Graham man admits to murdering mother of 2

A Graham man who killed an Orting woman and dumped her body near Kapowsin Lake last year pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder, second-degree assault and third-degree assault. Jonathan Daniel Harris left a Spanaway bar with Nicole White, 28, on June 6, 2015, after meeting through an online dating service. Prosecutors alleged Harris, 6 feet 7 and 270 pounds, then took the 4-foot-11, 110-pound mother of two home and beat her to death.

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Pierce Transit security upgrades come with bonus for riders — free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi should be on all buses by end of year

New routers also will make life easier on first responders

Upgrades to cost $265,000

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Long-distance canoe paddlers stop in Tacoma

The Journey to Nisqually brings hundreds of tribal members paddling from afar to Olympia this weekend. On Thursday they came ashore, guests of the Puyallup Tribe, at Owens Beach in Point Defiance Park.
Peter Haley phaley@thenewstribune.com
Long-distance canoe paddlers stop in Tacoma 1:48

Long-distance canoe paddlers stop in Tacoma

Sasha Vagramov upsets defending PNW Open champ 1:15

Sasha Vagramov upsets defending PNW Open champ

Washington state delegates reflect on Democratic National Convention 1:23

Washington state delegates reflect on Democratic National Convention

Meet Chinook, the newest resident of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium 3:00

Meet Chinook, the newest resident of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium