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The council passed a resolution to get the zoning department to look into the issue. There could be a final vote on a ban sometime this summer and if it passes it would only affect unincorporated Pierce County. The Washington Department of Health says between 2012 to 2016 there were 653 overdose ...
Students may pick up entry forms at any Pierce County Library or online at cardcontest.pcls.us. For the contest, artists must submit entry forms with their library card design at a Pierce County Library or by mail to Library Card Contest, Pierce County Library System, 3005 112th St. E., Tacoma, WA ...

With King County planning to open two safe-use sites, Pierce County is moving to preemptively ban them. ... PUYALLUP, WA - The Pierce County Council is moving closer to passing a resolution banning supervised drug consumption sites in unincorporated areas, a measure sponsored by members Pam ...
SEATTLE (AP) — With the number of endangered orcas that frequent the inland waters of Washington state at a 30-year low, Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday directed state agencies to take immediate and longer-term steps to protect the struggling killer whales. The fish-eating mammals that spend time in ...
Pierce County READS kicks off with a closer look at the Civil Rights Movement locally through an exhibit and screening of the documentary “Transforming Tacoma: The Struggle for Civil Rights” Thursday, March 15 at 6 p.m. at Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave, Tacoma. A panel ...
The Pierce County sheriff's department is investigating the murders, which occurred just after 7 p.m. Wednesday night at a home in the 23000 block of 162nd St. E. near South Prairie. Pierce County deputies responded to the house after a caller insisted on a welfare check for his parents because his brother, who had anger ...

The Parkland, Florida, shooting really touched the students clear across the country at Washington High School in Parkland, Washington. The students at the campus on the complete other side of the country said they stood in solidarity with their counterparts in the town of the same name. "We are the students of America," ...
Authorities said a U.S. airman in Washington state fatally shot his two young children and their mother before killing himself. The Pierce County Medical Examiner's Office identified the victims as 33-year-old Samantha Field and her children, 4-year-old Ava and 2-year-old Ashen. The alleged shooter was ...
Could ridesharing on the water work in Western Washington? murder-suicide near Spanaway Local News Two children, parents dead in Pierce County murder-suicide · cryptocurrency Ron and Don Cryptocurrency miners take over Wenatchee, Eastern Washington · walkout Local News Seattle council ...
LAKEWOOD, WA - Just before midnight last Monday, Pierce County deputies responded to a gas station along Canyon Road East in Frederickson. ... Pilotte was the first of nine homicides in Pierce County over the last week - one capped Tuesday by a murder-suicide in Spanaway that took the lives of a ...
PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. -- Authorities say a member of the U.S. Air Force in Pierce County fatally shot his two young children and their mother before killing himself Tuesday morning. The Pierce County sheriff's office said they found the bodies inside a home in the Fredrickson area near Spanaway, about ...
ORTING, WA - Police found a man's body inside a burned treehouse along the Carbon River early Monday morning. Police believe the man was shot and killed in the treehouse during a dispute with another man over property. Near 3:30 a.m., Pierce County deputies responded to a home along Pioneer ...
... in northwest Washington. In addition to the parks, the Navy is considering private lands as well as other public sites such as the Port of Anacortes, a Tacoma wastewater plant, the Port of Tacoma and a closed prison on McNeil Island. Training activities being discussed for Pierce County include operations ...
PIERCE COUNTY, WA -- Pierce County deputies were justified in the deadly shooting of a man who was high on meth last August, an investigation found. Officials said this week that independent and concurrent investigations show that the shooting death of Eduardo Navarrete Cordero, 35, was lawful.
'I'm Drunk' Driver Tells Pierce County Deputies After Crash. PIERCE COUNTY, WA -- The words "I'm drunk" and a bit of cash was not enough for a man to escape a crime in Pierce County last Friday. The Sheriff's Department said a man was arrested after he crashed into a car before fleeing the area then ...
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The warrants requested that they be held without bail, but Pierce County prosecutors asked that it be set at $20,000 during a hearing Friday. ... reported that the Second Judicial District Prosecutor in Arkansas, Scott Ellington, said Monday: “It appears they do things a little differently in Washington State.

