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Published October 7th, 2014 - 4:33PM
The IRS has extended the capital gains deadline for farmers and ranchers whose livestock sales were forced because of drought.
Published October 7th, 2014 - 3:29PM
The city of Tacoma could break ground on a road realignment project near the University of Washington Tacoma campus sometime in the next few weeks. The project was supposed to start in the summer, but the city added utility work to prepare for a possible hotel and condo project nearby.
Published October 6th, 2014 - 9:01PM
A powerful Boeing Vertol helicopter spent Sunday and Monday flying towers into place to replace two Crystal Mountain chairlifts with a combined 87 years of history.
Published October 6th, 2014 - 2:56PM
With multiple cases of Ebola identified in the United States, the local health department has a plan in place if the deadly virus reaches Pierce County.
Published October 6th, 2014 - 10:21PM
A double major at Pacific Lutheran University, Shannon Reynolds splits her time between public office and college classes.
Published October 6th, 2014 - 10:18AM
Caretakers couldn’t revive a stillborn lowland anoa calf at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.
Published October 5th, 2014 - 8:06PM
Helicopters flew in new poles Sunday for a Crystal Mountain chairlift destroyed by an avalanche last season.
Published October 7th, 2014 - 9:44PM
In December, when Tacoma Water starts filtering some of the water it supplies to 300,000 people in Pierce and south King counties, customers might not notice much of a difference – but their water will be safer and clearer.
Published October 4th, 2014 - 9:41PM
Tacoma Fire crews were called to South I Street just before 8 p.m. Saturday.
Published October 4th, 2014 - 8:42PM
Families flocked to the city’s Dacca Park to celebrate the return of fall by playing games like squash bowling and stuff the scarecrow.
Published October 2nd, 2014 - 9:54PM
Veterinarians euthanized a 24-year-old grizzly bear Tuesday at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park in Eatonville.
Published October 4th, 2014 - 5:14PM
Even if Washington voters approve Initiative 1351, some crowded school districts may not be able to reduce class size.
Published October 2nd, 2014 - 5:16PM
A cement truck flipped on its side on the 74th Street ramp to I-5 south about 10 a.m Thursday. The driver was taken to a local hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries.
Published October 2nd, 2014 - 10:29PM
A Pierce County Superior Court judge has temporarily stopped the City of Fife from releasing records to The News Tribune without giving the newspaper a chance to fight it. The News Tribune plans to challenge the ruling.
Published October 1st, 2014 - 9:40PM
Property will be part of Saturday’s Key Peninsula Farm Tour, held to highlight the region’s agriculture ties back to the days of the Mosquito Fleet.
Published October 5th, 2014 - 12:00AM
Dear Savvy Senior: I understand that there are several types of flu vaccines being offered to seniors this flu season. What can you tell me about them? — Cautious Senior
Published October 1st, 2014 - 7:29AM
Danny Sink has a vision for what the U.S. Open will look like next June - and soon we’ll all see it.
Published October 1st, 2014 - 2:04PM
After his father died at 45, Ostlund nearly died the same way at same age.
Published October 4th, 2014 - 5:53PM
One summer many years ago, my cousin Mary decided to open a beautiful authentic Italian restaurant. The authenticity was to come from Aunt Philomena, who was a heavenly cook. You could almost picture the angels fighting for her scaloppini.
Published September 30th, 2014 - 2:46PM
The state’s minimum wage to increase 15 cents to $9.47 per hour in 2015.
Published September 29th, 2014 - 6:09PM
The State Auditors Office has found fault with how the city of Gig Harbor reported the use of federal money and how it awarded a contract.
Published September 29th, 2014 - 2:02PM
An Olympia woman has filed a lawsuit against Winco Foods after she was injured by falling coffee cans.
Published September 29th, 2014 - 9:19AM
Q&A: How to prepare and deal with Enterovirus D68
Published September 28th, 2014 - 5:29PM
Before his Sunday morning visit to Gig Harbor, the only thing Zoran Milanović knew about the area came from the video of the 1940 Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse. Upon his arrival, he was surprised by what he found on the historic waterfront.
