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Firefighters stretched to the limit by two structure fires and a grass fire | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

  • Jul 31, 2015 at 2:01PM

Two structure fires and a grass fire kept East Pierce Fire and Rescue crews busy on an extremely hot day. It started with a residential fire on Tapps Island. Fifteen minutes later, the firefighters were called to a fire in Edgewood at the opposite end of the fire district. While firefighters were still battling the Edgewood blaze, they were called to a grass fire on State Route 167 and Jovita Boulevard.

Obligation is to stand for the truth | Church Corner

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 1:00PM

What a unique privilege it is for the churches on the Plateau to have this opportunity every week to give truth a voice in our community. In a world of endless debate and zettabytes of opinions throughout the Internet, it is important to remember that truth still exists.

Puget Sound sweltering from the drought and Blob | Department of Ecology

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 12:00PM

Washington is feeling the heat this summer, and Puget Sound is no exception. It's been hot and dry, with all kinds of weather records being set. The unusually hot temperatures don't end at the water's edge; record-breaking temperatures are being in recorded in Puget Sound, too.

Bonney Lake meeting cancellations | Bonney Lake

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 12:00PM

Please view the notices below posted by the City of Bonney Lake.

Inmate college scholarships shine light on mounting student debt | Don Brunell

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 10:31AM

The Obama Administration announced it will begin providing Pell grants to federal prisoners, effectively overturning a 1994 ban on the practice. While overturning the ban requires Congressional action, the administration is circumventing Congress by designating the plan a “pilot program.”

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