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Tree man found not competent to stand trial

Cody Lee Miller, who spent 25 hours atop an 80-foot-tall sequoia tree outside the downtown Macy’s, was found not competent to stand trial on Tuesday and ordered to spend an additional 45 days at Western State Hospital, court records show.

Emails with links to porn sent to thousands of students

SEATTLE — The Northshore School District is investigating the source of inappropriate emails sent to thousands of students, which resulted in the district’s temporarily blocking student access to their Gmail accounts.

Starbucks readies ‘nitro’ cold-brew coffee

SEATTLE — Starbucks is jumping on the nitro cold-brew bandwagon, with plans to introduce nitrogen-infused cold-brew coffee on tap in certain cities across the U.S. this summer.

Crash near Ellensburg injures Federal Way man

ELLENSBURG — A Federal Way man was injured when he lost control of his car two miles east of Ellensburg late Saturday night. The crash led to two other cars being damaged, but the drivers of those vehicles were not hurt, the Washington State Patrol said.

Young essayists put favorite elders on a pedestal

One grandpa runs nearly every day. Another grandpa gardens — growing tomatoes, zucchini, and pumpkins to carve at Halloween. Then there is the neighbor woman who helps in an emergency and shows youngsters age has nothing to do with enjoying life and staying active.

Smoldering fire damages construction office in Bonney Lake

BONNEY LAKE — East Pierce Fire and Rescue crews were able to quickly extinguish a fire Monday morning that likely had been “burning for some time” in a construction office located in Bonney Lake’s Tehaleh planned residential community.

Student, 16, killed in truck rollover

WHITE SWAN — A 16-year-old White Swan boy was killed when the truck he was driving rolled on Branch Road outside of town Friday evening, the Yakima County Coroner’s Office said.