creating seasonal jobs in western Washington announced it is creating 80,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network of fulfillment and sortation centers this holiday season in order to meet an increase in customer demand. Hundreds in the Western Washington facilities which include DuPont. Last year, Amazon converted thousands of seasonal employees into regular, full-time roles after the holidays, and expects to do the same this year. [Read more...]

Scammers prey on public’s fear of Ebola

DuPont, Wash — Scams tend to follow the news, especially when a health scare makes the headlines. Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington warns consumers that scam artists are preying on the public’s fear of Ebola. Fraudsters are making unsubstantiated claims that the disease can be cured or prevented by using products containing everything from silver to herbal oils to snake venom. [Read more...]

DuPont Historical Society Living History Presentation by Karen Haas

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The DuPont Historical Society will kick off its 2014-2015 lecture series with a moving Civil War era living history performance (I Am Always on the Women’s Side: Vignettes of the Civil War) by historian and musician Karen Haas.

  • When: Sunday November 9th at 2:00pm
  • Where: DuPont Community Presbyterian Church – In the Historic Village
  • 502 Barksdale Ave DuPont 98327
  • Contact: Carol Estep 253.459.4339
  • Free Admission – Donations welcome.

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Join us in historic DuPont for Worldwide Photo Walk

DUPONT – On Saturday, October 11, 2014, photographers will gather at 1 p.m. in historic DuPont to capture a slice of life through their eyes during the 7th Annual Worldwide Photo Walk.  It’s the world’s largest global social photography event in the history of photography itself.  Photographers of all walks of life and skill levels gather together, on the same day to socialize, learn new tips from each other, and explore their corner of the world through photography.  Last year over 1300 walks took place in countries like the Philippines, Iran, India, Great Britain and the United States. [Read more...]

Emergency Coordination Plan Parent Informational Night

Steilacoom Historical School District No. 1 is hosting two informational meeting for parents, staff and community members, to address “Surviving the Active Killer Event: What Every Parent Needs to Know”. The first meeting will be held Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at Pioneer Middle School in DuPont from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. A similar meeting will be held Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Steilacoom High School. Both meetings will be held in the main gymnasiums.

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