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  1. Crime StoppersRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 6 | Tacoma Weekly

    ... of using credit cards taken from a woman's purse that was stolen out of her garage on 148th Street East. in the Orting area on Feb. 21. Detectives say the 30-year-old Isakson was seen on surveillance cameras at stores in the Bonney Lake area on the ...

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  2. News Minute: Here is the latest Washington news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. PDTRead the original story

    Friday Apr 1 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Paul Lutheran Church building Thursday with 12 beds to prepare for the women who signed up to stay the first night. ORTING, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say two teenage girls have been rescued from on a steep hillside above a river in Washington state. ...

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  3. Rescue of two girls stranded on a cliff after being dragged in Carbon River waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 1 | Daily Mail

    Dramatic rescue of two teen girls who got stranded on a cliff after being dragged 75 feet in rough river water Kailey Whisnant and Kiersten Jameyson, were on a sandbar near the Carbon River when they stepped into a deep part of the river and floated They were able to cross to the other side and later climbed up a steep embankment where they were able to call for help Two 15-year-old girls were rescued on Thursday after they were stuck on a steep hillside along the Carbon River near Orting. Pierce County Sheriff's Department spokesman Ed Troyer said the 15-year-olds, identified as Kailey Whisnant and Kiersten Jameyson, were on a sandbar near the fast-moving Carbon River.

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  4. Teen girls saved from Carbon River hillside Rescuers saved two...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 31 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... area. Two teen girls were saved after being stranded on a steep hillside Thursday afternoon above the Carbon River in Orting. Rescuers saved two 15-year-old girls after they waded across the river and attempted to climb a heavily wooded hillside. ...

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  5. Lightnin Willie and the PoorboysRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 31 | Tacoma Weekly

    Lots of Tacomans will get the blues after the Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade ends on April 9. The 83rd annual celebration will wind through Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting throughout the day, with the Tacoma parade kicking off at 10:15 a.m. Afterward, the Tacoma Events Commission will take over two downtown Tacoma venues, the Harmon Brewery and the Swiss Tavern with the ninth installment of its Gray Sky Blues Music Festival, which will again showcase some of the biggest and brightest names in regional blues along with a dynamic national headliner. "Our two venues are always packed, beginning to end," said Tacoma Events Commission director Gary Grape, who is also president of the South Sound Blues Association.

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  6. PHOTOS: Mat Classic XXVIIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | The Olympian

    ... Lovato in their 4A 182lb match before pinning Lovato during the first day of Mat Classic XXVIII at the Tacoma Dome. Orting's Austin Spader, top tries to turn Isaac Bueno to his back in their 2A 152 lb. match on the first day of Mat Classic XXVIII at ...

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  7. Wrestling: Short-stuff Derek Freitag stands out, claims SPSL North titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Seattle Times

    ... to become a nurse, said he began working even harder this season after suffering his lone loss, which came against Orting sophomore Alex Cruz at the Tri-State tournament. Cruz, a 2A state champion last year, won 6-4 with a late takedown. Freitag was ...

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  8. Graham Hunt broke trust with publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Olympian

    Hunt, an Orting Republican, resigned his position as state representative under pressure. House Republican Leader Dan Kristiansen of Snohomish said last week that Hunt should either bring proof of his military record or quit.

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  9. Orting councilmana s email on blacks and police handled properly, investigator concludesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Olympian

    Orting police and city officials acted quickly to stop the distribution of a racially charged email and to make clear it didn't reflect the city's policy or practices, an investigation of the Nov. 30 incident concludes. Seattle attorney Robert Christie investigated the email, which was sent by then-City Councilman Guy "Sam" Colorossi to all members of the Police Department.

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  10. This Hour: Latest Washington news, sports, business and entertainmentRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Washington State Rep. Graham Hunt of Orting has resigned from the Legislature because of questions that he lied about his military record. A statement posted to Hunt's website Tuesday announced his resignation, saying it was in light of attention to "inconsistencies in the records of my military service."

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  11. Lawmakers resigns over questions about military recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Washington State Rep. Graham Hunt of Orting announced his resignation from the Legislature on Tuesday after recent questions that he exaggerated his service in the military. Hunt has faced increasing scrutiny over his military record since The Seattle Times reported last month that records did not verify his claims of being a combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan.

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  12. Rep. Graham Hunt quits Legislature after false military record claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Embattled State Rep. Graham Hunt, an Orting Republican, quit the State Legislature on Tuesday, days after the Seattle Times questioned his claim to be a "combat veteran" of Afghanistan and Iraq. "It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that I hereby resign from my position as representative from the 2nd District, effective immediately," Hunt wrote on his Facebook page.

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  13. Two more accuse Graham Hunt, R-Orting, of lying about military serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Two more people have stepped forward to say that state Rep. Graham Hunt, R-Orting, deceived them about his military record. The latest accusation comes from the chairman of Washington state's Libertarian Party, who claims Hunt spoke of being shot and stabbed during his time in the military.

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  14. Washington representative gives explanation after claims he falsifiedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    An Orting state representative dogged by claims he exaggerated and lied about his time in the military posted a lengthy explanation on his campaign website Friday. But now a friend of Graham Hunt says he lied to several people claiming he was in both the Arizona National Guard and the United States Marine Corps.

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  15. Washington lawmaker under pressure over military record questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Republican leaders in the House say that one of their members should resign if he can't prove he did not knowingly exaggerate his military service. Rep. Graham Hunt, R-Orting, has faced increasing questions about his military record since The Seattle Times reported earlier this month that records did not verify his claims of being a combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan.

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  16. Lawmaker alters bio after questions raised about war recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | The Olympian

    A Washington state lawmaker who served in the Arizona Air National Guard has altered his official online biography after a newspaper raised questions about medals he claimed to have won. Until recently, Republican Rep. Graham Hunt of Orting listed three medals that a military personnel center has no record of him receiving, The Seattle Times reported.

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  17. Records fail to back some of Wash. state lawmaker's military service claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    In May of 2014, a dramatic Iraq war photo was posted to the Facebook page of state Rep. Graham Hunt, R-Orting, showing two kneeling U.S. soldiers in desert combat uniforms, one man consoling the other. "This picture of me was taken after a mortar attack in 2005," the post said.

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  18. 'Combat veteran'? Records fail to back state lawmaker's claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Seattle Times

    A 2014 post on the Facebook page of state Rep. Graham Hunt, R-Orting, displayed a version of a 2003 Associated Press photo with a doctored military insignia on the uniform. The post falsely claimed Hunt was one of the soldiers.

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  19. Labor Council urges state unions to oppose the anti-Trans 'Bathroom Bill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Seattle Gay News

    ... many Transgender people from using appropriate restrooms. The bill is sponsored by Republican Rep. Graham Hunt of Orting, with 36 Republican co-sponsors. Washington State Labor Council (WSLC) President Jeff Johnson was in Olympia lobbying on other ...

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  20. Wrestling cousins could compete for 2A heavyweight titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | The Olympian

    Cousins Hunter Mullins, left, and Cy Hicks prepare for their championship match in the 9-and-over 175-pound division at the 2011 Pierce County Junior Wrestling League tournament. Mullins is now a senior heavyweight at Orting, and Hicks is a sophomore heavyweight at Tumwater.

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