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.
After a record-long session, lawmakers couldn’t find an agreement on the last of their unfinished business. That means the Legislature was set to go home late Thursday with at least two unresolved issues on the table: Rural water rights and the capital budget.
Olympia attorney and Tacoma native Bret Woody shows off some of his growing collection of Tacoma Rainiers gear. He’s particularly fond of the hat featuring the solitary R. “It’s just a way to represent my city. I love Tacoma,” Woody said of his collection.
Even though Pierce County voters and many state lawmakers have agitated to lower tab fees meant to pay for public transportation expansion in the south sound, the State Legislature have kept the fees in place.
Joeli Reim has spent her entire life rebuilding her leg that was left damaged by childhood polio. Now nearly fully recovered, she is ready for the next chapter of her life away from the braces and medical devices.