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Move also is in line with the city of Lacey’s efforts to transform the Woodland District into a vibrant, mixed-use destination.
The greater Seattle-Bellevue-Tacoma area is falling like a rock on a national happiness ranking. Take our quiz to find out if you’re happy T-Towner.
It’s breeding season for the crane-like birds, and after 40-plus years, their home is safe again.
A Clover Park High School teacher was exercising free speech out of concern for a student when she criticized a Lakewood police detective arresting the teen, her lawyer contends.
At least one person may have died in an Olympia fire early Monday morning.
Tim Wadham led the city library for three years before he was let go in February for alleged “poor judgment and discretion.”
A Horsehead Bay resident came to the aid of a driver whose car was sinking into the bay Wednesday.
It had been almost four years since a boat ramp at the Narrows Marina took the life of a young woman who got lost at the dead end of South 19th Street in Tacoma. Early Wednesday, it claimed another victim – the seventh reported fatality there in nearly two decades.
A two-alarm fire tore through a Lakewood apartment complex early Wednesday and destroyed six units, three months after another fire there displaced 70 residents.
The small city of Ruston passed two new laws Tuesday night related to construction, partially in response to issues it has encountered with the developer of the urban village Point Ruston.
CenturyLink agreed to pay a more than $16 million fine to the federal government because of a 911 outage that last year affected seven states, including Washington.
A lawsuit has been filed by the family of a Chehalis man who was cremated by mistake and whose casket contained another person — something relatives say they discovered when they opened the casket during the funeral.
Peninsula High School will host a poetry reading from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Thursday April 23. Derek Sheffield, a poet and teacher at Wenatchee Valley College, will be reading and signing his books of poetry at the Milton Boyd Auditorium at the school. Students will also present original poems and the school’s Poetry Outloud finalist will present her two poems.
A Lacey mother says she heard another woman’s voice coming from her son’s baby monitor when he was taking a nap over the weekend.
The debut comes after a four-year pilot program that offered free, biweekly pickup of food and other organic waste to 65 businesses — many of them grocery stores, florists, restaurants and institutional kitchens.
A baby with big, blue eyes, Hudson Ellis stole a lot of hearts in eight months. His parents, Josh and Vanessa, were a goofy, fun couple with a lot of love.
The birds decide new digs erected by Pierce County at southern end of Chambers Creek Regional Park are OK after all.
From the office of the Pierce County auditor, week ending April 17, 2015
The new battery-powered Zamboni at Sprinker Recreation Center is not only cleaning the ice but also making the air clearer.
Demolition and reconstruction of the $7.5 million indoor pool will begin next month, seven years after the city closed it due to structural damage.
A woman was rescued from a burning building early Monday morning in downtown Olympia after flames drove her up to the roof.
Fox Sports and its lead announcer, Joe Buck, might be making their major golf debut at June’s U.S. Open at Chambers Bay, but the man coordinating the coverage has a lifelong connection to the game. Mark Loomis once followed Gary Player around as a U.S. Open standard bearer. He caddied for his club’s assistant pro at the 1988 U.S. Open. He played golf at Vanderbilt, is a member of New York’s Winged Foot Golf Club and has a handicap index of 2.
Ship awaiting repairs, Coast Guard approval to move from Commencement Bay anchorage
After losing a leg in Afghanistan, Edward Lychik has spent much of the past year running around North America.
Washington is one of the least restrictive states in the country with regard to window tinting.
A pod of orcas attracted boaters on Drayton's Passage Saturday .
Friends and colleague remember former News Tribune managing editor Rod Cardwell, who died last week at 86
Crowds lined the streets of the Proctor District Saturday for the 54th Annual Junior Daffodil Parade. True to its name, it was largely kids that marched along.
A small plane crashed at a South Hill airport Saturday.
Tacoma police said a driver was killed Friday when an SUV drove through a fence near the end of a closed bridge and landed 100 feet below on railroad tracks.
Dawn Brundage was recently ordered to vacate her University Place rental home of eight years. The owner has listed the property for $38,000, hoping to attract someone during the U.S. Open.
A construction worker was trapped in a hole for about an hour Friday morning at the Costco gas station on Martin Way in Hawks Prairie.
Spring sprang warmly Thursday everywhere in the South Sound – and especially in Puyallup, with the opening of the 26th annual Spring Fair at the Washington State Fairgrounds.
Sounder riders in East Pierce County will share parking area with golf championship ticket holders.
A project timeline shows demolition on the state Route 410 overpass wasn’t scheduled to begin until Tuesday, the day after a family of three was killed when a concrete slab fell on their pickup.
At least two endangered clouded leopard cubs and up to five Magellanic penguins could be born at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium next month.
Staton Cos., connected to Monday’s deadly overpass accident in Bonney Lake, committed a violation that led to the collapse of a portion of the Sauvie Island Bridge near Portland in 2008.
Nearly 300 shuttle buses will be employed to transport spectators from two parking areas to the U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay in June.
A drunken driver who killed three Washington State University students, including a Milton resident, is released from prison after seven years.
No new details emerged Tuesday about what caused a chunk of concrete and other debris to fall from a Bonney Lake overpass and kill a family of three.
A thousand fifth-graders from around Puget Sound whipped out their recorders and joined the Tacoma Symphony in joyful music Tuesday in Tacoma’s Pantages Theater.
Student events and exhibits will be featured in conjunction with the Spring Fair Thursday, April 16 through Sunday, April 19 at the Washington State Fair and Events Center.
A subcontractor working on a Bonney Lake overpass Monday when part of the bridge’s concrete wall fell and killed three people has been cited in the past for not protecting its workers from potential falls.
If there was one gift Josh and Vanessa Ellis wanted to give, it was love.
A 19-year-old polar bear in Tacoma is believed to be the first in the United States to get chemotherapy for liver cancer.
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