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Franklin Pierce school bus driver moonlights as demolition derby legend

When Mike “Pinky” Nordstrom isn’t driving Franklin-Pierce School District students to school on the bus, he’s either tearing around the dirt track in a mid-1980s fortified sedan seeking out his next collision or searching local neighborhoods for the next donor car. Nordstrom, a Frederickson resident, headlines this weekend’s Slamfest Demolition Derby at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (April 22) at the Washington State Spring Fair in Puyallup.

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Puyallup icon Irene Bradley on turning 100

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.

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Puyallup icon Irene Bradley on turning 100

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.
Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com
Puyallup icon Irene Bradley on turning 100 0:57

Puyallup icon Irene Bradley on turning 100

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Franklin Pierce bus driver saves his crashes for the demolition derby

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Camping for free Chick-fil-A

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Mucho-mega burrito dazzles hungry customers in Puyallup