Around 300 firefighters took part in the Western Washington Interagency Wildfire Training Academy session on JBLM timberlands off of Rainier Road, June 27, 2016. It was the final day of a week-long training exercise that combined practical experience with some classroom work held at nearby Rainier High School.
Nisqually Land Trust Executive Director Joe Kane gives a June 21st tour of the former four-generation Burwash family farm in Ohop Valley. The Eatonville School District is considering turning the historic homestead and its remaining structures into an ag-based, STEM campus.
KP Healing Center on State Route 302 on the Key Peninsula is closing on June 30, 2016, as Washington State aligns the unregulated medical market with the regulated licensed market. Store clerk Chad Oliveira talks about what he thinks this means to his customers. “It’s kind of weird,” he said.
Son Timothy and daughter Tracy Fabre deliver emotional statements during the sentencing of their father, Milton, on Friday in Pierce County Superior Court in Tacoma. The 81-year-old pled guilty to first-degree manslaughter for the fatal stabbing of his daughter, Tamara, and was sentenced to eight years and six months in prison
Volunteers from the Foss Waterway Seaport, the Marine Science and Technology Center and Stadium High faculty dig up the bones of a 23-foot female yearling humpback whale that had been buried for decomposition on a Gig Harbor farm. The skeleton will be reassembled and eventually hung at the Seaport.