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Best Summer Backpacking Trips In America

While it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.

CBS Seattle–04/22/2014

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Guide to Back to School Drives in Puget Sound

While you’re out shopping for back to school items, why not pick up a few extra supplies for local kids in need? Here are some drives near you that would appreciate a helping hand.

07/18/2012

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Doctors Leaving Bullet in Wounded Bremerton Girl

Doctors have no plans to remove a bullet from an 8-year-old Bremerton girl who was wounded in the February classroom shooting.

03/08/2012

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Father: ‘My Kid Made a Mistake’ in School Shooting

The 9-year old boy was in court yesterday. Under state law, children between 8 and 12 years old can face charges if a court makes such a determination. A capacity hearing in this case will be scheduled in two weeks.

02/24/2012

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Shooting at Elementary School Apparently Accidental; Child in Critical Condition

Police say a gun brought to a Bremerton, Washington elementary school in a third grader’s backpack discharged, apparently by accident, critically wounding an 8-year-old classmate.

02/23/2012

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Guide to The 2011 Puyallup Fair

It’s time to “Do the Puyallup” again this year! From September 9 – 25, you can “make your escape” to the biggest single attraction in Washington!

09/02/2011

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