Traces of a replica Space Needle and Mount Rainier peeked over the fences near the Orange Gate at the Washington State Fairgrounds on Tuesday, teasing commuters and Puyallup residents with hints of what they’ll see at the rebranded fair opening Sept. 6.
New efforts to reel in students who have left the public education system are sprouting in Pierce County's two largest school districts.
James Fairchild has an addictive personality, so he sticks to healthy obsessions. For now, those include art, music, coffee, his six dogs and, of course, his crafts.
A collision has shut down a major intersection in Puyallup, police said, causing major backups.
Pierce County prosecutors on Monday filed 11 additional child pornography charges against a Puyallup-area man suspected of beating his friend to death and hiding his body.
The city of Puyallup will take its first look at a proposed moratorium on recreational marijuana as the Washington State Liquor Control Board works to finalize regulations on the sale and production of the product.
Puyallups classroom teachers will be measured by new yardsticks when the school year begins Sept. 4.
Rocky isnt quite what you might expect of a hero. But ever since arriving in 2007, Rocky has been working at the Normandy Park Police Department, where his olfactory skills are frequently called upon to aid investigations.
The state has charged two health care providers with unprofessional conduct ranging from moving in with a client to assaulting a spouse, according to the Department of Health.
Central Pierce Fire & Rescue responded Wednesday to a fire in unincorporated Pierce County. It was called in as a brush fire, but was upgraded to two alarms after the small fire reached a duplex and nearby house.
Court records show the man was "leaning on his extremely damaged vehicle, eating strawberries," when a Puyallup officer asked him about the hit-and-run accident that had just occurred nearby.
The Kmart store on River Road in Puyallup will close in November. A going-out-of-business sale begins later this month.
The Puyallup School District will offer free, full-day kindergarten at Firgrove, Spinning, and Stewart elementary schools beginning this fall.
Pierce Transit board of commissioners rescinded Wednesday major service cuts planned to start next month, but they cautioned their vote only delays the inevitable.
Business and community groups in Puyallup are collecting back-to-school supplies for needy students during the month of August.
Dietrich and Diedre Baker of Puyallup have a problem all parents wish they had — a kid who reads too much.
To preserve privacy and secrecy, the Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County issued a code name: “Project Metropolitan.”
Puyallup Planning Commission votes 3-2 to deny a land-use application for a firm that wants to buy Neil Van Lierops property for industrial development.
Puyallup Planning Commission votes 3-2 to deny rezoning application; City Council to review recommendation in September
The Puyallup Planning Commission voted 3-2 Wednesday night to deny a rezone application by local developer Schnitzer West.
Downtown Puyallups newest bar and eatery has opened. The Forum will serve lunch and dinner daily, but heres something hard to find in Puyallup The Forum intends to serve its full menu into the late evening hours.
All three candidates in the Aug. 6 primary election for Puyallup School Board agree the school district’s capacity problems aren’t going away soon.
Man pleads not guilty to drunkenly entering Puyallup trailer, inappropriately touching sleeping woman
A Federal Way man accused of drunkenly entering a travel trailer Saturday in downtown Puyallup and inappropriately touching a woman sleeping inside pleaded not guilty Monday.
Teams bringing together active-duty soldiers and civilians faced off in contests from softball to a tug-of-war in Sumner Saturday to forge community bonds.
Friendly competition is bringing two East Pierce County cities together on Saturday to support active-duty soldiers. Sumner will host the first Great American Picnic, where the citys various organizations and residents will be pitted against groups from neighboring Puyallup to raise money for a military nonprofit.
An 18-year-old Puyallup man is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder, and Pierce County sheriffs detectives are searching for the body of the man hes accused of killing.
A dedicated runner, Stephanie Arnold posted a career-best time in a half marathon a year ago but doesn’t remember it.
The charges are first-degree attempted murder, first-degree rape, first-degree child rape and first-degree kidnapping. Tuesday, Pierce County prosecutors stacked them on a 14-year-old Puyallup boy accused of assaulting a 7-year-old girl last week and leaving her to die.
Alison Zeisler doesn’t expect her seventh-grade son to play football for Rogers High School for a few years yet. But she and other parents are hoping to level the playing field – literally – for student athletes at the Puyallup school.
Puyallup officials are reviewing proposed land-use changes that could lead to industrial development of one of the valley’s last daffodil farms. Meanwhile, a private meeting between public officials and the site’s potential developer has sparked an election-season fire.
A man loitering behind a Puyallup store Tuesday night mockingly warned a woman she could be raped for being out so late and then pushed her toward a fence and groped her, Pierce County prosecutors allege.
A 14-year-old Puyallup boy suspected of dragging a 7-year-old girl into the woods, trying to rape her then choking her unconscious is in Pierce Countys Remann Hall juvenile detention center, facing a possible attempted murder charge, among others.
A man loitering behind a Puyallup store Tuesday night mockingly warned a woman she could be raped for being out so late before pushing her toward a fence and groping her, Pierce County prosecutors said.
A 7-year-old girl playing outside a Puyallup apartment complex Wednesday night was lured into nearby woods where she was choked and assaulted, police said Thursday.
Puyallup police on Wednesday arrested a man they believe tried to sexually assault a 22-year-old woman walking down the sidewalk Tuesday night.
Puyallup police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a 22-year-old woman walking down the sidewalk Tuesday night.
Rescuers fighting dangerous currents and low visibility in the Puyallup River suspended their search Tuesday for the man who disappeared Monday while inner tubing near Sumner.
Maybe Brandon Fair was just trying to be cool. Maybe he just wasnt thinking. Whatever the reason, Fair drove recklessly on a clear September day in 2011 and killed Clara Vallone, a 16-year-old soccer player at Graham-Kapowsin High School.
A 48-year-old Puyallup man has been charged with hording so many illegal fireworks authorities said it would take a month to inventory them all.
Susan McGuire, who was a two-time president of the Daffodil Festival and longtime White River School District board member, died unexpectedly Saturday. She was 61.
An interesting group of activists were seen on the streets of downtown Puyallup early Saturday during the annual Meeker Days Festival men in high heels.
Third-grader Roberta Moore already knew a thing or two about chickens, unlike some of her classmates at Lake Louise Elementary School in Lakewood. She said her family has five of the birds at home.
The explosive has an ominous nickname: "Jokes on You." Among the many illegal fireworks seized late Thursday in Puyallup by local and federal law enforcement teams, that particular item alarmed Puyallup Police Capt. Scott Engle.
School is out for the summer, but many Pierce County families will have trouble filling in for one school activity lunch. However, with financial help from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, local communities will have the resources to feed their children.
A man in his 40s was arrested Thursday night at a Puyallup apartment complex after authorities uncovered "a large cache" of fireworks.
Some might say Cary Collings new lucky number is two. The 61-year-old Puyallup man has been a regular lottery player, buying several Scratch tickets here and there in hopes of nabbing a big winner. Last week, he got his lucky ticket twice.
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