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Fire chief makes case for support of ballot measure | Letter to the Editor

  • Apr 7, 2016 at 12:00PM

Ballots for the April 26 special election will be mailed on April 8. Inside, you will see a ballot issue for East Pierce Fire and Rescue asking voters to consider re-setting (or lifting) the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) levy lid to the originally-approved 50 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value.


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Obama active like king, not like a U.S. president | Letter to the Editor

  • Apr 5, 2016 at 1:00PM

Rich Elfers is needlessly confused and completely wrong in his analysis and question “why the Republican party has antipathy toward the President” (March 30, editorial).

Bonney Lake council considers creating transportation district

  • Mar 30, 2016 at 10:00AM

In an effort to raise revenues for maintaining and improving roads amid falling gas taxes and traffic impact fees, Bonney Lake is considering creating a transportation benefit district, much like dozens of other cities like Buckley and Enumclaw. The city held a public hearing to let city residents give their input on the idea during the regular council meeting March 29.

Sumner musical enchanting | Letter to the Editor

  • Mar 29, 2016 at 12:00PM

It was my privilege to attend the Saturday night performance of this absolutely enchanting musical at Sumner’s Performing Arts Center. The cast was impressive. The audience was told that only three of the cast of some forty some members were “dancers” – one would never have guessed given the variety, complexity and number of dancers involved.

Inappropriate use of taps during musical | Letter to the Editor

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 1:00PM

My mother came to Washington for a pre-holiday visit. She was the kind of mom who decorated the entire house at Christmas. Putting ornaments on the tree, singing carols, making and decorating sugar cookies are a few of things she did with us when we were children that made this time of year magical for us. Four years ago, our holidays took a different spin.

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Does the U.S. Constitution guarantee public bathroom facilities to transgender individuals?

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