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Follow the food, kitchen to table, at Olympia Farmer's Market benefit

At dinner series ending Tuesday, diners can watch chefs prepare their food onstage

Rare milk truck with ties to former South Sound dairy headed to auction block

Built in 1941 the International K-3 experimental milk truck was used by the Fort Lewis Dairy Co. until the dairy closed in 1964.

Johnny Pierce stands next to his 1941 International K-3 panel delivery truck at Marymount Event Center on Friday. Pierce said he hopes someone buys the truck at the LeMay Marymount auction and restores it, something he wanted to do but never had the money to complete.

“Mr. Tumwater” dead at 90

James G. Brown, a lifelong Tumwater resident affectionately referred to as “Mr. Tumwater,” died in Olympia Friday from complications...

Jim Brown is shown here in 2003, when he was honored with his name being placed on the Bates Street park near his Tumwater home.
Sports

Hernandez gives up career-high four homers in Mariners’ 8-3 loss to Nationals

Washington also hits two homers against Beimel; Mariners had not allowed more than three in any previous game

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez (34) waits as Washington Nationals' Wilson Ramos rounds the bases on a home run in the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Seattle.

NFL source confirms that the Seahawks will release QB Terrelle Pryor on Saturday

An NFL source with knowledge of the imminent transaction has confirmed to The News Tribune what Pro Football Talk reported earlier this evening, that...

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Terrelle Pryor (2) runs against Oakland Raiders linebacker Miles Burris during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Washington Huskies two-deep football roster

A breakdown of the Washington Huskies’ roster heading into the 2014 college football season.

Business

US economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2

After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday...

In this Aug. 7, 2014 photo a worker assembles construction supplies at Northeast Building Products in Philadelphia. The Commerce Department issues its second estimate of how fast the U.S. economy grew in the April-June quarter on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event

Apple's latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big this event is for the company.

FILE - In a Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, file photo, a person stands near the Apple logo at the company's store in Grand Central Terminal, in New York. Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9, 2014. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on technology.

Obama on Labor Day: Don't take rights for granted

President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted.

President Obama holds up four-month-old Ryan Kelley, of Richmond, R.I., while greeting a gathering shortly after arriving at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, R.I., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. The president traveled to Rhode Island to attend a Democratic fundraiser in Newport on Friday.
Living

Dr. Wood: Parents need to stop addiction before it starts

Because addiction’s roots are often in adolescence, parents, teachers, health care providers and public health officials need to work together...

Follow the food, kitchen to table, at Olympia Farmer's Market benefit

At dinner series ending Tuesday, diners can watch chefs prepare their food onstage

Quick Fix: Cool, make-ahead salads suit this summer season

Summer is a great time for boating, swimming or just plain relaxing. These quick salads will give you time to enjoy the festivities.

The broiled chili chicken is full of hot, spicy Southwestern flavors, and is delicious served over a bed of lettuce with green onion dressing.
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