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A day in the life of Kiley

Kiley arrives at the courthouse on Monday morning, wearing her blue vest and ready to start the work week. All eyes are on her as she breezes through the lobby and strides onto an elevator. She arrives at her office on the ninth floor and it’s time to go to work. Kiley has a full day of court appearances and pre-trial interviews – she’s a trained courthouse dog.

Kiley is one of several dogs across the region that provides support for victims and witnesses through the Courthouse Dogs program. Ellen O’Neill-Stephens, former King County deputy prosecutor, founded the program in 2004. Today, courthouse dogs are serving in many prosecutors’ offices and child advocacy centers across the country, providing silent comfort. Retelling…

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Milton residents of the Heather Hills Homeowners group made their annual donation to the Milton Police Reserve Officer fund at their Nov. 11 meeting. The $500 check was accepted by officers Shawn Huecker and Sergeant Russ Hume.

“Heather…

Edgewood business owner becomes self-published author

In the digital age, the traditional way of doing things has gone out the window, particularly in the publishing world. Previously authors were at the whim of publishers’ needs, and today writers need only an Internet connection to get their ideas…

Stack Furniture Solutions brings family comfort to Fife

There’s something about a family business that gives stores a homey feel. Even giant warehouses can be given a friendly environment. Just wander into Stack Furniture Solutions at 4918 20th St. E. to experience this feeling first hand.Puyallup car prowler on the loose

Car prowls continue to be a problem around Western Washington, but police in Puyallup are hoping to identify at least one crook who was caught on camera.

“When I grew up, you could leave your car unlocked,” said Arlene Luton. “You could…

Council sets two-year budget, ponders transportation district options

Fife’s two-year budget is balanced between projected spending and expected revenues from taxes and fees. The budget spends $38 million in general fund dollars for key city services.

The city council is set to pass the budget Nov. 25, which…

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