good time!”

In fact, that storminess only heightened the appreciation the princesses had for those who still came out to support.

Princess Athena Sok, from Lincoln High School, was grateful for all those she knew along the parade routes. “I felt incredibly blessed and touched by the community that came to…

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Milton welcomes three new faces to police department

The city of Milton got a little safer last week, as three new hires for the police department were sworn at the April 6 city council meeting.

“I feel honored to work for a city that attracts the very best people in the business. I know…

Be Well Inside & Out

Feeling unwell often stems from much more than just a physical ailment. The body can only be completely well if both it and the mind are at peace, and this is what Elements of Sunshine, located at 3837 Pacific Ave., specializes in, with a focus…

Special needs youth invited to Lions Club fishing derby

The Fife Lions Club will be taking part in the 11th Annual Special Needs Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday, April 25 at Auburn Mill Pond Park, 600 Oravetz Rd. in Auburn, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is organized and run by the Lions Clubs of Zone C-3,…

Dine out to support crime victims

In recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, the Pierce County Prosecutor’s Office’s Victim and Witness Assistance Services Division will host a “takeover” fundraiser at Joeseppi’s Italian Ristorante in Tacoma on April 23 from…

Sudden road closures provide look of gridlock to come

Heidy Morales died last Friday afternoon, April 10, when her SUV suddenly swirled through a guardrail of the East L Street overpass and plunged into traffic on Interstate 5. About the same time, and just a few blocks away, a truck clipped a beam…
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