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High winds slammed floating logs into the old boathouse at Point Defiance Marina Saturday but damage to the 1920s structure weren’t severe.
The trees, hot chocolate and candy canes are ready for the season at Sprouffske Trees near Rainier.
A stage 1 burn ban for Pierce, King and Snohomish counties took effect Sunday.
Authorities pulled a 30-year-old Spanaway woman from her car early Sunday morning near Yelm after it had slid on ice into a canal and filled with water, according to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office.
Just about every Sunday for nearly a decade, volunteers from three churches have served more than 25,000 free meals at the Key Peninsula Community Services dining hall in Lakebay. This Sunday afternoon feed is more than just a plate of hot food: It is a way for neighbors — young and old, families and individuals — in this rural corner of Pierce County to visit with each other. A Gig Harbor chef makes sure it continues.
The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard soon will hire another large batch of entry-level workers.
A multiple-vehicle collision Sunday morning caused authorities to close three lanes of traffic on Interstate 5 near the Puyallup River bridge, creating a 5-mile backup.
The city’s 69th annual Christmas tree lighting draws crowds despite cold temperatures and gusting winds
The first accumulation of snow, maybe an inch, dusted the South Sound on Saturday morning and immediately families with kids sprung into action.
Expect music, Santa and a 65-foot-tall tree.
The Rev. Bill Bichsel, 86, was part of a group attempting to block construction of the base.
Zoolights has brought a twinkle to Scott Clark’s life for the last 25 years.
A 66-year-old Whidbey Island man died on Thanksgiving morning after fighting with a police officer at an Ocean Shores motel and then setting his room on fire.
Thanksgiving sales beat out Thanksgiving meals for hundreds of early-bird shoppers in Tacoma.
The St. Francis House’s annual Thanksgiving dinner at Puyallup’s National Guard armory drew a big crowd, including those who need help and those happy to provide it.
A look at local services that might be affected Friday (Nov. 28) by the Thanksgiving holiday.
Tom Wilkins grabbed the first spot in line at 8 a.m. for the 6 p.m. opening of the Tacoma Target for its Black Friday sale.
Pierce County crews spent Wednesday cleaning up and preparing for more rain
The annual event was started to honor the four Lakewood officers killed in 2009 at a Parkland coffee shop.
Caretakers euthanized an arthritic reindeer at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Wednesday.
Eric Renz, a Vietnam veteran, has spent 30 years working as a pastor in Presbyterian churches, most recently the First Presbyterian Church of Puyallup.
A workshop held in early November to help high school students craft their personal statement essays for college applications was so successful that another one has been scheduled.
South Sounders in need are invited to these Thanksgiving meals Thursday.
Forum focusing on ramifications of Missouri decision and unrest is set for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Grand Cinema.
It’s his mixing and matching of interests that the 22-year-old thinks may have been valuable in his selection Saturday.
About three weeks into his new gig, executive chef Chris Park is preparing for arguably his most important meal of the year – serving 300 people Thanksgiving dinner at the National Park Inn in Mount Rainier National Park.
“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.
An anonymous donor has given Goodwill what could be a rare image by French artist Jean Dufy.
The three candidates will be on campus the first week of December.
The following convicted sex offenders have recently registered to live in Pierce County.
Police officers could lose their jobs by 2016-17 if “drastic changes and cuts” aren’t made to the budget, one council member says.
Poison control authorities say too many children in Washington are being sickened by contact with the liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes.
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.
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.
A Tacoma couple’s foundation uses candy sales to help couples complete adoptions and to build playgrounds for orphanages.
Mall decides not to fine The Mac Store for choosing to remain closed for the holiday.
Puyallup residents and city staff mingled with city manager finalists Tuesday, and City Council members interviewed them Wednesday.
Deal for the remaining brewery property south of Custer Way is expected to close before the end of the year.
After acting as interim general manager since April, Joey Cohn has been named general manager of KPLU and Jazz24
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tacoma’s Lobster Shop on Monday celebrated the 33rd year of a free meal for a few hundred seniors.
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.
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