4 tips for making the back-to-school transition successful | MultiCare

It’s almost that time of year again. The early mornings, the homework, the busy schedules and most important, structured meals.

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Enumclaw mayoral candidate announces treatment for lymphoma

“I have been living with it and dealing with it,” Jan Molinaro said. “It was caught very early on, which is very good news.”

 

Hypertension, obesity contributing factors in maternal deaths | Department of Health

Department of Health issued its 2014-2015 Maternal Mortality Review Report on maternal deaths today, and obesity and hypertension were common factors in pregnancy-related maternal deaths.

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Kidz Kraze Festival presents host of free activities | Pierce County

Pierce County Parks & Recreation invites you to experience what it has to offer it at its inaugural Kidz Kraze Festival from 12 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27.

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News

Bonney Lake takes lead on Sumner School District’s recreation program

Sumner School District representatives sat on the edges of their seats last week as the Bonney Lake City Council decided the fate of a decades-old recreation program.

 

Local fliers honor fellow aviator, a link to U.S. military history

Betty Dybbro sat patiently but finally had to ask, “When do we get to fly?” The excitement was expected from the 95-year-old Dybbro, who was one of America’s “fly girls” during World War II. There’s a dwindling number of female pilots who answered their country’s call to duty during a time of war, but she remains an exuberant example of a small-but-dedicated group who took to the air.

 

Sports

WR players, alums line up flag football

The Throwback Classic, a flag-football tussle matching current White River High players against a dads and grads squad, is set for the evening of Aug. 25,

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Former Panther headed to U of Hawaii

Kash Koltermann was a standout for the Bonney Lake High baseball team, became an ace of the Bellevue College staff and will continue his collegiate baseball career in paradise.

 

 

Opinion

Questions increase in taxes for fire service

I read the same information twice in the newspaper so I assumed that just like the internet, it must be true. Twice in print it said East Pierce Fire and Rescue needed $1.3 million more money to hire nine new firefighters.

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White supremacists, KKK, neo-Nazis must be condemned | Guest Column

Our freedom to speak and exchange ideas, especially unpopular ideas, is the most important right we hold as Americans. It is the first right because our founders knew that without it no other rights were possible.

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Life

Festival brings full day of music to downtown Enumclaw

Downtown Enumclaw will be filled with tunes of all types Saturday as the fifth annual Enumclaw Music Festival brings performers to three stages.

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Marketplace

Amp Up Your Group Grilling Game with Seattle’s BBQ and Grilling School

Connect2Classes offers group BBQ classes for team and client appreciation events

 

Seattle Businesses Are Reinventing Team Training and Building

Connect2Classes Offers Custom Group Classes for Businesses to Learn and Grow

 

Design the perfect group class for the ultimate bonding experience

Connect2Classes creates custom experiences for shared learning

 

Celebrate Summer’s Therapeutic Benefits in Nature

University of Washington’s Botanic Gardens provides an oasis in the heart of the city

 

Business

Workshops aim to help small business owners and startups | Pierce County Library System

Pierce County Library System, in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), is offering two workshops to help entrepreneurs start and grow a successful business as well as share tips to advance existing small businesses.

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Dan Evans would serve America well | Don Brunell

Recently, family, friends and dignitaries gathered at Hurricane Ridge near Port Angeles to celebrate the designation of the Daniel J. Evans Wilderness at Olympic National Park honoring Washington’s distinguished three-term governor and U.S. Senator.

 

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