Local Government HEADLINES
An apartment complex planned for the northernmost edge of Lakewood’s Oakbrook community has homeowners worried the development won’t fit in with the surrounding neighborhood.
Newly appointed Fife Mayor Glenn Hull announced Monday that he is resigning this week.
Booze prices at bars and restaurants in Washington may go up this year as multiple interests fight over rules following the voter-approved privatization of the state's liquor system.
Tacoma City Manager T.C. Broadnax has issued a memo to the City Council saying he had a very productive conversation about advertising circulars with David Zeeck, publisher of The News Tribune.
Historical private property in Lakewood cannot be designated as historic unless the property owner agrees, the Lakewood City Council has decided.
For 12 years, Graham resident Mike Boone lived in a no-shooting zone without knowing. That changed New Year’s Day when a Pierce County Sheriff’s deputy told him someone had complained about shooting and Boone couldn’t hunt there.
The state has sued a Lake Stevens-based logging company to recoup more than $1 million spent to repair a state Route 16 overpass damaged when one of the company's drivers tried to take a too-tall load under it three years ago.
The Pierce County Sheriffs Department began contracting out medical care at the county jail Feb. 1 in a cost-cutting move that laid off 15 full-time workers.
Pierce Transit's local buses and shuttles will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Monday, Presidents' Day.
Sound Transit is collecting public feedback so it can craft improvement plans for two East Pierce train stations that have nearly run out of parking.
Puyallup City Manager Bill McDonald is once again extending his stay in Pierce County’s third largest city.
A $198 million bond issue was touted Monday night as a way to preserve an outdoors legacy for future generations of Tacoma area residents, including significant upgrades at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and a wide range of work at regional and neighborhood parks.
Pierce County Councilman Rick Talbert was elected chairman of Pierce Transits board Monday.
The Metro Parks Tacoma board is poised to ask voters for its largest bond issue ever nearly $200 million.
Pierce County will pay a Tacoma man $225,000 to settle a civil-rights lawsuit arising out of a May 2011 attack by a police dog while the man was out for an early morning walk.
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