Local Government HEADLINES
Sound Transits board of directors moved Tacomas Link light rail system one step closer to expansion Thursday, officially identifying a route up Stadium Way and onto the Hilltop for further study and engineering.
The City of Fife is close to banning new casinos and card rooms in the city of nearly 9,200 people, but the only two gaming businesses in the city would stay open.
Family members describe Jane Hungerford-Trapp as charismatic, smart and beautiful someone who dealt with her fair share of inner demons, but liked to dance and have fun.
Puyallup Mayor John Knutsen temporarily halted a resident from speaking during Tuesday’s regular City Council meeting and although exercising that power isn’t common, it isn't unusual.
The Pierce County Council approved a contract Tuesday with the union for the jails corrections deputies that runs through 2015.
A few years ago, Tacoma officials thought it was almost too good to be true to get a $20 million, no-interest loan from the state to pay for improvements to the Murray Morgan Bridge.
An apartment complex planned for the northernmost edge of Lakewood’s Oakbrook community has homeowners worried the development won’t fit in with the surrounding neighborhood.
Newly appointed Fife Mayor Glenn Hull announced Monday that he is resigning this week.
Tacoma City Manager T.C. Broadnax has issued a memo to the City Council saying he had a very productive conversation about advertising circulars with David Zeeck, publisher of The News Tribune.
Historical private property in Lakewood cannot be designated as historic unless the property owner agrees, the Lakewood City Council has decided.
For 12 years, Graham resident Mike Boone lived in a no-shooting zone without knowing. That changed New Year’s Day when a Pierce County Sheriff’s deputy told him someone had complained about shooting and Boone couldn’t hunt there.
The state has sued a Lake Stevens-based logging company to recoup more than $1 million spent to repair a state Route 16 overpass damaged when one of the company's drivers tried to take a too-tall load under it three years ago.
The Pierce County Sheriffs Department began contracting out medical care at the county jail Feb. 1 in a cost-cutting move that laid off 15 full-time workers.
Pierce Transit's local buses and shuttles will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Monday, Presidents' Day.
Sound Transit is collecting public feedback so it can craft improvement plans for two East Pierce train stations that have nearly run out of parking.
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