Karen Peterson HEADLINES
I remember my reaction after touring the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma a couple of years ago.
Who knew the posting of one 35-second video could be so complicated?
We received several calls last week from readers upset about our front-page story Tuesday on the wedding of Pablo Monroy and Derrick Peacock, two gay men.
I recently gave a talk for a local nonprofit on the theme: “10 Things You May Not Know about The News Tribune.” It generated a pretty good conversation, so I’m sharing those 10 Things here.
The News Tribune is made up of more than just ink and paper; it’s made up of people.
Sometimes the lengths to which a reporter goes to get a quote make the quote worth nothing at all.
Two years ago, reporter Sean Robinson wrote an exhaustive three-part investigation into Pierce County Assessor-Treasurer Dale Washam.
We’ve been experimenting with this Facebook requirement for one reason only: Our hope it would clean up the conversations people have with one another on our website. At least so far, it has.
We added a new feature to our website last week, an interactive map that allows users to track crime and sex offenders in their neighborhoods.
Liebe is the Peterson family’s 5-year-old German shepherd.
Really. I promise. You are not the last person on earth (or in Pierce County) reading a printed newspaper.
It was a 1974 Chevy Nova, a plain-Jane, emerald green four-door and the last car my grandpa bought before he died.
Imagine my interest Wednesday afternoon when I learned that reporter Jon Stephenson with our parent company, McClatchy, had landed the first interviews with survivors of the March massacre of 17 Afghan civilians, allegedly at the hands of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales from Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Today’s front-page package is the culmination of two months of reporting done on the front lines in Afghanistan and on the home front at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Writing a thorough story about the Pierce County assessor-treasurer – the last of a three-part series on today’s front page – was a no-brainer.
My first week as executive editor after three years as managing editor included some milestone meetings, some little surprises and a growing sense of what’s different about my new job.
- 467 George Zimmerman found not guilty in death of Trayvon Martin
- 452 Tacoma rally promotes discussion following George Zimmerman verdict
- 394 For Zimmerman, ‘not guilty’ does not equal innocence
- 3 Seattle mayor’s tunnel antics put highways at risk
- 1 NSA revelations reframe digital life for some