Local News Newsletter
Candidates all over map on raising gas tax for state Route 167 extension
Candidates for the Legislature differed at a forum Tuesday on how to pay for an extension of state Route 167.
Toxic algae bloom reported at Wapato Lake
A toxic algae bloom in Tacoma’s Wapato Lake has made the water unsafe for people and pets, the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department said Tuesday.
Plumes of smoke above JBLM from controlled burns
Two controlled burns at Joint Base Lewis-McChord sent plumes of smoke into the sky Tuesday.
Former Seattle mayor Schell, who also made his mark on Tacoma, dies at 76
Schell’s Cornerstone Development Co. brought Tacoma its first downtown YMCA, the now-Murano hotel, the Tacoma Financial Center and a renovated...
No marijuana advisory ballot in Gig Harbor
In a 4-3 vote, the City Council on Monday night directed staff to move ahead with an ordinance.