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Published October 21st, 2013 - 7:06AM
The University of Washington Tacoma has partnered with the Puyallup School District in its Pathways to Promise program. The university’s first partnership with the program launched in January was with Tacoma Public Schools.
Published October 20th, 2013 - 12:05AM
A police officer and his K-9 partner are recovering from an accident involving an impaired driver.
Published October 19th, 2013 - 7:24PM
Autumn Bullock has idea after idea after idea for the pumpkins she picked out Saturday at Double R Farms.
Published October 19th, 2013 - 1:50PM
Nearly two dozen more women have come forward with complaints about being videotaped in the nude at the Puyallup city jail.
Published October 19th, 2013 - 12:05AM
The Nov. 5 general election will bring new faces and eventually a new mayor to the Puyallup City Council.
Published October 14th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Elsie Taniguchi was part of the Japanese community that made up a third of Fife’s population in 1942, when she and her family were taken from their farm to a detention center at the Puyallup Fairgrounds.
Published October 11th, 2013 - 11:54AM
The California-based grocery chain, which has a loyal following, doesn't have Puyallup in its two-year plan, a company spokeswoman says.
Published October 10th, 2013 - 8:17PM
A candidate for Puyallup City Council and a sitting council member have filed reports with Puyallup police alleging supporters of an opposing campaign have stolen political yard signs.
Published October 10th, 2013 - 11:57AM
Susan Cox Powell's father-in-law is about to finish up his prison sentence for a voyeurism conviction and move back to Tacoma, state Corrections officials say.
Published October 9th, 2013 - 10:29PM
A parade of mayors, county officials and the like spotlighted transportation gaps and choke points from Lacey to the north Olympic Peninsula on Wednesday night.
Published October 9th, 2013 - 7:44PM
A move to explore a variable tax rate for flood control in Pierce County was shot down Wednesday.
Published October 9th, 2013 - 9:33AM
Puyallup police are trying to reunite a large diamond ring with its owner.
Published October 9th, 2013 - 6:50AM
The Puyallup River Bridge on state Route 167 will be temporarily closed this weekend while crews inspect the safety of the structure, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Published October 7th, 2013 - 7:06AM
The Washington State Fair made much noise this year about its new name, a new front gate and a $1 million rebranding effort. Meanwhile, another change happened quietly: The fair stopped publicly sharing how many people it draws.
Published October 7th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Faced with the challenge and opportunity to produce a book on the 150 most influential people in the history of the Puyallup Valley, Ruth Anderson proceeded the only way she could.
Published October 5th, 2013 - 4:35PM
She’s difficult to miss at nearly 7 feet tall in heels, dressed in lederhosen, hanging from a ceiling swing and yodeling. They call her the Austrian Amazon.
Published October 4th, 2013 - 6:00PM
Six years short of a century in business, Summit Trading Co. will close. So too the post office inside the store, and the Columbia Bank branch, the butcher shop and the coffee shop where neighbors would gather as old neighbors do.
Published October 3rd, 2013 - 9:52AM
Former News Tribune prep coordinator and copy editor Don Davison died Tuesday night at 77, his family said Wednesday.
Published October 2nd, 2013 - 9:59PM
All four people seeking a seat on the Puyallup School Board this fall agree on one point: The School District must address the space crunch that’s predicted to increase as its schools grow beyond the nearly 21,000 students they hold now.
Published October 2nd, 2013 - 7:00AM
Puyallup High School was closed Wednesday due to a power outage, according to the district.
Published September 28th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Megan Jendrick has always been a woman with a plan, even when she was a girl. Before becoming a three-time Olympic swimming medalist, she was 12-year-old Megan Quann from Puyallup with a four-year plan and a big dream.
Published September 27th, 2013 - 2:28AM
City of Puyallup staff are reviewing how private event organizers are granted access to city property and whether procedures should be changed or improved.
