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The last day of skiing

Steve Shelton of Seattle hops over a dirt patch atop Crystal Mountain on the season’s last day of skiing,
July 1, 2012.
Peter Haley / Staff photographer

Point Defiance Zoo’s “E.T.” is turning 30

Maureen Davis is Retiring After Driving School Buses for 43 Years

Clover Park High School Students Create Arlington Cemetery Replica for Memorial Day 2012

The waves before the waves

David Hovde cleans up some concrete work as a a crew water-proofs the new wave pool at Kandle Park in north Tacoma, May 7, 2012. The grand opening is planned for June 23.

A quiet time on Lk. Kapowsin

Michelle Silicani of Graham balances on a log as she fishes on Lake Kapowsin.

Rodrigues on the Kalakala

Steve Rodrigues, owner of the Kalakala, talks to Dean J. Koepfler about the ship.

Spring Colors

John Moroz, of Tacoma, enjoys the spring colors of the cherry trees while taking his daily walk along the 5400 block of N. Shirley in Tacoma on Friday, April 27, 2012. Moroz was out because he wanted to take advantage of the sunny spring weather.      (Lui Kit Wong/Staff photographer)

Tacoma’s Junior Daffodil Parade

Tacoma Connection hosts Easter sunrise service

Hunting Easter Eggs at Wright Park and Gateway Church in Tacoma.

Interstate 5 Truck Fire


The cab of a semi-trailer truck is engulfed by fire on Interstate 5 near the overpass of 272nd Street exit on Thursday, April 5, 2012. The traffic going southbound was blocked during the fire. ( Lui Kit Wong/Staff Photographer)

TAM’s Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture Exhibition Opens

Soaking in a Sun Break


While his sister participates in a dance competition at the nearby convention center, Anthony Moeller, 14, of Maple Valley and his girlfriend Delaney Walker, 14, of Auburn take advantage of a sun break in Toffelson Plaza in Tacoma, Saturday afternoon, March 17, 2012.(Janet Jensen/Staff photographer)

Procession for fallen WSP trooper Radulescu

Tacomans Battle Mother Nature

Eatonville students use wheelchairs, walkers and crutches to experience the challenges of being disabled

The dog in the rose

Marley is framed by a portion of Dale Chihuly’s “PLU Rose” as he follows his master back to the office in the Mary Baker Russell Music Center at Pacific Lutheran University, February 8, 2012.

Former NFL Quarterback’s First Day Teaching Algebra at Lincoln

Lincoln beats Foss, 64-55 at Foss, January 27, 2012.

A Little Privacy at Crystal Mountain

“It’s delicious” Reeve Petersen said snowboarding down Green Valley at Crystal Mountain, Thursday morning, January 19, 2012. With HW 410 closed from downed trees Petersen of Greenwater was one of the lucky few enjoying a mostly empty mountain. The Summit House waiter said “After the holiday rush it’s good to get a little privacy on the mountain.”(Janet Jensen/Staff photographer)

Winter snow storm hits the Puget Sound

Tacoma snow videos

Like the geek that I am I checked Youtube out this morning to see if any locals had uploaded fun videos from their adventures in the snow. I’ll check a few times today and add some more fun videos to this post. If you have one you want me to add, just email me a link at: joe.barrentine@thenewstribune.com . Be safe out there!


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Wilson defeats Foss 54-52 in final seconds