Pierce County Newswire

Pierce County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pierce County, WA.

Results 1 - 20 of 457 in Pierce County, WA

  1. The Morning News: Sanders Speaks to Washington Delegation at DNC,...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Stranger

    ... in unincorporated King County. Puyallup Homeless Encampment Evicted: "A month ago, county leaders along with Pierce County Sheriff's Deputies and area social workers notified homeless people that they needed to leave by July 26," KING 5 reports. ...

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  2. Man sentenced to 26 years for killing stranger in Emerald Queen Casino parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Seattle Times

    A man who fatally shot a stranger outside Emerald Queen Casino in Fife, Pierce County, last spring was sentenced to 26 years in prison. Jeremy Schlenker, 28, was arrested shortly after killing Brandon Williams, 26, while driving on Interstate 5 near Salem, Ore.

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  3. Census Bureau Selects Sites for 2018 End-to-End Census Test in Preparation for 2020 CensusRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Test will take place in three locations, covering more than 700,000 housing units. The test locations are Pierce County, Wash .; Providence County, R.I. ; and the Bluefield-Beckley-Oak Hill, W.Va ., area. To test and validate 2020 Census operations, ...

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  4. Health Department recommends people stay out water at Allan Yorke ParkRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | King County Journal

    Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department recommends people do not swim or wade within the enclosed swim dock area at Allan Yorke Park on Lake Tapps. High levels of bacteria found in the water show an increased risk of gastrointestinal illness.

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  5. Area rugby program continues to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Auburn Reporter

    ... the program has continued to grow. Drawing players from Auburn, Enumclaw, Federal Way and cities in Pierce County, the program fields three boys teams - seventh and eighth grade, ninth and 10th grade, and 11th and 12th grade. The girls program for ...

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  6. Kings and Bengals ready for WWFA playoff runRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Tacoma Weekly

    ... semi-professional football teams will be on the line Saturday, July 23, as the Puyallup Nation Kings and the Pierce County Bengals both host first-round playoff games to open postseason play in the Western Washington Football Alliance (WWFA). The ...

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  7. Volleyball officials wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Federal Way Mirror

    The Tacoma-Pierce County Volleyball Officials Board is looking for individuals interested in officiating middle school, junior high, senior high, college and recreation department volleyball matches throughout Pierce County. Line judges are also needed for local high school matches.

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  8. Tracing a lost siblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Journal of the San Juans

    "Oh, boy oh boy," Rich O'Brien, lead medical examiner for Pierce County said when I introduced myself. "That was a long time ago.

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  9. Health officials confirm 12th case of Zika virus in stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department said Monday that the state's most recent case was a man in his 20s who recently traveled to Puerto Rico, the New Tribune of Tacoma reported . The man returned from Puerto Rico last Wednesday.

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  10. Teen dies after tumbling down Eatonville waterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Authorities have identified a man who fell from the top of a 125-foot waterfall after taking a photo of the view in Pierce County. The News Tribune reports that 18-year-old Noah Atchison, of Bonney Lake, had been on a hike with a co-worker when he fell off Little Mashel Falls on Friday.

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  11. Teen dies after tumbling down Eatonville waterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Authorities have identified a man who fell from the top of a 125-foot waterfall after taking a photo of the view in Pierce County. The News Tribune reports that 18-year-old Noah Atchison , of Bonney Lake, had been on a hike with a co-worker when he fell off Little Mashel Falls on Friday.

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  12. Health officials confirm 12th case of Zika virus in stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Tri-cityherald.com

    The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department said Monday that the state's most recent case was a man in his 20s who recently traveled to Puerto Rico, the New Tribune of Tacoma reported . The man returned from Puerto Rico last Wednesday.

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  13. Washington's 12th Zika virus case confirmed in Washington - Mon, 18 Jul 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department said Monday that the state's most recent case was a man in his 20s who recently traveled to Puerto Rico, the New Tribune of Tacoma reported. The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department said Monday that the state's most recent case was a man in his 20s who recently traveled to Puerto Rico, the New Tribune of Tacoma reported.

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  14. Smell test: Is ada s claim that Marisa Peloquin backs income tax true?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Olympian

    ... while reducing other taxes was voted down by more than 28 points statewide and crushed by nearly 40 points in Pierce County. A campaign mailer sent around Pierce County's 28th Legislative District ties Peloquin to the controversial tax. O'Ban, a ...

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  15. Teen tumbles to death from Eatonville waterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Olympian

    ... to the top of the 125-foot falls, Atchison walked to the edge to take a photograph looking down at the water, Pierce County sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said Monday. The teen turned around to step away from the edge after taking the photo and ...

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  16. Recap of primary endorsements - Sun, 17 Jul 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... and passion to try to close the achievement gap between disadvantaged students and the rest. Auditor's Office: Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy has the experience needed to restore stability and respect to an office tainted by a boss consumed ...

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  17. Rams' defense shuts down Bengals in regular-season finaleRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Wenatchee World

    The Wenatchee Valley Rams defeated the Pierce County Bengals 21-6 at Sunset Stadium on Saturday to finish the WWFA regular season on a positive note and extend their winning streak to four games heading into the first round of the league playoffs. The Rams' stalwart defense forced its first of five first-half turnovers on just the Bengals' second play from scrimmage.

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  18. Rams set for regular season finaleRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Wenatchee World

    Although the Wenatchee Valley Rams wrapped up second place in their division and a home game in the first round of the Western Washington Football Alliance playoffs with last week's 43-14 win over the Snohomish County Vikings, Saturday's regular-season finale against the Pierce County Bengals is anything but a meaningless game. Should Wenatchee Valley advance to the WWFA semifinals, which are seeded by overall league record, a road win Saturday over the Bengals could earn the Rams the right to host that game at the Apple Bowl.

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  19. Single-parent scholarship lacks one thing - applicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Tacoma Weekly

    ... by Tacoma businesswoman Lea Armstrong - to single parents with children at home, pursuing higher education in Pierce County. At $1,500 per scholarship, the money won't pay for everything. Nor was it designed to. "There aren't many scholarships for ...

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  20. Open space ranks high with park users eyeing Chambers Bay optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Tacoma Weekly

    Pierce County has fast tracked the review of the Chambers Bay Master Plan, which will have another round of open houses and community outreach efforts in late summer and early fall. Photos courtesy of Chambers Creek Foundation / The Tacoma Weekly ACTIVITIES AT THE PARK.

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