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Lakewood, Washington is located in Pierce County. Zip codes in Lakewood, WA include 98439, 98498, and 98497. The median home price in Lakewood is $235,000 which is roughly $130/per square foot. More Lakewood information.

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Tesla proposes large sign outside Fremont compound

The electric car manufacturer wants to erect the towering, 6,300-square-foot advertising space outside its South Fremont compound, where it will promote its new vehicles.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The News Tribune

Free car washes at Brown Bear this Thursday

Brown Bear Car Wash will offer free washes Thursday at its "tunnel" locations, which include those in Tacoma, Lakewood and Puyallup.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The News Tribune

Can Tacoma's new Amtrak station spur development in the city's Dome District?

Do you have a concept for Freighthouse Square and the new Amtrak station? What shops would you like to see at the site, or what else would attract you to Freighthouse? Send your ideas to john.gillie@thenewstribune.com.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The News Tribune

Lakewood career criminal sentenced to 20 years in prison

A Lakewood man dubbed a career criminal by federal prosecutors was sentenced this week to 20 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Seattle Times

Police warn against tweeting during shootings, manhunts

Police in Washington state are asking the public to stop tweeting during shootings and manhunts to avoid accidentally telling the bad guys what officers are doing.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

PennLive.com

Woman allegedly drowns pit bull puppies in toilet to avoid eviction: Outrage?

Ginger Hartson, 34, of Lakewood, Wash., was told by her landlord that she could not keep the recent litter of her two adult pit bulls, which had produced six pups, in her small apartment.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The News Tribune

Another Tuskegee Airman is gone but not forgotten: Lt. Col. Edward P. Drummond of Lakewood

A memorial service for Lt. Col. Edward P. Drummond, Jr. is planned for Aug. 28 at 2 p.m. at Mountain View Memorial Park in the Aspen Chapel, located in the Celebration of Life Center, 4100 Steilacoom Blvd., Lakewood.

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The News Tribune

Sex offenders outnumber monitors nearly 800 to 1 in Pierce County

Pierce County is home to 2,396 registered sex offenders. Of those, 582 are deemed by law enforcement to be the most dangerous to the community.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Woman accused of drowning puppies in toilet tank

Pierce County prosecutors have charged a 34-year-old woman with drowning four puppies in the toilet tank after being told by her landlord she couldn't keep so many dogs in her apartment.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The News Tribune

State Auditor report shows three Pierce County governments 'declining' financially

Three Pierce County local governments are on a list of 57 municipalities across the state that have shown signs of declining financial health over the last two years, according to the State Auditor's Office in a new report.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Child molester accused of touching Lakewood teen

Pierce County prosecutors say a man who harassed a 14-year-old girl at a bus stop in Lakewood is a convicted child molester who was wearing an electronic monitoring device at the time.

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The News Tribune

Child molester impersonates cop in Lakewood, threatens 14-year-old girl

A convicted child molester wearing an electronic home monitoring bracelet gave a 14-year-old girl marijuana and pretended to be a law enforcement officer while threatening to take her away in handcuffs, according to Lakewood police.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The News Tribune

Back-to-School: 27 young women audition, 18 chosen as models for this ...

Some made saucy turns, some seemed nervous. Some seemed to enjoy themselves while others strode the 30-foot-long plywood runway at Tacoma Mall as if they would have preferred to keep walking, headed elsewhere, out of the spotlight and away from the appraising eyes of the judges.

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The Olympian

Supreme Court strikes down "psychiatric boarding"

Psychiatric boarding - the practice of warehousing mentally ill patients in hospital emergency rooms due to lack of available treatment space - is unlawful, according to the Washington state Supreme Court.

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The News Tribune

Man who caused I-5 backup in Lakewood said he fled cops because he recently got out of jail

Pierce County prosecutors have filed several criminal charges against a man suspected of fleeing Lakewood police and causing a crash on Interstate 5 that led to 5-mile backups Wednesday.

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The News Tribune

Lakewood man accused of biting off girlfriend's ear

A Lakewood man was allegedly so upset that his girlfriend wanted to end their relationship that he bit off a huge chunk of her ear.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The News Tribune

Home prices up 7.1 percent in June 2014 over 2013

In its regular monthly report, CoreLogic, the California-based real estate analytics firm, said home prices in Tacoma and Lakewood increased by 7.1 percent in 2014 compared to June 2013.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Missoula Independent Online

How Garamond could save the government millions

Curses, Foiled AgainPolice investigating a burglary in Lakewood, Wash., found a plaque on the front lawn of the home naming Alfred J. Shropshire III, 49, as a local car dealer's "Salesperson of the Month."

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Olympian

Steve Oa Ban, R-University Place, is top spender in state legislative races

Heading into Tuesday's primary election, Republican state Sen. Steve O'Ban of University Place has spent more than any other state legislative candidate – even though he's guaranteed a spot on the November ballot.

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The News Tribune

Lifelong friend found the humor in many situations, no matter which strings were being pulled

They were short and they were pink. They were much too brief to even be called mini shorts, and to my mind, way too brief for church.

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