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Events & Entertainment
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- Nisqually Valley Happenings: Your Community Calendar
A number of Yelm High School graduates capped their high school football careers last weekend at the annual Washington 3A/4A East-West All-State Game, where East took home the win, 48-7.
Nisqually Valley Brewing Company may have recently closed its storefront off of Yelm Avenue, but that doesn’t mean the business is done brewing.
It’s a common experience; you’re driving down the street and your phone starts to buzz. You glance down. A name flashes on the screen, or worse, a whole sentence, and the temptation is to look more closely or pick the phone up.
Shortly after Apollo 11 landed on the moon and astronaut Neil Armstrong took his famous first steps on the dusty lunar surface, some comedian in our army unit at Fort Knox, Kentucky, posted a sign in our barracks: “Sorry, Drill Sgt., No Green Cheese!”
Newsrooms are in many ways driven by the calendar.
Graduation for the class of 2019 was outstanding. Maybe the most impressive part was that the crowd size was estimated above 5,000 people! In all, 336 students crossed the stage and the class as a whole earned nearly $4 million in scholarship offers to colleges, trade schools and work transi…
Within the next decade, Washington will grow by nearly one million people. We are already in the midst of a housing shortage with no end in sight. We need a unified vision for housing that ensures all Washingtonians have a home they can afford.
When my parents graduated from high school in 1936, a college education was too expensive for the son of a copper miner and the daughter of a plumber.