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Traffic

New I-5 project to close Fife roadway for up to two years

New I-5 project to close Fife roadway for up to two yearsA section of 20th Street East near Tacoma and I-5 could be closed until sometime in early 2017
  • Traffic
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Investigations

Guardians often key to protecting vulnerable adults

Guardians often key to protecting vulnerable adultsOwen Anderson is one of a growing population of seniors at risk of being conned by criminals or less-than-ethical businesses.
  • Investigations
  • 3 weeks ago
Tacoma

Hundreds march in Tacoma in solidarity with Selma

Hundreds march in Tacoma in solidarity with SelmaHundreds of people marched in Tacoma on Sunday to commemorate a violent confrontation 50 years ago in Selma, Ala.
  • Tacoma
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Tacoma

Tacoma preps to open 3 charter schools; debate continues

Tacoma preps to open 3 charter schools; debate continuesWhile the charter school debate continues around Washington, Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland publicly supported them at her state of the city address.
  • Tacoma
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
High School

State hoops tournament begins with top two seeds facing off

State hoops tournament begins with top two seeds facing offTacoma, Spokane and Yakima will host the tournament. The talk of the first round is top seeded Rainier Beach facing No. 2 Bellevue.
  • High School
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Tacoma

Former Voice contestant on a mission to lose weight

Former Voice contestant on a mission to lose weightRemember Stephanie Anne Johnson? She looks different than she did 10 months ago.
  • Tacoma
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Tacoma

Battle of billboards rests on compromise in Tacoma

Battle of billboards rests on compromise in TacomaThe battle over billboards in Tacoma has been raging for nearly 20 years.
  • Tacoma
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Tacoma

Lawsuit filed over referendum on new Pierce County building

Lawsuit filed over referendum on new Pierce County buildingWhile the Pierce County Council is ready to move ahead with plans to consolidate most of its departments to Tacoma's South End, a group of taxpayers is saying not so fast.
  • Tacoma
  • 4 weeks ago
Tacoma

Tacoma mayor gives State of the City address

Tacoma mayor gives State of the City addressThe mayor of Tacoma is pitching a new $500 million plan to fix roads in the city.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month ago
Mariners

Student launches 'Teal Tuesday' campaign to support the Mariners

Student launches 'Teal Tuesday' campaign to support the MarinersMove over Blue Friday, a college student is trying to start Teal Tuesday in support of the Mariners.
  • Mariners
  • 1 month ago
Olympia

Olympia robbery suspect caught in Tacoma after chase

Olympia robbery suspect caught in Tacoma after chaseThe suspect in an armed robbery at Olympia's Capital Mall was taken into custody in Tacoma after a high speed chase.
  • Olympia
  • 1 month ago
Tacoma

New tenants breathe life into vacant Tacoma building

New tenants breathe life into vacant Tacoma buildingA Tacoma organization is working to fill up vacant buildings.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month ago
Tacoma

Artists hide treasures in Tacoma for scavenger hunt

Artists hide treasures in Tacoma for scavenger huntThe Chinese Year of the Horned Animal marks the 12th Annual Monkeyshines scavenger hunt.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Tacoma

Tacoma students leading laptop refurbishing project

Tacoma students leading laptop refurbishing projectOld school district laptops are getting a second chance and will soon be in the hands of students who may not been able to afford one.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Tacoma

Tacoma neighbors petition against newspaper ad bags

Tacoma neighbors petition against newspaper ad bagsAfter months of demonstrations over newspaper advertisement bags, Tacoma residents are taking the issue to City Council.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Money

White House will attempt to resolve ports dispute

White House will attempt to resolve ports disputeIt's not the first time a president has gotten involved in a ports labor dispute.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Tacoma

Survivor's letter shared after Tacoma hate crime attack

Survivor's letter shared after Tacoma hate crime attackOn a day devoted to love, a crowd huddled in downtown Tacoma to heal from an act of hate.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Labor secretary to join talks in West Coast port dispute

Labor secretary to join talks in West Coast port disputePresident Barack Obama is sending his labor secretary to California to meet with both sides in the West Coast contract dispute
  • Local
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Tacoma

Tacoma Public Schools inches closer to graduation goals

Tacoma Public Schools inches closer to graduation goalsAfter years of struggling with graduation rates, Tacoma Public Schools is being recognized for its progress.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Tacoma

Father pleads guilty to killing 2-year-old daughter

Father pleads guilty to killing 2-year-old daughterA Pierce County father will be sentenced later this month after admitting he murdered his daughter.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Tacoma

Police say missing teen mom and baby found

Police say missing teen mom and baby foundTacoma police say a missing 15-year-old mother and her 5-month-old boy have been found safe in Seattle.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Tacoma

Toll hike proposed on Tacoma Narrows Bridge

Toll hike proposed on Tacoma Narrows BridgeDrivers on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge could soon be facing another toll hike.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Tacoma

Tacoma city council approves Warhol dome flower plan

Tacoma city council approves Warhol dome flower planTacoma's city council has approved a proposal to cover the 32-year-old Tacoma Dome with a massive, bright flower.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Crime

Slurs written on woman's body in Tacoma hate crime attack

Slurs written on woman's body in Tacoma hate crime attackThe 45-year-old woman was attacked while looking for her dog that had slipped out of her house about 3 a.m. Sunday.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Seattle

Port delays could soon impact shoppers

Port delays could soon impact shoppersOngoing problems at ports, caused by a bitter labor dispute, could soon start to impact shoppers.
  • Seattle
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Pets and Animals

Boris the polar bear at Tacoma zoo has 3 teeth pulled

Boris the polar bear at Tacoma zoo has 3 teeth pulledBoris the 29-year-old polar bear at the Point Defiance Zoo had surgery to remove three broken or decayed teeth.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

West Coast ports to close for the weekend due to slowdowns

West Coast ports to close for the weekend due to slowdownsOperations at West Coast ports will be temporarily suspended for the weekend, according to the Pacific Maritime Association.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago