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Published November 23rd, 2014 - 7:15AM
“What does it take to be a good carver?” somebody in the audience asked Bill Miller on Saturday as he painstakingly removed bits of wood from the ears of a tiny wooden giraffe.
Published November 24th, 2014 - 12:00AM
An anonymous donor has given Goodwill what could be a rare image by French artist Jean Dufy.
Published November 23rd, 2014 - 9:44AM
The three candidates will be on campus the first week of December.
Published November 22nd, 2014 - 7:15AM
The following convicted sex offenders have recently registered to live in Pierce County.
Published November 23rd, 2014 - 8:42PM
Police officers could lose their jobs by 2016-17 if “drastic changes and cuts” aren’t made to the budget, one council member says.
Published November 23rd, 2014 - 7:48PM
Poison control authorities say too many children in Washington are being sickened by contact with the liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes.
Published November 21st, 2014 - 8:30PM
The 77-year-old comedian and TV actor has been under fire in recent weeks as multiple women have come forward to accuse him of sexually assaulting them.
Published November 20th, 2014 - 9:33PM
Immigration activists in the Puget Sound area said they still had questions Thursday after watching President Obama’s address, about how his executive order would affect the undocumented.
Published November 21st, 2014 - 2:31PM
A Tacoma couple’s foundation uses candy sales to help couples complete adoptions and to build playgrounds for orphanages.
Published November 19th, 2014 - 6:22PM
Mall decides not to fine The Mac Store for choosing to remain closed for the holiday.
Published November 19th, 2014 - 12:17PM
Puyallup residents and city staff mingled with city manager finalists Tuesday, and City Council members interviewed them Wednesday.
Published November 19th, 2014 - 10:10AM
Deal for the remaining brewery property south of Custer Way is expected to close before the end of the year.
Published November 18th, 2014 - 2:13PM
After acting as interim general manager since April, Joey Cohn has been named general manager of KPLU and Jazz24
Published November 19th, 2014 - 7:02AM
Eight hospitals in Washington are taking extra steps to be able to care for a person infected with Ebola, the state Department of Health said this week.
Published November 19th, 2014 - 7:03AM
United States Golf Association officials have decided against using commuter rail service to bring people from Seattle to University Place for the 2015 golf champsionship.
Published November 19th, 2014 - 7:02AM
The council unanimously approved its 2015-16 budget Monday night, sealing the fate of 12 employees who will lose their jobs at the end of the year.
Published November 18th, 2014 - 10:23AM
Grisly sea star deaths are continuing to litter the tidelands with decaying, ghostly goo, but scientists now believe they, at least, may have identified the culprit.
Published November 18th, 2014 - 2:46PM
Tacoma’s Lobster Shop on Monday celebrated the 33rd year of a free meal for a few hundred seniors.
Published November 17th, 2014 - 7:01AM
Gig Harbor has a traffic light northbound on Point Fosdick Drive that has two right-turn-only lanes onto Olympic Drive, which leads to state Route 16. During a red light on Point Fosdick, traffic in the far right lane stops and turns right if it’s clear. But traffic in the second right turn lane waits for the light to turn green.
Published November 16th, 2014 - 2:30PM
Tacoma’s tiger triplets are nameless no more.
Published November 17th, 2014 - 12:35PM
Sailing community trying to come to terms with Jay Berglund’s death.
Published November 15th, 2014 - 10:11PM
New Haub Wing at the Tacoma Art Musuem showcasing art of the American West opens Saturday, doubling the museum’s gallery space.
Published November 17th, 2014 - 6:14PM
With the holiday season fast approaching, Boy Scout Troop 220 on the Key Peninsula went door to door Saturday (Nov. 15) collecting donations of food and delivering it to the Key Peninsula Community Services Food Bank in Lakebay. This is part of the scouts' lesson in public service, troop Scout Master Steve Goins said. The troop has been doing this for nearly a decade. "There is definitely a need," said Shirley Crane, a scout mother and organizer. "When we go out (to the food bank) we can see how low they are on food."
