Genyss Vaughan eating cake and ice cream at Stafford Suites for her 100th birthday, which was on Aug. 19.  - Ray Still

Centenarian celebrates at Stafford Suites | Slideshow

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Genyss Vaughan turned 100 on Aug. 19, and had a party with her friends and family at Stafford Suites on Aug. 21. Genyss has been a Sumner resident since 1938 when she moved from California. She had three children attend Sumner High School and she herself was a Bonney Lake Elementary School librarian for six years.


Old ideas a part of our national DNA | Rich Elfers

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Can you fill in the blanks? “We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created ______, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are _______, ________, and the __________ of_______________.”

Back-to-back titles for soccer local team

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The Mount Rainier Football Club’s G99 Blue soccer team captured tournament championships on two consecutive weekends. Team members are largely from the Plateau – Enumclaw, Bonney Lake and Buckley – with others hailing from Auburn, Renton and Kent.

Police help seniors to be safe at home | Pierce County

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Local communities have become much more accessible and senior-friendly. Even so, when it comes to personal safety, older adults and people with disabilities need to take special precautions at home as well as out and about.

Attorney General sues federal government over Hanford worker safety

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Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit today against the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor, Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) alleging that hazardous tank vapors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, pose a serious risk to workers at the site.

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