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Regional trails get a new brand: The Leafline Trail Network

Puget Sound counties have selected one trail brand to rule them all: Leafline. The new name will describe “a network of over 400 miles of wide paved trails connecting communities throughout Snohomish, Kitsap, King and Pierce Counties,” according to King … Continue reading

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Pierce County will condemn properties needed to complete the Foothills Trail missing link

The Pierce County Council has started the process of condemning about an acre of property needed to complete a key section of the Foothills Trail more than 25 years after work on the trail began, The News Tribune reports. The … Continue reading

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Pierce County passes complete streets ordinance

From now on, whenever Pierce County plans major road work the planners will need to consider the needs of all road users. Earlier this month, the Pierce County Council adopted a complete streets ordinance that “promotes roadways that are safe … Continue reading

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Spanaway 5th grader hit while biking home, dies

A ten-year-old Spanaway boy was struck and killed by a pickup truck while biking home from a friend’s house around 6:45 p.m. Thursday evening. The fifth grader was leaving the driveway of a friend’s house a mere seven blocks from … Continue reading

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