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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 - 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.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 8:16PM
Think outside the high school box? Puyallup school district wants your opinions in survey.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 9:47PM
Miko, tabby cat turned Tacoma icon, passed away this week after 11 years greeting customers at King’s Books.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 6:02PM
About 150 Oregon spotted frogs have been released in Pierce County as part of a head-start program aimed at boosting the numbers of the rare species.
Published October 17th, 2014 - 9:50PM
Cascade Water Alliance, owner of the man-made reservoir Lake Tapps, is cracking down on people trespassing near work sites as crews work to complete multi-million dollar improvement projects.
Published October 16th, 2014 - 10:05AM
Mark Driscoll founded one of the fastest-growing megachurches in the Northwest. It opened a Tacoma campus last winter.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 11:07AM
Goodwill expects solid Halloween sales at its flagship Spanaway “boo-teek.”
Published October 15th, 2014 - 10:11AM
A statewide survey of nurses continued Tuesday to reflect anxiety about Ebola preparedness, and data from Pierce County is no exception.
Published October 15th, 2014 - 7:24AM
The University of Washington Tacoma launched its Institute for Global Engagement earlier this month.
Published October 14th, 2014 - 8:26PM
Three endangered Sumatran tiger cubs born last week at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium are all girls.
Published October 14th, 2014 - 12:47PM
Don’t expect to see much of the sun this week in the South Sound.
Published October 13th, 2014 - 9:05PM
Crews worked to fix a power outage reported about 7:30 p.m. Monday in Puyallup and Federal Way.
Published October 14th, 2014 - 9:33AM
MultiCare and Franciscan focus on early diagnosis and communication with staff.
Published October 13th, 2014 - 2:56PM
The city of Kennewick has settled with a Tacoma motorcyclist and a motorcycle club over accusations it violated the state Public Records Act.
Published October 13th, 2014 - 10:26AM
University Place voters will decide next month whether to pay more taxes to keep the city’s police force from cutting staff.
Published November 16th, 2013 - 12:00AM
As news from islands in the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan trickles back to relatives in Western Washington, families have pieced together their loved ones’ stories of survival.
Published October 12th, 2014 - 7:30PM
Fundraising dinner will feature history of Joint Base Lewis-McChord and WWI.
Published October 11th, 2014 - 10:50PM
“We don’t want to be Knott’s Berry Farm,” said Jeana Zedoff, farm manager of Spooner Farms. “This is definitely still a real farming operation.”
Published October 11th, 2014 - 7:15PM
A funnel-shaped cloud that touched down near Anderson Island shortly after noon on Saturday prompted the National Weather Service to issue an emergency tornado warning for Pierce County.
Published October 12th, 2014 - 7:40PM
Last Monday, the Seattle City Council voted to redesignate the federal Columbus Day holiday as Indigenous Peoples’ Day in recognition that native people numbering more than 100 million were already in the New World when Italian explorer Christopher Columbus, sailing under the Spanish flag, arrived in 1492.
Published October 10th, 2014 - 9:59PM
Complaints about explicit signs surface as County Councilman Jim McCune proposes tougher regulations for sexually oriented businesses.
Published October 10th, 2014 - 9:40PM
Politicians, community leaders and members of the Karshner family attended the grand re-opening Friday of the Karshner Museum and Center for Culture & Arts in Puyallup.
Published October 10th, 2014 - 2:40PM
Kimberly Harris, Puget Sound Energy CEO, has been named to the board of U.S. Bancorp.
Published October 13th, 2014 - 10:25AM
A century ago America was an isolationist nation with a third-rate military more concerned with border wars than anything happening overseas. The Great War changed all of that.
Published October 9th, 2014 - 6:33PM
The state is fining Fleischmann’s Vinegar $23,000 related to a June spill at its Sumner plant.
Published October 9th, 2014 - 9:56AM
A man who claims to be the illegitimate son of Elvis Presley brings a traveling collection of the singer’s memorabilia to Tacoma.
Published October 8th, 2014 - 7:33PM
Three Sumatran tiger cubs were born early Wednesday at Tacoma’s Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.
Published October 8th, 2014 - 8:06PM
The nonprofit group Forterra, with help from The Russell Family Foundation, has purchased the 5-acre property for $336,000 to hold on to until the city can gather money to buy it for public use.
Published October 8th, 2014 - 7:14AM
Beyond providing fruit and vegetables, supporters say, community gardens offer ways to reduce hunger in the community, educate residents on the environment and give people a place to connect.
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