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Senior Phoenix Dubose receives the very prestigious Citlay Chavarría Sportsmanship Award at the Othello Invite on Saturday. Yelm wrestling is very proud of her and what she does for girls wrestling in Washington, the team as a captain and wrestling in general.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) speaker and Behavior Specialist Dr. Angela Brooks shared how childhood trauma impacts brain development and how to communicate with passion to increase success in the classroom and at home. Positive relationships can reverse the effects of trauma on the b…

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Rotary Club of Yelm named Erin Connally as its December 2018 Student of the Month. Erin embodies the best of YHS students. She can always be counted on to help with community events such as the blood drive, color run, CPR classes and more all while maintaining a good GPA and taking challengi…

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University of Washington Alum Larry Sickles returns to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California with daughter, Kathryn Cullum on Jan. 1. He was last here in 1960 as a newlywed with his wife of 58 years, Lois Sickles.

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For their 30th wedding anniversary, Jeff and Stephanie Adams celebrated on a Caribbean cruise. Here they are pictured in Grand Turk with their hometown newspaper.

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It takes a village. Saturday morning volunteers met with drills in hand to assemble signs for our neighbors. Become a part of our village by voting YES for Yelm Community Schools. Be sure to pick yours up during the campaign kickoff at 6 p.m. on Jan. 7 at the Yelm Community Center or Varsity…

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The Yelm Midday Lions Club in partnership with Yelm Cinemas and the Yelm Timberland Bank held its annual Movie Toy Drive Saturday. Admission was one new unwrapped toy and each child got a free kids pack provided by Timberland Bank. Attendees curled up in their festive PJs and blankets to wat…

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Pictured from left to right are Shey Pope, manager of Yelm Walmart, Rotarian Sandi Hanson, Bekah Hume, Rotary president Tess Faughn and YHS principal Ryan Akiyama.

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Yelm Football players are leaders on and off the field. The student athletes spent time at Lackamas Elementary sharing the importance of reading. The students also enjoyed a few moments of play time.

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Pierce County Career Fair did not disappoint again this year. Thirty nine students participated in a variety of hands-on activities using different materials and tools. Employers talked about the skills students need and what it takes to be prepared to work in the trades.