The Viking Vanguard

Noble Peace Prize Winner isn’t Who Many Thought

Meiko Johnson, Managing Editor

January 8, 2020

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighboring Eritrea. The prize ...

Puyallup School Board Elections

Alana Wood, Staff

December 2, 2019

 When the new school board is elected Nov.5, current president Chris Ihrig will serve out his last term.  Ihrig had three children in the district. He was a father doing the best he could by his children in terms of their education, but with all three of his children having graduated, Ihrig feels&...

UK makes plans to vote on Brexit

Alana Wood, Staff

October 31, 2019

Over 30 million people in the United Kingdom voted June 23, 2016 on whether the country should leave the European Union; the motion to leave the EU won by four percent. Many U.K. citizens are worried about trade and rising costs of different items that are exported from other countries.   ...

Pierce County Stormwater Pond

Michaela Ely, Web Editor

October 31, 2019

Pierce County started construction on a new stormwater pond in April and it’s scheduled to be finished next month.  The pond is intended to remove pollutants from stormwater runoff before it drains into Woodland Creek.  Woodland Creek also drains into Clarks Creek which is currently polluted. Pierce Co...

Gender Neutral Barbies

Alana Wood, Staff

October 31, 2019

The toy company Mattel released a new line of dolls Sept. 25 aimed at making all children feel represented during play time. For 18 months the toy company Mattel has been working on a new doll for all children, regardless of gender.  The launch of the new line of androgenous dolls called Creatable...

Washington’s Voting Systems Updated

Gianna Richards, Staff

October 31, 2019

Washington’s old voting machines, which dated to 2006, just got replaced with new systems at the end of July because the technology was prone to hacking caused by its old age.  James Marshall, a security guard at the Puyallup Public Library, who has been voting for 20 years feels it is important...

Congrats, Class of 2019!

Luke Pruitt, Viking Student Media

June 19, 2019

Annual Car Show

May 6, 2019

The tenth annual viking Motorsports car show by auto club is Saturday, May 11, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. It will be held in the PHS parking lots and the surrounding streets and is put on by auto club.

DECA students place at World Competition

Gracie Little, Legacy News Editor

May 2, 2019

Seniors Ava Edmonds and Morgan Easley placed top 10 internationally out of 200 at DECA World Competition this past week for student based enterprise retail operations. ...

VNN, March 29, 2019

Mason Giustino, Executive Producer

March 28, 2019

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