Local News Newsletter


Peter Callaghan: Excessive sentences for candy robbers built case for reform

The most important thing about Senate Bill 5064 isn’t that it passed the Washington Legislature, but that it passed with large, bipartisan majorities.

Ex-foster child sues DSHS, alleging long list of horrors

A 20-year-old Tacoma woman who contends she was subjected to an odyssey of horror as a foster child has sued the state of Washington for $5 million.

Reject pot operations, University Place attorney advises

Aspiring recreational marijuana entrepreneurs looking to call University Place home would have to look elsewhere if the City Council approves a resolution Monday banning marijuana operations in the city.

Olympia psychologist will talk about ADHD

The Pierce County Chapter of Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is having a meeting from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring guest speaker Dr. Brian Crain, a developmental psychologist from Olympia.

Clover Park schools make several administrative changes

The Clover Park School District has made administration changes that will go into effect July 1.