Published September 27th, 2014 - 10:55PM
Puyallup and Sumner on Saturday hosted the second annual Great American Picnic to welcome service members.
Published September 29th, 2014 - 10:29AM
State Republicans, long opponents of raising revenue to meet the state Supreme Court’s order to fully fund basic education by 2018, have been floating a new line of argument in recent days: That paying for education with higher taxes might be unconstitutional.
Published September 28th, 2014 - 8:32AM
The Washington State Patrol is seeking more witnesses to a Saturday morning motorcycle crash
Published September 26th, 2014 - 8:46PM
Mr. Bill’s is the newest local pot purveyor in an industry that’s seen much governmental opposition and hesitation since state Initiative 502 created a regulatory system for marijuana.
Published September 30th, 2014 - 6:54AM
Members of the Oakbrook 4th Addition Homeowners say their bylaws prescribe single-family housing only.
Published September 26th, 2014 - 9:35PM
Zoran Milanovic will stop by the maritime city for a tour, waterfront ceremony.
Published September 28th, 2014 - 4:01PM
Tacoma has received a $1.2 million grant to be used for upgraded signs and pavement markings at 120 intersections.
Published September 25th, 2014 - 6:16PM
Metro Parks Tacoma will shut down most lanes of Ruston Way on Sunday morning as people make their way from Point Defiance to the Foss Waterway Esplanade downtown, and then back
Published September 25th, 2014 - 11:09PM
The City of Tacoma is upgrading 17 parking pay stations around the University of Washington Tacoma.
Published September 25th, 2014 - 7:10AM
A 45-year-old Bonney Lake man faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty this week in U.S. District Court to possessing and distributing child pornography.
Published September 24th, 2014 - 7:29PM
The National Weather Service reported 1.59 inches of rain fell in the Tacoma area from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning. The monthly average is 1.79 inches.
Published September 25th, 2014 - 7:10AM
Zoran Milanović, prime minister of Croatia, will visit Gig Harbor on Sept. 28 to experience its rich Croatian heritage.
Published September 25th, 2014 - 7:10AM
City Council unanimously approved changes to the zoning code that will keep money in restaurant owner Louie Galarza’s pocket. He won’t have to pay for a permit to keep hosting musical acts.
Published September 24th, 2014 - 6:59AM
In just the first hour, the 300 people gathered in downtown Tacoma had heard eight speakers and gone through two brainstorming sessions involving sculpture, markers and sticky notes.
Published September 23rd, 2014 - 11:42AM
Practice round tickets still available for the major golf tournament at Chambers Bay in University Place.
Published September 23rd, 2014 - 6:50AM
Two women who burglarized Gov. Jay Inslee’s office this summer are expected to be sentenced Oct. 6.
Published September 23rd, 2014 - 10:53AM
A steady string of warm, sunny weather, and only a few raindrops, helped push 2014 attendance past the 1 million benchmark, fair says.
Published September 23rd, 2014 - 12:00AM
University of Washington researchers are at the forefront of brain research that’s illuminating what happens inside the brain as young children learn to speak, listen, read and write — and how to help those who struggle with those skills.
Published September 23rd, 2014 - 6:50AM
A quake on the Seattle Fault zone slightly boosts the possibility that a more powerful quake will follow — but the odds remain very low and the added danger diminishes quickly with time.
Published September 22nd, 2014 - 10:18AM
About 100 riders on antique bikes took part in the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run, which started Sept. 5 in Florida and ended Sunday in Tacoma.
Published September 21st, 2014 - 8:43AM
Too many Tacoma residents haven’t ever been to the city’s waterfront, say the people behind the Tacoma Maritime Fest. That’s something the organizers of annual festival aim to change. The free celebration of the city’s maritime history continues Sunday, giving visitors the chance to step aboard ships from different eras, head out on the Thea Foss Waterway for a sail, or build their own miniature remote-control boats.
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