Because of a recent article, News Tribune reader Jim Cavanaugh found out about Craig Frady's attempts to save up for a welding mask and gloves so he could return to work. Cavanaugh decided to meet Frady at Pacific Welding and buy him the gear he needed.
Longtime Puyallup resident Irene Bradley will turn 100 in May and city is planning to help throw a birthday party in her honor. She and her husband, Ward, used to own the land which became the 59-acre Bradley Lake Park before the city bought it in 1997.
A new steel-frame pedestrian bridge was installed over the duck pond in Tacoma's Wright Park on Thursday. The elegant one-piece span replaces a deteriorating wooden bridge and will open to the public next Friday.
Gig Harbor resident Mike Rice started the Puget Sound Sailing Institute 32 years ago. Since then, four of its sailors have won Outstanding Instructor of the Year from the American Sailing Association, including Rice who earned the honor for the eighth time in 2016.