On June 24, 1947, the modern fascination with UFOs began when pilot Kenneth Arnold reported seeing nine objects “flying like a saucer would” along the crest of the Cascade Mountains near Mount Rainier.
The state Department of Transportation is seeking bids for someone to claim the Puyallup River Bridge. The winning respondent will get $1 million to take the bridge, preserve its historic elements and give it a future free from the threat of demolition.
Someone intentionally cut off the tongue of Annie, a 28-year-old horse in Yelm, according to the Thurston County Sheriff's Office. Her tongue was found nearby in the pasture. She has been euthanized because she was unable to swallow her food.
News Tribune columnist Matt Driscoll answers angry emails from readers, addressing white privilege, the proposed opioid treatment facility along South Tacoma Way and his recent story on the Selma Carson Home for undocumented minors in Fife.
A second man suspected of fatally shooting two men over a drug deal in University Place was arrested Thursday in Snohomish County. Adrian Valencia, 19, and Wilberth Acala, 22, were found dead May 14 in a car blocking a street.
Washington lawmakers expect $1 billion over a four-year span from its new law requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes. The Supreme Court ruling Thursday means that law, which was threatened with court challenges, will likely stand. It also means more money will come out of the pocket of Washington residents.
Taste of Tacoma is this weekend in Pierce County at Point Defiance Park with more than 40 restaurants with food to eat, cooking demonstrations, an arts-and-crafts show, a carnival, craft beer garden and several other family activities.
The Puyallup School board accepted a $6,000 donation from the Puyallup Veterans of Foreign Wars on June 18 to install a monument honoring Medal of Honor recipient and Puyallup High School graduate Victor Leonard Kandle.
Clyde Drury III, the former program manager for the Pierce County Veterans Bureau, has been sentenced for misspending money meant for veterans. Drury pleaded guilty to third-degree theft earlier this year and was sentenced Thursday.
MultiCare patients who say they should have qualified for free or discounted care have filed a class action lawsuit against the hospital system in U.S. District Court. They argue MultiCare failed to screen them, to see if they qualified.
Stueckle, a UW commit, won three Class 4A track and field track and field titles in the hurdles, and set an all-time Washington record in the 300 hurdles as a senior. She was also a four-time 4A SPSL first-teamer in soccer.