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  1. Puyallup police: Officer shot robber after Denny's holdupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 19 | The Columbian

    The shooting early Wednesday followed a chase on State Route 512 that ended with the getaway car crashing into a concrete overpass support pillar.


  2. Accidental shootings killing, injuring Washington childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 15 | The Columbian

    In this photo taken Oct. 7, 2016, Sandy Aponte poses for a photo in her home in Puyallup, Wash., next to a memory box, a candle, and the skateboard and helmet used by her son, Eddie Holmes, who was killed in 2014 in an accidental shooting while he and some friends were examining a shotgun that belonged to a friend's step-parent. Holmes was one of more than a dozen Washington state children who have been injured or killed since 2014 when they or another child mishandled an unsecured firearm, according to an investigation by The Associated Press.


  3. Student arrested for clown threats at Rogers High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 6 | The Columbian

    A 17-year-old boy at Rogers High School was the only one clowning around and ended up arrested getting Wednesday, according to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department. The teen was arrested on suspicion of felony harassment and false reporting after a series of threatening text messages sent to fellow students, reports of "clown hunting" and a stabbing and the discovery of clown masks near the Puyallup campus.


  4. Police: Puyallup burglar caught in act, in atticRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 25 | The Columbian

    After drilling a hole in the end of a severed ram's horn, Rabbi Shmulik Greenberg held the horn to his After drilling a hole in the end of a severed ram's horn, Rabbi Shmulik Greenberg held the horn to his Thursday's all-day giving spree, Give More 24!, raised $915,539 for Southwest Washington charities. While almost $85,000 shy of the day's TACOMA - Puyallup police arrested a burglary suspect Sunday afternoon in the attic of the downtown business they say he ransacked, spokesman Scott Engel said.


  5. Man charged in $2.7 million fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | The Columbian

    A Washington man suspected of bilking more than a dozen Alaskans of a total of $2.7 million was arrested Thursday after being charged with wire fraud and money laundering. Floyd Mann Jr., 55, of Puyallup told victims he had cancer caused by taking a drug from a major pharmaceutical company, according to federal prosecutors.


  6. Tribal school can't afford to teach kids not in tribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | The Columbian

    About 76 kids are unable to attend a tribal school that has stopped enrolling students who are not registered with a tribe. The Puyallup Tribe of Indians operates Chief Leschi Schools for kids from about 60 tribes in preschool through high school.


  7. Chum salmon prove surprisingly resistant to pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Columbian

    Scientists at Washington State University's stormwater research center in Puyallup recently made the surprising discovery that chum are unaffected by the same levels of toxic road runoff that quickly kills their coho cousins. "Overall, the results were very surprising because I thought chum would show some signs of getting sick, like we saw with coho - but that didn't happen," WSU ecotoxicologist Jenifer McIntyre said.


  8. In Our View: Get Thee to the FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | The Columbian

    You don't have to live on a farm to enjoy a little of the country at the annual Clark County Fair. Billed as "Summer's Best Party," the 2016 fair opens Friday, and runs through Sunday, Aug. 14. There's a lot of entertainment, of course, including country music star Trace Atkins, nostalgia rockers Foghat, and a heavy metal band, Queensryche, though we prefer the demolition derby and the tuff trucks.


  9. Body found in car in store parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | The Columbian

    A body was found in a car Sunday in a parking lot in Puyallup's South Hill, according to police.


  10. 99-year-old donating land to expand central Vancouver parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | The Columbian

    Get lost in Vancouver's Marrion neighborhood and you might stumble upon Tanglewood Park tucked in a cul-de-sac. But thanks to a gift from a 99-year-old resident, the park's size - and its name - soon will change.


  11. Forum to discuss Every Student Succeeds ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Columbian

    The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction will host a public forum to discuss how the Every Student Succeeds Act will be implemented in Washington. The free forum is from 6 to 8 p.m. June 16 at Educational Service District 112, 2500 N.E. 65th Ave. Gil Mendoza, deputy superintendent of K-12 education, and Gayle Pauley, assistant superintendent of special programs and federal accountability, will lead the discussion.


  12. Homeless moving to suburbs in search of safety and tranquility, Puyallup council toldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Columbian

    The same attributes that attract families to Puyallup - its less complicated lifestyle, relative safety and tranquility - are the reasons that a growing number of homeless are camping on the riverbanks and under the bridges in the eastern Pierce County city, homeless advocates say. "What are those homeless folks doing here? They're trying to find a quiet, safe place," Tacoma Rescue Mission Executive Director Mike Johnson told the Puyallup City Council last week.


  13. Youth Investment Center haven for teensRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Columbian

    When 14-year-old Meredith Trylch first moved to Puyallup from Alabama, she began feeling depressed and like she didn't belong in her new community. She then decided to check out the YMCA's Youth Investment Center in downtown Puyallup, and eventually her outlook on her new community changed.


  14. Easygoing trail rolls through farmland, offers river viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | The Columbian

    A trip on the Sumner Link Trail gives visitors a chance to see the White River, watch birds play in the trees and pass farmland and a retired golf course. The paved trail in this community at the edge of the South Puget Sound area uses sidewalks and a bike lane for 0.6 miles, but is nonetheless accessible for users ranging from stroller-pushing parents to runners and cyclists.


  15. Washington Senate takes a detour on school funding planRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | The Columbian

    The Washington Senate has taken a detour on the road toward meeting the Supreme Court's demand to fix the way the state pays for public schools. The Senate Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday evening passed a new approach to dealing with local levy dollars that lawmakers said either makes more progress or wrecks the Legislature's chances of reaching a bipartisan deal this session.


  16. Students lobby to delay starting bellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | The Columbian

    A state Senate committee on Tuesday discussed a bill proposed by students from Snohomish County, which would move the start time for public schools one hour later next year. The Senate Education Committee also talked about cursive writing and more money for career and technical education supplies.


  17. Puyallup Tribe to open marijuana testing laboratoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | The Columbian

    The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is opening a marijuana testing laboratory, marking their first foray into the Washington's budding marijuana industry. The News Tribune of Tacoma reports that Gov. Jay Inslee signed a compact this week to make the move official.


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