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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
  • 2 weeks, 2 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 5 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 5 days 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
  • 3 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
  • 3 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
  • 3 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
  • 3 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 3 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 3 weeks, 2 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Tacoma

Tacoma parents join movement to opt kids out of testing

Tacoma parents join movement to opt kids out of testingAs students prepare to take statewide standardized tests next month, some Tacoma parents want their kids to opt out of the testing.
  • Tacoma
  • 4 weeks ago
Tacoma

Obama proposal includes $75M for Tacoma's light rail

Obama proposal includes $75M for Tacoma's light railA plan to expand Tacoma's Link light rail has been in the works for years, and now it's one step closer to becoming a reality.
  • Tacoma
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Tacoma

Tacoma businesses unite to deter crime ring

Tacoma businesses unite to deter crime ringTacoma Police are looking for thieves, making their rounds at South Sound businesses.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month ago
Tacoma

Precious photo lost in man's stolen wallet

Precious photo lost in man's stolen walletAn Army vet who had his wallet stolen at a University Place store had something inside it that kept his hope alive during some dark times
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month ago
Tacoma

Free tax assistance centers available for low-income families

Free tax assistance centers available for low-income familiesThanks to Goodwill's free tax assistance center that opened Thursday, along with 74 others across Western Washington, filing taxes has gotten easier.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month ago
Seahawks

Super Bowl ticket shortage triggers refunds from brokers

Super Bowl ticket shortage triggers refunds from brokersTicket buyers offered 200% refunds.
  • Seahawks
  • 1 month ago
Tacoma

Explosion and fire in Lakewood

Explosion and fire in LakewoodPierce County firefighters are responding to reports of an explosion and fire in Lakewood.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month ago
Local

Potential 11,000 layoffs at JBLM could end iconic restaurant

Potential 11,000 layoffs at JBLM could end iconic restaurantSoldiers have been dining at family-owned Galloping Gerties since the early 1950s
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Tacoma

Point Ruston seeks Tacoma annexation

Point Ruston seeks Tacoma annexationPlans to develop a superfund site that was once home to the Asarco Smelter have been in the works for nearly a decade.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Tacoma

Assisted living facility has a ball with Deflategate

Assisted living facility has a ball with DeflategateWhile Patriot fans might want to forget about Deflategate, the 12s at an assisted living facility in Tacoma had a whole party centered around it.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Tacoma

Tacoma I-5 crash causes 8-mile back-up

Tacoma I-5 crash causes 8-mile back-upA three-car crash on I-5 in Tacoma closed the southbound lanes and caused an 8-mile back-up Monday afternoon.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Tacoma

12th Flag Stolen From Tacoma Church

12th Flag Stolen From Tacoma ChurchA gold ring is all that's left of Champions Centre's 12th Man flag after someone stole it earlier this week.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Tacoma

Tacoma group fights proposal for new county admin building

Tacoma group fights proposal for new county admin buildingA group is questioning proposed plans to move county administrators out of their location in downtown Tacoma .
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Tacoma

Tacoma police search for 14-year-old shooting suspect

Tacoma police search for 14-year-old shooting suspectA standoff is underway in an East Tacoma neighborhood after a 16 year old was shot in the shoulder, according to Tacoma police.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago