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Putting up the Inflatable Movie Screen

Movie in the Park: Big Hero 6

Once again Rainier Community Cares brought  the Rainier community together for a Movie in the Park, by showing Disney's "Big Hero 6" on the big, inflatable screen in Wilkowski Park. Before the movie started, Rainier Cub Scout Pack #307 gave out free Otter Pops.  A long-time resident of Rainier, Jill Wilkinson, her daughter Elizabeth and several students from Rainier Middle School  ASB brought a popcorn machine made fresh popcorn. Teri Rendahl, a grandmother of three elementary school students, said "It's the best popcorn I've ever eaten. It's addictive." Children ran around and played.  They colored pictures for the contest.  The contest winners will be announced at the next Movie in the Park on Saturday, June 27. By 9 p.m., the crowd had grown to over 150 people, who had brought chairs and blankets so they'd be comfortable as they watched the show.  Before the show a few announcements were made, followed ...
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John Snaza

Coffee with a Cop

Editor's Note: This is from the meeting on March 18th. If you get a chance to go to "Coffee with a Cop", jump on the opportunity!  As a way of introduction, Lt. Paul Counts said "Thank you for coming to my meeting on Amway."  (For those of you that may not know, Amway is a multilevel marketing company that sells anything from health and beauty to cleaning products.)  It represents the dry wit of the Lieutenant who takes his job seriously but always looks for a way to infuse subtle humor into the situation.  What a hoot! Since Rainier doesn't currently have a Thurston County Sheriff's Department Field Office in town, officers meet with the public once a month at Sonja's restaurant on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM. Lt. Counts usually doesn't have an agenda, however he had one for this meeting. The Sheriff's Department had received ...
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