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Walk-a-thon raises money for Hedden Elementary School

What started out as a walk-a-thon quickly escalated into a high-energy hop-skip-jump-dance-run-a-thon at Hedden Elementary School, when on March 13 students from 2nd-grade on up to 5th-grade thoroughly enjoyed this day of fundraising fun. With the theme “Chasing a Pot of Gold” giving a nod to St. Patrick’s Day, the little runners did just that in quickly-paced laps around the school. Glittery green shamrocks hung from tree branches to mark the route and green glitter lit the way on the sidewalks.

“I wanted them to feel like they were walking in fields of clovers,” said Krissie Carl, a Fife Schools para-substitute and teacher’s aide who led the organizing for Hedden’s 2015 PTA Walk-a-Thon. All of the donations the students collected from their friends, neighbors and family will go back into the school to help out…

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State Legislatures visit Milton to discuss important issues

In the middle of a legislative session, it can be difficult to remember that politicians are representatives of the people and not just bureaucrats arguing about important bills in the far off land of Olympia. This stereotypical image was shaken…

Be Well - Inside and Out

At Lifetime Massage Therapy, founder Grace Oswald takes great pride in making sure that when you walk in the door there is someone to take good care of you. In business for over 25 years, Lifetime Massage Therapy opened in 1992, with Katie Underwood…

Be Well - Inside and 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 help…

Tacoma man sought for vicious domestic violence attack

A Tacoma woman went out with her friends one night last July. When she came home, officers say her boyfriend, Kylen Wilken-Johnston, walked into her room and threatened to kill her. She told officers she begged him to stop as he choked…

Salish Integrative Oncology Care Center

The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is preparing to open a new, state-of-the-art cancer care clinic in Fife. Named the Salish Integrative Oncology Care Center (SIOCC), it will be housed in the first floor of the Trans Pacific building that the Tribe has…

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