Pierce County News for the week of Dec. 7, 2017

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Pierce County News for the week of Dec. 7, 2017

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Pierce County News for the week of Dec. 7, 2017

• Pierce County gets $2 million grant for behavioral health services in jail

• Chambers Bay Four-Ball Championship delayed two years to 2021

• University Place swears in four returning councilmembers

• Meet the Farmer: Christmas tree farm sees many trends over 30 years

• Guilty of wishcycling? Holiday recycling: what you can and CAN’T recycle

• Pierce County rings in the season with tree lighting

• Pierce County Parks & Recreation: Winter Eco Explorers Camp, Winterfest

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