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This just in from two of Tacomas creative advocates: Tacoma Makes plans a second deck of Tacoma playing cards, to be released this fall.
A Bothell family whose car was hit by a falling tree last December at Stevens Pass has filed six claims with the state, saying the Transportation Department should have closed Highway 2 because of heavy snow bringing down trees.
A fugitive wanted for homicide, armed robbery and burglary in South Carolina was arrested Tuesday in Tacoma.
Washington state unemployment fell to a five-year low in April, dropping to 7 percent last month from 7.3 percent in March, according to the state Employment Security Department.
The suspected robber gave Tacoma police the wrong name, but the nurse at Pierce County Jail recognized him.
An elderly woman was injured this morning after driving her car off an elevated parking structure in Puyallup.
Ive given up hope keeping up with all the frozen yogurt openings, but I do know that Black Bear has spawned two more stores in Tacoma and Puyallup in recent weeks. And Im pretty sure Menchies opened a froyo shop in my basement when I wasnt looking.
An intruder who was fatally stabbed by a woman in a North Bend, Wash., home as the stranger fought with her husband was identified Tuesday.
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved a $30 million project to lengthen the runway at Pangborn Memorial Airport in East Wenatchee.
Firefighters are at the Silver Creek assisted care and retirement facility at 17607 91st Ave. E., according to an employee who answered the main phone number for the building.
Yvonne Daabakk and her husband Kenneth weren’t exactly sure how to get their team of 22 sled dogs from Norway to Alaska, but they knew they needed help and that they weren’t leaving anyone in the family behind. It took some planning to figure out what to do with 21 Siberian huskies and one Shiba Inu upon arrival at Sea-Tac Airport Tuesday.
A former Spanaway Lake High School student is suing the Bethel School District over a stabbing incident that occurred at a school in May 2010.
This, supposedly, will end in Dallas – a place perfectly suited for dramatic closure. Wednesday, the gripping question will not be who shot J.R., but rather if Chris Hansen’s cash influx is enough to sway the 30 NBA owners.
Robinson Cano hit a two-run double, Lyle Overbay delivered a tiebreaking sacrifice fly and the New York Yankees rallied after Felix Hernandez left following a couple of odd twists, beating the Seattle Mariners 4-3 Tuesday night.
The slow-motion process of filling an empty judicial seat in Pierce County’s largest court takes another step Wednesday, with no clear date for a final decision.
A Tacoma doctor and a medical ethics advocacy group are petitioning the Defense Department to halt exercises at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in which airmen use live animals for training.
A Seattle man trying to dribble a soccer ball 10,000 miles to Brazil in time for the 2014 World Cup died Tuesday after being hit by a pickup truck on the Oregon Coast.
The city of Sumner and its residents share a desire to revitalize the city’s downtown core. For some, that means restoring a vacant city asset, the Red Apple Market building. For others, it’s working to sell and redevelop the property from the ground up.
A 59-year-old Tacoma firefighter died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday after being dispatched to a medical aid call, the department reported.
Chuck Muncie, a Pro Bowl running back with both the New Orleans Saints and San Diego Chargers, has died at age 60, the NFL clubs and a family spokesman said Tuesday.
Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday signed a bill making gay marriage legal in Minnesota, the 12th state to take the step, as thousands of onlookers cheered.
State regulators say they have fined a Bellevue gun shop more than $23,000 for exposing workers to lead dust when it remodeled its shooting range last year.
I hate to be the bearer of terrible rib news, but three Tacoma barbecue restaurants are no more. However, good news is on the horizon for sandwich lovers - Philly cheesesteaks are on the way. Read on.
Thousands of Defense Department employees in Pierce and Thurston counties are still facing the likelihood of unpaid time off this summer, but not as much as the Pentagon initially proposed.
Town Councilman Gordon Bowman is one of three candidates so far who have filed to run for mayor of Eatonville, according to the Pierce County elections website.
A 39-year-old Tacoma woman has pleaded not guilty to five counts of theft for allegedly fraudulently collecting more than $50,000 in worker’s compensation benefits.
The state Liquor Control Board has promoted deputy director Rick Garza to director, putting him at the helm of an effort to create a system of licensed, taxed and regulated marijuana.
A 27-year-old Olympia woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges connecting her with her former Behavioral Health Resources counselor's strangulation death.
An Olympia medical building has been evacuated after a woman claimed to have left a bag of bombs at the facility Tuesday, according to a news release.
Some Washington residents may see lower insurance premiums under President Barack Obama's health care law, with proposed plans released Tuesday countering concerns expressed by the insurance industry just a year ago.
Attorney General Eric Holder says he played no direct role in the Justice Department's secret review of Associated Press phone records but called it part of an investigation into what he termed a grave national security leak.
Justices on the Washington Supreme Court are considering whether the state should have to pay a $100 million verdict awarded to some 22,000 home care workers who were shortchanged by a rule that was in effect from 2003 to 2007.
The state of Washington could pay as much as $475,000 for an outside study of three Transportation Department megaprojects - the Highway 520 floating bridge on Lake Washington, the Highway 99 tunnel under downtown Seattle, and an Interstate 5 bridge across the Columbia River.
One of the first officers at the scene where three women were held captive in a Cleveland house for about a decade says the emotion of the moment was overwhelming.
States should cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half- from .08 blood alcohol level to .05-matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries, a federal safety board recommended Tuesday. That's about one drink for a woman weighing less than 120 pounds, two for a 160-pound man.
A Federal Way woman has been sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison for a fatal crash that killed a 48-year-old University Place woman last year.
In her bad girl days, Angelina Jolie's body was a billboard for tattoos that said such things as "Billy Bob."
A Seattle police officer was bitten while arresting a man who threatened passengers with a knife on a state ferry from Bremerton.
A power outage has forced the closure of Green River Community College this morning.
Lights & Sirens: King County Sheriff's deputy injured in off-duty motorcycle crash near Frederickson dies
Word on the Street: Puyallup City Council approves appointments to new citizens task force on homelessness
- Change is coming: Mariners to send down Jesus Montero to Tacoma, bring up Jesus Sucre
- Morning links: Curry admits football was not his No. 1 priority in Seattle
- Seahawks' Lynch has DUI motion continued
- King County Sheriff’s deputy injured in off-duty motorcycle crash near Frederickson dies
- History lesson blooming in Steilacoom
- 372 Secrecy ignited firestorms over Benghazi, IRS
- 171 Aide: Obama learned about IRS from news accounts
- 118 He set out to disprove a faith, woo a girl now he loves both
- 75 Narrows tolls to rise; more hikes possible as debt and lack of traffic may push maximum amount over $6 prediction
- 30 Party lines blur at transportation rally