Near the front lines: getting a close look at firefighting

Fiery omen: A smoke plume, seen from the Liberty Bell Alternative school, blots out the sun over Winthrop.   - Ross Coyle/Kent Reporter
  • Aug 21, 2014 at 8:00PM updated Aug 26, 2014 at 10:02PM

Through a series of interesting circumstances I found myself sitting in a military Humvee-ambulance on the black zone of the Carlton Complex Fire.

Federal Way Mirror

Weyerhaeuser to move headquarters from Federal Way to Seattle

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 3:45PM

Federal Way-based timber giant Weyerhaeuser will move its corporate headquarters to Seattle, company officials announced to employees on Tuesday.

Auburn Reporter

Federal Way Challenge 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament set for Sept. 13

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 2:13PM

The Federal Way Challenge 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament tips off at 9 a.m. Sept. 13 at Town Square Park, 31620 20th Ave. S., Federal Way.

The Sparkle Effect creates opportunities for differently-abled cheerleaders

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 1:59PM

The Kent School District has a cheer squad that includes students with disabilities.

Rainier Youth Choirs founder recognized; new singers sought

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 1:52PM

Leora Schwitters, artistic director and founder of Rainier Youth Choirs, recently was presented the Washington American Choral Directors Association (WA-ACDA) Leadership and Service Award for 2014.

Question of the Day

Should local police forces be armed with tanks and artillery?

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