Drunken driving arrests in Pierce County were down from last year over the Labor Day weekend, according to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.
Fresh from mid-morning recess in the August sunshine, a group of 17 pre-kindergarten students needed a gentle reminder that it was time to focus.
Honor was restored to a long-dead territorial governor of Washington on Thursday, as William H. Wallace's headstone was returned to its resting place in the old pioneer cemetery in Lakewood.
Brian and Kelly Nelson once did that newlywed kind of thing, wrote down their goals for the next year, the next decade.
Cindy Coyne, owner of Steilacooom Pub and Grill, isn't happy about the forced day off her business will have to take this month when power is shut down in the whole town.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord commanders broke federal law when they allowed new-arriving helicopter crews to fly regular routes over civilian communities last year. They failed to follow requirements to reach out to neighbors and study the full impacts of the noisy, after-hours training.
Two Army investigations into a deadly 2011 helicopter crash at Joint Base Lewis-McChord cited pilot error as the primary cause of the accident, but both paved the way for improvements that could help prevent another tragedy.
Steilacoom School District Superintendent Kathi Weight will recommend to the school board that Debra Hay become the new principal of Steilacoom High School.
The board will consider the recommendation at its meeting Thursday, July 25.
Hay is currently the assistant principal of Graham-Kapowsin High School in the Bethel School District. She has held the position since 2010.
She is also a former high school special education teacher. She holds a masters degree in school administration from Pacific Lutheran University.