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Published December 2nd, 2014 - 9:25AM
High winds slammed floating logs into the old boathouse at Point Defiance Marina Saturday but damage to the 1920s structure weren’t severe.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 9:46AM
The trees, hot chocolate and candy canes are ready for the season at Sprouffske Trees near Rainier.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 8:45PM
A stage 1 burn ban for Pierce, King and Snohomish counties took effect Sunday.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 9:46AM
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.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 9:16PM
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.  
Published December 1st, 2014 - 12:00AM
The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard soon will hire another large batch of entry-level workers.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 9:47AM
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.
Published November 29th, 2014 - 8:21PM
The city’s 69th annual Christmas tree lighting draws crowds despite cold temperatures and gusting winds
Published November 29th, 2014 - 8:19PM
The first accumulation of snow, maybe an inch, dusted the South Sound on Saturday morning and immediately families with kids sprung into action.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 10:22PM
Expect music, Santa and a 65-foot-tall tree.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 7:58PM
The Rev. Bill Bichsel, 86, was part of a group attempting to block construction of the base.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 11:01PM
Zoolights has brought a twinkle to Scott Clark’s life for the last 25 years.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 9:45PM
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.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 9:14PM
Thanksgiving sales beat out Thanksgiving meals for hundreds of early-bird shoppers in Tacoma.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 6:56PM
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.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 9:15PM
A look at local services that might be affected Friday (Nov. 28) by the Thanksgiving holiday.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 12:29PM
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.
Published November 26th, 2014 - 5:57PM
Pierce County crews spent Wednesday cleaning up and preparing for more rain
Published November 26th, 2014 - 8:19PM
The annual event was started to honor the four Lakewood officers killed in 2009 at a Parkland coffee shop.
Published November 26th, 2014 - 5:05PM
Caretakers euthanized an arthritic reindeer at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Wednesday.
Published November 26th, 2014 - 5:57PM
Eric Renz, a Vietnam veteran, has spent 30 years working as a pastor in Presbyterian churches, most recently the First Presbyterian Church of Puyallup.
Published November 26th, 2014 - 10:20AM
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.
Published November 26th, 2014 - 12:53PM
South Sounders in need are invited to these Thanksgiving meals Thursday.
Published November 25th, 2014 - 4:29PM
Forum focusing on ramifications of Missouri decision and unrest is set for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Grand Cinema.
Published November 23rd, 2014 - 10:23PM
It’s his mixing and matching of interests that the 22-year-old thinks may have been valuable in his selection Saturday.
Published November 24th, 2014 - 6:12AM
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.
Published November 23rd, 2014 - 7:15AM
“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.
Published November 24th, 2014 - 12:00AM
An anonymous donor has given Goodwill what could be a rare image by French artist Jean Dufy.
Published November 23rd, 2014 - 9:44AM
The three candidates will be on campus the first week of December.
Published November 22nd, 2014 - 7:15AM
The following convicted sex offenders have recently registered to live in Pierce County.
Published November 23rd, 2014 - 8:42PM
Police officers could lose their jobs by 2016-17 if “drastic changes and cuts” aren’t made to the budget, one council member says.
Published November 23rd, 2014 - 7:48PM
Poison control authorities say too many children in Washington are being sickened by contact with the liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes.
Published November 21st, 2014 - 8:30PM
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.
Published November 20th, 2014 - 9:33PM
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.
Published November 21st, 2014 - 2:31PM
A Tacoma couple’s foundation uses candy sales to help couples complete adoptions and to build playgrounds for orphanages.
Published November 19th, 2014 - 6:22PM
Mall decides not to fine The Mac Store for choosing to remain closed for the holiday.
Published November 19th, 2014 - 12:17PM
Puyallup residents and city staff mingled with city manager finalists Tuesday, and City Council members interviewed them Wednesday.
Published November 19th, 2014 - 10:10AM
Deal for the remaining brewery property south of Custer Way is expected to close before the end of the year.
Published November 18th, 2014 - 2:13PM
After acting as interim general manager since April, Joey Cohn has been named general manager of KPLU and Jazz24
Published November 19th, 2014 - 7:02AM
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.
Published November 19th, 2014 - 7:03AM
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.
Published November 19th, 2014 - 7:02AM
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.
Published November 18th, 2014 - 10:23AM
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.
Published November 18th, 2014 - 2:46PM
Tacoma’s Lobster Shop on Monday celebrated the 33rd year of a free meal for a few hundred seniors.
Published November 17th, 2014 - 7:01AM
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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