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.
People gathered at Chick-fil-A in Puyallup Wednesday in order to camp out for the opening of the store. Some had arrived as early as 5:15 in the morning in order to get one of the 100 gift cards the franchise said it would be giving away at 6 a.m. Thursday.
Joe Barnes got down on one knee at the Sumner Cemetery to proposal to his girlfriend of six years, Kristi Giste. Giste's father passed away in 2011, and her mother passed away last year. Both were put to rest at the Sumner Cemetery. Barnes knew it would mean a lot of to Giste to be surrounded by those she loves, and invited 17 friends to surprise Giste at the proposal on Oct. 2.
State Rep. Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, sits down with reporter Melissa Santos to eat tater tots and talk about why the Legislature is in overtime, again. What happens during the first week of a special session? When will the Legislature actually agree on a budget? Also, how the TV show Law and Order informs Jinkins' work chairing the House Judiciary Committee, and why she spends time at the Capitol photographing crazy socks. First in an ongoing series.
Seattle gained three picks in those two deals, with Atlanta and San Francisco. The Seahawks went from seven picks – the fewest of the John Schneider/Pete Carroll regime that began here in 2010 – to 10.
The newest class of troopers — 49 in total — was the largest in modern history, according to patrol officials. It comes after the Legislature moved to give troopers substantial pay raises in an effort to increase staffing.
Kentlake secured the top seed from the division to the NPSL tournament – all with a game to spare – because of their 4-2 victory on Wednesday against Mount Rainier. They’ve run through the league behind aces Jordon Wright and Caleb Jaime.