Child rape charges were dismissed against Parker Trotter Sept. 4 in Pierce County Superior Court. Trotter was accused last year of inappropriately touching a 5-year-old girl at the Gig Harbor-area day care where he worked.
The annual Boat Cruise Around Fox Island will be held on 101-year-old ship. The Carlisle II is one of two operating boats from the historic Mosquito Fleet. The event’s organizer, the Fox Island Museum, plans a two-hour cruise.