Recently released video shows Jack Weaver and his brother-in-law Patrick Widen's surprise to discover that their parents' dog Izzy was uninjured in a ferocious wildfire that destroyed their Santa Rosa neighborhood.
The Amazon U.S. fulfillment network consists of more than 50 fulfillment centers, over 20 sortation centers and more than 90,000 full-time employees. The company is hiring around 2,500 people in the South Sound for the holiday shopping season.
A suspect vandalized a Pierce County courtroom Oct. 2, trashing a judicial assistant's desk before being tackled by a county corrections deputy, according to the Sheriff's Department. They released the video on social media noting the man's outburst was a "bad idea."
Get a peak at last year's mayhem at the Fright Factory, named Washington's best haunted house for the second straight year. Among the themes in the 2017 version: pirate ship, insane asylum and old London with Jack the Ripper.
This week the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission approved a 50,000 dollar grant that will help fund safety upgrades at Tacoma’s McCarver Street rail crossing in Old Town. Tacoma Public Works director Kurtis Kingsolver says he expects some of the work to be completed by Thanksgiving.
Your Daily Hello is a web-based service started by two Lakebay women, Lori Deacon and Leah Perfect, that checks in on members daily via email. If they do not get a response within 24 hours, a text is sent, and then a phone call. If the member doesn’t pick up, the service calls the fire department or police to make a wellness check.
Led by seven-time winner Joel Holland of Sumner, three growers within an hour's drive in the South Sound dominate the World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay, California. Holland's 2,363-pound beast set a new outdoor world record, followed by last year's winner Cindy Tobeck of Olympia, who grew a 2,002-pounder. Jeff Uhlmeyer of Tumwater was third with a 1,927-pound pumpkin.
The death of 17-year-old James Oatridge Sunday, the second student to die in a car accident in less than a week, has shaken Peninsula High in Purdy and the surrounding community. Messages painted on rocks memorializing Oatridge and Kyle Stillion, 16, have become focal points.