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Saturday, December 03, 2016 This Week's Paper
Ruston Family Fair happens this Saturday

This Saturday, Aug. 10, the Ruston Family Fair takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at North Winnifred from North 51st to North 54th (two blocks east of Pearl Street). The Ruston-Point Defiance Business District combines good old-fashioned rag-tag family fun with car lovers strolling past beautiful vehicles of yesteryear. The day promises excitement for everyone from grandpa to the kids. In addition to the Cadillac LaSalle car show, the event includes:
·         Special history tour of Ruston with Tacoma Historical Society at 10… Read More

This week, we caught up with Federal Way musician Shyan Selah; and, when City Life hits the streets, you'll be able to learn more about upcoming appearances at Seattle Hempfest and Jazzbones and his role in the new boxing flick, “The Bronx Bull.” Meanwhile, here are a couple of performance clips of Selah and his band, the Republic of Sound, at the Whiskey… Read More

Washington State's Amber Alert system has issued an alert for people to be on the lookout for a 16-year-old girl and 8-year-old boy who were abducted in Boulevard, Calif. and believed to be on their way to Canada in a car driven by a 40-year-old man.

The Washington State Patrol is looking for Hannah Anderson is described as white, with blonde hair and blue eyes and 5 feet, 7 inches. The boy, Ethan Anderson, is described as white, with sandy hair and believed to be 4-feet-11 and about 65 lbs.

Authorities said that the teen and boy may be in the company of James DiMaggio, a white… Read More

Bruce Burnside has a sizable lead of 48.2 percent of the vote in his bid to retain his spot on the Fife School Board. He is challenged by Enid T. Duncan and John C. West, both with 26 percent of the vote in early returns.

Only the top two vote getters will face the Nov. 5 general election.

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Election results

Turn out in the primary election on Tuesday sits at about 17 percent of the registered voters in early returns.

On Tacoma’s ballot was a Port of Tacoma Commissioner’s race, with incumbent Connie Bacon taking a decisive lead with 49 percent of the vote, followed by Eric Holdeman with 23 percent and Dave Dormier with 20 percent. Andre Young trailed with just 5 percent. Young is a convicted sex offender who spent much of his life behind bars until he was released in 2010.

Bacon is a long-time port watcher, 16-year veteran of the commission and the former director of the World… Read More

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