Fewer than 12 percent of schools in Washington are meeting federal achievement standards, according to state test results released Wednesday. Yet state officials say the standards set by the federal No Child Left Behind Act are unreasonable, and that schools in Washington are actually doing well...
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Weyerhaeuser will leave its landmark headquarters in Federal Way to move to a building south of downtown Seattle.
The Tacoma Police Department apparently has bought — and quietly used for six years — controversial surveillance equipment that can sweep up records of every cell phone call, text message and data transfer up to a half a mile away. You don’t have to be a criminal to be caught...
Family members packed the courtroom Wednesday to get a look at the man charged with fatally stabbing a Spanaway woman in 1993 while she babysat her young niece and nephew.
The Tacoma Police Department responded Wednesday to several questions via email regarding the department’s use of surveillance equipment.
State school test results reveal ups and downs; stay tuned for changes next year, state officials say
Test results released Wednesday by state education officials showed schools mostly making steady progress between spring 2013 and spring 2014, when state tests were administered. But changes are on the horizon.
The UP School District starts early to avoid the 2015 U.S. Open golf championship at nearby Chambers Bay golf course. Most local districts start next week.
Ted J. Fick, a Tacoma native whose family operated a major foundry on the Tideflats, has been selected to head the Port of Seattle
A warrant has been issued for a woman suspected of dragging a Fife police officer behind her car and shooting at another officer during a high-speed pursuit on Interstate 5 earlier this month.
A Tacoma man charged with robbing a convenience store told detectives he was a police informant and needed money for a drug deal, according to court records.