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Gluttony alert: A tour of desserts from Washington State Fair

Heading to the Washington State Fairgrounds and want to know what to eat when you get there? Well, here’s a tour of a baker’s dozen desserts served at the fairgrounds. If you don’t have much stomach space to spare, I’ve got two recommendations: a peach fleischkuechle and a chocolate-caramel-pecan crepe.

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Rainier Mountaineers, a year more experienced, ready to make a run

When preseason football practice got underway last season, Rainier High School was low on numbers possibly because of their move up to the Mountain Division of the Class 2B Central League. This year, the turnout is up to 24 from the 20 who produced a 6-4 overall record. Mountaineers coach Terry Shaw said the critical difference is his team is ready for the challenge ahead.
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