Larry LaRue HEADLINES
What led Jasmine Davis from her job as a nurse’s assistant toward a career in occupational therapy was her son, Stephon.
Seven years of riding a tricycle ended last month for Bev Williams when it was stolen. No problem: Her neighbor's generous employer bought her a new one.
At 76, Ed Kane had walked, hiked and backpacked all his life until back problems limited him for a few months this year.
On some streets, one house — or one man — can become the identity for an entire neighborhood. For 60 years in Tacoma, that man was Ron Thaut. And his home, for each of those 60 years, was mint green.
Kathleen Casper leaves no vapor trail as she passes, though that might be because there isn’t enough time for one to form.
Sebrena Chambers has risen through the ranks of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department for 17 years. Last week, the 54-year-old Chambers was named head of the Strengthening Families Division of the department.
For years, the Pacific Crest Trail was an adventure that lay ahead of Elena and Gus Wimberger, a once-in-a-lifetime trek theyd dreamed of and planned.
If you have an extra good thought on your hands, or an unused prayer, Ellie Walton could use it. The 7-month-old has bright eyes, a big smile and one of those laughs that make adults go soft. And for the second time in her young life, she's had a brain tumor removed.
Joe Lawson will auction an almost complete 1915 Cracker Jack set of baseball cards Sept. 3 in Tacoma. The rare find is the holy grail of the hobby.
The wedding dress of a Kent bride-to-be was stolen the day of the ceremony from her car Sunday. The 911 dispatcher she called ended up saving the day by lending the woman her own.
On Aug. 29, 2012, Doug McArthur was playing a round at the nine-hole Highlands Golf Course, near his Tacoma home. After teeing off on the first hole, he was lining up a putt on the green. And dropped dead.
All summer, the Orting Valley Farmers Market has been open each Friday from 3-7 p.m. and now has some 40 vendors. It was precisely the type of project the Spark Grants were created to fund.
The early-morning fire that tore through the kitchen did more than close the Ale House Sports Pub & Eatery for at least two months. It put 17 employees out of work, including general manager Craig Dickens. On July 12, Dickens got a visitor from across the parking lot: Narrows Plaza Bowl manager Mary Ann Greenfield.
A team of young Tacoma basketball players recently won a national championship, for which the trophy was bigger than some of their players.
Hundreds of kids this summer are spending 90 minutes a week on one of seven area golf courses through an international program called First Tee that tries to instill core values integrity, honesty, respect and confidence.
A month after graduating from Clover Park High School, Brandon Hambrick had an internship with a Tacoma youth-outreach program and a scholarship to attend the University of North Carolina.
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