Local Government HEADLINES
Would a stream by any other name taste as sweet? Thats what water purveyors put to the test Friday night in an annual contest for the best-tasting municipal water supply in a five-county region.
Chambers Bay golf course in University Place made money last year for the first time, recording the highest number of rounds played in its six-year history.
Pierce County leaders urged Gov. Jay Inslee Tuesday not to veto a section of the state budget that directs the Washington State Patrol to coordinate local law enforcement for providing traffic control during the 2015 U.S. Open in University Place.
Washington State Ferries Director David Moseley has announced his resignation, effective April 15.
Applause erupted in the council chambers at Sumner City Hall on Monday night, after the City Council approved a community garden land-use agreement just in time for this year’s growing season.
Three immigrants detained at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma continued their weeklong hunger strike Saturday, and, according to relatives who have visited them, they have no intention of giving up until their demands are met.
A widely reported factoid about marijuana here is that medical dispensaries outnumber McDonalds and Starbucks locations, combined.
These are not your fathers pot brownies. The products inside a warehouse on the outskirts of Denver are something different: Mints. Truffles. Flavored drops in an eyedropper bottle. Tasteless pills. Bottled carbonated beverages.
This bastion of conservative, traditional values is home to the Christian ministry Focus on the Family, megachurch New Life Church and the U.S. Air Force Academy. Army and Air Force bases ring the city.
Colorado has freed the weed, but it doesnt come for free not even close. After taxes, one Denver store charged recreational customers $411.81 for an ounce of marijuana last month, more than twice what many patients pay for medical marijuana.
A lot of talk about pot tourism has accompanied legalization in Colorado, but visitors to the state face a big hurdle to partaking.
This stretch of Broadway south of downtown used to be known as a mecca for antiquers. The past few years, Antique Row has earned some new nicknames. Broadsterdam. The Green Mile.
Contract loggers soon will remove about 500 trees along Interstate 5 between Lakewood and Lacey to improve sight lines for new state traffic cameras.
Weak foundations and swampy soil beneath Tacoma's Freighthouse Square will likely dictate that the city’s new Amtrak station be an all-new structure built on the footprint of a section of the historic structure, a Washington Department of Transportation official said Wednesday.
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