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Published July 1st, 2014 - 3:43PM
Kent firefighters rescued a man from inside a burning abandoned home early Tuesday morning.
Published July 1st, 2014 - 9:44AM
With the Fourth of July just days away and U.S. residents stocking up on fireworks, South Sound officials are reminding people to abide by the rules that cover when and where fireworks displays can be set off.
Published July 1st, 2014 - 3:47PM
Firefighters were called about 9:25 p.m. to the 1000 block of South Seventh Street and found thick smoke and heavy flames coming from the second floor of a 1,568-square-foot house.
Published July 1st, 2014 - 6:53AM
Broadcasters say contracts include trade secrets that, if revealed, would harm their business. The News Tribune argues that taxpayers have a right to know how the city-owned Click cable system spends its money.
Published July 1st, 2014 - 1:12PM
No Child Left Behind law forces letters to families that South Sound officials call “inaccurate” and “demoralizing.”
Published June 30th, 2014 - 3:16PM
Organizing this week’s Fourth of July Freedom Fair in Tacoma means Gary Grape is working harder in retirement than he did in his career.
Published June 30th, 2014 - 3:15PM
For many adults adopted as children in Washington state, a change in law Tuesday will give them access to family medical history, and might help them identify their birth parents.
Published June 30th, 2014 - 9:59AM
From the office of the Pierce County auditor, week ending June 27, 2014
Published June 29th, 2014 - 4:18PM
Veteran police officer fires one round and suspect dies at the scene.
Published June 29th, 2014 - 11:23AM
It’s a classic road-rage situation: merging traffic struggling to get onto the arterial, and traffic on the mainline refusing to give way. Who has the right-of-way in freeway merge?
Published June 30th, 2014 - 10:06AM
Town council first agreed to new contract with the fire district then backed out
Published June 28th, 2014 - 6:08PM
Model T Fords changed the world, so it only makes sense that people would jump at a chance to drive one, right? For a lot of people, that’s apparently true. The Model T driving classes that the LeMay Family Collection Foundation started this summer have been packed.
Published June 28th, 2014 - 4:54PM
The Fair is offering discounted tickets for the 17-day event until Sept. 4
Published June 28th, 2014 - 4:02PM
Raspberries and blackberries replacing strawberry season at the Puyallup Valley farm, but Marionberries won’t be picked
Published June 28th, 2014 - 4:40PM
DUI suspect shot in arm after ramming deputy’s patrol vehicle
Published June 27th, 2014 - 6:56PM
The sun came out early Friday afternoon just in time for Michael Spencer to enjoy his annual reptile on a stick.
Published June 27th, 2014 - 6:57PM
Additional exposures to measles took place this week at the emergency departments of Tacoma hospitals, the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department said Friday (June 27).
Published June 28th, 2014 - 12:06PM
Traffic is going up on the bridge, but so are debt payments. A 25-cent toll increase goes into effect July 1.
Published June 27th, 2014 - 1:36PM
Tedd Wetherbee says he will challenge Fife’s pending ban on marijuana operations
Published June 27th, 2014 - 10:09AM
A new state plan to build a new Tacoma Amtrak station in the central section of Freighthouse Square may meet detractors’ objections.
Published June 26th, 2014 - 6:32PM
An infant exposed to measles at a Tacoma hospital is the first confirmed case of the disease in Pierce County in at least six years, the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department said Thursday.
Published June 26th, 2014 - 5:13PM
Residents of the private island will celebrate the completion of their new 757-foot bridge Sunday with a cannon blast and community potluck.
Published June 26th, 2014 - 3:59PM
A mixture of people in star-spangled jerseys, military uniforms and plain sweatshirts sat with eyes transfixed on big screen TVs in McNamara’s Pub & Eatery in DuPont.
Published June 25th, 2014 - 5:03PM
Beloved Tacoma walrus E.T. has returned to his exhibit at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium after after six weeks battling a serious gastrointestinal infection.
Published June 25th, 2014 - 8:04PM
The City Council agrees to take up the issue this summer after hearing several weeks of public comment.
Published June 25th, 2014 - 1:16PM
About 1,300 homes and businesses affected by a power outage in Sumner Wednesday morning regained power just before 11 a.m., according to Puget Sound Energy.
Published June 26th, 2014 - 11:27AM
Finding stolen cars is a passion for Tacoma Police Officer Michael Graham. Now he has a new tool to catch car thieves: an automated license plate reader.
Published June 24th, 2014 - 3:21PM
Two women didn’t know it was the Governor’s Office, according to WSP. Second woman arrested Tuesday in Seattle.
Published June 24th, 2014 - 7:43AM
Frank Schnarr is owner of hot tub and hot tub repair business.
Published June 24th, 2014 - 7:23AM
70-year-old Seattle woman was reported missing Wednesday night and her body was found Saturday.
Published June 24th, 2014 - 11:35AM
The new Sharkmania exhibit at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma offers an up-close look at prehistoric predators and the plight of current ones.
Published June 24th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Tacoma Rail told Washington state it moves about three trains of Bakken crude oil in Pierce County each week, information that federal transportation officials have ordered released to help emergency responders prepare for accidents.
Published June 24th, 2014 - 8:21AM
Community members and activists passionate about the fight against human trafficking are getting together in Puyallup Tuesday night (June 24) to spread awareness about the problem of youths being exploited sexually for commercial gain.
Published June 24th, 2014 - 8:18AM
A worker at a Fife warehouse was killed Monday after a 11,500-pound piece of equipment fell on him, police said.
Published June 23rd, 2014 - 11:08AM
From the office of the Pierce County auditor, week ending June 20, 2014
Published June 23rd, 2014 - 10:36AM
As patrons at Doyle’s Public House watched Portugal score against the U.S. to tie Sunday’s World Cup game in the final minute of play, heads were held, mouths dropped open, and eyes were wide.
Published June 22nd, 2014 - 8:03AM
Skaters and their fans enjoyed a beautiful day in Tacoma during a celebration and exhibition of skateboarding and during Go Skateboarding Day.
Published June 22nd, 2014 - 7:36AM
Despite a few minor injuries from accidents on the rides, visitors enjoy annual Puyallup street fair, eat festival treats and play on the carnival rides on a sunny Saturday.
Published June 20th, 2014 - 4:00PM
The City Council looks to change city code and state law to consistently allow alcohol by the glass at restaurants.
Published June 20th, 2014 - 5:09PM
A King County man suspected of stealing dozens of spare tires from Pierce Transit vanpool vehicles has been charged with numerous felonies for allegedly taking tires from several privately owned pickups in Pierce County, court records show.
Published June 19th, 2014 - 2:34PM
The collections agency at the heart of a lawsuit against MultiCare Health System over its use of medical liens has asked for local legal action to be stayed while its Chapter 11 petition is considered.
Published June 19th, 2014 - 1:20PM
Thurston County Coroner Gary Warnock has identified the man killed in an explosion and fire at a fireworks plant near Tenino on Wednesday as William Hill, 75, of Olympia.
Published June 19th, 2014 - 9:55AM
Judge says plaintiffs failed to present evidence that John Towery was acting with “animus” towards protesters
Published June 19th, 2014 - 2:11PM
Dozens of Pierce County meal sites now open at parks, schools, community centers
Published June 18th, 2014 - 5:18PM
Four students at Emerald Ridge High School sickened after eating marijuana-laced brownies brought to school by a 16-year-old girl.
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