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Sherri Forch has been cheering on the Seahawks since their first season in 1976, but she had never been to a game — until Saturday.
Tenants are lined up on former Town Center land, but developers say they’re waiting for the city to clear old utility easements.
The following convicted sex offenders have recently registered to live in Pierce County.
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.”
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.
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.
For the 2014 holiday season, 24,139 vehicles came to Spanaway Park to view nearly 300 lighted displays at Fantasy Lights.
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.
What appear to be orca whales were spotted in the waters off Chambers Bay Thursday in University Place.
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.
A Tacoma researcher says the Antikythera Mechanism, an engineering marvel salvaged from a Roman shipwreck, dates to 205 B.C.
Two school buses collided Thursday morning in the Frederickson area but no one was hurt in the accident, according to Central Pierce Fire & Rescue.
Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed a state of emergency in nine Washington counties affected by this week's severe winter storm.
Scientists have determined the baby orca born into an imperiled Puget Sound pod is female.
A previous deal, first announced in November, has fallen through.
Library board members address the City Council about a recent assault and other behavior trouble at the library building on South Meridian.
Washington State Lottery is giving fans another chance to win tickets to watch the Seattle Seahawks play the Carolina Panthers in the NFC divisional playoff game Saturday. Fans who go to the Lottery Scratch Bar at the Southcenter Mall in Tukwila today (Tuesday, Jan. 6) from 4-7 p.m. can buy a $10 Did I Win scratch ticket and be entered into a drawing.
More than 130 drop off locations have been set up statewide, including many in Pierce County.
“I have talked to some medical producers who are clearly commercial,” City Attorney Pete Holmes said Monday. “They say, ‘Are you going to make it illegal?’ This memo is clear: You’re already illegal.”
Three roads in south Thurston County have been closed today because of flooding, and the list is expected to grow as the rainy weather continues, according to the county.
The owner of the Kalakala has suggested that the automaker Kia produce a special edition car using recycled steel from the former ferry.
Firefighters quickly contained a garage fire that started early Monday in Lakewood.
Campers at a rave, an exploding target and possibly arson contributed to Tenino complex of fires.
In the first year of legalized sales, marijuana taxation in Washington and Colorado is bringing in money, but in the mix of multibillion-dollar budgets, the drug is a small boost, not a tsunami of cash.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for much of Western Washington, including Pierce and Thurston counties.
Lakewood library hosts 71 competitors in Pokemon trading card game
Superfan Sherri Forch of Ruston is headed to Seahawks playoff game in style, thanks to generous fans, family
One fan has arranged for a limo to transport Forch and a friend to the upcoming NFC divisional playoff game in Seattle.
A city of Tacoma Public Works crew took their chainsaws to the 65-foot Douglas fir in front of the Pantages Theater on Saturday, putting a definitive end to the annual Christmas display that’s been up since Nov. 29.
Besides seeking more money for fire prevention, state officials also want the Legislature to boost funding for fighting wildfires.
There are multiple transportation options for seniors who need a lift.
Sherri Forch has been a fan ever since there were Seahawks. But she’s never been to a game.
Michael Pohl, who resigned from the police force in 2008, alleges the city violated a separation agreement and has hurt his chances of continuing his career in law enforcement.
Matthew Rollosson took several weeks off from his job at the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department to volunteer in Sierra Leone.
Michael A. Bates, 37, died of a single gunshot wound to the chest. The manner of death was classified as a homicide, according to the coroner.
More than an inch of rain was recorded in the last week of December at Sea-Tac Airport to give it a total for the year of 48.5 inches.
Alan Brooks left behind work in Geneva to come back to Tacoma for the holidays. But his passion for saving lives followed him home.
Don Browne Jr. of Lacey welcomed into the world to cheers of “Happy New Year!”
Nothing renews our faith in humanity heading into a new year like the the altercation that happened in a locker room on Dec. 16. There was head-butting, but thankfully no towel snapping.
Tacoma Polar Bear Plunge participants welcome 2015 in bracing style.
Thousands visit downtown Tacoma to greet the new year.
Every Day in 2014 The News Tribune’s photographers worked to tell the stories that matter to the residents of Pierce County.
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park will be open on Thursday, New Year’s Day.
2015: A look ahead as Elvis gets a stamp, ports marry, the Seahawks repeat, and Justin Bieber grows up
Here’s a look into a not-so-crystal ball at the year ahead.
Christmas was difficult for Ramon Mendoza Pascual and his family. He’s one of several detainees who went on hunger strikes this year at Tacoma’s federal immigration detention center.
Here’s the breakdown of what’s open and what’s closed New Year’s Day.
- 467 George Zimmerman found not guilty in death of Trayvon Martin
- 452 Tacoma rally promotes discussion following George Zimmerman verdict
- 394 For Zimmerman, ‘not guilty’ does not equal innocence
- 3 Seattle mayor’s tunnel antics put highways at risk
- 1 NSA revelations reframe digital life for some