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Published October 24th, 2014 - 5:30PM
Names of the chancellor candidates will not be released until a week before they visit the Tacoma campus.
Published October 26th, 2014 - 8:09PM
The City of Sumner can finalize the sale of Sumner Meadows Golf Links after settling several lawsuits with a local developer who challenged the $53 million deal.
Published October 26th, 2014 - 12:00AM
The Bridge for Kids committee invited a long list of dignitaries to Orting on Wednesday to discuss designs for a proposed pedestrian bridge that they believe could save thousands of lives if a lahar strikes. A consulting firm presented plans that were drafted two years ago for the project, which would cost about $40 million to complete.
Published October 24th, 2014 - 10:35PM
The long-term future of the town’s independent fire department may hinge on an excess property tax levy on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Published October 27th, 2014 - 11:25AM
Why that kitchen sponge, dollar bill and public restroom handle are some of the most dangerous things you’ll touch today, says Dr. Paul Pottinger with the Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Published October 24th, 2014 - 10:35PM
The Tacoma City Council will vote Tuesday on whether to add the four buildings to the city’s list of historic places.
Published October 24th, 2014 - 12:39PM
We want to let you know that there is no evidence that this incident will impact Tacoma Public Schools or our students.
Published October 24th, 2014 - 6:30PM
A Thurston County physician recently returned from spending three weeks in Liberia. The person had no contact with anyone suffering from the disease, but he has agreed to self-monitor for fever and other symptoms and work closely with health officials, according to a Thurston County news release.
Published October 23rd, 2014 - 5:09PM
You might find some trees at Point Defiance that are 130 years old, and the Washington State History Museum might have preserved artifacts that old, but you will be hard pressed to find other examples hereabouts that can boast a longevity of 13 decades. Add the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber to that very short list.
Published October 23rd, 2014 - 6:22PM
Nearly 4,000 soldiers and airmen attended a huge jobs fair Thursday at McChord Field, meeting face to face with potential employers and school recruiters eager to help them ease into civilian life.
Published October 24th, 2014 - 10:33AM
Five finalists have been chosen for the position.
Published October 24th, 2014 - 9:40AM
A person in Pierce County who traveled from a West African country affected by Ebola is being monitored daily “as part of our new normal” procedure nationally, the local health department said Thursday.
Published October 23rd, 2014 - 5:20PM
About a dozen Tacoma Tideflats businesses affected by a water main break have water service again, Tacoma Public Utilities said Thursday.
Published October 23rd, 2014 - 3:55PM
A Key Peninsula water system that tested positive for E. coli last week now is delivering safe drinking water, according to the state Department of Health.
Published October 22nd, 2014 - 9:22PM
Record rainfall hit the South Sound Wednesday, and the forecast didn’t show signs of clearing up.
Published October 22nd, 2014 - 9:04PM
The situation at St. Anthony Hospital in August shows that even before the full-court press of Ebola preparation of the past few weeks, the staff there knew what to do.
Published October 23rd, 2014 - 12:10PM
The buildings have sat empty for eight years, a relic from the earliest plans for the Town Center development.
Published October 22nd, 2014 - 10:07PM
Instead of continuing to ban gambling premises in Fife, the City Council votes to allow them in a way that fits the city’s vision.
Published October 22nd, 2014 - 2:09PM
Police are investigating human remains found in Lacey on Tuesday, according to a press release from the Lacey Police Department.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 8:54PM
MultiCare and Franciscan both ordered new protective clothing that covers the neck, spokespeople say
Published October 21st, 2014 - 2:45PM
A Pierce County Superior Court judge on Tuesday lifted an injunction that blocked the City of Fife from releasing personnel records last month.
Published October 22nd, 2014 - 7:06AM
Corporate clients will visit the golf course next week to see examples of tents they can occupy for the 2015 U.S. Open.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 2:37PM
The moon will partially eclipse the sun Thursday afternoon, but whether South Sounders will be able to see it will depend on the weather.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 2:18PM
Road closures and on-street parking restrictions will affect roughly 4,600 properties near the Chambers Bay Golf Course.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 9:58AM
The City Council approves a six-month moratorium Monday while it studies whether to allow large churches in zones such as the Mildred Street corridor.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 7:42AM
About 100 volunteers are needed to help plant more than 900 trees Wednesday along Clarks Creek.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 11:33AM
Metro Parks Tacoma was received national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Park and Recreation Agencies.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 7:17AM
The city plans to complete 64 projects around the city with $2.5 million. Tacoma residents picked the projects earlier this year in public meetings.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 10:06AM
A court hearing Thursday will pit Washington state’s Public Records Act against the free speech and privacy protections laid out in the U.S. Constitution. U.S. District Court Judge Ronald Leighton could decide whether to allow Pierce County to release the business licenses of dancers and managers at a Parkland strip club.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 2:08PM
If Noah McDonald becomes a certified lifeguard as he’s considering this winter, he’ll probably be the only one in class with a rescue under his belt.
Published October 21st, 2014 - 7:42AM
The Old Cannery Furniture Warehouse in Sumner announced it will double donations, up to $50,000, for the long-awaited Gordon Family YMCA, which is set to open next year.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 5:37PM
Drivers can expect some lane and ramp closures on Interstate 5 this week as state Department of Transportation crews continue work on a paving improvement project.
Published October 18th, 2014 - 9:35PM
Discussions about the effects of minimum wage with the author of this year’s Tacoma Reads book and Mayor Marilyn Strickland are scheduled for this week.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 8:42AM
For high school marching bands, Saturday was the big time.
Published October 19th, 2014 - 5:58PM
Health officials told Wauna residents Saturday to boil drinking water, after they found E. coli in the system on the Key Peninsula.
Published October 18th, 2014 - 10:12PM
Historic Hilltop church has a long history of helping those in need with its food bank and other programs. It also took a stand against crime and injustice.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 9:26PM
Tacoma-based CHI Franciscan Health outlined steps Friday it is taking to prepare for any person sick with Ebola.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 4:27PM
Developer of Superfund site opening exhibit recalling the copper smelter that was a major engine of Tacoma’s economy for more than 90 years.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 10:06PM
Melanie Stambaugh, a candidate running for a 25th Legislative District seat, says she was interrupted while speaking to students at Emerald Ridge High School this week to be escorted off campus. A union representative informed building administration that Stambaugh’s presence on campus during an election violated school district policy. District officials say Stambaugh shouldn’t have been invited to speak and apologized for the “unwelcoming behavior.”
Published October 16th, 2014 - 8:34PM
Conference report: McCarver program could expand to other Tacoma elementary schools
Published October 17th, 2014 - 1:58PM
A faux fire tower will beckon customers at the Pacific Northwest’s first Bass Pro Shop in Tacoma.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 8:38PM
The training was one of several after MultiCare educators “dropped everything” to address safety measures in response to the much-feared virus.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 12:29PM
Hospitality workers gathered at Chambers Bay Golf Course on Wednesday for a briefing on what to expect when the U.S. Open arrives in University Place next year.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 9:45AM
Charles McDonald won the game show that aired on Tuesday, bringing home more than $54,700 in cash and prizes.
Published October 20th, 2014 - 12:00AM
The Rev. Dr. Monica Coleman to speak at PLU on how religious scholars can better understand how people view religion.
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