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Megachurch in old multiplex theater? University Place wants time to think about it

The City Council approves a six-month moratorium Monday while it studies whether to allow large churches in zones such as the Mildred Street corridor.

A church has expressed interest in acquiring the former Galaxy movie theater on Mildred Street in University Place.

Sumner man accused of holding gun to woman's head, hitting her car while trying to pass

A man accused of holding a gun to a woman's head after hitting her car in Sumner was in jail Tuesday.

Parking restrictions will affect thousands of University Place homes during U.S. Open

Road closures and on-street parking restrictions will affect roughly 4,600 properties near the Chambers Bay Golf Course.


A late arrival to soccer, Franklin Pierce’s Caitrin McKenna making up for lost time

The Franklin Pierce High School senior has scored 35 career goals, and is on pace for a banner year

Franklin Pierce High School girls soccer is off to a hot 8-1 start thanks in part to the play of forward Caitrin McKenna, who is tied for the lead in scoring with teammate Molly Mortensen with 11 goals. Photo taken in Fife on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.

Mariners’ Young selected as AL’s Comeback Player of the Year

Young is a pending free agent but says he’d like to stay with Mariners after ‘the most fulfilling and gratifying season of my career&#...

Seattle Mariners pitcher Chris Young throws against the Oakland Athletics on Sept. 14. Young was named the American League Comeback Player of the Year for the 2014 season.

Dave Boling: Despite loss by Seahawks to Rams, Russell Wilson’s effort worth singing about

Leading three late scoring drives and setting a league record for passing and rushing yards, Russell Wilson is adding to his unrivaled legacy

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, left, made NFL history on Sunday becoming the first player to throw for more than 300 yards and rush for more than 100 yards in a single game.

Bass Pro preparing for Wednesday evening opening

Walk in, slow down. It’s an important part of the retail philosophy at Bass Pro Shops, which will celebrate the opening of its 69th North American...

This video is about Tacoma's New Bass Pro Shop

Tacoma mail processing center still on list for consolidation

Tacoma’s mail processing and distribution center still is set to be moved to Seattle in 2015.

Tacoma issues building permit for Chick-fil-A

Work should begin soon on Tacoma’s Chick-fil-A, planned for 3902 Steele St., just south of the Ashley Furniture store.


Top reds from the Great Northwest Invitational

Last week, we announced the top wines from the second annual Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition. This week, we take a look at some of the...

Robert Smasne is the head winemaker and owner of Smasne Cellars in Washington’s Yakima Valley.

Living with Children: Parental anxiety breeding anxious kids

Since the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year, several elementary teachers have asked me why so many of today's kids come to school with anxiety issues. That's a good question, one that I think goes to the heart of contemporary American parenting...

Ana Veciana-Suarez: Value in great wealth is where in the world it goes

Like many people I know, I'm fascinated by the wealthy. Not the simple rich who have a mere two commas on their net worth statements but the uber-wealthy multi-billionaires. Bill Gates. Warren Buffett. The Koch brothers. People with so much money...