The members of Eagles Aerie 2308 in Puyallup voted on Saturday to reject a Sound Transit appraised value offer letter for the Eagles building located at 202 5th St NW. Sound Transit says the condemnation process will move forward, with ongoing mediation.
A bitter dispute over claims that a record $15.1 million jury verdict against the Lakewood Police Department, its chief and two officers for the fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American man was the result of prejudicial “racially charged trial themes” has led a federal judge to refer the case to mediation.
Washington state’s attorney general is suing the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, which houses immigrants facing deportation proceedings, over conditions at the facility run by the for-profit GEO Group.
Four residents contend in a lawsuit that since a portable-toilet operation expanded in their neighborhood, the odors, gases and fumes have exacerbated their asthma, caused headaches and devalued their properties.