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Police Beat
Saturday, July 26, 2014

A 3 to 4-foot tall garden gnome reported missing a week ago was found floating in the water and returned to the owner, but according to the police report, but had “gno” comment on where it had been.

Concertgoers enjoy Strange Tones
Big Picture
Saturday, July 26, 2014

Singer and lead guitarist Guitar Julie of the Strange Tones performs with the group at Friday night's concert at Seafarers' Memorial Park, part of the Port's summertime concert series of Wednesday and Friday night concerts.

Heart & Little Cranberry lakes
Saturday, July 26, 2014

The City has posted toxin Caution signs at Heart Lake and Little Cranberry Lake as a precaution as limited areas of scum have been observed in the lakes.

On the Island
Saturday, July 26, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding over $756,000 to the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community to research coastal climate impacts to traditional foods, cultural sites and tribal community health and well-being.

Recent stories


Seattle Times

  • Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad
    Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily. The ship soon sets sail for South America, its 80,000 tons of coal destined for power plants and factories, an export of American energy -- and pollution.
  • Monday Memo: Trust in God? Take our poll ... Blue Angels return ... Heat!
    "In God We Trust": A Pierce County councilman wants to display the national motto, "In God We Trust," in council chambers. Not everyone is happy with that. What do you think? Is it OK to display the national motto in a county council chamber? Vote in our poll.
  • Daily Rant & Rave: What kind of nerd steals a calculator?
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  • Old film clips found in storage locker turn into unexpected gift
    A current-day documentary, “Grays Harbor Happenings,” gives new life to rediscovered film clips depicting life in Grays Harbor nearly a century ago.

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