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Friday, February 12, 2016 This Week's Paper

Portland blues and soul man Curtis Salgado will headline Tacoma's Jazzbones on Friday, March 8. And there was plenty to talk about when I called the 59-year-old Everett native last week: “Sure Shot,” his critically acclaimed debut for Alligator Records; being crowned soul/blues artist of the year at the 34th annual Blues Awards in Memphis; his third run in with cancer…

The Puyallup Washington Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sustained a new stake presidency on Feb. 17.

Michael S. Nelson of Lake Tapps, was called as the stake president, replacing Larry D. Steveson of Sumner in the leadership position.

The stake presidency consists of the president and two counselors. The new first counselor is Robert Scheidt of Milton and the new second counselor is J.R. Jacobsen of Sumner, replacing Ken Matthews of Puyallup and Rod Widing of Edgewood.

The stake president serves for approximately nine years and presides over seven…

Prairie Line Trail Presentation set for Next Week

The City of Tacoma is developing a conceptual design for the conversion of the former Prairie Line rail corridor into a pedestrian/bicycle corridor and linear park through the heart of Downtown Tacoma and down to the Foss.

A presentation about the project is set for 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. March 14th at Tacoma Art Museum.

2013 Earth Day Art Contest now accepting art

The 2013 Earth Day Art Contest is open to Tacoma students, from kindergarten through 8th grade now through March 29. This is their chance to create a poster illustrating the environmentally-responsible actions they've learned from the City of Tacoma’s EnviroChallenger educators and how they practice these actions at home, at the park or while playing or watching sports.

Prizes include passes to the Tacoma Rainiers and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. All entries must be postmarked by March 29. Art Contest…

Police and medical crews responded to reports of a man jumping from the Narrows Bridge around noon today.

The man, later identified as a 62-year-old man from University Place, reportedly parked along the eastbound shoulder of the bridge and jumped over the rail into the water below.

His body was later recovered by rescue crews.

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