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Jul 5, 2018 In The News
The Puyallup community came out Thursday to play chess on new tables honoring fallen Staff Sgt. Bryan Black.
Jun 22, 2018 In The News
Last fall, the Puyallup community gathered to remember United States Army Staff Sergeant Bryan Black who was killed in Niger along with three other members of his Special Forces team. On July 5th, the community will once again come together to honor Black's memory with the installation of two permanent chess tables in Pioneer Park.
May 24, 2018 In The News
Puyallup’s annual Memorial Day program will feature guest speakers, U.S. Rep. Denny Heck and Sen. Hans Zeiger, R-Puyallup.
May 10, 2018 In The News
The City of Yelm will host a free 5K run, walk, bike on the Friday before Memorial Day to remember service members who have lost their lives in the line of duty. This will be the city’s first Memorial Day event.
Feb 22, 2018 In The News
Senator Patty Murray got a look at a few new educational facilities on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Feb. 16 as she toured Evergreen Elementary School and the JBLM Center for Autism Resources, Education and Services.
Feb 5, 2018 In The News
When Congressman Denny Heck asked a class of third graders and kindergarteners at Maplewood Elementary School if they remembered the Amtrak train derailment in Dupont in December, there was a chorus of “Yes.”
Nov 13, 2017 In The News
The city of Puyallup will host a public memorial service on Sunday (Nov. 19) to honor Army Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, who died in an ambush in Niger last month.
Nov 2, 2017 In The News
Puyallup VFW Post 2224 will host its annual Veterans Day program at 1 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 5) at Pioneer Park Pavilion, 330 S Meridian. U.S. Congressman Denny Heck, 10th Congressional District, and Don Leingang, a retired U.S. Navy commander and executive director of the United Service Organization Northwest, are the featured speakers.
Oct 23, 2017 In The News
Unfortunately, as with most things associated with President Trump, what should have been a simple act of condolence from a commander in chief to a bereaved family member quickly devolved into a he said/she said Twitter war.