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Published April 7th, 2014 - 3:30PM
A fire at the residence of several monks adjacent to a Tacoma Buddhist temple injured one person Saturday night.
Published April 7th, 2014 - 10:04AM
A Tacoma man with mental health issues allegedly attacked his stepfather with a knife Sunday after hearing voices telling him to kill his stepfather.
Published April 7th, 2014 - 6:58AM
Bates Technical College once again is being sued by students who contend they received shoddy instruction at the Pierce County school.
Published April 4th, 2014 - 9:45PM
Pierce County officials’ hopes that they’ll receive backup from the State Patrol during the 2015 U.S. Open were dealt a blow Friday with a flick of Gov. Jay Inslee’s pen.
Published April 4th, 2014 - 9:36PM
A Tacoma man described as “one of the largest illegal wildlife traffickers in Washington state history” was sentenced Friday to 30 days of community service and 60 days’ home detention for selling deer, elk and sturgeon in violation of state law.
Published April 4th, 2014 - 3:13PM
Two legal groups are suing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying it is retaliating against immigrant hunger strikers at a Washington detention center by placing them in solitary confinement — something the agency denies.
Published April 4th, 2014 - 12:38PM
Former Lincoln High School teacher Meredith Powell, charged in February with crimes involving sexual misconduct with three students, is facing a new criminal charge related to another alleged incident in her classroom.
Published April 4th, 2014 - 9:59AM
There are those who are doing it for the first time. And then there are those who’ve been doing it so long they’ve lost count of the years they’ve done it. But whichever end of the spectrum an individual is on, participants agree Tacoma’s annual Junior Daffodil Parade is just as much fun – and an important way to be a part of the community, whether a participant is riding a unicycle, leading a dog or showing off stroller moves.
Published April 4th, 2014 - 9:51AM
The Daffodil Festival’s Grand Floral Parade returns to its roots on Saturday. “Ready, Set, Grow!” is the theme for the 81st edition of the parade that features white-glove-clad princesses blowing kisses, marching bands loaded with brass and daffodils attached to just about anything possible.
Published April 4th, 2014 - 9:42AM
Here’s a fun story about a legendary burger, a tricky sign and a new cafe in one of my favorite dining areas, Tacoma’s Lincoln neighborhood.
Published April 3rd, 2014 - 9:49PM
Julie Door of Puyallup lugs around a big binder full of information about her city's annual community float, one of 34 floats lining up for Saturday's annual Daffodil Parade.
Published April 3rd, 2014 - 4:00PM
Kayla Scrivner of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department will present a talk on urgent needs for better maternal and child health care in Pierce County at the University of Washington Tacoma campus as part of National Public Health Week.
Published April 3rd, 2014 - 3:10PM
The city of Tacoma and its power line workers’ union appear to have a tentative agreement.
Published April 3rd, 2014 - 9:55AM
An Oregon hospitality company is experimenting with a new crowd-funding program to win equity for a Bothell hotel project that, if successful, could be used to get the rehabilitation of Tacoma's old Elks temple rolling.
Published April 2nd, 2014 - 7:34PM
Highway construction crews working in Nalley Valley are expected to pass a significant milestone Thursday, hoisting the last of the giant concrete girders that support the $300 million overhaul of the intersection of state Route 16 and Interstate 5.
Published April 2nd, 2014 - 6:45PM
Thursday is opening day for the Tacoma Rainiers, who kick off the season with a four-game set against the Simpsons-inspired Albuquerque Isotopes. The News Tribune recently chatted with team President Aaron Artman about the upcoming season and what fans can expect when they visit Cheney Stadium this year.
Published April 2nd, 2014 - 5:48PM
Police are asking the public to help identify a man who robbed a Tacoma Chase Bank Tuesday inside the Fred Meyer store at Pacific Avenue South and South 72nd Street.
Published April 2nd, 2014 - 5:31PM
The state Department of Health said Tuesday that a Whatcom County woman with measles traveled around several areas of Western Washington last month, including Pierce County.
Published April 2nd, 2014 - 10:15AM
A Franciscan Health System spokesman Tuesday sought to clarify details of a phishing scam by hackers who penetrated Franciscan Health System’s email network in late January.
Published April 2nd, 2014 - 9:49AM
A few weeks ago, I wrote about the house-brined corned beef at the Rainier Room, the fine dining restaurant managed by the culinary arts students at Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood. Today, I sing the praises for their pie. Key lime pie. Know who else makes great key lime pie? Edison City Diner on South Tacoma Way. Read on.
Published April 2nd, 2014 - 12:05AM
The Tacoma City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to end a four-year court battle by selling two parking lots to the owner of Hotel Murano.
Published April 1st, 2014 - 5:21PM
A landslide stalled above several Dash Point houses hadn’t moved any farther Tuesday, but a geotechnical engineer said it likely will.
Published April 1st, 2014 - 5:10PM
A Tacoma dinner date didn’t go as planned when a man allegedly attacked his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend with a hammer at a Red Lobster restaurant.
Published April 1st, 2014 - 12:58PM
Six schools in Pierce County were recognized by the state Board of Education for achievements by their English Language Learner (ELL) students.
Published April 1st, 2014 - 12:44PM
The mall will provide a subdued environment so kids who have sensory challenges will face fewer triggers, such as music, bright lights and long lines.
Published April 1st, 2014 - 11:38AM
A brief public service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday to reclaim the spot where a 19-year-old man was fatally gunned down in Tacoma, according to Associated Ministries.
Published April 1st, 2014 - 7:20AM
Franciscan Health System workers who responded to phishing emails in January potentially exposed 8,300 Franciscan patients' information to computer scammers.
Published April 1st, 2014 - 12:05AM
Customers of cable systems Click and Rainier Connect could wake up Tuesday to blackouts of more than a dozen channels owned by television network giant Viacom.
Published March 31st, 2014 - 8:26PM
Tacoma police are looking for a man who robbed a gas station Sunday morning.
Published March 31st, 2014 - 7:22PM
Officials said Monday that a landslide threatening three Dash Point homes had slipped farther, but the houses were not in imminent danger and most residents still were not planning to follow an evacuation advisory.
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