A strong storm Thursday night uprooted or damaged at least 14 trees in Tacoma's Point Defiance Park.
A group of about six citizens formed in memory of a homicide victim patrols the streets of Orting for several hours each night, watching for drug activity and other crimes.
Convicted voyeur Steven Powell concedes his argument wasn't good. A Pierce County judge concurred and denied his motion.
Five Sherpas working for a local guide service are among the dead and another was injured in an avalanche Thursday on Mount Everest, according to the guide service's online expedition reports.