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By: James Vaughn
November 02, 2011
We are hosting a fund raiser for Betty , a local resident suffering from ovarian cancer. The following link with statistics from the American Cancer Society will give you and idea of how deadly and expensive this can be. http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/OvarianCancer/DetailedGuide/ovarian-cancer-key-statistics Hence, the reason for our fund raising ...
By: Bret Lathrop
November 01, 2011
Recently members of Orting's BSA Troop 560, lead by Eagle Project Scout Kirby Taylor worked with Pierce County Parks and Recreations employees to plant 20 red maple trees along the Foothills Trail near South Prairie.
Eagle Scout is the highest ranking within Scouting and is only earned by an ...
By: Terry VanZanten Executive Assistant to the Superintendent, Finance Director and School Board Support
October 20, 2011
Partnership and student academic achievement are closely linked. The evidence is consistent, positive and convincing: families have a major influence on their children’s achievement. When schools, families, and community groups work together to support learning, children tend to do better in school, stay in school longer, and like school more!
By: Teresa Lewis
October 19, 2011
Orting High School Project Graduation committee is already planning and fund raising for Grad Night 2012 for our graduating seniors. If you are the parent of a senior this year, you should have received a mailing last week about helping out as a parent with fund raising and planning and ...
By: Pierce County
October 18, 2011
When storm drains get clogged with wet fall leaves, it can cause streets and homes to flood. County officials are urging residents and landscapers to remove leaves from storm drains near their home and not blow leaves into the street or alley. Picking up leaves and yard waste before it ...
By: Bill Dedge
October 17, 2011
Volunteer firefighters host Halloween party
South Prairie - The East Pierce Volunteer Firefighters Association is holding it's 3rd Annual Halloween Bash on Saturday, October 29th from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. It will be held at East Pierce Fire and Rescue's Fire Station 19 located at 350 SR ...
By: Elisa Dodson
October 13, 2011
Orting Wrestlilng would like to invite you to join them for the 6th Annual Dinner/Auction at the Orting Eagles Hall November 19,2011.
Doors open at 5:30.
Contact your favorite wrestler or get your tickets at the door.
By: CC Zumba
October 10, 2011
For those of you Zumba lovers in Orting, C&C Zumba's morning Zumba class has moved. You can now find the calorie-blasting, heart-pumping beats at High Cedars Golf Club. Classes are held Monday / Wednesday / Friday @ 9:15am.
If you haven't tried Zumba, your first class with us is Free! ...
By: James Vaughn
October 09, 2011
A couple of months ago, a lost or abandoned dog showed up in the neighborhood. The owners were never found and a combination pittbull - labrador mix became part of the family.
Since we have a small farm on the Loop -across from the Old Soldiers Home, Sadie ...
By: Kris Alexander
October 07, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Paul Webb, Chief, OVFR
401 Washington Ave SE
Orting, W. 98360
Orting Valley Fire and Rescue Supports Proposition #1
The Board of Fire Commissioners for Orting Valley Fire and Rescue passed a ...
By: Martha Santoyo
October 04, 2011
My son's Jack Russell Terrier (Parson) Male dog, Mostly White with tan of face and big spot on back, hair is smooth and short, brown eyes, shorter/skinnier front left leg, has a microchip has been missing since June 9,2011. If you have any information Please call us at (360)893-2039. My ...
By: Leilani Whitehurst
September 26, 2011
MOPS stands for "mothers of preschoolers" - but don't let that confuse you. MOPS is about meeting the needs of every mom of a child from conception through kindergarten. Whether you're urban, suburban, rural, stay-at-home, working, teen, adoptive, special-needs, single or married, MOPS is for you!
MOPS International exists ...
By: Lynda Allen
September 23, 2011
Spencer- 7 month old male neutered siamese kitten, seal point with blue eyes missing since yesterday September 22, 2011. Has shaved area on tail and leg from injury. Little girl is missing her kitty!
If seen or found injured or healthy please call so that we can get him ...
By: Rich Carr
September 16, 2011
Summer crimes in Orting were actually down by a slight percentage over previous months, but those sirens down the street sure hold some interesting stories as you'll read.
City of Orting
Daily Press Log
Case#: 110587 Type: Driving Under the Influence Date/Time: 07/01/2011 14:39
Location: Washington AV N Loc/Zone:
Disposition: ARR ...
By: Martin Pettit
September 11, 2011
His name is Cash he went missing 9/10/2011 144th and 162.m He has a color with tags and a cell number on it.