Pierce County Newswire

Pierce County Newswire

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  1. Previously: Daffodil Princess. Now: healthcare activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Being a Daffodil Princess in Pierce County is not about winning a pageant. Kelty Pierce, 19, is emphatic on that point.

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  2. New lane should mean less congestion on northbound I-5 near DuPontRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Olympian

    Anyone who's driven from Pierce County to Portland for a weekend knows the trip home Sunday can be a slog, especially that last stretch of Interstate 5 from Lacey to DuPont. Just this past Monday,heavy traffic dogged the 10-mile section of northbound I-5 between Olympia and Mounts Road for five hours as Presidents Day holiday travelers returned from points south.

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  3. Deadly wrecks up dramatically across Washington in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily World

    ... A total of 551 people died in crashes in 2015. Fatal wrecks were up as well in Tacoma and unincorporated Pierce County, year over year, according to the Annual Collision Summary produced by the commission and released Thursday. Fatal collisions in ...

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  4. Sold! 284 acres of farmland savedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Crosscut.com

    ... in particular chemical-free land with rich soils. To date, the trust has conserved eight farm properties in Pierce County's Puyallup watershed and 18 statewide. The trust had been eyeing Mountain View Dairy for over a year. No longer actively ...

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  5. A bakera s dozen of destiny?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Tacoma Weekly

    LINCOLN ABES Champions of the Pierce County League and the West Central District. The Abes will face Capital on Saturday, Feb. 18 at St. Martin's University at 4:30 p.m. A victory gives Lincoln a first-round bye at the 3A Photo by Rocky Ross / The Tacoma Weekly LINCOLN LADY ABES Champions of the Pierce County League.

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  6. Applications open for summer Youth Heritage ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Tacoma Weekly

    ... to plan and offer this program. Additional support is being provided by the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, the Pierce County Historic Preservation Program, and Bassetti Architects. The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation, an independent, ...

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  7. Police search for trio of brazen thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Tacoma Weekly

    Pierce County Sheriff's detectives in the Property Crimes Unit are hoping you can help them identify and locate three robbery suspects. They especially want to know where the suspects may be selling the stolen goods.

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  8. Disaster recovery forum March 7Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    Pierce County's Economic Development Department will hold a forum March 7 with county, federal and state officials talking about how businesses can prepare to recover more quickly after disasters. The free event is from 8 a.m. to noon at Dacca Barn, 2820 54th Ave. E. in Fife.

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  9. Prosecutor: Sniper justified in shooting man who killed copRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Pierce County prosecutor says a sheriff's sniper was justified in shooting a man who used his two children as human shields and earlier killed a Tacoma police officer. Prosecutor Mark Lindquist says Deputy Bob Shaw "prevented further loss of life" when he shot and killed Bruce Johnson on Dec. 1. Shaw fired a single round into a bedroom window, ending a nearly 11-hour standoff that began when Johnson shot and killed 45-year-old Officer Jake Gutierrez.

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  10. Fire breaks out at abandoned Tacoma hospital Makeshift bedrooms,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... who lives a few doors down, said he has talked to one man who's lived in the hospital for three years. Pierce County closed the hospital in 2010. It had been in operation for nearly 90. KIRO 7 found several ways to get inside the locked and ...

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  11. Tacoma driver caught using mannequin in carpool laneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    ... lifelike, sporting a pink cardigan, scarf and blond wig. Trooper Todd Bartolac, the information officer for Pierce County, on Friday tweeted a picture of the mannequin: "Violator was ticketed for speed and the HOV violation. On the positive side ...

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  12. Driver caught using mannequin in HOV laneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... lifelike, sporting a pink cardigan, scarf and blond wig. Trooper Todd Bartolac, the information officer for Pierce County, on Friday tweeted a picture of the mannequin: "Violator was ticketed for speed and the HOV violation. On the positive side ...

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  13. Life-size dolla s driver busted for Tacoma carpool lane violationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Bellingham Herald

    A man who got a speeding ticket Friday morning on Interstate 5 north of Tacoma received a second violation for being in a carpool lane even though he had a passenger. A trooper saw the driver weaving in and out of traffic during the morning commute at the Pierce County-King County line.

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  14. Be Well - Inside out: South Hill Mall to host Children's Dental Health DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Tacoma Weekly

    Children can meet clean teeth mascot Super Tooth and the Tooth Fairy among other colorful characters, which is sure to make their dental visit a lot more fun. Photo courtesy of Pierce County Dental Health Society / The Tacoma Weekly Healthy oral hygiene habits are built starting as early as two years of age and can help ensure the development of strong and healthy adult teeth.

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  15. New FEMA maps show hundreds of Pierce Co. residents may needRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Tapps. "This brand new map coming out it is just a much better representation of risk," said Dennis Dixon, Pierce County Civil Engineer with the County's Surface Water Management. But, the new mapping has revealed 800 homes that are currently not ...

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  16. Pierce County prosecutor: Some drug houses not - worth' seizingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... hazard it is to the community at-large. That's true around Seattle, as well as throughout the state. Just ask Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist, who explained to "Ron and Don" some of the red tape behind a recent raid of a drug den known as ...

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  17. Deputies: Man accidentally shoots himself at transient campRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Bellingham Herald

    Pierce County Sheriff's Department spokesman Ed Troyer says deputies had initially investigated the man's death as a homicide because he was shot and no gun was found at the Spanaway campsite.

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  18. 1 stationed at JBLM severely hurt, 1 arrested after Parkland shooting, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Olympian

    One man stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord was seriously wounded and another was arrested after an accidental shooting Saturday afternoon at a Parkland apartment, according to Pierce County sheriff's deputies. The pair had been playing with pistols when the shooting happened in the 1000 block of 155th Street Court East about 3:10 p.m. Saturday, sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said Sunday afternoon.

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  19. NaphCare and Spokane County Jail both have had issues with medical...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch . Last August, a 48-year-old man died of a sepsis infection at the Pierce County Jail in Tacoma, Washington, after NaphCare failed to provide him with medications for his Crohn's disease, according to a ...

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  20. Village of tiny houses will serve as modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Columbian

    ... and now serves as landlord. One of those sites is the Washington Soldiers Home and Colony in Orting, in Pierce County. The project is still in the early planning stages and depends on an upcoming application for assistance with the Washington State ...

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