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It’s Just Business: Mountain Muesli

The beauty of entrepreneurship is that the sky’s the limit when it comes to ideas that have the potential to flower into a successful business. Some people may invent a revolutionary product that puts them on a pathway to a winning new venture, while…


Study shows Sheriff’s Department seriously understaffed

Representatives from Public Safety Strategies Group (PSSG) have presented a study to the Pierce County Council that shows the Sheriff’s Department is seriously understaffed. PSSG recommends the Sheriff’s Department hire between 72 and 82 employees…


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BAIL SET AT $50,000 FOR HIGH PRIORITY OFFENDER

Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist charged high priority offender David Keith Legge, 52, on June 20 with burglary in the second degree. At his arraignment, the court set bail…


FME food fight raises thousands of pounds for Fish Food Bank

Attention Fife, Milton, and Edgewood: The competition for the FME Food Fight was extended through June 20 due to the amount of donations businesses and people wanted to give to take a swing at knocking out hunger. It’s been an intense round and all…


Decisions pending in water-protecting initiatives, LNG’s ‘worst case’ response

Port of Tacoma Commissioners have acknowledged – to some degree – that the now-dead effort to site the world’s largest methanol conversion plant in the world, the current controversy about plans for a liquefied nature gas (LNG) facility and the…


Fife car tabs could increase by $20 to fund road work

The City of Fife Transportation Benefit District Board, which is composed of all members of Fife City Council, is preparing to vote on a $20 annual car tab fee to fund road projects.

The vote had been set for Tuesday night’s meeting, June…


Jazzbones fundraiser to help burglary victim Kris ‘Sonics Guy’ Brannon

This spring was quite a roller coaster ride for Kris “Sonics Guy” Brannon, the Tacoma super-fan who's been carrying the torch for the Seattle Supersonics since the team left for Oklahoma City in 2008.

Thousands have seen Brannon adorned…


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