Pierce County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pierce County, WA.

Results 1 - 20 of 383 in Pierce County, WA

  1. Parkland marijuana store defying Pierce County banRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A co-owner of a recreational marijuana store says it will open Saturday in Parkland despite a Pierce County ban on marijuana businesses. Tedd Wetherbee planned to open the store called The Gallery on Friday but had to postpone a day while waiting for a retail license from the state.


  2. (New) New store defies Pierce Co. ban on recreational pot salesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KVI-AM Seattle

    The owners of a new recreational marijuana store in Parkland say they will go against Pierce County's ban on pot-related businesses and open anyway. The store owners say they decided to open - despite the county's ban - even though it could land them in trouble.


  3. Tacoma City Council Meeting - February 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Exit 133

    ... service area to include 59 residences, located in the vicinity of 128th Street East and 70th Avenue East in Pierce County. The Andrain Water Association has served 59 households, getting the water wholesale from Tacoma Water. Recently the ...


  4. 3 Pierce County children removed from filthy houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Pierce County authorities say three young children found living in a filthy Eatonville-area home littered with garbage and maggots have been taken into protective custody. The News Tribune reports that 31-year-old Danna Pallas and 37-year-old Jason Slinker pleaded not guilty Wednesday to reckless endangerment.


  5. County Services Building Faces Another Challenge, a Possible ReferendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Exit 133

    Last week the Pierce County Council approved the construction of a new County General Services Building in Tacoma's Lincoln neighborhood in a 4 to 3 vote. That approval came despite the protests of a group that wanted to see the County consolidate in Tacoma's downtown core.


  6. Parents charged after kids found living in rat-infested filthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KOMO News

    ... received a hang-up call Saturday evening but could hear a man yelling in the background, investigators said. Pierce County deputies responded to the home in the 32200 block of 46th Ave. E. to find the mother in the driveway with a slightly swollen ...


  7. Man accused of stealing jeans, leading cops on chase; late-night news roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | OregonLive.com

    ... Olympia police said. The man got into a car and sped off to Interstate 5. A chase ensued that carried into Pierce County and Lakewood, police said. Officers lost sight of the car, but Tacoma residents found the abandoned car and alerted police. An ...


  8. Constitutionality of Washington law remains unresolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Examiner.com

    ... committee she founded, Recall Dale Washam (RDW), which sought to recall the then-Assessor-Treasurer of Pierce County, Wash., in 2011. At the time, Washington law made it illegal for any recall committee to accept, and any donor to contribute, more ...


  9. Noise complaint ends in fatal stabbing at Parkland apartmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Pierce County sheriff's office says a dispute between neighbors over noise at a Parkland apartment building ended in the stabbing death of a 50-year-old man and the arrest of a 21-year-old man for investigation of murder. The News Tribune reports neighbors called 911 late Monday night and officers found the victim dead and the suspect cleaning himself up in his apartment.


  10. Sheriff: Man stabbed to death by neighbor upset over noiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KOMO News

    A 50-year-old Parkland man was stabbed to death by a neighbor who was upset about noise coming from the victim's apartment, sheriff's officials say. Deputies responded to the scene, the University Park Apartments in the 400 block of Wheeler Street South, at about 11:30 p.m. Monday in response to a reported stabbing, said Ed Troyer of the Pierce County Sheriff's Office.


  11. Murder trial, military discharge pending for former Arcata High studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Times-Standard

    While awaiting his murder trial in Pierce County, Washington, former Arcata High School student Skylar Nemetz is being discharged from the Army. Nemetz is charged with the Oct. 16, 2014 shooting death of former McKinleyville High School cheerleader Danielle Nemetz, whom he married and moved with to Lakewood, Washington, when he joined the Army and was stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in 2013.


  12. Puget Sounds Like Fun Day March 14thRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | PR.com

    ... Harbor WildWatch, Kitsap Conservation District, Kitsap Public Health Department, Pierce Conservation District, Pierce County Public Works and Utilities, Pierce County Shellfish Partners, Puget Creek Restoration Society, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, ...


  13. Court rules free legal services aren't "Campaign Contribution'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Examiner.com

    Free legal services to protect constitutional rights "are not a campaign contribution." With this common-sense ruling, the Superior Court for Pierce County, Wash., today granted an important victory for free speech in the case of Institute for Justice v.


  14. Former Orting, Washington police officer files racism suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Examiner.com

    ... work." Pickens was let go inside of his one-year probationary period. The small police force in the rural Pierce County community has just 10 officers. Drake was the first and only black officer on the force. While Pickens alleges racism, the city ...


  15. Sheriff's awards include special tribute to Oso heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Marysville Globe

    ... Air Operations Support represented by Ernie Zeller; Washington Task Force 1 represented by Lt. Cindy Fajardo, Pierce County Sheriff's Office; Officer Aaron Snell, Everett Police Department; Major Crimes Unit represented by Sgt. Shawn Stich and ...


  16. 3 charged in mutilation, murder of teen found in Tacoma ravineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KOMO News

    Prosecutors in Pierce County have filed charges against three people in the death of a 19-year-old man whose dismembered body was found in a Tacoma ravine this month. Wallace Jackson, Crystal Jackson and Darrel Daves were each charged with first-degree murder on Thursday.


  17. Cops: Mom kept kids in Tacoma motel room where she turned tricksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... years old. Finding children at the crime scene during prostitution busts is becoming more common, according to Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Lindquist. "We are unfortunately seeing this sort of thing more often," he said, "where the ...


  18. Pierce County narrowly OKs $127M office deal with Wright RunstadRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Business Journal

    The Pierce County Council has approved a plan to develop a 330,000-square-foot office building in Tacoma. Construction is scheduled to start in March.


  19. Kids found in Tacoma motel during prostitution arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KOMO News

    ... said. Finding children at the crime scene during prostitution busts is becoming more common, according to Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Lindquist. "We are unfortunately seeing this sort of thing more often," he said, "where the prostitutes ...


  20. Police: Elderly child molester had bag full of kids' underwearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KOMO News

    Pierce County deputies arrested a 75-year-old Spanaway man after neighbors discovered a bag full of children's underwear in his attic. Louis E. From is now facing a host of child molestation charges after several area girls came forward to say From touched them inappropriately.