Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks while digging for survivors in the devastation wrought a day earlier by a massive earthquake.
A temporary contract will keep the federal immigration detention center in Tacoma open as negotiations for a longer-term contract take longer than expected.
Kelcy Allen is the younger boy depicted in the statue outside Lowell Elementary School in Tacoma, which shows 11-year-old Marvin Klegman leading him to safety. Marvin died in the quake.
An estimated 2,000 volunteers spent Saturday morning working in parks throughout Pierce County as part of this year’s “Parks Appreciation Day.”