2,000 volunteers spend day sprucing up Pierce County parks
An estimated 2,000 volunteers spent Saturday morning working in parks throughout Pierce County as part of this year’s “Parks Appreciation...
Matt Driscoll: Bad government, lack of public process is dooming Pierce County administration building
That it’s the right location, a potential game changer for one of Tacoma’s historically underserved neighborhoods, and a sensible project...
Police Beat: A bad pickup line, a punch in the face and an unlucky shoplifter
Editor’s note: Compiled from reports to Tacoma Police.
Huskies QB Jeff Lindquist caps solid spring with strong performance in finale
Lindquist’s spring ended on a relatively positive note, as he completed 13 of 16 passes for 237 yards, two touchdowns and an interception during...
Dave Boling: Huskies still look young and raw at spring preview
UW trying to mesh new starters all over the field in final spring workout
John McGrath: Kansas City Royals are becoming baseball’s version of the Detroit Pistons’ ‘Bad Boys’
Six months after taking the World Series to the final out of Game 7, the Royals have managed to become more grating than the Lorde song inspired by...
Sea-Tac Airport sees huge increase in traffic during first quarter
New international flights, region’s prosperity contribute to big jump in airport passenger and freight traffic.
Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch
Starbucks was back in business Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.
Washington state Legislature passes oil train safety bill
The Washington state Legislature passed a measure Friday to improve the safety of oil transportation amid a sharp increase in the number of oil-carrying...
South Sound packs Bike Month with events
New trails, commuter challenges, rides and bike swaps highlight bike month
Summer's coming and we're loving the fares
Now's the time to shop for your summer getaway airfare.
After 50 years, barber not quite ready to cut ties with customers
OAK LAWN, Ill. - When Tom Grochowski became a barber, flattops and crewcuts were all the rage.