PARKLAND, WA - A Pierce County deputy suffered minor injuries after a wreck with a hit-and-run driver over the weekend. The crash happened ... A Washington State Patrol officer near the scene spotted the fleeing Mazda and pursued it to the intersection of 116th and A Street South. "Something hit me," ...
TACOMA, Wash. — Authorities rescued an 18-year-old woman with autism who was lured online and transported from her home in Arkansas to a cabin in Washington state, the Pierce County Sheriff's Department said Friday. On Thursday, the department said, Arkansas detectives investigating the ...
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. — Missing teen from Mississippi County is home safe after being located Thursday (Feb. 22) in Washington State, Mississippi County Sheriff's Department said. In a joint task force officials were able to locate Ashton Talley in Pierce County, Washington State. Talley was first ...
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. — Missing teen from Mississippi County is home safe after being located Thursday in Washington State, Mississippi County Sheriff's Department said. In a joint task force officials were able to locate Ashton Talley in Pierce County, Washington State. Talley was first discovered ...
A Pierce County medical marijuana market that authorities contend was operating outside the law was raided Sunday, had its manager arrested and had ... since July 1, 2016, which was the deadline for folding Washington's medical marijuana market into the state's tightly regulated retail cannabis system.
... WA - An autistic 18-year-old girl was rescued by Pierce County deputies Thursday after she was kidnapped and taken to a cabin north of Eatonville. Police have arrested a 50-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman in connection to the kidnapping. The prime suspect, a 50-year-old Washington man, ...
An increase in the state's portion of the property tax to fund schools is hitting many taxpayers hard in Western Washington. ... Mike Lonergan, assessor-treasurer for Pierce County, said the attention property taxes are getting is a chance to educate people about what their taxes pay for and why they are ...
Students, parents and educators in Tacoma and 10 other Pierce County school districts have good reason to give each other high-fives after this week's election. ... “We're one of two districts in the state of Washington who are doing that,” Puyallup Schools spokesman Brian Fox told Puyallup Herald reporter ...
Pierce County Assessor Mike Lonergan calls this year's property taxes the “perfect storm.” Pierce County residents may see that storm rage once their property tax bills are sent out this week. Lonergan says the 2018 property taxes are “uniquely high.” “I think there can be a disconnect for people. They want ...
Next week, Pierce County and Washington State Emergency Management will sign an agreement to enable Washington State Task Force 1 (WA-TF1), one of 28 national Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urban search and rescue teams, to respond to state and local emergencies in ...
Responding to the Washington Supreme Court's McCleary decision on school funding, our Legislature last year created a new tax, known as the second state school levy. It will be imposed for the first time this year, increasing every property tax bill in Pierce County by about $1.03 per $1,000 of value.
Just before 5 pm Thursday, this short tweet from a state patrol trooper: “Road rage incident SB I5 @ King/Pierce County line between motorcycle & car. Physical ... was later identified by the patrol as 60-year old Bruce W. Jones of Roy, Washington, a tiny rural enclave of under 1,000 people in Pierce County.
Authorities say a man was shot and killed in a road-rage altercation with a female motorcyclist on Interstate 5 at the King-Pierce County line. Washington State Patrol spokeswoman Brooke Bova says the incident happened just before 5 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-5 south in Milton. While details ...
A Lakewood man stole a water district truck and crashed it into an oncoming vehicle Wednesday morning, severely injuring the other driver, Pierce County prosecutors say. The 64-year-old was arraigned Thursday afternoon in Pierce County Superior Court on charges of vehicular assault, vehicle theft, ...
Mason pleaded not guilty at arraignment, and Court Commissioner Meagan Foley set his bail at $2 million. Never miss a local story. Sign up today for unlimited digital access to our website, apps, the digital newspaper and more. SUBSCRIBE NOW. Charging papers give this account of the shooting:.
When a lifelong Puyallup resident is elected to run Washington's statewide Republican party apparatus, as Caleb Heimlich was last month, the news should elicit a hearty Pierce County cheer, no matter your flavor of politics. This week Heimlich became the first State Republican Party chair from Pierce ...
