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Swimmer swept away in Green River Gorge, presumed drowned

A 20-year-old swimmer is missing and presumed to have drowned at the Green River Gorge after he was swept away by the river’s current Saturday afternoon, June 25. Search and rescue units from at least seven agencies sped to the area in the 29500 block of Green River Gorge Road, near Black Diamond on June 25. Two people out swimming had become swept up in the river’s current and were calling for help around 1:30 p.m., according to Kent-based Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority Division Chief Pat Pawlak.
KING COUNTY, WA
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Tacoma man dies in Kent I-5 crash after making unsafe lane change

A 51-year-old Tacoma man was killed after making an unsafe lane change along northbound Interstate 5 in Kent. The crash occurred at about 3:48 p.m. Thursday, June 30 approaching State Route 516, according to the Washington State Patrol. The Tacoma man was in a 2015 Ford Fusion driving at a...
KENT, WA
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Silk screen and embroidery shop keeps on doing its thing in north Auburn

You’ve probably seen their handiwork. Perhaps glimpsed it in the blur of colors on passing motorcyclists’ jackets, on the ball caps adorning many a sporting head and on countless logo-bearing T-shirts. Yep, you’ve probably seen what Jon Williams and his daughter, Courtney, can do. And if you...
AUBURN, WA
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The Suburban Times

Letter: Thank You (two years of work)

As I shared, a few months back, I began a journey 24 months ago. My goal is to swim across Lake Erie, a 24 mile non-stop swim. One day this month, between July 17 & 23, I will find out if the culmination of my work will pay off. Since...
LAKEWOOD, WA
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Tacoma’s Summer Blast returns

City of Tacoma social media post. Tacoma’s 4th of July Summer Blast celebration is back! Join us starting at noon along Ruston Way for a free, family-friendly day of live music, food, entertainment & crafts vendors, culminating in a fireworks display over Commencement Bay at 10 pm.
TACOMA, WA
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Sound Transit to run extended service on Link for July 4

With 4th of July festivities approaching this weekend, Light Rail passengers will be able to enjoy the convenience of extended hours of service on Link that night. The last southbound 1 Line train from Northgate Station will leave at 1:42 a.m. and arrive at Angle Lake Station at 2:40 a.m. on the morning of July 5. The last northbound train from Angle Lake Station will leave at 1:41 a.m., arriving at Northgate Station at 2:38 a.m.
SEATTLE, WA
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