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Marriage licenses for same-sex couples are issued in Pierce Co.

2012 Festival of Trees entries

Derrick and Pablo’s wedding

The Puyallups welcome paddlers

Fircrest Derby Day

Zip Wild at NW Trek

Tahoma Mountain Man Rendezvous

Travis Jahner recovers slowly

Conifers for your landscape

Sprinker’s ice rink re-opens

The new Children’s Museum is tested

Toys for Tots

Dheaven (cq) Webber waves good-bye to Santa after he, his sister Promise Caruthers and mom Monica Ayers received Christmas gifts from The Salvation Army’s Angel Toy & Joy store at the Tacoma Elks Lodge. The Salvation Army, in association with the Elks and Toys for Tots, anticipates handling out toys and food for 1,700 to 2,000 Pierce County families from Thursday through Saturday. Local Walmart stores donated 340 bicycles and $25,000 cash.

Channukah begins

Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor lights the first candle during the menorah lighting and Chanukah Celebration outside the Pantages Theater in downtown Tacoma on Tuesday, December 20, 2011. (Lui Kit Wong/Staff photographer)

Dog Adoption Extravaganza

Agri-tainment on a sunny Saturday in October

Dana Falsko, 5, of University Place finds her perfect pumpkin at Double R Farms just off River Road near Puyallup.

Mike Heavey of Seattle gets some oomph out of his pumpkin slingshot at Double R Farms just off River Road near Puyallup.

A crowd watches one of the pig races at Maris Farms near Buckley.

The latest trend: Halloween lights

Taking the plunge on a roller coaster wedding

Taylor Swift in the T Dome

Miniature naval battle

Family Howitzer Day

Paint Tacoma does Opal Kaminski’s house

WORDS– written and sung

Busker Alex Polly of Tacoma sings a spontaneous song made from the phrases that have been created and left by others around the seating in Tollefson Plaza in downtown Tacoma, August 7, 2011. The large collection of words and letters is a new temporary art installation called “Words” by James Grayson Sinding of Tacoma. It continues to be available to the public for hands-on participation through the end of August 2011.

Take a look around Lakewood’s Villa Madera

Nurse camp

Taylor Eastman, 16, makes a face while learning how to suture from Julieanna Housden, RN/at right, at Tacoma General on Wednesday, July 20, 2011. Nearly 100 students from 43 South Sound schools get a hands-on look at careers in nursing at MultiCare Health System’s annual Nurse Camp. During the five-day camp that begins July 18, students try out the da Vinci robotic surgery equipment, perform “Skittlectomies, “spend time in various departments at Good Samaritan, Allenmore, Tacoma General, and Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital, and visit six local colleges and universities, and participate in mock disaster preparedness drills. (Lui Kit Wong/Staff photographer)