Published September 25th, 2013 - 10:08AM
A man was critically injured Wednesday morning in a three-car collision on state Route 512 in Puyallup, according to Central Pierce Fire & Rescue.
Published September 24th, 2013 - 11:34AM
A 13-year-old South Hill girl who was missing has been found safe.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 7:53PM
Despite a wet start and finish to the Washington State Fair, officials say turnout was good -- though they haven't yet shared attendance numbers. Some vendors and exhibitors call it a down year.
Published September 19th, 2013 - 10:35PM
A week after three sex offenders were fired from the Washington State Fair for lying about past crimes on their job applications, officials are clearing up misinformation about how background checks are conducted and who is targeted.
Published September 19th, 2013 - 8:04PM
The Mrsny family lives in the Parkland area, but don’t let their urban backdrop fool you; they have a country side.
Published September 19th, 2013 - 1:48PM
The name of the restaurant is still fuzzy and the building currently is undergoing a deep clean and decor makeover, but one detail already is set – Oaxacan cuisine is coming to downtown Puyallup, most likely in October.
Published September 18th, 2013 - 8:26PM
Three Puyallup School District programs will have a new address on South Hill, while the district also plans to buy property near Sparks Stadium in downtown Puyallup to expand practice fields there.
Published September 17th, 2013 - 11:20PM
Puyallup City Council member Kent Boyle announced his resignation in a letter to the city manager Tuesday afternoon.
Published September 17th, 2013 - 3:32PM
San Diego’s Presidio Residential Capital says it is investing $7.4 million to create 428 single-family lots in two developments near Puyallup.
Published September 16th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Ten years after his deployment to Iraq, retired Air Force flight medic Capt. Ed Hrivnak of Puyallup thinks about the wounded troops he helped and the ones he could not.
Published September 16th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Annie Gale is a fiery leader with a humble disposition.
Published September 14th, 2013 - 8:35PM
The iconic “cube” outside the Gold Gate is gone. So are the familiar cow heads, which looked out for decades from atop the ticket booths that boxed in the fairgrounds in Puyallup.
Published September 14th, 2013 - 12:05AM
The final tab for flood-damaged Ferrucci Junior High School could tally more than $200,000, according to preliminary estimates from Puyallup School District officials.
Published September 12th, 2013 - 9:52PM
Three sex offenders have been fired from jobs operating rides at the Washington State Fair when their employer learned of the past crimes, police and fair officials said Thursday.
Published September 12th, 2013 - 9:30PM
The family of 25-year-old Austin Smith is raising funds to give the man, whose body was found last week on the Puyallup River, a proper burial, cousin Paul Powers said.
Published September 12th, 2013 - 4:19PM
Puyallup School District’s Karshner Museum, a field trip destination for generations of students, will remain closed this year while the space in downtown Puyallup is transformed into the Karshner Center for Culture and the Arts.
Published September 11th, 2013 - 5:46PM
Water-damaged Ferrucci Junior High School got a clean bill of health Wednesday, allowing an estimated 800 students to return to the Puyallup school Thursday.
Published September 11th, 2013 - 3:22PM
A CeeLo Green concert that was scheduled for Thursday night at the Washington State Fair has been canceled.
Published September 11th, 2013 - 2:48PM
A rare weekend road closure during the Washington State Fair could cause delays for commuters east of Puyallup this weekend.
Published September 11th, 2013 - 10:25AM
The Emergency Room at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup is shut down for several hours while crews handle a hazardous material spill.
Published September 11th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Students at Ferrucci Junior High School in Puyallup will be bused to Emerald Ridge High School starting Wednesday.
Published September 10th, 2013 - 1:53PM
A man pulled from the Puyallup River Friday has been identified as a 25-year-old South Hill man who disappeared while inner-tubing near Sumner July 1.
Published September 10th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Mop-up work from last week’s flooding is largely finished at Ferrucci Junior High School in Puyallup. But the school will remain closed one more day Tuesday while crews continue working to ensure good air quality before students and staff return, district officials said Monday.
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