Local News Newsletter


Crafty plan makes sure Eatonville kids get school lunches

The group, which calls itself “Yarnbombing for Lunches” on Facebook, plans a repeat performance this summer, only “bigger and...

One of the local craftswomen hangs a sample of their wares on the Eatonville High School entrance sign.

A life in writing helped Tacoma university teacher cope with string of family deaths

Ann Putnam put it all on paper, crafted a book from chaos, and now will spend a summer in her writer’s cottage in Gig Harbor.

Homelessness activists face charges after protest in Puyallup park

Six protesters pleaded not guilty in Puyallup Municipal Court on Thursday for charges related to their arrest in Pioneer Park on May 16.

Power outage in Tacoma affects Point Defiance Zoo, 1,400 homes

A power outage Friday hit Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and roughly 1,400 other customers, according to Tacoma Public Utilities.

Lakewood sued over man’s run-in with police dog

A 23-year-old Pierce County man has sued the Lakewood Police Department, contending he was mauled in 2012 by a now-retired police dog who has cost the city nearly $250,000 in lawsuit settlements and medical bills.