At a glance
Published: 05/16/13 13:13:03
The auditioned elementary choir showcasing the talent of 87 students in the Puyallup School District put on an impressive show during a mini-tour of three schools Thursday morning, including a stop at Maplewood.
Published: 05/16/13 13:13:54
More than 400 students at Maple Lawn Elementary School in the Sumner School District received quite a surprise Wednesday morning.
Published: 05/14/13 21:28:21
Wayne Capps of Sumner has long had a passion for history and working with youth. He taught history for 32 years at Olympic Junior High School in Auburn.
Published: 05/15/13 13:24:02
Rogers High School sophomore Samantha Patterson is making an impression in her first year of track and field. Patterson has clocked blistering times of 11 minutes, 37 seconds in the 3,200-meter run and 5:26 in the 1,600 this season, and she's hungry to shave seconds off each event this month.
Published: 05/15/13 13:23:31
When Puyallup's Tyler McDowell blasted a three-run home run in the bottom of the first inning Saturday night, it set the tone in the Class 4A West Central District baseball championship game against the South Kitsap Wolves.
Published: 05/14/13 21:28:09
Under the state constitution, providing an ample education for all students is identified as state government’s “paramount duty.” Last year, the state Supreme Court ruled the Legislature had failed to meet that duty by persistently underfunding our schools.
Published: 05/07/13 21:31:38
Meridian Avenue is the traffic artery through South Hill. It also is the community’s oldest planned road, dating from the late 1800s.
Published: 05/18/13 03:27:49
A junior at Puyallup High School was arrested Friday for allegedly bringing a gun to school Thursday, police said.
Published: 05/18/13 03:25:15
Kids high-fived each other. The school band played Great Balls of Fire. And the entire Kalles Junior High School student body gave an enthusiastic send-off to their team of special athletes headed for competition at Puyallups Sparks Stadium.
Published: 05/16/13 07:34:26
A 29-year-old Georgia man was arrested Wednesday on a Pierce County warrant charging him with killing a man outside a Sumner motel in December, police said.
Published: 05/15/13 03:45:51
The city of Sumner and its residents share a desire to revitalize the city’s downtown core. For some, that means restoring a vacant city asset, the Red Apple Market building. For others, it’s working to sell and redevelop the property from the ground up.
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