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It’s going to be a wet weekend in Western Washington.
Not every Seahawks fan can afford tickets on the 50 yard line, but displaying the right number gets you into a club without a velvet rope – the 12th Man.
Q&A: Black-Puerto Rican activist talks social justice before Tacoma’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration
Rosa Clemente, who was the 2008 Green Party nominee for vice president, is the keynote speaker for the University of Puget Sound’s annual event.
People will take part in a four-mile march in downtown Tacoma on Martin Luther King Jr. Day as part of a national event in remembrance of Michael Brown and others killed by police.
Several Pierce County gatherings on Saturday through Tuesday will honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr
The city is exploring a contract for a health and wellness clinic at or near City Hall in an attempt to rein in costs under federal health-care reform.
Respiratory illnesses bring many to the emergency departments, not all with the dreaded flu.
A Tacoma woman died Sunday nearly 15 years after she was violently shaken by her biological father.
The City of Fife has hired its interim city manager to permanently run day-to-day operations. The Fife City Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to hire Subir Mukerjee for the city’s top job.
A Dragon space capsule will be on display at the Museum of Flight while Elon Musk marks opening of local satellite engineering office.
A 5-year-old child was in critical condition Tuesday after being mauled by dogs near Silverdale, according to the Kitsap County Sheriffs Office.
Owned by Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, the boarded-up building hasn’t been used as a train station since 1970.
Dr. Gordon Klatt, a Tacoma surgeon who died in August, founded the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, which has become an international phenomenon.
A 5-year-old Tacoma girl who was sent home from school with a fever is one of 10 Pierce County residents who have died from the flu this season.
Few tickets, higher prices, harder process for Seahawks fans trying to score NFC championship tickets
Seattle Seahawks fans looking to snag tickets to the team’s second consecutive NFC Championship Game appearance will need a strategic plan and fatter wallets. Only about 1,200 tickets will be available to the general public when they go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 13).
Hundreds of thousands of people visited Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in 2014, and while the attendance tally was lower than previous years, officials said they still consider the year a success.
An unattended candle started a house fire in Kent that early Sunday sent one person to the hospital.
John Erwin’s spot was waiting for him on Sixth Avenue and South Massachusetts Street in Seattle, just as it’s been for every other Seattle Seahawks game this season.
It’s easier being green than you think at Tacoma swap featuring toys, clothes and other kinds of kid stuff
Parents recycle used items and save money as they swap kids items.
Sherri Forch has been cheering on the Seahawks since their first season in 1976, but she had never been to a game — until Saturday.
Tenants are lined up on former Town Center land, but developers say they’re waiting for the city to clear old utility easements.
The following convicted sex offenders have recently registered to live in Pierce County.
The LeMay – America’s Car Museum’s latest show is not cars, but trucks. The show, which opened Saturday, is all about Ford F-Series pickups, which the museum calls “The Truck that Grew Up with America.”
The city terminated Officer Jeff McNaughton three months ago after an outside investigation uncovered discrepancies in his report on a drug arrest in March 2014.
Steilacoom High School alumna first wrote about coping with her husband being gone to Iraq. Now she’s writing about him being gone for good.
For the 2014 holiday season, 24,139 vehicles came to Spanaway Park to view nearly 300 lighted displays at Fantasy Lights.
Accompanied by more than enough relatives to staff a full offensive team, the Hautenstein family – in full Seattle Seahawks attire – trooped into the Remann Hall courtroom Friday morning to expand their roster.
What appear to be orca whales were spotted in the waters off Chambers Bay Thursday in University Place.
Local educators’ priority list covers everything from charter schools to class size. But they mostly discussed education funding, the issue that will dominate the legislative session that begins Monday.
A Tacoma researcher says the Antikythera Mechanism, an engineering marvel salvaged from a Roman shipwreck, dates to 205 B.C.
Two school buses collided Thursday morning in the Frederickson area but no one was hurt in the accident, according to Central Pierce Fire & Rescue.
Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed a state of emergency in nine Washington counties affected by this week's severe winter storm.
Scientists have determined the baby orca born into an imperiled Puget Sound pod is female.
A previous deal, first announced in November, has fallen through.
Library board members address the City Council about a recent assault and other behavior trouble at the library building on South Meridian.
Washington State Lottery is giving fans another chance to win tickets to watch the Seattle Seahawks play the Carolina Panthers in the NFC divisional playoff game Saturday. Fans who go to the Lottery Scratch Bar at the Southcenter Mall in Tukwila today (Tuesday, Jan. 6) from 4-7 p.m. can buy a $10 Did I Win scratch ticket and be entered into a drawing.
More than 130 drop off locations have been set up statewide, including many in Pierce County.
“I have talked to some medical producers who are clearly commercial,” City Attorney Pete Holmes said Monday. “They say, ‘Are you going to make it illegal?’ This memo is clear: You’re already illegal.”
Three roads in south Thurston County have been closed today because of flooding, and the list is expected to grow as the rainy weather continues, according to the county.
The owner of the Kalakala has suggested that the automaker Kia produce a special edition car using recycled steel from the former ferry.
Firefighters quickly contained a garage fire that started early Monday in Lakewood.
Campers at a rave, an exploding target and possibly arson contributed to Tenino complex of fires.
In the first year of legalized sales, marijuana taxation in Washington and Colorado is bringing in money, but in the mix of multibillion-dollar budgets, the drug is a small boost, not a tsunami of cash.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for much of Western Washington, including Pierce and Thurston counties.
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