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.


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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.

No ID | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

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Officers stopped a speeding vehicle on Aug. 18. The driver did not speak English and was not the registered owner of the car, but was able to say they never had a driver’s license. The driver could not explain how he knew the owner of the car they were driving. The driver was transported to Fife Jail because their identity was in doubt, and the car was impounded.

Pierce County Sheriff’s Department investigating death of woman inmate

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 9:38PM

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a female inmate early this morning in the Pierce County Jail.

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