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Published August 25th, 2014 - 5:32PM
An Israeli cargo ship left the Port of Tacoma on Sunday, and with it the protest against its business there.
Published August 24th, 2014 - 9:38PM
Tacoma resident Gordon Klatt was living proof that one person can make a difference.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 5:38PM
A handful of steam boats toured the Thea Foss Waterway Saturday, taking people for rides. The boats will be back Sunday.
Published August 24th, 2014 - 3:47PM
Activists returned to block Port gates in the evening, but failed to prevent Israeli ship from unloading
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 11:44AM
Protesters Friday planned to meet an Israeli ship upon its arrival at the Port of Tacoma Saturday morning.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 6:33AM
Plans for another new shopping complex, including a 64,000-square-foot Fred Meyer, have the city looking at what more can be done.
Published August 24th, 2014 - 7:19PM
Susan Cruise says she’s tired of picking beer cans up off her lawn after living in Central Tacoma for nearly 12 years. Stories like hers are one reason the City Council will consider a mandatory Alcohol Impact Area in much of the city’s North and West ends.
Published August 23rd, 2014 - 6:36AM
A public memorial service will be Sunday for Dr. Gordon Klatt, who founded the Relay for Life event.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 9:33PM
The Burien man accused of killing two employees at a Kent gas station Wednesday told police he opened fire after a group of construction workers directed racial slurs at him and a friend, according to a court document released Thursday.
Published August 22nd, 2014 - 10:17AM
Soyeon Yi was chosen from 36,000 South Koreans to take a research trip to the International Space Station. Now, she’s living a lower-profile life, settling into her new home in Puyallup and searching for a job.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 7:00PM
That hungry herd of donkeys and elephants in the Legislature is eager to strap on the feed bags for another round of free eating and influence peddling. But a state ethics board has something to say about that.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 12:05PM
After two years as a medical school resident for the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, Aaron Rhyner sees 14 patients a day, works 50 to 80 hours each week and earns roughly $50,000 a year.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 1:41PM
Rangers on Tuesday recovered three bodies from a debris field on Carbon Glacier in Mount Rainier National Park where six climbers went missing in May.
Published August 20th, 2014 - 4:49PM
South Sound families that need a little help with expensive back-to-school preparations are invited to the Tacoma Backpack Outreach on Saturday.
Published August 20th, 2014 - 4:49PM
An endangered Sumatran tiger at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is expecting.
Published August 20th, 2014 - 7:07AM
Tacoma protesters chanted “Don’t shoot!” and raised their arms in mock surrender Tuesday, in solidarity with counterparts they said couldn’t as freely exercise such rights in Ferguson, Missouri.
Published August 21st, 2014 - 5:43PM
The Karshner Museum & Center for Culture & Arts opens its doors Sept. 3 after being closed for more than a year. Its newly repurposed galleries and displays are meant to correlate with new curriculum.
Published August 18th, 2014 - 10:45PM
A grass-roots group calling itself Tacoma Stands Up is organizing a rally Tuesday in downtown Tacoma to “stand in solidarity with Ferguson, Missouri.”
Published August 18th, 2014 - 7:18AM
Jefferson County Sheriff Anthony (Tony) Hernandez was hired Saturday as Milton police chief.
Published August 17th, 2014 - 6:34AM
You won’t find the Village of Merriwick on maps of Pierce County, but it definitely exists. Or at least it will through Sunday night.
Published August 17th, 2014 - 9:07AM
The fair in Puyallup will continue to offer discounted senior admission every day for this year’s fair, which opens Sept. 5.
Published August 17th, 2014 - 6:34AM
Island residents are petitioning Pierce County to expand ferry service in the morning and evening. But the county is already subsidizing the ferry system.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 9:05PM
Lucy Usoyan, who works in University Place, says thousands of Yazidis in northern Iraq are still trapped and dying under siege
Published August 16th, 2014 - 6:53AM
VA Puget Sound Director Michael Murphy and U.S. Senator Patty Murray addressed hard questions Friday about the veterans wait-time scandal.
Published August 15th, 2014 - 4:30PM
The McKinley Hill Street Fair will feature music, vendors and school supply give-away.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 5:15PM
Interim Fife Police Chief Mark Mears, who formerly served as assistant chief, was permanently appointed to his position last week. He takes over for Brad Blackburn, who resigned from the department last month.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 7:05AM
Redevelopment plans for the shopping center in the heart of the Stadium District are inching along, with one business planning a move to make way for whatever comes next.
Published August 14th, 2014 - 7:08AM
The amount of rain that fell overnight Tuesday was more than the region usually sees in all of August, the National Weather Service said Wednesday.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 1:18PM
The water in the city of Fircrest will continue to be fluoridated. The City Council opted for the status quo Tuesday by voting down an ordinance that would have stopped the 57-year practice.
Published August 13th, 2014 - 7:19AM
He flew with legendary black combat pilots, served at McChord Air Force Base and taught his children perseverance by example.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 11:11AM
Fire crews Monday were busy again as they continued to fight fires in Thurston and Mason counties.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 10:22AM
Temperatures in the South Sound soared into the 90s Monday, making work harder for crews fighting brush fires in the region.
Published August 11th, 2014 - 9:24PM
The cities of Lakewood and Sumner and the Town of Eatonville are among 57 in the state that were identified in the report.
Published August 12th, 2014 - 7:01PM
As wildfires blaze across Washington, state and federal officials are running out of firefighting dollars.
Published August 9th, 2014 - 9:01PM
Authorities have found human remains near the top of Mount St. Helens.
Published August 9th, 2014 - 5:58PM
book signing and reading, “ Fenders, Fins & Friends: Confessions of a Car Guy,” 6-8 p.m. Aug. 14, LeMay-America’s Car Museum, 2702 E. D St., Tacoma. Free, lemaymuseum.org/events.php?eid=1433.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 7:51AM
About 1,000 people attended the third annual Pierce County kite-flying festival on Saturday. Kids and families enjoyed the view of Chambers Bay while making and flying kites of all shapes, sizes and colors.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 8:04PM
The City Council recently adopted an ordinance aimed at preventing the illegal conversion of single-family homes into apartments.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 7:50AM
Washington State Patrol is investigating the collision, which occurred Saturday afternoon about 2 miles from the Rock Candy Mountain entrance off State Route 8 in Thurston County, according to Trooper Guy Gill.
Published August 10th, 2014 - 4:55PM
Ten students from three Northwest private colleges — the University of Puget Sound, Willamette University and Whitman College — are stepping outside the classroom and into the real world of agriculture this summer.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 11:15PM
John Morgan worked 41 years for the YMCA, half of those as its chief executive in Tacoma. He has died at age 90.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 11:15PM
Dawn Lucien was a key force behind bringing a University of Washington branch campus to Tacoma. Now, a piece of the university Lucien helped build will bear her name.
Published August 8th, 2014 - 1:34PM
On Sunday, we’ll be treated to a special cosmological treat - the year’s biggest and brightest full moon will rise.
Published August 7th, 2014 - 9:44PM
The ACLU of Washington announced Thursday that it will back three state-licensed marijuana business owners who want to join the fight against Fife’s pot ban. The city has said it will argue that the federal prohibition of marijuana pre-empts state law.
Published August 7th, 2014 - 10:33PM
Crowds were greeted by sunny skies and a country atmosphere at the 66th annual Pierce County Fair, which runs Thursday through Sunday at Frontier Park in Graham.
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