Things to do today:
• History buffs will want to check this out. Learn all about the Pig War when storyteller and re-enactor John Roten tells the story from a soldier’s point of view. The local history covers the dispute in the San Juan Islands between the Americans and the British. While you’re at it, check out the fort, it’s all happening at 2 p.m. at the Historic Fort Steilacoom, 9601 Steilacoom Blvd. S.W., Lakewood. Free. 253-582-5838, historicfortsteilacoom.org
• It’s the women of summer when the Seattle Storm takes on the Phoenix Mercury tonight at 6. Key Arena, 305 Harrison St., Seattle.
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