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Fire at Puyallup School District garage will affect bus routes at start of school

A two-alarm fire Wednesday at the Puyallup School District maintenance garage damaged at least 28 buses and will affect transportation when school starts Sept. 6.

Puyallup: Sumner

Military Memories Campaign brings hidden mementos to light

The Sumner Historical Society and Sumner VFW are partnering to create the Military Memories Campaign. The campaign is currently collecting military and other armed forces items to display at the Sumner Ryan House. The campaign was created so that objects that are passed down through families don’t lose their histories.

Puyallup: News

Puyallup Food Bank celebrates recent monetary donations

The Puyallup Food Bank received more than $15,000 in a matching donation from CenturyLink, reaching its $50,000 goal during CenturyLink’s annual Backpack Buddies Food Drive. The food bank also received $2,500 from the Demonos Car Club in Tacoma. Monetary donations go toward food and supplies for families, but also supports staff and building operations.

Puyallup: Sports

Sumner girls soccer produces another D-I talent as Kinsey Saiz joins CSU Bakersfield

Back in the beginning of March, California State University, Bakersfield women’s soccer coach Gary Curneen had a surprise need in his defensive backfield after one of his 2016 recruits dropped their commitment, leaving the Roadrunners empty-handed. So when Curneen was left needing a talented fullback to plug into the empty spot on his back line, the fourth-year Roadrunner coach found his answer with former Sumner High fullback Kinsey Saiz.

Puyallup: News

Neighborhood plan prepares South Hill for future growth

The South Hill Neighborhood Plan, developed by the city of Puyallup’s Planning Division, outlines goals and changes in zoning codes for South Hill. The division hosted an open house last week to inform South Hill locals of the plan’s details. The plan will be proposed to the City Council this fall.

Videos

Junior judo champ shows off her moves

Ten-year-old Marjorie "JoJo" McDaniel, who trains at the Gordon Family YMCA in Sumner, talks about judo and how she got involved in the sport.
Joshua Bessex jbessex@gateline.com
Junior judo champ shows off her moves 1:28

Junior judo champ shows off her moves

VIDEO: Larry Mackey demonstrates lacrosse training device 1:58

VIDEO: Larry Mackey demonstrates lacrosse training device

VIDEO: Puyallup police show a softer side 0:56

VIDEO: Puyallup police show a softer side

Video: Teenager Blake Nelson talks about his 1962 Corvette 1:13

Video: Teenager Blake Nelson talks about his 1962 Corvette