Published November 15th, 2014 - 9:15PM
A bridge on a section of the Foothills Trail between South Prairie and Buckley was destroyed by a falling tree during the Nov. 12-13 windstorm
Published November 15th, 2014 - 9:06PM
Five students spent five months investigating the conviction of Irvin Dale Carter Jr. and whether the evidence proved he killed AWOL Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier Julius James Williams. Their work is being published in a three-part series.
Published November 15th, 2014 - 9:55PM
Colleen Black is drawing attention as a professional artist, highly sensitive person and recovering alcoholic.
Published November 13th, 2014 - 4:41PM
Tests on Thursday showed the Canterwood water system near Gig Harbor is E. coli-free, which means residents there can stop boiling drinking water.
Published November 13th, 2014 - 9:49PM
The Nathaniel Orr Home is the setting for the Steilacoom Historical Museum Association’s “A child’s vision of Christmas” event that showcases antique dolls and toys.
Published November 13th, 2014 - 10:27AM
Officials are suggesting Canterwood residents keep boiling their drinking water, following test results Wednesday.
Published November 12th, 2014 - 9:21PM
Growth pressures predicted to rise at elementary schools over the next five years. If state Initiative 1351 passes, it could compound the problem.
Published November 12th, 2014 - 7:11PM
Health monitoring has ended for a traveler who returned to Pierce County from Ebola-stricken West Africa last month, the local health department said Wednesday.
Published November 13th, 2014 - 10:27AM
A tiny but intense rainstorm deluged the Stadium District, turning the stairs at the Stadium Bowl into whitewater rapids and the bowl into a small lake. The mud left behind will be removed in the next three weeks.
Published November 13th, 2014 - 1:53PM
Update from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office: Elizabeth Ann Olsen, 50, of Belfair, has been observed and spoken with on multiple occasions. Employees from two different establishments had sales contact with Olsen, where she was identified by her driver's license matching her physical appearance as well as the matching description of her vehicle. Her family has been notified of these contacts. Due to these contacts and multiple positive identifications, the missing person case will be closed.
Published November 12th, 2014 - 9:01PM
Pierce Transit board decides two routes in Fife, Milton, Edgewood don’t pencil out. Recently, the routes had been averaging only one passenger per hour.
Published November 12th, 2014 - 7:16AM
Sgt. Steve Shumaker went from assisting with medical evacuations from war zones to pursuing a legal career and carrying the U.S. Constitution in his backpack.
Published November 12th, 2014 - 7:15AM
The organization is also collecting donations of other food items and ingredients to serve a traditional meal for local hungry and homeless people.
Published November 11th, 2014 - 1:11PM
A Lake Stevens police officer who was accused of using his position to compile information on a Puyallup woman he was dating, then stalking and harassing her, resigned amid an internal criminal investigation.
Published November 12th, 2014 - 7:15AM
Strong winds brought down tree limbs and power lines on Tuesday, knocking out power throughout the South Sound and damaging some businesses and homes.
Published November 11th, 2014 - 10:30AM
High winds knocked down trees and power lines across the South Sound region this morning, from Edgewood to Bonney Lake to Central Tacoma to Enumclaw. Here's a round-up from the Twittersphere.
Published November 11th, 2014 - 9:36AM
Veterans Day ceremony to be held at War Memorial Park
Published November 10th, 2014 - 4:34PM
Here’s a breakdown of what services will be open, and which ones will be closed for Veterans Day on Tuesday (Nov. 11).
Published November 9th, 2014 - 10:38PM
Following test results Saturday, Canterwood Water Co. customers are being told to keep boiling drinking water.
Published November 12th, 2014 - 3:57PM
A downpour in Tacoma affected highway traffic and flooded the field at Stadium Bowl Sunday.
Published November 9th, 2014 - 10:22AM
Lynnwood’s Kenneth Bae, 46, and Matthew Miller, 25, arrived at Joint Base Lewis-McChord shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday after their release from North Korea was secured through a secret mission to the reclusive communist country by a top U.S. intelligence official.
Published November 9th, 2014 - 9:06PM
Question: What’s the holdup on the Bridgeport Way construction project in University Place? The construction company started out like gangbusters, and then things came to a halt. There was no movement for at least five weeks.
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