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Big summer concert in the works for fallen officers

I just got off the phone with local promoter Mike Mitchell who tells me he’s working on a big benefit show for the families of the Lakewood Four and slain Pierce County sheriff’s deputy Kent Mundell.

The concert is still in the early planning stages, but Mitchell said he’s looking for big national acts that can draw about 20,000 to a 400-acre farm in Orting where he plans to put on the event. Mitchell said Dan Haggerty of “Grizzly Adams” fame has agreed to be the grand marshal for a related Harley rally.

The show is tentatively scheduled

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Lineup taking shape for Swiss Tavern Lakewood police benefit

The lineup is shaping up for the the Swiss Tavern’s benefit for the families of slain Lakewood police officers, Mark Renninger, Ronald Owen, Tina Griswold and Greg Richards.

The event is scheduled for 3 to 11 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 13) with a lineup that includes the Missionary Position, Sweetwater’s Dudley Taft, Mom’s Rocket, China Davis, Voxxy Vallejo, Jim Basnight, Motopony’s Daniel Blue, Kim Archer, Joe Rosati, Nick Deonigi, Heidi Vladyka and Jason Lillie with more to be announced.

China Davis front man Ben Fuller was inspired to book the event by his dad, who was a

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Tributes to slain Lakewood police officers

I’ve caught wind of a couple of tributes to Mark Renninger, Ronald Owen, Tina Griswold and Greg Richards, the four Lakewood police officers who were gunned down Sunday morning.

First, Fitz from KKWF-FM (The Wolf, 100.7) is asking listeners go gather for a candlelight vigil at Lakewood town center from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday (Dec. 4), and form in the shape of a heart in honor of the Lakewood Four. Participants will gather in the Lakewood Towne Center parking lot behind Target, 5731 Main St., SE, in Lakewood.

And I’m also hearing that

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