Karen Peterson HEADLINES
Two years ago, reporter Sean Robinson wrote an exhaustive three-part investigation into Pierce County Assessor-Treasurer Dale Washam.
We’ve been experimenting with this Facebook requirement for one reason only: Our hope it would clean up the conversations people have with one another on our website. At least so far, it has.
We added a new feature to our website last week, an interactive map that allows users to track crime and sex offenders in their neighborhoods.
Liebe is the Peterson family’s 5-year-old German shepherd.
Really. I promise. You are not the last person on earth (or in Pierce County) reading a printed newspaper.
It was a 1974 Chevy Nova, a plain-Jane, emerald green four-door and the last car my grandpa bought before he died.
Imagine my interest Wednesday afternoon when I learned that reporter Jon Stephenson with our parent company, McClatchy, had landed the first interviews with survivors of the March massacre of 17 Afghan civilians, allegedly at the hands of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales from Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Today’s front-page package is the culmination of two months of reporting done on the front lines in Afghanistan and on the home front at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
I did it. On Friday afternoon, I got my 100th follower on Twitter.
Today’s front-page package is a study in contrasts – one half a happy story about a huge community festival and one half a tragic story about the death of Daffodil Festival Princess Alexandria Cole and how it colored Saturday’s festivities.
To someone wandering through the conference, it may have been hard to tell it was for newspaper editors.
You may have noticed a tagline on Friday’s Page One above the story about soldier “dwell time” between deployments. The tagline read: “When duty keeps calling: A decade at war.”
Community news is the heart and soul of The News Tribune.
A week ago, our community once again found itself in a place it didn’t want to be – as home to a person gaining international notoriety for his alleged connections to a horrific crime.
On Tuesday, well be wheels up on another trip to a war zone embedded with soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Writing a thorough story about the Pierce County assessor-treasurer – the last of a three-part series on today’s front page – was a no-brainer.
My first week as executive editor after three years as managing editor included some milestone meetings, some little surprises and a growing sense of what’s different about my new job.
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