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Published April 28th, 2015 - 6:20PM
Brady Olson heard a gunshot, then saw students flee.
Published April 28th, 2015 - 8:30PM
About 400 students out of the school’s 1,447 students were absent Tuesday, according to district spokeswoman Courtney Schrieve.
Published April 29th, 2015 - 2:25PM
Bishop Curtis E. Montgomery guided his Hilltop church through the civil rights struggles of the 1960s and the gang and drug warfare of the 1980s.
Published April 28th, 2015 - 4:55PM
An airplane carrying one person crashed in a field near Grand Mound, according to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office.
Published April 27th, 2015 - 4:39PM
About 150 people attended the Metro Parks Tacoma event Sunday, put on by the city’s specialized recreation program and the Tacoma Yacht Club.
Published April 27th, 2015 - 2:38PM
The U.S. Open mobile app will launch on June 12, six days before the start of the tournament.
Published April 28th, 2015 - 10:29AM
Local tribal members will be guests Friday, and a native author and former television news correspondent will be the featured speaker.
Published April 28th, 2015 - 11:51AM
Several special events surrounding the U.S. Open golf championship at Chambers Bay this summer will be shared between the Seattle and Tacoma areas.
Published April 25th, 2015 - 7:43PM
The Rev. Jon Scott is following through on a planned trip to Kathmandu, but with a different purpose
Published April 25th, 2015 - 7:41PM
Eve Girawong was a Mount Everest base camp doctor for Madison Mountaineering.
Published April 25th, 2015 - 3:09PM
An estimated 2,000 volunteers spent Saturday morning working in parks throughout Pierce County as part of this year’s “Parks Appreciation Day.”
Published April 25th, 2015 - 2:04PM
Wold Vision staff members opening up their homes to provide shelter for earthquake victims
Published April 25th, 2015 - 6:07PM
Richard Gustafson, who died at the Narrows Marina boat launch earlier this week, followed a routine until the end. Those close to the 88-year-old Fircrest man said he was down to earth and sharp, a successful attorney and a distinguished member of the community.
Published April 24th, 2015 - 5:41PM
Amid mounting concerns about public safety after another death this week, the Narrows Marina announced Friday it will close its public boat ramp and install a permanent gate.
Published April 25th, 2015 - 2:23PM
Every year, crowds of men and women slip on heels and get done up to walk the streets of downtown Tacoma in honor of sexual assault victims.
Published April 24th, 2015 - 5:03PM
Gig Harbor school sets aside two hours a day for Grandparents Week so youngsers can bond with the older generation.
Published April 24th, 2015 - 12:49PM
Allergies forced Dr. Robert Wright away from becoming a veterinarian. That’s a good thing for the Pierce County medical students he has helped find their path.
Published April 24th, 2015 - 2:20PM
The lake’s operator says it doesn’t know when the lake will reach the standard 542 feet above sea level.
Published April 24th, 2015 - 9:32AM
Estimated cost at parks nationwide reaches $11.49 billion.
Published April 26th, 2015 - 9:26AM
Move also is in line with the city of Lacey’s efforts to transform the Woodland District into a vibrant, mixed-use destination.
Published April 25th, 2015 - 12:00AM
It’s breeding season for the crane-like birds, and after 40-plus years, their home is safe again.
Published April 23rd, 2015 - 3:25PM
A Clover Park High School teacher was exercising free speech out of concern for a student when she criticized a Lakewood police detective arresting the teen, her lawyer contends.
Published April 23rd, 2015 - 9:34AM
At least one person may have died in an Olympia fire early Monday morning.
Published April 23rd, 2015 - 4:11PM
Tim Wadham led the city library for three years before he was let go in February for alleged “poor judgment and discretion.”
Published April 22nd, 2015 - 5:08PM
A Horsehead Bay resident came to the aid of a driver whose car was sinking into the bay Wednesday.
Published April 23rd, 2015 - 3:19PM
It had been almost four years since a boat ramp at the Narrows Marina took the life of a young woman who got lost at the dead end of South 19th Street in Tacoma. Early Wednesday, it claimed another victim – the seventh reported fatality there in nearly two decades.
Published April 22nd, 2015 - 6:14PM
A two-alarm fire tore through a Lakewood apartment complex early Wednesday and destroyed six units, three months after another fire there displaced 70 residents.
Published April 22nd, 2015 - 4:57PM
The small city of Ruston passed two new laws Tuesday night related to construction, partially in response to issues it has encountered with the developer of the urban village Point Ruston.
Published April 22nd, 2015 - 5:04PM
CenturyLink agreed to pay a more than $16 million fine to the federal government because of a 911 outage that last year affected seven states, including Washington.
Published April 22nd, 2015 - 10:08AM
A lawsuit has been filed by the family of a Chehalis man who was cremated by mistake and whose casket contained another person — something relatives say they discovered when they opened the casket during the funeral.
Published April 21st, 2015 - 1:44PM
Peninsula High School will host a poetry reading from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Thursday April 23. Derek Sheffield, a poet and teacher at Wenatchee Valley College, will be reading and signing his books of poetry at the Milton Boyd Auditorium at the school. Students will also present original poems and the school’s Poetry Outloud finalist will present her two poems.
Published April 21st, 2015 - 1:23PM
A Lacey mother says she heard another woman’s voice coming from her son’s baby monitor when he was taking a nap over the weekend.
Published April 20th, 2015 - 10:16PM
The debut comes after a four-year pilot program that offered free, biweekly pickup of food and other organic waste to 65 businesses — many of them grocery stores, florists, restaurants and institutional kitchens.
Published April 21st, 2015 - 11:37AM
A baby with big, blue eyes, Hudson Ellis stole a lot of hearts in eight months. His parents, Josh and Vanessa, were a goofy, fun couple with a lot of love.
Published April 21st, 2015 - 11:29AM
The birds decide new digs erected by Pierce County at southern end of Chambers Creek Regional Park are OK after all.
Published April 20th, 2015 - 6:00PM
From the office of the Pierce County auditor, week ending April 17, 2015
Published April 20th, 2015 - 5:43PM
The new battery-powered Zamboni at Sprinker Recreation Center is not only cleaning the ice but also making the air clearer.
Published April 21st, 2015 - 9:55AM
Demolition and reconstruction of the $7.5 million indoor pool will begin next month, seven years after the city closed it due to structural damage.
Published April 20th, 2015 - 3:56PM
A woman was rescued from a burning building early Monday morning in downtown Olympia after flames drove her up to the roof.
Published April 19th, 2015 - 7:37PM
Fox Sports and its lead announcer, Joe Buck, might be making their major golf debut at June’s U.S. Open at Chambers Bay, but the man coordinating the coverage has a lifelong connection to the game. Mark Loomis once followed Gary Player around as a U.S. Open standard bearer. He caddied for his club’s assistant pro at the 1988 U.S. Open. He played golf at Vanderbilt, is a member of New York’s Winged Foot Golf Club and has a handicap index of 2.
Published April 19th, 2015 - 7:13PM
Ship awaiting repairs, Coast Guard approval to move from Commencement Bay anchorage
Published April 19th, 2015 - 8:58PM
After losing a leg in Afghanistan, Edward Lychik has spent much of the past year running around North America.
Published April 19th, 2015 - 11:44AM
Washington is one of the least restrictive states in the country with regard to window tinting.
Published April 19th, 2015 - 6:25AM
A pod of orcas attracted boaters on Drayton's Passage Saturday .
Published April 19th, 2015 - 6:27AM
Friends and colleague remember former News Tribune managing editor Rod Cardwell, who died last week at 86
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