Pierce County Newswire

Pierce County Newswire

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

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  1. A rock slide on Sunday blocked road into Twin Springs resortRead the original story

    Sunday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A rock slide on Sunday blocked the only road into and out of the Twin Springs resort near Atlanta, Idaho. A former Pierce County judge is seeking $1.5 million in compensation after his convictions were overturned on appeal.


  2. Former Washington judge seeks compensation after convictions overturnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A former Pierce County judge is seeking $1.5 million in compensation after his convictions were overturned on appeal. A lawyer told The News Tribune he filed a complaint for restitution and restoration in Pierce County Superior Court for Michael Hecht late last month.


  3. Pierce County dad gets 70 years for infant's beating deathRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A Pierce County man has been sentenced to 70 years in prison for beating his 2-month-old daughter to death in their DuPont home. Prosecutors say a jury convicted 32-year-old Dwayne Cowart in January of second-degree murder.


  4. Man charged with murder in Tacoma convenience store shootingRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist said Wednesday in a news release that Robert Deshawn Grott fired 46 rounds outside an AM/PM convenience store Monday afternoon, killing Julian Jemar Thomas as he sat in a car. A first-degree murder charge was filed against him Wednesday.


  5. Killer found insane cana t have slain wifea s pension, judge rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Olympian

    A Pierce County man who pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to killing his wife will not receive her retirement benefits, a judge has ruled. The decision was a win for Cheryl Gacek, who had fought to keep her twin sister Carol Selland's pension out of the hands of Robert Louis Selland.


  6. South Sound home sales rise 18 percent in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Olympian

    ... as gaudy, at least not in Thurston County, where there was little change in the price from January 2015. Pierce County, on the other hand, saw prices rise 10 percent from a year ago, the data show. Low levels of inventory, which was the theme of ...


  7. Finding help and means to a promising new life | AYR benefit breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Auburn Reporter

    Drug abuse had broken his family. A father shot and killed over a drug deal gone wrong when Little was 1 year old.


  8. The Things We LikeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Tacoma Weekly

    ... of "Analog Days - How Technology Rewrote Our Future," will speak at 7 p.m. on Feb. 9 at Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library, 13718 Pacific Ave. S. in Tacoma. In this interactive presentation, Alben will discuss the tensions surrounding privacy ...


  9. Missing North Kitsap woman found in neighbor's yard; condition 'satisfactory'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2011 | Kingston Community News

    ... County, All Breeds Canine Search and Rescue Group of Kitsap County, Washington Explorer Search & Rescue of Pierce County, and German Shepherd Search Dogs of Washington State. Dehler was entered as a missing person into the national crime information ...


  10. Man charged with murder in Tacoma convenience store shooting TACOMA,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... - Prosecutors have charged a 29-year-old man with murder in a fatal shooting at a Tacoma convenience store. Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist said Wednesday in a news release that Robert Deshawn Grott fired 46 rounds outside an AM/PM ...


  11. Gang-related shooting on Highway 167 in Auburn injures 2Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... as driving aggressively. The two victims, a 20-year-old woman from Tacoma and a 21-year-old man from Roy in Pierce County, had lower-body injuries and were taken to Harborview Medical Center The police investigation forced southbound lanes of the ...


  12. West Central District 3A schools will split into two leaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Seattle Times

    Current South Puget Sound League schools Bonney Lake and Lakes will join new Pierce County League along with Bethel, Spanaway Lake, Lincoln, Mount Tahoma, Stadium and Wilson. Peninsula, is moving to yet-to-be-named league that will include Capital, Central Kitsap, Gig Harbor, North Thurston, Shelton, Timberline and Yelm.


  13. Rep. Graham Hunt quits Legislature after false military record claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... in Pierce and Thurston Counties will nominate finalists, and a new legislator will be selected jointly by the Pierce County Council and Thurston County Commissioners. In a last word, Hunt hoped his successor will espouse "traditional conservative ...


  14. More people accuse lawmaker of exaggerating military recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... in Arizona, and that he was deployed to Saudi Arabia and another location that was classified. On Friday, Pierce County Charter Review Commission member Joshua Penner said he heard Hunt say on several occasions that he was a Marine, although Hunt ...


  15. Senate panel considers outlawing sex-selection abortions - Tue, 02 Feb 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... police that. "My role as a physician is to trust my patient's decision-making," he said. Sen. Steve O'Ban, R-Pierce County, asked what Khattar would do if a patient told him she didn't want to have a girl. The doctor replied that had never happened, ...


  16. Tacoma City Business Preview for the Week of February 2, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Exit 133

    ... influence and other violations of alcohol laws, Tacoma Police Department is asking for an agreement with other Pierce County la enforcement entities. The agreement would help law enforcement provide mutual aid and share resources as necessary. A ...


  17. Tacoma Mall Neighborhood Plan Enters New PhaseRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | Exit 133

    ... on 38th, and residential streets. One interesting idea posed is to consider a "makers concept" area on the Pierce County properties, including small-scale industrial artisans, fabricators, and live-work opportunities. Madison - Reinforced ...


  18. Tacoma youth homelessness a "crisis" At a summit on youth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... She's one of an estimated 3,000 young people in a given year who struggle with homelessness in Tacoma and Pierce County. "I just hid, and I slept on people's couches, and I went home with strangers, just so I wouldn't be found," said Simone. At a ...


  19. An alligator in a meth lab? Crime is often stranger than fiction in Washington countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist at Tacoma's Stadium High School, a local landmark where scenes for the 1999 teen comedy "10 Things I Hate About You" were filmed. TACOMA, Wash.


  20. State sews city over sewer bills for Western State HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services says the town of Steilacoom has overcharged millions of dollars to provide sewer service to Western State Hospital and has filed a lawsuit. The News Tribune reports that the Attorney General's Office filed the lawsuit on Jan. 20 in Pierce County Superior Court.