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2014 was a year of change

The community had a year of change in 2014 with noticeable shifts and ones that are much more subtle that will only take years to realize.

I-5 parking lot

One of those subtle changes is the start of the construction “double Dutch” of several projects along Fife and Milton’s strip of Interstate 5 heading into King County. The work will last years and span a series of projects to expand the roadway, replace bridges and streamline on-ramp designs. Costs for the work will top a half billion dollars and is already behind schedule.

The first slate of work involves replacing the northbound I-5 bridge over the Puyallup River.

The new bridges will be wider and straighter than the current spans…

Weekly Stories

Spotlight on Business: State Farm Agent Tyler McClung

State Farm’s “Like a Good Neighbor” catch phrase has been driven into everyone’s head so much it seems to go in one ear and out the other. But State Farm Agent Tyler McClung, whose office is located at 2121 Meridian Ave. E., is looking to…

Spotlight on Business: Good CitiZEN Dog Training

Having a pet is an investment; any dog owner who has had their puppy for over a day understands this. Luckily, recent years have seen the boom of doggy daycares, including good CitiZEN Dog Training in Fife, a facility that doubles as both a training…

Donation allows food bank to install heating system

Thanks to a $5,000 donation on Dec. 12 from the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, Lighthouse Storehouse Food Center in Fife will soon have a central heating system installed after getting through without for as long as the center has existed. Pastor Ken…

Tribe donates $250,000 to Toys for Tots, Crime Stoppers

The Puyallup Tribe has donated $125,000 to Toys for Tots just in time for the holidays and another $125,000 to Crime Stoppers of Tacoma-Pierce County.

Crime Stoppers and the Marine Corps’ Toys effort will give 50,000 toys to needy children…

Kristy’s Boutique holds storewide retirement sale

For a long time, Kristy’s Boutique at 113 W. Meeker in Puyallup has offered a store full of affordably elegant clothing and accessories for women of all ages. However, the time has come for Kristy Hobson, who owns Kristy’s Boutique with her…

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