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Puyallup: News

$2 million land purchase could pave way for new public safety building

The Puyallup City Council approved the purchase of 3 acres of land of the Lumbermen’s Property on 600 39th Ave. S. from Central Pierce Fire & Rescue. The Council hopes to build a new and improved public safety building on the campus, possibly putting Puyallup’s police department, jail and municipal courts all in one location. Police department and city court staff expressed security and space concerns at their current places of operation.

Puyallup: Sumner

Windmill Gardens to launch year-round lettuce operation

Windmill Gardens in Sumner plans to embark on a new year-round business venture to grow and sell lettuce and other leafy greens. Ben DeGeode Sr. and his son, Benjamin DeGoede Jr., hope to sell to local businesses, schools and farmers markets. They plan to harvest 5,000 plants per week starting in November.

Puyallup: News

Ride safety a top priority for Washington State Fair officials

During the course of the 21-day Washington State Fair, hundreds of thousands of youth and adults will ride one or more of the 70 rides managed and operated by Funtastic LLC, and most will walk away happy and unscathed. But nationwide over the summer, the assurance of amusement park and fair ride safety has been in question.

Videos

Washington State Fair displays unique collections at Hobby Hall

Cassandra Anderson talks about her handkerchief collection on display at the Washington State Fair.
Joshua Bessex jbessex@gateline.com
Washington State Fair displays unique collections at Hobby Hall 0:57

Washington State Fair displays unique collections at Hobby Hall

Opening day at the Washington State Fair 1:31

Opening day at the Washington State Fair

Lifetime cowboy provides livestock for Washington State Fair's rodeo 2:01

Lifetime cowboy provides livestock for Washington State Fair's rodeo

Junior judo champ shows off her moves 1:28

Junior judo champ shows off her moves