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Published March 9th, 2015 - 4:49PM
Port holes, pistons, brass window frames and other hunks of metal from the historic ferry will be laid out in garage sale fashion Friday and Saturday at a Parkland storage yard.
Published March 10th, 2015 - 7:49AM
Fox Island Historical Society leads effort to restore Fox Island cabin of Reader’s Digest founder Lila Acheson Wallace.
Published March 9th, 2015 - 7:58PM
The Tacoma native dedicated his ministry to the causes of helping the poor, working for peace and protesting nuclear arms.
Published March 9th, 2015 - 9:42AM
From the office of the Pierce County auditor, week ending
Published March 8th, 2015 - 9:13PM
Half a century after hundreds crossed a bridge in Selma, Alabama in support of civil rights, about as many walked Tacoma’s 11th Street Bridge Sunday to honor the anniversary.
Published March 8th, 2015 - 3:00PM
Late last year, the city of Tacoma discovered that the Point Ruston developer was operating a propane system that was larger than what was permitted and whose lines had not been inspected as required by the fire department since being installed in 2013. Public records and interviews show city officials quickly took steps to determine the system did not present a danger, and that the problem was only procedural.
Published March 7th, 2015 - 5:01PM
Members and volunteers of the Zion’s River church have made 46 short animated videos intended to connect kids with the teachings of Jesus and to instill in them a sense of right and wrong.
Published March 7th, 2015 - 4:49PM
Tacoma will honor the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March with a march of its own on Sunday (March 8.)
Published March 7th, 2015 - 3:40PM
A passenger in a pickup truck that was headed on to southbound Interstate 5 early Friday evening was injured after he opened a door and exited the vehicle, the Washington State Patrol reported.
Published March 10th, 2015 - 3:29PM
More than 100 Washington residents have asked the Attorney General’s Office for help getting their money back for Super Bowl tickets they never received.
Published March 6th, 2015 - 6:11PM
The state Department of Ecology is accepting public feedback on Puyallup’s updated shoreline master program, which addresses uses and development along Clarks Creek and the Puyallup River.
Published March 6th, 2015 - 6:48PM
Phyllis Sortor was a Tacoma elementary school teacher from 2002-2004.
Published March 6th, 2015 - 4:36PM
The manager at DreamGirls at Fox’s is suing two Pierce County officials for suspending his business license without “substantial evidence” to support the decision.
Published March 6th, 2015 - 12:00AM
In a case that could enfeeble public sector unions, a conservative group is suing Washington state and SEIU 925, challenging the union’s role as the exclusive representative for thousands of subsidized daycare providers.
Published March 5th, 2015 - 12:11PM
The candy maker that appeared on ABC reality show “Shark Tank” has outgrown former Yelm location.
Published March 3rd, 2015 - 7:05PM
The city of UP is considering regulations that would prohibit people from selling food, merchandise and parking spots in neighborhoods near golf tournament.
Published March 3rd, 2015 - 12:18PM
The Tacoma Rangers Hurling & Gaelic Football Club plays traditionally Irish sports against other Pacific Northwest teams.
Published March 3rd, 2015 - 10:03AM
The City Council unanimously approved the regulations Monday as preparations for the mid-June golf championship continue.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 7:02PM
Lawsuit contends a public vote on the project would violate the county charter. But a citizen activist says he’s merely exercising his referendum rights under the charter.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 11:04AM
It was a miracle, Stu Farber told his family, that he was able to die at home.
Published March 2nd, 2015 - 7:23AM
Psychic is organizing Gig Harbor conference on UFOs, psychic phenomenon and alternative healing.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 3:00PM
The 2013 historical non-fiction book by Daniel James Brown is about the 1936 Olympic gold medal rowing team from the University of Washington. Brown lives in Redmond and two months’ worth of workshops, film screenings and other events are planned around the book.
Published March 1st, 2015 - 3:00PM
The rules are meant to protect neighborhoods around Chambers Bay golf course from being overrun by cars this June. Drones are also on Monday’s agenda.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 8:00PM
Salvador Orozco-Sanchez said he’s being punished every day for strangling his daughter, Daveena, last year. The girl’s maternal relatives said his sentence is far too short.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 9:15PM
Some plants are blooming early. With others, gardeners would do well to hold off planting for a few more weeks.
Published February 26th, 2015 - 6:57PM
Hunt Tower LLC announced on Thursday the opening of the $18 million Summit Tower luxury apartment community in Gig Harbor.
Published February 27th, 2015 - 9:52AM
State Rep. Jesse Young has proposed a bill that could redirect $9 million to pay down bridge debt, which he says would eliminate the need for a toll increase in July. The bill passed out of the House transportation committee 24-1 Thursday.
Published February 25th, 2015 - 7:28PM
Pierce County has started a pilot program offering more flexibility to eligible riders who use free on-demand shuttles to access basic services.
Published February 25th, 2015 - 10:07PM
Citizens for Responsible Spending, a grassroots committee, has filed a referendum proposal that would let voters decide whether to build the $127 million headquarters in Tacoma’s South End.
Published February 25th, 2015 - 5:33PM
The state Court of Appeals this week upheld a Pierce County Superior Court decision ordering the City of Fife to disclose information as part of a records request made by a whistleblower in the Fife Police Department.
Published February 25th, 2015 - 6:08PM
A sudden illness killed an endangered red wolf Tuesday at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.
Published February 28th, 2015 - 12:00AM
Dear Savvy Senior: What kinds of legal documents are suggested for end-of-life plans? I would like to get my affairs in order before it’s too late. — Getting Old
Published February 25th, 2015 - 7:16AM
The discounted land sale will keep a productive and well-known swath of soil from being developed into housing units or other non-farm uses.
Published February 24th, 2015 - 10:21AM
The TREE program previously maintained 27 garden beds at the Tillicum community center, but it has been asked to leave by March 15.
Published February 24th, 2015 - 4:57PM
Tacoma’s Museum District sees the benefits of working together while adding new collaborative programs.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 3:00PM
Dozens of demonstrators protested the deportation of a hunger strike leader Monday morning at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma.
Published February 24th, 2015 - 9:36AM
Some practice round tickets remain but are expected to sell quickly.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 9:43PM
Matt Danzico and his BBC team think Tacoma might take off in about five years, and they wanted to get here before that happens.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 9:48AM
The City of Roy and the Roy Pioneer Rodeo Association are in a dispute over longstanding lease terms for land just outside the city.
Published February 21st, 2015 - 7:55PM
Ever wonder how to keep your seaplane from spreading invasive species?
Published February 21st, 2015 - 10:19AM
A cost estimate has not been provided to the council, leaving some members nervous that expenditures will be more than the county can afford.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 6:17PM
Shipping companies and dockworkers reached a tentative deal on a new labor contract, avoiding a shutdown of 29 ports that would have choked off trade through the West Coast.
Published February 19th, 2015 - 5:26PM
A group of Tacoma teens listen to 36-year-old Thrett Brown, who grew up in circumstances similar to theirs, which means he gets it, and they trust what he has to say.
Published February 18th, 2015 - 10:03PM
The toll increases would address rising debt payments on the eastbound bridge.
Published February 18th, 2015 - 5:49PM
Longer than a tweet but a few thousand words short of a novel, these micro-stories help students exercise their brains.
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