Investigators at the Washington State Patrol crime lab say ballistics evidence prove Pawul was the trigger man. Pawul entered a Pierce County courtroom Tuesday without much emotion on his face as county prosecutors and detectives watched from the gallery. They were all there to see the wheels of ...
The Opioid Summit was put together by Pierce County Councilmember Derek Young, who has taken a personal interest in fighting opioid and heroin ... During the summit, Calab Banta-Green, a researcher from the University of Washington, presented statistics and facts about what he calls opioid use ...
Just last month, Tacoma native Burt Goodman, DDS was honored as an Oral Health Hero for his decades of service to expanding access to oral health care in Pierce County and across Washington. More than half of all Washington's Medicaid-enrolled children under six see a dentist, making our state a ...
William A. Bulley, who served as Washington's last highways department director and the first Secretary of the Department of Transportation, has died. He was 92. His death from ... sons became physicians. Later in life the couple moved to east Pierce County to be closer to their sons and five grandchildren.
Some of the biggest names in Pierce County and Washington state politics will gather Friday at the University of Washington Tacoma for an “opioid summit” to discuss efforts to address the related crisis facing the county and the region. “The Pierce County Council took the first step and declared an opioid ...
... sheriff's photo). The man was wanted on a warrant involving auto theft, drugs and firearms violations, the Pierce County Sheriff's Department said. ... A Pierce County sheriff's deputy shot and wounded a man armed with a razor blade near Bonney Lake Tuesday morning, the department said. The News ...
SPANAWAY, WA - Pierce County detectives are looking for a man in connection to a brutal rape and burglary that happened earlier in January. Police want to arrest the suspect, David Love, 53, on charges of first-degree rape, second-degree burglary, unlawful imprisonment, and a felony domestic violence ...
King County also performed a homeless count, and Snohomish County held a homeless count earlier in the week. The count is a requirement from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Washington State Department of Commerce. The data collected helps officials to understand the ...
“We've gone well beyond (the AIDS epidemic) now,” Robert Anderson, chief of mortality statistics at the National Center for Health Statistics, recently told the Washington Post. Locally, between 2012 and 2016, Pierce County experienced a rate of 9.9 opioid overdose deaths per 100,000 residents, ...
“Our in-house ballot inserter has reached its end of life. Before we replace this expensive piece of equipment, we're trying out mail house vendors for the February and Spring Elections,” said Pierce County Auditor Julie Anderson. Pierce County is the only county in Washington State that owns and operates ...
Biggest Home In Pierce County Selling For $2M ... BUCKLEY, WA - What did you say? I couldn't hear you because you're 10,000 feet away from me on the other side of this massive home. This Buckley palace is the largest home for sale in Pierce County right now - and for $2 million, it's kind of a good deal.
Two residents at a state institution for developmentally disabled people choked to death while eating in recent years — and a new report says people remain at risk during meals at the facility in Buckley, Pierce County. The report by the advocacy group Disability Rights Washington is the latest to raise ...
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The 21-year-old Hilinski was discovered in his apartment after he didn't show up for practice Tuesday. A rifle "was recovered next to Hilinski and a suicide note was found," ...
... In Pierce County Over $2 Million-4. GIG HARBOR, WA - Looking for an upgrade? Like, an 8-bedroom type of upgrade? Check out these five homes for sale right now in Pierce County that cost more than $2 million, and definitely count as opulent. $2 million 26813 153rd Street Ct E, Buckley, Washington
... WA - From Pierce County Library System: Bring a ready-to-print file and watch the magic of 3-D printing bring the file to life at Pierce County Library System's 3-D Print Shop. The free print shop sessions are offered January through March at Pierce County Libraries, giving people the opportunity to use the ...
Governor Jay Inslee has ordered flags lowered across Washington state on Wednesday to honor Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Daniel McCartney, who was ... The procession for Pierce County Deputy Daniel McCartney is set to begin at Joint Base Lewis-McChord at 11 a.m. and end at Pacific Lutheran ...
Crowds will gather Wednesday to bid farewell to fallen Pierce County sheriff's deputy Daniel McCartney. A procession with hundreds of law enforcement and fire vehicles will leave Joint Base Lewis-McChord about 11 a.m. and spend 45 minutes winding through the streets to Pacific Lutheran University.


 

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