Two centuries ago, a small pink flower framed the hills and prairie around the main village of the Steilacoom Indian tribe in what is now west Pierce County.
Four screeching peregrine falcon chicks squirmed in a cardboard box as a small crowd gathered around, cameras at the ready. Weighing in at approximately 3 1/2 pounds, the estimated 22-day-old balls of white fluff were banded and sexed.
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