Pierce County Newswire

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  1. Portage Bay shellfish areas again threatened with closureRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

    ... commercial shellfish growing areas in the state, has stopped commercial harvesting in part of Vaughn Bay in Pierce County because of unsafe levels of fecal bacteria, according to a news release. Shellfish growing areas in Portage Bay have been under ...

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  2. Pierce County men arrested with 45 pounds of potRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    Two Pierce County men were arrested late Thursday with 45 pounds of marijuana in their Saturn station wagon, according to the Oregon State Police.

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  3. Judge rejects Steven Powell's request for state-paid sex offender treatmentRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    ... that the state Department of Corrections had found him not amenable to treatment while he was incarcerated. A Pierce County jury in 2012 convicted Powell of multiple counts of voyeurism. Prosecutors argued he surreptitiously photographed two ...

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  4. Three of the "buddy bandits" bank robbers in custodyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    Pierce County prosecutors have charged three of the so-called “buddy bandits” accused of robbing nine banks in Washington.

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  5. Lakewood Sister Cities Festival Hosts Artsfest celebration April 25-27Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Tacoma Weekly

    ... Sister Cities Festival - ArtsFest Celebration is proudly sponsored by Clover Park and Lakewood Rotary Clubs, Pierce County Crime Stoppers, Lakewood Family YMCA, KLAY Radio, The Ranger/Airlifter, Asian Pacific Cultural Center, City of Lakewood and ...

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  6. Derelict Vessel Prevention Program expansion saves dollars, prevents pollution in San Juan County'Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | San Juan Islander

    ... to the county to support their program and work with partners to develop prevention programs in King County, Pierce County, Snohomish County, Kitsap County, Jefferson County and Mason County. "The Derelict Vessel Prevention Program is one of the ...

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  7. Mayor-council-CAO model would move city forwardRead the original story

    Thursday | The News Tribune

    ... CRC in 2014 is an advisory committee as it was in 1973. It is not a commission, as it has been described. The Pierce County Charter Review Commission, on the other hand, is an elected body that has the authority to put charter changes directly on ...

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  8. Widow of former soldier wants police shooting inquestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOMO News

    ... staged a demonstration Thursday after the medical examiner turned down the request. The entrance to the Pierce County-City Building was clogged with protestors saying they want justice for McLeod. The 25-year-old who had just gotten out of the Army ...

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  9. I-5 Congestion Around JBLM - How Do You Fix It?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Exit 133

    ... factors, predicting future trends, and identifying some ideas for addressing the problem. I-5 traffic in south Pierce County increased 73% between 1986 and 2011, but the last significant widening project in the area was way back in 1975. Current ...

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  10. Vaughn Bay closed to shellfish harvesting; 14 others listed as threatenedRead the original story

    Thursday | Washington State Department of Health

    The state Department of Health has closed harvesting in part of Vaughn Bay in Pierce County due to high levels of fecal bacteria.

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  11. Not guilty plea entered for man accused of being naked outside Fife hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The News Tribune

    ... her children, who were playing in the parking lot. Outside her door was W.M. Fenimore Jr., 56, of Tacoma. Pierce County prosecutors said he was naked and immediately reached for the woman, who rushed to shut the door. Fenimore’s arm was in the ...

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  12. Q&A: Helping rosemary thrive, and using wood chips as mulchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Seattle Times

    ... Chase Garden Spring Plant Sale: 10 a.m. -3 p.m. Friday-Sunday, April 25-27. 10615 264th St. E., Orting, Pierce County ( www.chasegarden.org ). Arboretum Foundation FlorAbundance Spring Plant Sale: 9 a.m. -5 p.m. Saturday, April 26, and 10 a.m.-3 ...

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  13. Percentage of underwater homes in state below national averageRead the original story

    Thursday | The Olympian

    ... said in a news release. A closer look at the statewide data shows each county recovering at a different pace. Pierce County has 53,838 mortgages considered "seriously underwater," which means the homeowner owes at least 25 percent more than what the ...

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  14. Mixed picture in Washington on underwater mortgagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The News Tribune

    ... said in a news release. A closer look at the statewide data shows each county recovering at a different pace. Pierce County has 53,838 mortgages considered "seriously under water," which means the homeowner owes at least 25 percent more than what ...

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  15. Bethel starting first design-build K-12 schoolRead the original story

    Thursday | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    Bethel School District will break ground May 1 on the $8.7 million third phase of the Pierce County Skills Center in Frederickson at 160th Street East and Canyon Road East, about 1.5 miles north of Boeing's assembly plant.

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  16. Restrictions planned for old, congested Pierce Co. bridgeRead the original story

    Wednesday | KING-TV Seattle

    The Pierce County Council is expected to approve new restrictions on the old Milroy Bridge next month, preventing large tractor-trailers from clogging the old, frequently backed up crossing over the Puyallup River.

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  17. Police: Lakewood robber snatches cash from register as clerks ring him upRead the original story

    Wednesday | The News Tribune

    ... he went to make a small purchase, then grabbed cash as the clerk rang up the sale, according to Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers. The robber is described as black, in his 20s, about 6 foot and stocky. He was wearing a knit beanie cap or nylon ...

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  18. Kent man sues over dropped rape chargesRead the original story

    Wednesday | The News Tribune

    A 22-year-old Kent man has sued Pierce County and members of the Sheriff's Department, contending he was falsely arrested for rape three years ago.

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  19. Pinwheels for Prevention pop up in Pierce CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The News Tribune

    ... of a happy, healthy childhood that every kid deserves," said Jannis Bridges, dependency unit supervisor at Pierce County Juvenile Court. About 750 of the pinwheels are in place in front of the court at Remann Hall on Sixth Avenue in Tacoma. The ...

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  20. Recent plantings should help anglers at local lakesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Seattle Times

    ... also hearing decent reports for kokanee at American Lake with some getting their five-fish daily limits." In Pierce County, American Lake was planted April 7 with 630 trout averaging one pound apiece, and April 3 with 12,000 catchable-sized trout ...

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