Lake Tapps fully opens for all recreation | Cascade Water Alliance

  • Jul 2, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 3:25PM

Cascade announced today that as a result of additional water going into the Lake Tapps Reservoir, Lake Tapps is now fully open for all recreation, including motor craft, effective immediately. The bottom of the reservoir not covered by water (the lake bed) remains permanently closed to motorized vehicles.

Protecting our beautiful NW | Outdoor lifestyles

  • Today at 1:00PM

We are embarking on another summer and will undoubtedly be experiencing the best of what Western Washington has to offer. These are the days that we don’t like to tell non-Washingtonians about; we would be content if they kept on believing that we exist in constant drizzle and dreary days as they continue their journey through and not permanently to our state.


Rich aren’t paying fair share – they pay more | Letters to the Editor

  • Today at 12:00PM

Rich Elfers’ recent column bemoaned the wealthy not paying enough taxes which is the “scoop du jour” for the liberal media on a too-frequent basis. This constant mantra of taxing the rich borders on a near maniacal envy. A jealousy likened to “if I can’t keep up with the Jones, I’ll incessantly trash them for their fancy cars, boats and palatial palaces.”

Cherish freedom not even death can take away | Church Corner

  • Today at 12:00PM

Freedom is one of our most cherished privileges – and it should be – since most of the history of the world has been a sequence of one ruler after another who claimed by right of force the power of life and death over all other people. In fact, the cultures that denied the “right of kings” to rule over all others were few and often short-lived.

Trail extension receives budget support

  • Today at 11:00AM

A long-awaited extension of the popular Foothills Trail will become reality if a funding proposal receives final authorization. The Puget Sound Regional Council recently offered its initial support for a $378,000 grant that would allow building a 1.3-mile segment of the trail between Buckley and South Prairie.

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The US Supreme Court rules last week that gay marriage should be allowed throughout the land. Agree?

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