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Woman pleads not guilty to trying to run over Fife police officer

Yolanda Lund is charged with two counts of assault, drive-by shooting and attempting to elude police stemming from an incident last month.

Yolanda Lund

Alleged gang member charged in shooting that wounded one at Tacoma’s Les Davis Pier

A 19-year-old man has been charged with assault for allegedly shooting another man at the popular fishing pier along Ruston Way after a dispute over the mother of the shooter’s baby.

JBLM plans to give Vietnam veterans the homecoming they deserved 50 years ago

Vietnam-era veterans are invited to Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Thursday, Oct. 9 for a “welcome home ceremony”

Joint Base Lewis-McChord is hosting a welcome home ceremony for Vietnam era veterans on Oct. 9. Last year, Olympia hosted one and timed it to a visit from the touring Vietnam War Memorial Wall. (TONY OVERMAN/Staff Photographer)
Sports

2014 high school girls swimming preview: Relay winners, repeat ambitions for Gig Harbor

As ninth graders in 2013, Gig Harbor’s Ursula Andren, Anna Furrer and Alana Ponce won the state 200-yard medley relay — and have their...

Seahawks turn to Luke Willson, in-house tight ends following Zach Miller’s ankle surgery

The team tried out numerous free agents at the position after the 2010 Pro Bowl tight end had surgery last week to remove bone spurs and “loose...

Seattle tight end Zach Miller will be out after ankle surgery, and coach Pete Carroll says the Seahawks will miss the veteran’s blocking and pass-catching ability.

Jack Zduriencik says Mariners’ payroll will increase; cites mid-order bat as top off-season priority

Seattle encouraged by Danny Hultzen’s performance in Instructional League.

Mariners minor-leaguer Danny Hultzen, seen here in spring training in 2013, is finally returning to pitching a year after shoulder surgery last Oct. 1. The former No. 2 draft pick reached Triple-A Tacoma before getting injured.
Business

2,000 Boeing defense jobs leaving Puget Sound region

Boeing announces that over the next three years it will move significant defense work out of the Puget Sound region, affecting the jobs of about 2,...

Boeing will move about 2,000 defense-related jobs from the Puget Sound region. The shift will impact mainly engineers for defense-related planes, including the F-22 Raptor, P-8 anti-submarine jet and Airborne Warning and Control System jet, pictured here in 1998.

Another card system hack at Supervalu, Albertsons

Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.

Windows 10 tries blending new with familiar

Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving features from older versions while still attempting to nudge desktop users...

This image provided by Microsoft shows the start menu of Windows 10, the company's next version of its flagship operating system. The company is skipping version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a world centered on mobile devices and Internet services.
Living

Bach and Robie: Tale of two Wright homes has different angles, outcomes

CHICAGO - Frank Lloyd Wright's houses enchant us with their inventive geometry yet torment many of their owners with leaking roofs and other functional woes. Like all landmarks subject to the passage of time and the pounding of the weather, they ...

Local resident's inside look sheds light on TV's 'Ask This Old House'

When Steve Fening wanted to install landscaping lighting at his house, he didn't call an electrician. He contacted Ask This Old House.

Voices of Faith: Do modern parallels exist for winnowing of animal sacrifices in Malachi?

The Rev. Robert Lee Hill, Community Christian Church: To better understand the book of the prophet Malachi, it's best to know something about ritual practices in his day.

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