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Published January 21st, 2015 - 10:51AM
While small, the tornado cut a four-mile swath and likely reached winds between 86 and 110 miles per hour.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 7:05AM
Local rally one of dozens across the country to protest police violence
Published January 20th, 2015 - 2:18PM
“I want us to treat the young men of color in our community as our home team,” Mayor Marilyn Strickland tells crowd of 2,000 gathered for holiday observance.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 2:09PM
A tradition that started as a Seahawks-inspired family photo a year ago brought about 50 Eastsiders from the Dome Top neighborhood to the D Street overpass of Interstate 5 in Tacoma, where they welcomed home South Sound fans after the team beat the Green Bay Packers in overtime Sunday.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 12:22PM
Landing a ticket for the Feb. 1 Super Bowl might take budgeting miracle on par with the Seahawks 28-22 win over the Green Bay in Sunday’s NFC Championship.
Published January 19th, 2015 - 12:22PM
The body of a man, thought to be in his late 50s or early 60s, was found Sunday morning just south of Interstate 5 near Sleater-Kinney Road in Lacey, according to Lacey police.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 7:24PM
A Tacoma woman journeys from being a registered nurse to a rarity in South Africa — a white sangoma
Published January 17th, 2015 - 8:46PM
University of Puget Sound professor Dexter Gordon put a hard edge on the City of Lakewood’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Saturday, harshly criticizing the social injustices that continue to divide America 52 years after King’s 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech.
Published January 17th, 2015 - 5:39PM
Green Bay has half the population of Tacoma, but it’s the epicenter of one of sports’ most famous fanbases.
Published January 17th, 2015 - 7:45PM
Pierce County Superior Court records detail allegations against U.S. Postal Service carrier Robert Taitano.
Published January 20th, 2015 - 7:05AM
Water flows for struggling fish in the White River will be protected for decades now that the Cascade Water Alliance has agreed to make a massive trust water donation to a state ecology program.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 12:00AM
The committee advocating a sister city relationship between Tacoma and Hvar, in Croatia, is sponsoring a showing Wednesday of the 1992 Yugoslavian film, “Tito and Me.”
Published January 17th, 2015 - 5:07PM
The three-phase analysis is the first in 12 years and will likely result in changes to ferry sailings and fares.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 6:31PM
O Bee Credit Union is banking pot producers, processors and retailers.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 2:48PM
Many government offices and other services will be affected by Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 6:59PM
It’s going to be a wet weekend in Western Washington.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 8:27PM
Not every Seahawks fan can afford tickets on the 50 yard line, but displaying the right number gets you into a club without a velvet rope – the 12th Man.
Published January 18th, 2015 - 6:36PM
Rosa Clemente, who was the 2008 Green Party nominee for vice president, is the keynote speaker for the University of Puget Sound’s annual event.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 2:21PM
People will take part in a four-mile march in downtown Tacoma on Martin Luther King Jr. Day as part of a national event in remembrance of Michael Brown and others killed by police.
Published January 17th, 2015 - 3:52PM
Several Pierce County gatherings on Saturday through Tuesday will honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr
Published January 15th, 2015 - 4:59PM
The city is exploring a contract for a health and wellness clinic at or near City Hall in an attempt to rein in costs under federal health-care reform.
Published January 15th, 2015 - 9:51AM
Respiratory illnesses bring many to the emergency departments, not all with the dreaded flu.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 7:59PM
A Tacoma woman died Sunday nearly 15 years after she was violently shaken by her biological father.
Published January 15th, 2015 - 9:47AM
The City of Fife has hired its interim city manager to permanently run day-to-day operations. The Fife City Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to hire Subir Mukerjee for the city’s top job.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 6:23PM
A Dragon space capsule will be on display at the Museum of Flight while Elon Musk marks opening of local satellite engineering office.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 5:24PM
A 5-year-old child was in critical condition Tuesday after being mauled by dogs near Silverdale, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 3:01PM
Owned by Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, the boarded-up building hasn’t been used as a train station since 1970.
Published January 12th, 2015 - 4:25PM
Dr. Gordon Klatt, a Tacoma surgeon who died in August, founded the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, which has become an international phenomenon.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 7:45AM
A 5-year-old Tacoma girl who was sent home from school with a fever is one of 10 Pierce County residents who have died from the flu this season.
Published January 12th, 2015 - 5:06PM
Seattle Seahawks fans looking to snag tickets to the team’s second consecutive NFC Championship Game appearance will need a strategic plan and fatter wallets. Only about 1,200 tickets will be available to the general public when they go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 13).
Published January 13th, 2015 - 7:46AM
Hundreds of thousands of people visited Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in 2014, and while the attendance tally was lower than previous years, officials said they still consider the year a success.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 10:58AM
An unattended candle started a house fire in Kent that early Sunday sent one person to the hospital.
Published January 10th, 2015 - 9:48PM
John Erwin’s spot was waiting for him on Sixth Avenue and South Massachusetts Street in Seattle, just as it’s been for every other Seattle Seahawks game this season.
Published January 11th, 2015 - 7:30AM
Parents recycle used items and save money as they swap kids items.
Published January 10th, 2015 - 7:00PM
Sherri Forch has been cheering on the Seahawks since their first season in 1976, but she had never been to a game — until Saturday.
Published January 10th, 2015 - 3:52PM
Tenants are lined up on former Town Center land, but developers say they’re waiting for the city to clear old utility easements.
Published January 10th, 2015 - 8:18AM
The following convicted sex offenders have recently registered to live in Pierce County.
Published January 12th, 2015 - 9:32AM
The LeMay – America’s Car Museum’s latest show is not cars, but trucks. The show, which opened Saturday, is all about Ford F-Series pickups, which the museum calls “The Truck that Grew Up with America.”
Published January 11th, 2015 - 7:38PM
The city terminated Officer Jeff McNaughton three months ago after an outside investigation uncovered discrepancies in his report on a drug arrest in March 2014.
Published January 12th, 2015 - 9:32AM
Steilacoom High School alumna first wrote about coping with her husband being gone to Iraq. Now she’s writing about him being gone for good.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 12:28PM
For the 2014 holiday season, 24,139 vehicles came to Spanaway Park to view nearly 300 lighted displays at Fantasy Lights.
Published January 10th, 2015 - 10:22AM
Accompanied by more than enough relatives to staff a full offensive team, the Hautenstein family – in full Seattle Seahawks attire – trooped into the Remann Hall courtroom Friday morning to expand their roster.
Published January 8th, 2015 - 5:13PM
What appear to be orca whales were spotted in the waters off Chambers Bay Thursday in University Place.
Published January 9th, 2015 - 10:13PM
Local educators’ priority list covers everything from charter schools to class size. But they mostly discussed education funding, the issue that will dominate the legislative session that begins Monday.
Published January 8th, 2015 - 4:34PM
A Tacoma researcher says the Antikythera Mechanism, an engineering marvel salvaged from a Roman shipwreck, dates to 205 B.C.
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