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Connecticut School Shooting

Pets in costumes

Memorial Service for Three JBLM Stryker Soldiers Killed in Afghanstan

Korean Women’s Association’s 40th Anniversary

Women in traditional Korean dress receive flowers from the audience before singing on stage at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. The women were celebrating the Korean Women’s Association 40th Anniversary: Hand in Hand: A Voice for the Voiceless”  for 40 years of service with a benefit luncheon featuring King 5 Television investigating reporter Jesse Jones as the keynote speaker at the event. KWA started in 1972 with ten Korean women with the singular goal of helping other women in their culture.  It has grown to a large non-profit agency that strives to provide social and health services to the poor and most vulnerable. Since its founding in 1972, KWA has helped over 4 million low-income people with social and health services. Today, it helps nearly 150,000 people every year.( Lui Kit Wong/Staff Photographer)

Thousands of Alaska Airlines’ Passengers Delayed at Seatac

Chihuly and His Team of Glass Artists Work at MOG to Celebrate Museum’s 10th Anniversary

Huskies beat Portland State, 52-13

Kirkland d’Elegance at LeMay

Luke Wylie of Redmond takes a picture of a Lamborghini during the 10th annual Kirkland Concours d’Elegance at LeMay-America’s Car Museum on Sunday. Wylie says he loves to take pictures of Lamborghini because the lines are fantastic and the cars hold a special place in his heart. This is the first year the event, which benefits Seattle Children’s Hospital, has been held at the new museum. A 1933 Marmon V-16 convertible coupe, owned by Aaron Weiss of San Marino, Calif., took Best in Show.

Pooch Pool Party

Oscar Campos Estrada

Seahawks 21, Raiders 3

Woofstock

Eleanor Aposporos, 7, of Seattle makes a puppy face to convinced her parents to adopt a terrier mix puppy at the sixth annual Woofstock held at the University of Puget Sound on Saturday 4, 2012. Eleanor got her puppy, but she originally  wanted to adopt a kitten.         ( Lui Kit Wong/Staff Photographer)

Keeping Cool

Kids get drenched by a big bucket of water while enjoying the sunny weather at Kandle Park Pool in Tacoma.      (Lui Kit Wong/Staff photographer)

Mt. Rainier’s Camp Muir Base Camp

Arc to the right, past the grass

Some kids use the pedestrian bridge to cross over the tall grass and railroad tracks and head toward the beach at Pierce County’s Chambers Creek Properties.

105th Birthday Party

Wilma Rosenow looks surprised as Daryl Ruff rides in a Harley-Davidson motorcycle in the community room at Narrows Glen Vintage Senior Living in Tacoma for her 105th birthday party on Wednesday, July 2, 2012.  Ruff was at Rosenow’s 101th birthday party and gave her a ride on his motorcycle then.        ( Lui Kit Wong/Staff Photographer)

Looks Like Spider Boy!

Matthew Navarro, 4, of Tacoma resembles spider man while climbing the fence at Kandle Park pool’s fence on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. Navarro was at the park with his friends during a play date.       ( Lui Kit Wong/Staff Photographer)

Massage for the Military Day


Four weeks before her husband’s deployment, Danielle Leavitt enjoys a free facial by Anna Welch during Massage Envy’s second annual “Massage for the Military Day”, in Tacoma, July 23, 2012. In partnership with the USO Puget Sound Area, twenty one Massage Envy franchises planned to provide an estimated 1,000 free one-hour massage sessions for active-duty military and their spouses. Danielle Leavitt, who is expecting her third child in a week, said “It helps take our minds off the stress that the military deployments can bring. And it’s nice to feel appreciated.” Leavitt, who chose a facial over a massage, said her husband was at home in Yelm watching their two sons.(Janet Jensen/Staff photographer)

And now for the rails

Workers lay rail on the newly-graded rail bed along South Tacoma Way in the valley between Pacific Ave. and So. M st. Thursday morning, July 12, 2012.

Fallen JBLM soldiers honored

A Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier comforts an emotional fellow soldier during a memorial ceremony in honor of Sgt. Joseph M. Lilly and Spc. Trevor A. Pinnick on Wednesday at the Lewis North Chapel on the base.       (Lui Kit Wong/Staff  photographer)

 

Enjoying The Sun

Virginia Erwin, 6, marches along in a line of rocks while enjoying the sunny weather at Wapato Lake Park in Tacoma on Monday, July 9, 2012. Sunny skies have finally arrived in the Puget Sound. Virginia was at the park for a friend’s birthday party and all the children were enjoying July’s wonderful weather.

(Above)Amber Wilcox, right, finds herself underpowered and retreats from the spray of Scott Campbell’s garden hose while Mike Gilbert, background, fills a water balloon, in Tacoma, Saturday afternoon, July 7, 2012. It wasn’t all fun and games on Sunday for Wilcox who said, “It’s good to enjoy sunshine before going to work.”
(Below)Five-year-old Ty Campbell’s plan to nail his friend Wilcox, 5, right, with a water balloon fails when he’s jokingly given an untied balloon by family friend Mike Gilbert, in Tacoma, Saturday afternoon, July 7, 2012.(Janet Jensen/Staff photographer)

Soaking in the Sun


Lupe Caro soaks in some rays of sunshine while her clothes dry in her yard in Tacoma, Saturday afternoon, July 8, 2012. Caro said she takes full advantage of her clothesline “as often as possible.” She added “There’s not enough of this weather right now. It’s summer. We deserve it. I’m just taking it in.”(Janet Jensen/Staff photographer)

TAM will receive 280 piece American Western Art Collection and double gallery space