Stories tagged: Pierce County
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 10:39 A.M.
Credit card data of Pierce County ferry riders compromised
The credit card information of roughly 2,100 people who used Pierce County’s ferry system has been made public online.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017, 10:25 P.M.
Young child latest to die because of flu in Washington state
A young child in Pierce County is the latest to die because of the flu.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 9:09 A.M.
Flu epidemic death toll grows to 12 in Pierce County
Officials say the number of flu-related deaths in Pierce County has risen to 12, up from five deaths last week.
SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016, 4 A.M.
Spin Control: ‘Vote Early’ advice clarified, lawsuit averted
Pierce County clarifies “Vote Early” advice, avoids legal tussle with state Democrats.
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016, 10:22 A.M.
Pierce County reminding voters of Election Day to avoid lawsuit
Pierce County elections officials are sending out nearly 500,000 postcards reminding voters about Election Day as part of an agreement that will keep them from facing a lawsuit.
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 3:56 P.M.
Washington Democrats threaten lawsuit over ballot instructions
The Washington State Democratic Party has threated to sue the Pierce County Auditor over what it says are misleading instructions about mail-in ballots.
MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2016, 12:48 P.M.
Sheriff’s Department: Pierce County man kills nephew, shoots self
The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said a man killed his 12-year-old nephew with a machete before fatally shooting himself in the head.
MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016, 8:51 P.M.
Washington’s 12th Zika virus case confirmed in Washington
Health officials have confirmed Pierce County’s first case of Zika virus.
SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2016, 9:20 P.M.
Commissioner orders oversight of Western State Hospital admissions
A Pierce County court commissioner has ordered the state to appoint an expert to oversee changes in admissions policies at Western State Hospital.
TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016, 10:52 A.M.
Pierce County deputy hurt after crashing into four cows
Authorities say a Pierce County sheriff’s deputy has been hospitalized after his patrol vehicle struck four cows that had wandered into the middle of the road in Roy.
FRIDAY, AUG. 29, 2014, 3:39 P.M.
Washington judge upholds small city’s pot shop ban
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A state judge said Friday that a small city can continue to ban state-licensed marijuana businesses, in a case with big implications for Washington’s experiment in …
THURSDAY, JAN. 24, 2013
Voters to decide whether 5-2 split needed on taxes
Spokane’s Proposition 2 is a way to ensure strong consensus on important issues or a strategy for a minority to seize control from the majority. That’s the debate among Spokane …
SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2012, 5:44 P.M.
DSHS official explains visitation schedule that brought sons to Powell’s home
DSHS officials offer an explanation on how Powell’s sons were brought to father’s home
FRIDAY, AUG. 13, 2010, 7:56 A.M.
Red tide closes Pierce Co. clam beds
State health officials have closed most Pierce County beaches to shellfish harvesting because of red tide.
SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2010, 2:48 P.M.
Pierce County deputy suspected in killing found dead
GIG HARBOR, Wash. — A sheriff’s deputy accused of fatally shooting his wife’s parents was found dead in his Gig Harbor, Wash., home early Saturday, after an hourslong standoff with …
FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2010, 4:54 P.M.
Families of Lakewood police drop dollar figure from claims
The families of four Lakewood police officers slain as they sat in a coffee shop in November say they’ll revise their claims against Pierce County to delete any reference to …
THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2010, 3:59 P.M.
Families of Lakewood officers filing $134M claim
The families of three Lakewood police officers slain as they sat in a coffee shop in November are expected to filed claims against Pierce County for $134 million.
TUESDAY, DEC. 22, 2009, 7:40 A.M.
Two Pierce County deputies shot, hospitalized
Two sheriff’s officers responding to a dispute between two brothers were shot by one of the men lying in wait after being welcomed into the home by the other, authorities …
MONDAY, NOV. 30, 2009, 10:36 A.M.
Records: Man won early release by saying he’d changed
Documents released this morning by the Arkansas Parole Board show police slaying suspect Maurice Clemmons was supposed to remain in prison there until at least 2015, but won his release …