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Documents: Tacoma police using surveillance device to sweep up cellphone data

The Tacoma Police Department apparently has bought — and quietly used for six years — controversial surveillance equipment that can ...

A man works on a cluster of cell phone antennae atop a small tower over a building near downtown Tacoma, August 26, 2014.

An artist in winter: Tacoma sculptor Larry Anderson winds down at age 73

Anderson has created more than 70 commissioned bronze sculptures — many of them for his hometown of Tacoma. One of them will be rededicated...

Person shot near 19th and MLK in Tacoma

A person was reportedly injured in a drive-by shooting near 19th Street South and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Tacoma Tuesday night.

Sports

Mariners announce multi-year extension for Jack Zduriencik

Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik, who entered the season under some heat to produce a winner, received a multi-year contract extension Tuesday...

Seattle GM Jack Zduriencik

Almost-Giant O’Brien Schofield could end up huge for Seahawks: “There is going to be disruption”

After a doctor failed him on a routine contract physical to deny him an $8 million payday with the New York Giants, the defensive end is flying into...

Seahawks defensive end O’Brien Schofield celebrates a sack against the Bears last week. Schofield nearly signed with the Giants, but failed a physical.

Paxton, M’s turn tables on Rangers in 5-0 win

Robinson Cano homers as Seattle hasn’t dropped back-to-back games in more than month.

Business

Weyerhaeuser Co. headed to Seattle from Federal Way

Weyerhaeuser will leave its landmark headquarters in Federal Way to move to a building south of downtown Seattle.

In this file photo from 2002, night falls over Weyerhaeuser's Federal Way headquarters.

S&P hitting 2000 is no reason for investors to worry

Bruce McCain, chief investment guru for KeyBank, says there’s still room on the upside for equities.

Boeing issues layoff warning notices to 70 workers

As Boeing adjusts its workforce to match its needs, the company has job listings for some 200 openings in Washington

Living

Napa Valley, shaking off earthquake, says it's open for business

Only hours after the shaking stopped from the biggest quake to hit Napa Valley in 25 years, the phones at Mike Noel's Napa, Calif., travel agency began...

From left, tourists Colin Norman, his mother-in-law, Agnes Gill, and his wife, Beatrice, all of Vancouver, Canada sit next to an earthquake-damaged window at the Napa Valley Coffe Roasting Company, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Napa, Calif. The San Francisco Bay Area's strongest earthquake in 25 years struck the heart of California's wine country early Sunday, igniting gas-fed fires, damaging some of the region's famed wineries and historic buildings, and sending dozens of people to hospitals. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

‘Amazing Race meets the Fair’ is the newest way to do the Puyallup

For the first time, the Western Washington Fair is adding a race to its festivities.

Q&A: Checking in with Tacoma Chef Hudson Slater

Chef Hudson Slater of Maxwell’s Speakeasy and Lounge, is one of those quintessential Northwest guys - and a Tacoma chef drawing regional attention...

Maxwell’s Speakeasy + Lounge executive chef Hudson Slater’s appetizer of bacon-wrapped scallops with pickled zucchini and jalapeno pesto.
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