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2 hrs ago | Kitsap Sun
The Pierce County Fire Marshal has declared an immediate county-wide burn ban. Weather forecasts calling for continued dry heat prompted the limited ban, which was issued jointly with the Pierce County Fire Chiefs' Association and the Department of Natural Resources .
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6 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune
Powell filed his bankruptcy petition June 19 in federal court in Tacoma, Wash. He lists $289,947 in assets and $2.1 million in liabilities.
10 hrs ago | The News Tribune
The 11th New Tacoma Awards on Friday was a celebration of downtown's progress, particularly in being welcome to children and families.
14 hrs ago | The News Tribune
This photo is a computer-enhanced visualization of I-5 once the M Street to Portland project is complete.
Measles cases are up dramatically from last year and that has the state warning of an outbreak.
That was the high end of the standard sentencing range for Toleafoa's first-degree murder conviction, and Pierce County deputy prosecutor Jesse Williams recommended it to Superior Court Judge Jack Nevin.
Pierce County sheriff's detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who shot into a Spanaway convenience store last month.
The woman who reviewed Burien CARES last year told the City Council on Monday that there have been many improvements during the past year.
This past Tuesday retail pot stores throughout Washington threw open their doors and began doling out the first sacks of legal smoke since the Marijuana Tax Act criminalized cannabis in 1937.
A Pierce County sheriff's deputy was justified in fatally shooting a former Army soldier at a University Place apartment in March, Prosecutor Mark Lindquist said Thursday.
A 33-year-old school teacher living in Tacoma has been arrested and could face drug dealing charges after police said they discovered he was allegedly selling heroin and other contraband during school hours.
Today Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist charged Jesus Villagomez-Ledezma, 30, with unlawful manufacturing of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, and unlawful possession of a firearm while not being a citizen of the United States.
A Spanaway man once convicted of salacious sex crimes involving an under-aged girl in Pierce County now is accused of attempting to hire a 15-year-old girl for kinky sex in King County.
A Bonney Lake couple was charged Wednesday with running a methamphetamine lab in the home where they lived with two children.
A young woman who had close contact with an infant exposed to measles is now the second confirmed case of the disease in Pierce County in the last six years, according to the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.
BNSF Railways filed a second report on oil-by-rail shipments in Washington, which are required by a federal Department of Transportation order .
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 04:33 pm
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