Local Government HEADLINES
One button can have a big ripple effect. Meteorologists at the National Weather Services Seattle office can hit the enter button on their computers and instantly distribute weather updates often emergency warnings of imminent blizzards, tsunamis and other disasters.
Brian Josef, assistant vice president for regulatory affairs with CTIA-The Wireless Association, answered questions about wireless emergency alerts. His association represents the wireless industry.
Its easy to confuse who is sending which emergency alerts. And they come from a lot of places.
Philip Sorensen, a 24-year veteran of the Pierce County Prosecutor’s Office, has been named to a vacant seat on the Superior Court bench.
The city of Fife is seeking applicants to fill an upcoming vacancy on the City Council.
Sunset Chevrolet in Sumner must comply with a long list of new city guidelines after neighbors fought for months to create clear rules limiting expansion of the car dealership. The Sumner City Council unanimously approved the changes this week, a move aimed at easing parking problems, curbing noise and better informing residents if the business plans to grow.
The Sumner City Council members created new limits for themselves this week, approving a resolution that limits what they can talk about and for how long.
A Tacoma City Council subcommittee might have violated the state Open Public Meetings Act when it selected charter review committee finalists outside of a public meeting.
Robert Trent Jones II says talk that Chambers Bay will get a second golf course is premature, according to Golf Digest magazine.
As business warms to the realization of a U.S. Open golf tournament in Pierce County 16 months from now, money jumps.
Seven years ago, when state officials began thinking seriously of changing the route passenger trains take through Tacoma, the 104-year-old Freighthouse Square was an obvious choice for a new passenger depot.
Freighthouse Squares limitations might ultimately restrict whats possible in trying to turn the 104-year-old building into a passenger rail depot.
Two Tacoma men associated with medical marijuana dispensaries in the South Sound were arraigned Friday in U.S. District Court, charged with conspiracy to distribute marijuana and conspiracy to commit money laundering.
An outside investigator for Pierce Transit found no evidence that two off-duty Tacoma police officers over-reported or falsified the hours they worked helping supervise transit security officers.
A newly appointed interim police chief in Milton is taking on a second administrative role, pending approval by the City Council.
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