In a note digitally embedded in the photo of State Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver — now posted on the Legislature’s website — a legislative staffer conveyed how Benton “would like to slightly ‘fix’ a few things about his picture.”
Of the more than 550 bridges in Pierce County, 28 are designated as “structurally deficient” and need some kind of repair, rehabilitation or replacement, according to interviews and a News Tribune analysis of national bridge data.
How the closure of Interstate 5 in Skagit County will affect the flow of commerce isnt yet clear. The inability of trucks to use the states major north-south highway will certainly mean adjustments for shippers and distributors. But none interviewed Friday could form any kind of prediction.
As part of the major renovation of Tacomas Stadium Way, the southbound lanes of Schuster Parkway will be closed during daytime hours for about six weeks, starting Tuesday.
Two Pierce County men who the U.S. government alleged are part of the sovereign citizen movement were sentenced Friday to federal prison for several crimes.
As an adoptee, state Rep. Tina Orwall hoped to win more disclosure.
Even having guests and the photographer south of the collapsed Skagit River Bridge wont stop a wedding Saturday in Sedro-Woolley.
The Tacoma School Board opted out of the charter school business Thursday night — at least for now.
If William Scott had steered just a few feet to the left, his truck would have sailed across the Skagit River bridge with no problem.
School board members in the Gig Harbor-area Peninsula School District have opted out of becoming a charter school authorizer, just as their counterparts in Tacoma have done.