Puyallup Starbucks store manager Steven Perez was recognized by a team of Starbucks company leaders Monday morning for his efforts in creating connections between his Starbucks team and the community. Perez is also a football coach at Emerald Ridge High School.
In a partnership between the Corinthian Masonic Lodge and Elmhurst Elementary School in the Franklin-Pierce School District, seven students were awarded bikes for their outstanding achievements in reading throughout the school year.
The Puyallup City Council adopted an ordinance at the June 27 meeting, making it a crime to expose children to domestic violence. If convicted of the crime, punishment is imprisonment for no less than 30 days.
Bob Minnich’s passion for Puyallup’s historic sites kept them alive in a growing community. On June 14, Bob’s reign as Puyallup Historical Society president ended when he died at age 66 from invasive cancer while in hospice care.
As the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ 2017 Washington State Teacher of the Year, Eric Roloff was selected to visit and attend a class at Valley Forge in Pennsylvania this July. What he learns there will help his students’ learning back home in Puyallup.
After years of studying, collecting data and even a to-scale design mockup made of cardboard, construction is moving forward on Good Samaritan Hospital’s expansion project. The design of the new floors is expected to add an additional 24 minutes to patient care.
When complications arose from a heart surgery that led Greg Jones to undergo a spinal surgery that left him paralyzed, a trip to the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin motivated Greg to get better.