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  1. Fire threatens IDEA distribution center in Pierce CountyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    TV reports ( http://is.gd/GgH6Dn ) fire crews were able to put out the flames before they reached any structures in the Spanaway area.

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  2. Court: Texts on public employee's cellphone public recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Olympian

    The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled that a public employee's work-related text messages sent and received on a private cellphone are public records. The ruling came in a case filed by Pierce County Sheriff's detective Glenda Nissen, who had asked for Prosecutor Mark Lindquist's call and text records.

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  3. Court: Texts on public employee cellphones are public recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled that a public employee's work-related text messages sent and received on a private cellphone are public records. The ruling came in a case filed by Pierce County sheriff's detective Glenda Nissen, who had asked for Prosecutor Mark Lindquist's call and text records.

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  4. AG applauds state Supreme Court ruling on access to public recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kent Reporter

    Today in Nissen v. Pierce County, the Washington Supreme Court unanimously held that records on a public employee's private cellphone can be "public records" and thus subject to disclosure.

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  5. Texts on public employee's cell phone public recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The Washington Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that a public employee's work-related text messages sent and received on a private cell phone are public records. The ruling Thursday came in a case filed by a Pierce County Sheriff's detective who asked for Prosecutor Mark Lindquist's call and text records.

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  6. Court: Public officials' texts are public records - Thu, 27 Aug 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Spokesman-Review

    The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled that a public employee's work-related text messages sent and received on a private cellphone are public records. The ruling came in a case filed by Pierce County Sheriff's detective Glenda Nissen, who had asked for Prosecutor Mark Lindquist's call The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled that a public employee's work-related text messages sent and received on a private cellphone are public records.

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  7. Alliance Investment Group of Ellensburg LLC v. City of EllensburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | FindLaw

    ... WA, for Respondent. A 1 This appeal once again requires us to consider the decision in Noble Manor Co. v. Pierce County, 133 Wn.2d 269, 943 P.2d 1378 (1997), and its application to an amended Critical Area Ordinance (CAO) adopted after a short plat ...

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  8. Tacoma City Council Meeting - August 25, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Exit 133

    ... Resolution No. 39262 A resolution authorizing the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, in the amount of $50,000 in 2015 and $50,000 in 2016, for a cumulative total of $100,000, budgeted from the ...

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  9. Gig Harbor doctor's license suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Columbian

    The Washington State Medical Commission has suspended a Pierce County doctor after Virginia revoked his license for allowing military medical students to conduct invasive procedures on each other, and inject each other with drugs, sometimes in combination with alcohol. Dr. John Hagmann of Gig Harbor is a government contractor who trains the military in combat medicine through his business Deployment Medical International, or DMI, which operates in a half-dozen states.

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  10. Doctor's license suspended for invasive proceduresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Bellingham Herald

    The Washington State Medical Commission has suspended a Pierce County doctor after Virginia revoked his license for allowing military medical students to conduct invasive procedures on each other, and inject each other with drugs, sometimes in combination with alcohol. Dr. John Hagmann of Gig Harbor is a government contractor who trains the military in combat medicine through his business Deployment Medical International, or DMI, which operates in a half-dozen states.

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  11. Pierce County to let lawns go brown to conserve waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KOMO News

    TACOMA, Wash. -- The drought concerns have become so serious that the Pierce County Executive has ordered all lawn watering to stop at county facilities.

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  12. Tacoma, Pierce County aim to cut water use 10 percent during droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Olympian

    ... dry conditions is OK. "It is a sign to the people that we're trying to do our part," said Ryan Dicks, Pierce County's sustainability manager. Dicks added that visitors soon will notice yellowing grass at facilities such as the County-City Building ...

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  13. Pierce County man pleads guilty to pimping, child rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Bellingham Herald

    The Kitsap Sun reports that Ricky Lee Grundy Jr. entered his pleas Monday to human trafficking, promoting sexual abuse of a minor and three counts of child rape. Grundy kept rooms at hotels in Tacoma and Bremerton.

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  14. Bucket-list crime leads to arrest of Pierce County twinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Olympian

    ... Cloud allegedly told a police officer. "It was on my bucket list." Both Clouds pleaded not guilty Friday in Pierce County Superior Court. Patrick Cloud was ordered held in jail in lieu of $1 million bail and his sister held in lieu of $500,000 bail, ...

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  15. Best counties for natural beautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... in just in front of King at 159th overall, so says the data. According to the ratings from the USDA's scale, Pierce County is the 8th most lovely county in Washington, based solely on that scale. Its rating of 4.62 (0 is average, and the highest in ...

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  16. New DUI emphasis patrol honors father killed in Tacoma crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | KOMO News

    Dozens of officers from several law enforcement agencies in Pierce County kicked off a new emphasis patrol Saturday aimed at cracking down on DUIs. The patrol, which runs through Labor Day, is organized by the Pierce County DUI and Traffic Safety Task Force.

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  17. Steven Powell sentenced to 5 years in prison for child pornography for photos he took of neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Olympian

    ... clinked when he stood. He gestured around the courtroom from the defense lawyer he called ineffective to a Pierce County sheriff's detective he said helped conjure a reason to raid his home out of vindictiveness. The 2011 search did not result in ...

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  18. Boise State basketball player arrested in Lakewood shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | KOMO News

    ... stopped were the same men involved in the shooting. Dezmyn and three other men were arrested and booked into Pierce County Jail. Trent, who played high school basketball at Tacoma's Henry Foss High School, was booked into the Pierce County Jail at ...

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  19. Boise State basketball player dismissed from teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Boise State basketball player facing a felony charge in a drive-by shooting has been dismissed from the team. Trent was booked into the Pierce County Jail in Tacoma at about 1:30 a.m. Thursday.

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  20. Bruce Dammeier leaving Senate to run for county executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    State Sen. Bruce Dammeier has announced he will be leaving the state Senate at the end of his current term and will be running for Pierce County executive in 2016. The Republican from Puyallup told The News Tribune newspaper he won't run for re-election to the Senate next year.

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