Musicals, dance, radio personalities.
A Tacoma woman who participated in a massive fraud that ensnared dozens of solders from Joint Base Lewis-McChord and victimized her own grandmother was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison.
Three boys were mourned Monday in a Pierce County courtroom. The majority of the tears were for Hector Hernandez-Valdez, who was 15 when he died a gruesome death at the hands of brothers Luis and Cristobal Arroyo on June 1, 2012 in an apartment on Tacoma's East Side.
Additional law enforcement officers will patrol Pierce County roads starting today in search of drivers texting or talking on their cell phones.
Tacoma-born and Tacoma-based Richlite Co. celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. You might have never heard of Richlite. You're not alone. "We're one of the best-kept secrets in Tacoma, " said marketing director Don Atkinson.
Several News Tribune staff members have been honored as part of the 2012 Society of Professional Journalists Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest.
Some Ruston building owners say they've seen signs that the darkest days of The Great Recession might be ending. And yet, the town's council took what some merchants say was an inexplicable action, voting to freeze all development and building permits in the commercial zones for six months.
The key was patience, with a dash of cunning. John Ringer, a longtime Tacoma police detective and gang expert, knew what went down the day 17-year-old Bernard Houston was killed. Knowing it and proving it are different, though.
Ben Cheney's generosity and support of amateur baseball will be celebrated Sunday in Lakewood as some 200 former Cheney Studs players meet for a reunion.
Memorial for firefighter May 31 at Tacoma Dome
It appeared in the dead of night and then disappeared nearly as suddenly about two weeks later, but the symbolism of what residents and neighbors are calling the rogue crosswalk remains strong in Tacomas Triangle District, where lingering concerns over traffic and roadway safety have intensified in recent weeks.
Several Pierce County cities will see a leadership shakeup at the end of this year, as many cities are losing their mayors and others have attracted challengers.
A motorcade will escort the body of a Tacoma firefighter from Mountain View Funeral Home in Lakewood to Sea-Tac Airport tonight.
Tacoma police are asking the public to help identify two armed men who robbed a convenience store May 6.
It just keeps coming: Three of Tacoma’s local churches offer acoustically — and visually — beautiful spaces for free concerts of every style of music you could want.
When Svend Ronning, Amy Grinsteiner, Roberta Hansen-Downey and Cindy Renander walk on stage tonight at Annie Wright School, they’ll do more than just fill the Great Hall with beautiful, complex French music. They also will stop time – musically, aesthetically and symbolically – as they play one of classical music’s most important pieces: Olivier Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time.” Along with ground-breaking works by Ravel and Satie, it’s part of the season finale for the Second City Chamber Series.
If a makeshift committee has its way, a historic but increasingly unstable totem pole that has stood in downtown Tacoma for more than a century would be taken down and left to decay publicly as a piece of the citys living history.
Dozens of Tacoma firefighters stood at attention Thursday as Albert Nejmehs crew on Ladder 2 drove his body from the Pierce County Medical Examiners Office to Mountain View Memorial Park in Lakewood, making a special stop at Nejmehs firehouse at 4911 S. Alaska St.
Tacoma firefighters will today escort the body of their fallen comrade, Albert Nejmeh, from the Medical Examiner’s Office to Mountain View Memorial Park
The state has shut down a Tacoma day care while it investigates whether staff there failed to report child abuse, related to the death of a 3-year-old boy who was fatally beaten last week, according to the state Department of Early Learning.
Tacoma Makes, run by a local pair of arts advocates, plans a second deck of Tacoma playing cards to be released this fall.
This just in from two of Tacomas creative advocates: Tacoma Makes plans a second deck of Tacoma playing cards, to be released this fall.
A fugitive wanted for homicide, armed robbery and burglary in South Carolina was arrested Tuesday in Tacoma.
The suspected robber gave Tacoma police the wrong name, but the nurse at Pierce County Jail recognized him.
Ive given up hope keeping up with all the frozen yogurt openings, but I do know that Black Bear has spawned two more stores in Tacoma and Puyallup in recent weeks. And Im pretty sure Menchies opened a froyo shop in my basement when I wasnt looking.
A Tacoma firefighter rendering aid to a sick person collapsed of an apparent heart attack and died Tuesday, city officials said.
A 39-year-old Tacoma woman has pleaded not guilty to five counts of theft for allegedly fraudulently collecting more than $50,000 in worker’s compensation benefits.
The last time the old wharf was open, its safety was in doubt. Tacomas venerable Old Town Dock the former working pier on the Ruston Way waterfront dating to 1873 had dilapidated decking and rotting piers, and lacked modern-day hand-rails.
He couldnt abide his wife leaving and taking their five children.
A garage fire in Tacoma Sunday night caused $23,000 in estimated damages, according to the Fire Department.
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