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By: Jessie Court
February 13, 2013
There is NO bigger group of sociopaths and psychotics than nursery rhyme characters. Read some nursery rhymes - you will see that it is true! This makes heinous crimes, such as the tragic case of Humpty Dumpty, quite difficult to solve. Mr. Humpty Dumpty has been found shattered ... and ...
By: Patty Villa
December 31, 2012
When produce shopping at a farmers market, it is the expectation of many that the produce they are purchasing from the vendors has been locally grown by the vendor themselves. This is the goal of Washington farmers markets that belong to the state Farmers Market Association (WSFMA). ...
By: Rich Carr
October 19, 2012
With the fall and winter flood season nearing, Orting Valley residents should prepare now to keep their family and property safe.
“Everyone should have a family plan in place and an emergency kit on hand in case of extreme weather conditions,” said Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy. “Other steps to help ...
By: Patricia Villa
July 11, 2012
I am asking a simple thing- please - just Heed the Speed!
Especially on Cemetery Hill (O.K. Highway).
I know, it's fun to drive the curves like Mario Andretti, but it's terribly dangerous not only to yourself, but to others on the road.
By: Michelle Wade
May 24, 2012
Question for everyone…
By: Debbie Lombardo
May 10, 2012
I took my 7 year old twins to the trail on Sunday, May 6th. It was a beautiful day and they wanted to use their new scooters that they had just gotten for their birthdays. The trail was packed with walkers, joggers, kids on bikes and scooters. So many families ...
By: Fabian Marquez
April 04, 2012
As time goes on and fall transitions into winter, we find ourselves taking preventative measures to ensure our health. We bundle up with layers of clothing and heavy coats, turn our heat up and make sure to keep medicine handy in case of illness. We should work doubly hard to ...
By: patty villa
March 15, 2012
This winter seems to be gripping the days as long as it can. But I take heart in knowing that our springs typically arrive with confusion- one day sunshine, the next day snow. To me, there is no doubt that Spring is on its way.
Our ground ...
By: James Vaughn
January 24, 2012
As an old military officer, I am use to being in some fairly desolate environments. Some involved enduring extreme cold in January of the Iron Curtain to the 100 plus degrees of the desert. When I look over my small 16 acre farm last Friday, my initial thoughts ...
By: patty villa
December 16, 2011
Cheers go out to all the fishermen (and women) who know how to pack it in and pack it out!
Jeers to those who leave behind trash, tackle, snarled lines and hooks. Cheers also to those who come in behind the messy ones ...
By: Christy Jones
November 01, 2011
This picture was taken Sunday morning about 10:15a.m. We were in the car and moving and just couldn't believe the colors in all the trees. It was amazing. Folks this too is why we love it here in Orting.
By: Patty Villa
August 20, 2011
Hey Gardeners! How has your garden been growing? I hope very well.
As the summer season ticks down, it's time to keep those gardens cleared of debris to help reduce the spread of diseases that will affect your plants and production. Clean out dead leaves and don't ...
By: yvonne meziere
August 18, 2011
Email me if this is your cat.
By: na na
August 11, 2011
Was wondering why the black police car windows are tinted so dark and it's ok. If we normal people did that we will be illegal. This is not right. We also would get a big ticket for illegal tinting of windows.
By: ramona butler
August 02, 2011
I am officially done with the trail. My husband was run over by a cyclist and my grand daugher was almost hit Friday evening. Why are the rules of walking/riding not observed by all? Do they think they are training for the tour de france? No ...