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Spanaway candlelight vigil to mark one-year anniversary of teen’s disappearance

A candlelight vigil Saturday in Spanaway will mark the anniversary of the disappearance of Chris Virdell, who was 18 when he went missing from a friend’s home Feb. 9, 2012.

The 5 p.m. vigil will last about two hours at the powerlines at 45th Avenue East and 224th Street East in Spanaway, where Virdell was last seen.

Virdell is described as a white male, 5 foot 6, 120 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

He was described by co-workers as a perfect employee who never missed work, according to Tacoma Pierce-County Crime Stoppers.

Anyone with information

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Candlelight vigil for missing Utah woman

Friends and family of a missing Utah woman will host a candlelight vigil in Puyallup this Saturday, three months after her disappearance.

The vigil for Susan Cox Powell, 28, will take place 7 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 12407 Military Rd. East.

A Rogers High School graduate who grew up in Puyallup, Powell was last seen at her West Valley City, Utah home on Dec. 7.

Another vigil in West Valley City will also take place Saturday at 7 p.m.

The public is welcome to attend. People are advised to dress warmly and bring one

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Candlelight vigil Saturday for missing McCleary girl

Friends, family and supporters of a missing McCleary girl will gather for a candlelight vigil Saturday night in Olympia.

The vigil for 11-year-old Lindsey Baum begins at 6 p.m. at Heritage Park and will last about an hour, according to a press release about the event. Participants are asked to bring a candle or a flashlight to use.

“This candlelight vigil will mark seven months since the abduction of Lindsey Baum took place and will serve to remind us never forget and never stop looking,” the press release states. “We ask for your attendance to let the world know that

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Family marks 11-year anniversary of girl’s disappearance with vigil

The family of a Tacoma girl missing now for 11 years will gather Saturday for a candlelight vigil.

The vigil for Teekah Lewis will start at 7 p.m. at the site where she disappeared – 4702 S. Center St.

“Another year gone,” Teekah’s mother, Theresa Lewis, said.

Teekah was 2 1/2 years old the night of Jan. 23, 1999, when she vanished from the New Frontier Lanes bowling alley. (The bowling alley was razed several years ago.)

The little girl wearing a Tweety Bird sweatshirt was last seen playing near a coin-operated racing game as her family members bowled nearby.

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