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Tacoma, Washington is located in Pierce County. Zip codes in Tacoma, WA include 98416, 98443, and 98466. The median home price in Tacoma is $195,000 which is roughly $134/per square foot. More Tacoma information.

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3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Female teacher who had sex with students sentenced to six months in jail

A 25-year-old former math teacher who had sexual contact with two students at a Tacoma high school has been sentenced to six months in jail.


6 hrs ago | Bainbridge Island

BHS student featured in Tacoma exhibition

Lauren Heater's portrait is part of an exhibit of award-winning photographs from Washington high school students now on display at the Tacoma Art Museum.


10 hrs ago | KOMO News

Police: 2 arrested following fatal Tacoma shooting

Two men have been arrested in the Friday night shooting of a man in Tacoma, Officer Naveed Benjamin with Tacoma Police said.


17 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Grand jury indicts Petersburg man in explosion

A 59-year-old Petersburg man has been indicted by a grand jury after he was injured in an explosion at a rock pit near town earlier this summer.


21 hrs ago | KOMO News

Judge upholds local pot business ban in Wash. state

A Washington state judge says a small city can continue to ban licensed marijuana businesses, even if they're allowed under state law.


Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Washington judge upholds small city's pot shop ban

Pierce County Superior Court Judge Ronald Culpepper issued the ruling after extensive arguments over whether Initiative 502, the voter-approved state law that legalizes adults' recreational use of marijuana, left any room for such local bans.



Tacoma teen mentor set to compete for top national honor

Next month, an outstanding Tacoma teen will travel to our nation's capital to compete for Boys and Girls Club's National Youth of the Year.



High school teacher who had sex with students sentenced

A former Pierce County high school teacher convicted last month of having sex with two students may spend just six months behind bars.


Highline Times

2 female artists are focus of Burien Arts Gallery September show

Kris Vermeer is an internationally known artist whose work has been collected by famed British natural-history filmmaker David Attenborough and several Nobel Prize winners.


The Miami Herald

Soldier's sentence in drug-related death gets another look

A former Tacoma, Wash.-area soldier serving time for his role in the 2009 drug-related death of his 16-year-old girlfriend will get another chance at a lighter sentence.


Peninsula Daily News

Hearings examiner denies permit for Carlsborg marijuana growing, processing operation

Clallam County Hearings Examiner Mark Nichols has affirmed a planning department decision to deny a conditional-use permit for a marijuana growing and processing facility in a rural neighborhood west of Carlsborg.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Stranger

Seattle Police Deny Having or Using 'Stingray' Cell Phone Data Sucking Device

STINGRAY The animal after which a surveillance device used by Tacoma police, now under fire from civil liberties advocates, is named.


Madison Park Times

Food Matters | Waiting for brunch

St. Clouds not only serves customers at its Madrona location but also people at five homeless shelters.


Cybercast News Service

No-pot city takes aim at Washington marijuana law

To Tedd Wetherbee, the vacant storefront seems a suitable spot for selling pot. It's in a strip mall across from BJ's Bingo parlor, in a long commercial stretch occupied by fast-food joints, dry cleaners and massage parlors.



Waterproof Paper Company for Rainy Writing Conditions

In the 1920's Tacoma, Washington-based Jerry Darling created a water-resistant paper to assist loggers who had to write outside and battled frequent rain.



Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth football

In this Dec. 6, 2013 file photo, Eastside Catholic quarterback Harley Kirsch, right, winces moments before being hit by Bellevue's Ryan Bowman, left, in the second half of the Class 3A high school football championship in Tacoma, Wash.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit News

Soup it up: New car cleaners shine, with elbow grease

Cleaner Wax and Leather 3-In-1 with Griot's micro fiber-covered sponge. The leather cleaner can also be used on newer clothes and furniture.



Tacoma Little Theatre Now Enrolling for 'After School @...

Tacoma Little Theatre is now taking enrollments for its AFTER SCHOOL @ TLT program, PIRATES OF THE CURRY BEAN.



21 years later, family faces murder suspect

TACOMA, Wash -- Thanks to unrelenting relatives and a determined detective, a cold case murder suspect faced a judge Wednesday, 21 years after the crime.


Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Washington test scores hold steady over 3 years

Washington public school students are doing about as well on state tests as they have done over the past few years, but many more schools are failing to meet federal standards because the rules have changed, state education officials announced Wednesday.



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