Did you know that bees are facing many challenges these days? All over the world, bees are experiencing Colony Collapse Disorder. In countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom, a third of the bee population disappeared in 2010. In Italy, it was half.
Teachers in Tacoma Public Schools could be facing the first layoffs from their ranks in many years.
The McRae quadruplets Molly and her three identical brothers, Nathan, Peyton and Mason have an oddly appropriate birthday this year. They turn 3 years old today, on Mother's Day.
Remember the Disney character Tinker Bell, the fairy that fluttered about Peter Pan? Now, imagine a place filled with fairies and fairy-themed products, demanded by customers and shipped throughout the country and the world.
A Tacoma man said he awoke to what sounded like a bomb early Saturday when a speeding SUV plowed through the front porch and concrete foundation of his home.
Dream big but start small. Thats a lesson well-learned by 17 members of Lincoln High Schools after-school STEM Club who spent six weeks creating software applications for electronic devices.
Hundred-pound sacks of wheat stacked taller than a man once filled warehouses that ran for a mile between the rails of the Northern Pacific and the ships moored along City Waterway.
With offices in Tacoma, Olympia, Renton and Kennewick, Jay Haynie drives just over 500 miles a week. And thats since he slowed down.
Three weeks ago, the nearly 54-year-old Harbor Lights reopened after a six-week remodel by its corporate owners, Anthonys Restaurants.
A killer of demons doesnt come to mind while watching the blue-eyed Sumatran tiger cub born last month in Tacoma crawl next to her plush toy tiger.
Private developer, public housing authority float plan to develop commercial site in Tacoma's Hilltop
A private developer and Tacoma’s public housing authority are in the early stages of plans to revitalize two 100-year-old buildings and bring more apartments to the Hilltop neighborhood.
A malfunctioning clothes dryer that sparked a fire at a Tacoma home Thursday morning caused $17,000 in damages, according to the Fire Department.
Walking is always free, but Downtown on the Go makes it more interesting with its Walk Tacoma 2013 series that continues through August.
They’ve danced at bus stops. They’ve danced in bars, hair salons and at the library. They’ve splashed along the reflective pools outside Museum of Glass, squeezed into loft spaces and reinvented storefronts. But this weekend, Barefoot Collective is doing something truly out of the box: dancing on a traditional stage at Theatre on the Square.
The Foss Waterway Seaport will open Saturday after being closed for renovations for 18 months.
A former Mount Tahoma High School student has sued the Tacoma School District in federal court, alleging that she was raped in her high school restroom by a fellow student.
Pierce County governments, businesses and unions have contributed or are poised to contribute more than $90,000 this year to lobby state lawmakers to extend state Route 167 to the Port of Tacoma.
Pierce County prosecutors on Thursday charged a 28-year-old Tacoma man with first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend's 3-year-old son.
Tacoma firefighters this morning knocked down a house fire that started in the dryer, the department said.
Tacoma police have arrested a 28-year-old man suspected of killing his girlfriend's 3-year-old son.
A 44-year-old man already serving a 10-year prison sentence was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder in a Tacoma gang shooting from 25 years ago.
The child pornography was dumped at the Tacoma Landfill, along with a few tarps.
Tacoma police have arrested a 28-year-old man suspected of killing his girlfriend's 3-year-old son. The man was booked into Pierce County Jail Wednesday morning on suspicion of homicide by abuse. The boy has been identified by the Pierce County Medical Examiners Officer as 3-year-old Terric Davis of Tacoma.
Citing fairness issues, Tacoma’s City Council unanimously rejected a measure Tuesday that would have given nearly 400 non-union Tacoma Public Utilities workers $4.7 million in market-based pay raises over the current two-year budget cycle.
The newest addition to the Point Defiance tiger family will make her public debut Thursday. The rare Sumatran cub was a surprise to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium staff members who found the newborn in a nest box April 17. Mother Jaya had not shown signs of being pregnant.
Tacoma has plenty of open water where seaplanes can land, but it has long lacked a suitable place where those planes can tie up and receive and discharge passengers.
Loren Cohen displayed all the pride and eagerness of a new parent last week as he conducted a pre-opening tour of the Copperline Apartments, the first major structure in what someday may be a billion-dollar mixed-use waterfront development near Tacomas Point Defiance.
The Pierce County housing market enjoyed another good month, with both sales and prices rising again and extending a streak that started last October, according to Northwest Multiple Listing Service data released Monday.
Reyna Grande was just 9 years old in 1985 when she crossed the border from her native Mexico to the United States as an undocumented immigrant.
More than 400 nonunion city workers mostly Tacoma Public Utilities employees are set to receive what officials are calling market-driven rate adjustments and other pay increases totaling $5.1 million over the next two years, under a proposal headed for a City Council vote Tuesday.
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