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There are some Tacoma businesses that we hear about all the time, and there are some we seldom, if ever hear about.
After being innundated with emails and media attention, the Pierce County Council will face a controversial decision Tuesday on whether to display a plaque with the national motto "In God We Trust" in the Council Chambers.
The Pierce County Sheriff's Office is looking for three men believed to be responsible for a series of bank robberies this month.
Last week, a Ted Nugent concert at the CDA Casino Resort in Idaho was cancelled.
It was one of the most exciting first weeks of a Tour, but once Froome and Contador crashed out and abandoned, the winner was all but set and it became a race for 2nd place.
Two Parent Teacher Associations associated with Tacoma Public Schools are missing thousands of dollars, and police have opened investigations into possible embezzlement.
Funeral services for Joe Honan will be held at 11 a.m. on Aug. 9 at St. Leo's Church in Tacoma.
Chronicling all companies and firms with 100 employees or more in Pierce County, the 2014 Major Employers list compiled by the Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County shows one significant difference over the 2013 compilation.
The term refers to the more than 40,000 manufacturing workers set to retire over the next 10 years in the Seattle-Tacoma metropolitan area, said Steve Addison, director of bachelor degrees and new program development at the college.
A handful of steep trails tumble down a jungly slope on the upper end, near the Stevens Street roundabout.
Not only will you get deeper and deeper into boggy wetland and thick overgrowth, you'll also eventually make it upstream to the Yakima Avenue and North 21st Street bridges, playground of graffitists, drug users and the homeless.
On a sunny Thursday morning, two women walk their dog and toddlers down the steep switchback from Puget Park into the gulch below.
Seven million people live in Washington. That translates into 350,000 men, women and children who face schizophrenia, chronic depression, disruptive bipolar disorder and other potentially crippling illnesses of the brain.
Walkable trail along fenceline to west of treatment plant at 4002 N. Waterview St. Very steep tracks down from North Stevens at North 38th Street.
But oh, what a set of geological wonders are the gulches of Tacoma's North End. And what an interesting frame for a story that's really about local citizen activism, about preserving the native environment vs. development, about public safety, the homeless and the magical hidden places in our midst.
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Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 06:13 am
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