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Published June 28th, 2015 - 9:06PM
Drought conditions prompted a campfire ban that took effect at Mount Rainier National Park on Saturday.
Published June 28th, 2015 - 8:24PM
In the realm of company perks, a ride on a vintage train sure beats a coffee mug or a department store gift card.
Published June 30th, 2015 - 8:04PM
One person died and another was injured when an SUV rolled Saturday night at an off-road vehicle park southeast of Carbonado.
Published June 28th, 2015 - 4:51PM
Naturalist author uses the legend of Bigfoot to teach scientific methods and an appreciation for the natural world.
Published June 30th, 2015 - 11:29AM
Fireworks are banned in Tacoma and three other Pierce County communities. Elsewhere, the regulations vary.
Published June 28th, 2015 - 11:05AM
A single-alarm fire Sunday morning destroyed the Happy Teriyaki #4 restaurant in Lakewood, West Pierce Fire & Rescue Battalion Chief Hallie McCurdy said.
Published June 27th, 2015 - 6:58PM
The South Puget Sound region tied the 15-year-old record high of 88 degrees at Sea-Tac Airport just after lunch Saturday. Forecastors warned that temperatures overnight might drop only to 67 degrees, which would tie the record for highest low temperature set in 2006.
Published June 28th, 2015 - 9:09AM
But for a strict rule against running anywhere on the prison grounds, and except for the sharp and shiny razor wire strung above the fences, this seems like any other Relay for Life.
Published June 29th, 2015 - 11:35AM
Meals are served at local parks, schools, churches and community centers. Days of the week, times and meals offered may vary.
Published June 26th, 2015 - 9:18PM
The heat is rising and the smell of foods from 27 vendors is filling the air at Point Defiance Park this weekend.
Published June 26th, 2015 - 3:25PM
The decision to close Epworth LeSourd United Methodist Church was made out of faith, not failure, pastor says.
Published June 26th, 2015 - 11:55AM
Tacoma’s first openly gay city councilman was among the first to hear news of today’s Supreme Court decision declaring same-sex marriage to be a legal right in all 50 states.
Published June 26th, 2015 - 11:56AM
Pierce County emergency managers offer tips and places to stay cool during the coming hot weekend.
Published June 26th, 2015 - 10:05AM
A longtime Puyallup Valley daffodil grower and the warehouse developer he plans to sell to have secured a big legal victory against the City of Puyallup.
Published June 25th, 2015 - 5:30PM
Very few people knew that Marlowe Roeser was a collector — with maybe 500 vacuum cleaners highlighting the collection.
Published June 25th, 2015 - 12:47PM
The Olympia Regional Airport joins the growing ranks of bee havens.
Published June 25th, 2015 - 12:23PM
Richard Amundsen, who served as chief of the Tacoma and Steilacoom police departments in 1980s and 1990s, has died.
Published June 26th, 2015 - 11:15AM
Beekeepers kick off campaign to raise pollinator health awareness, dedicate new garden at Panorama retirement community in Lacey.
Published June 28th, 2015 - 4:42PM
Question: When you are traveling at the speed limit in the left-hand HOV lane and someone comes up behind you and follows you very closely like they want you to move over so they can get by, legally, what are you supposed to do?
Published June 24th, 2015 - 9:02PM
Backers filed a formal petition Wednesday, setting the stage for a court hearing and a possible signature-gathering drive
Published June 24th, 2015 - 2:50PM
Writer-comedian Phil Austin, a founding member of the satirical group Firesign Theatre, whose albums became a touchstone of the countercultural era, died Friday on Fox Island.
Published June 23rd, 2015 - 5:59PM
In some ways, the church near Wright Park is different, including the fact that controversial pastor Mark Driscoll is gone as its primary thought shaper. In other ways, the church is much the same, including a structure built around community family groups.
Published June 23rd, 2015 - 6:58PM
South Sound temperatures are on the rise and could break into the 90s.
Published June 23rd, 2015 - 3:28PM
Roughly 70,000 pounds of food left after the U.S. Open was donated to the Emergency Food Network.
Published June 23rd, 2015 - 7:20AM
The state Department of Natural Resources has expanded its burn ban to include DNR-protected lands in western Washington because drought and heat are rapidly increasing fire danger.
Published June 23rd, 2015 - 6:55AM
The Monday forecast is for northern lights, according to the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute.
Published June 22nd, 2015 - 7:25PM
The two-month process to dismantle the U.S. Open complex at Chambers Bay began Monday. Grandview Trail expected to reopen Friday.
Published June 22nd, 2015 - 4:40PM
The faith group will return for its usual three-weekend booking and looks to extend to four weekends in 2016.
Published June 20th, 2015 - 6:06PM
The city of Puyallup celebrates its 125th anniversary with the Meeker Days Festival this weekend.
Published June 21st, 2015 - 11:05AM
Firefighters doused a blaze at a Narrows Marina boathouse.
Published June 21st, 2015 - 1:58PM
It appears Pierce County hit a home run with the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.
Published June 20th, 2015 - 4:47PM
An 81-year-old Centralia man died Thursday after injuries suffered in a wreck earlier this month.
Published June 20th, 2015 - 5:27PM
Sumner-based Windmill Gardens provided the flowers for the U.S. Open Spectator Square and elsewhere around the golf course in the company’s largest single-delivery order ever.
Published June 20th, 2015 - 3:39PM
The dream: Rent out your house for a week and pocket a check to rival the U.S. Open’s winnings. The reality: More likely than not, you – and not Phil Mickelson – is sleeping in your bed.
Published June 20th, 2015 - 6:22PM
Boats crowded the edge of the 1,000-yard marine buffer zone on Puget Sound near the Chambers Bay golf course Saturday, as marine units from Pierce County Sheriff’s Department and the Coast Guard patrolled.
Published June 19th, 2015 - 6:46PM
The city attributes the increased pressure on wells to more residential watering, not to population growth.
Published June 21st, 2015 - 12:00AM
Question: About 8:30 a.m. on June 15, my husband and I witnessed something pouring off the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.
Published June 19th, 2015 - 7:19PM
The U.S. Open at Chambers Bay might be remembered, by spectators anyway, as the “grandstand Open.”
Published June 18th, 2015 - 6:02PM
The Sheedy siblings — Mary, Tony and Senan — found themselves a long way from Tipperary on Thursday, literally. It’s roughly 4,500 miles from their home in Tipperary, Ireland, to University Place.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 5:59PM
Despite early fears, things are quiet and problems few in the neighborhoods around Chambers Bay.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 4:52PM
Scores of people enjoyed a live broadcast of the U.S. Open over lunch, drinks and attractions in Spectator Square Thursday.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 4:51PM
Crowds and lines aren’t putting a damper on U.S. Open, spectators say
Published June 18th, 2015 - 6:41PM
This is the first year the USGA has allowed attendees to keep their phones on their hips while on the course. But with that comes a new factor in crowd control while players are on the course.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 7:42PM
An army of grass gurus awakes before dawn each day to make sure Chambers Bay is ready for the U.S. Open.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 6:08PM
Boaters, kayakers and paddle boarders are effectively trapping the orcas in the inlet at times, or separating them. Laws prohibit getting within 200 yards of the orcas.
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