Is there a Sasquatch in Bonney Lake?

Plus, a trainload of drunk pigs in Buckley, a dark tower in Orting, and secrets of Enumclaw’s Pie Goddess in Dorothy Wilhelm’s new book, “True Tales of Puget Sound.”

Pierce County libraries poised to help with job search

Most sessions aren’t on the Plateau, but the Buckley library is hosting a course on how to apply for jobs and prepare your resume Thursday, March 28.

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Attendees gather after the Dec. 21, 2018, meeting at Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center.

Washington indigenous communities push for action to address violence against women

A new law seeks to strength data collection on missing and murdered indigenous women.

Exit poll indicates Washington voters still support climate change action

State environmental organizations’ poll points to continuing support for carbon-reducing measures.

Free class touts benefits of mushrooms

There will be two classes: one in Enumclaw, and another in Sumner.

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Learning to adult at your local library | Pierce County Library System

In these four-part workshops for 16-24 year olds, you can learn how to prepare yourself for life as an adult.

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More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

Pierce County under Stage 2 Burn Ban | Puget Sound Clean Air Agency

This means no outdoor fires, or any fires in wood-burning fireplaces.

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Sumner shines at big swim, dive invitational

17 Spartan swimmers broke their own personal records.

Buckley teen to build relationships, sport court in Panama

Hannah Weymiller, 14, recently received a $1,000 scholarship for the trip.

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges for children, including the stress of having a Continue reading...

 

Sports

Hawk headed to Enumclaw High Hall of Fame

Hawk earned seven league coaching honors and, along the way, compiled a 276-95 record at Enumclaw.

 

WR places second, has four champions at Herren tournament

Gabe Hawthorne, Nate Moore, Jack Ervien, and Max Wheeler all placed first in their weight classes, but they’re not the only ones who did well in the competition.

 

Marketplace
A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

First BOEING 777X flight test airplane comes together

Boeing’s longest passenger jet to fly in 2019

 

Local Students Engineering Smart Solutions for Boeing

Collaborative robotics, haptic alert systems for hearing-impaired employees and riveting safety — Continue reading...

 

Everybody wins in Boeing’s energy-reduction battle

There is nothing like a little friendly competition to show how when Continue reading...

 

Northwest
AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Democrats to focus on 30-round magazines and ghost guns in 2019

Following gun control success on the November ballot, state Democrats are eyeing further regulation.

 

Business

East cost seaports ramping up capabilities | Don Brunell

Eastern seaports are making significant investments to attract container business.

 

Boeing hopes to build on record year | Don Brunell

Washington state the most productive in terms of industry, infrastructure and economy.