New residents pour in: Pierce County tops the nation

Of the more than 3,100 counties in the nation, none gained more people from other counties last year than Pierce and Snohomish. They ranked No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, for net gains in the number of people moving in domestically.

Don’t forget money for public health

Two budgets. Six days. One from Senate Republicans, who allocated no additional dollars for foundational public health services; the other from House Democrats, who gave what the governor asked for — and then some.

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3-year-old killed in DUI wreck remembered

Jamie Ward, a family aquaintance, talks about 3-year-old Brody Debenning, after his mother's sentencing. The mother, Heather Ruopp, was sentenced to more than four years in prison Monday. Prosecutors said Ruopp was under the influence of drugs when she crashed Aug. 18. Brody, who was in the backseat, died from his injuries. Ward, who spoke at sentencing, said Brody lived with her for about four months the year before the wreck.
Alexis Krell akrell@thenewstribune.com
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3-year-old killed in DUI wreck remembered

Proposed cuts threaten AmeriCorps program at Mary Lyon Elementary 1:38

Proposed cuts threaten AmeriCorps program at Mary Lyon Elementary

A new American flag flies over Purdy 1:59

A new American flag flies over Purdy

Tacoma's Cabarellos Club turns 60 1:48

Tacoma's Cabarellos Club turns 60