Briley Conant, second from the left, and Zach Pederson, far right, ask other Sumner high schoolers to link arms in a show of unity and support for each other and other students around the nation. Photo by Ray Still

Unity, ‘radical civility’ preached at walkout

Sumner High School joined thousands of other students in a nation-wide walkout last week.

Black Lives Matter meets #MeToo

Columnist Marcus Harrison Green tells us about a troubling rift and the resulting rebirth in the local arm of the social movement.

Reality House invites parents of teenagers

The Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation is hoping to educate parents about about how to talk to their kids about the dangers of alcohol and drugs.

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Kidnapping scam targets families of young kids

The suspects are a male with an accent and a younger-sounding female.

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Black Diamond swears in new council member

Chris Wisnoski was nominated and confirmed unanimously to the Position No. 5 council seat.

Explores the Civil Rights Movement with Congressman John Lewis | Pierce County READS

Congressman Lewis of Georgia is one of the key figures of the Civil Rights Movement and the only remaining speaker alive from the Big Six Leaders that organized the 1963 March on Washington.

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Town hall focuses on healthy LGBTQ aging | Pierce County

Dr. Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen will be presenting information about the first federally-funded research project examining the health, aging, and well-being over time of LGBTQ older adults.

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Enumclaw High grad shines in Florida

The Sunshine State Conference Baseball Player of the Week award went to Bryce Peterson.

Local players part of state championship hockey team

Andrew Alonzo and Danny McCarragher traveled to California after securing the state title.

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EHS teams are loaded with returning talent

Girls water polo is looking to make 14th postseason games in a row.

Two-time state champ Adair heads list of Panther spring athletes

The Bonney Lake senior will be defending her discus championship again this year.



Buckley double homicide suspect charged

Jared P. T. Standley, 21, was charged with killing his parents in Buckley last week.


Podcast, scholarship created in memory of two sons

The Babst Memorial Scholarship, in memory of Garrett and J.T. Babst, will go to an Auburn Mountainview High School student to support their decision to go into trade school.


In addition to being a key employer, Boeing also works to protect the environment, educate students, support veterans and military families, and more.

Boeing releases Community and Economic Benefits Report

Company’s wide-ranging influence includes employment, education, environment and charitable giving


Boeing’s six-week Fabrication internship has hosted about 120 high school interns over the last five years.

Fabrication internship emphasizes STEM education among Puget Sound high schoolers

‘One-of-a-kind opportunity’ lets students explore manufacturing and engineering techniques


Boeing has announced a $5 million, multi-year donation to help expand United Service Organizations Pathfinder.

Boeing makes $5 million commitment to USO based upon success of Washington state pilot project

Investment is a large-scale replication of piloted program


Employees are excited about beginning production on Boeing’s new 777X. Boeing Company photo

Boeing in Puget Sound:

Everett-made 777X airplane enters production



While focusing on athletic endurance, this book also relates to everyday life

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We often believe bad things only happen to others

It could never happen to you. Other people have problems. They don’t plan, they don’t act, they aren’t paying attention Continue reading...



Railroads implementing positive track

While the investigation continues into the deadly AMTRAK derailment near Dupont, the clock continues to tick on the implementation of Positive Track Control (PTC). The deadline is Dec. 31, 2018.


Keep the holiday spirit all year long | Don Brunell

During the holidays, our thoughts naturally turn to giving — not just giving gifts, but donating our time and money to charities, disasters and community programs.