Stories tagged: Tacoma
Sat., May 21, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
A court clerk was sentenced to about two years in prison for using court records to find underage girls to beat up and have sex with.
Thu., May 19, 2016, 9:14 a.m.
Tacoma’s water is safe to drink, city utility officials say. The declaration from Tacoma Public Utilities came Wednesday, after weeks of testing the water of a dozen Tacoma homes thought …
Tue., May 3, 2016, 11:48 a.m.
Officials say further testing at three Tacoma elementary schools that previously had high levels of lead in their drinking water indicates the water is now safe to drink.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
Tacoma’s proposed disposable bag ban is moving forward with allowances to keep low-income households from being nickeled every time they go to the grocery store.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 2:27 p.m.
The Tacoma light rail will remain free after a major donation from the Tacoma Business Improvement Area.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 2:16 p.m.
Tacoma school officials says a review of previous water quality tests has found six more public elementary schools with unsafe amounts of lead in scattered sources of drinking water.
Tue., April 26, 2016, 11:42 a.m.
Tacoma Public Schools says tests performed last May found high levels of lead in the drinking water at four additional schools.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
Two public elementary schools in Tacoma found high levels of lead in their drinking water last May, but the Tacoma Public School district announced the results and informed parents on …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 1:36 p.m.
Tacoma Water officials say testing has revealed high levels of lead at water lines leading to four homes and that about 1,700 customers may be affected.
Fri., March 25, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
As Washington prepares for its Democratic caucuses on Saturday, Seattle’s activists are seizing an opportunity to send a message to a national party they believe has grown too cozy with …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 1:21 p.m.
After more than 40 years, Jefferson County investigators have identified a set of skeletal remains found in 1975 as a man who disappeared in 1968.
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015, 4:37 p.m.
Former major leaguer Scott Brosius has been hired as the hitting coach for Triple-A Tacoma in the Seattle Mariners organization. The Mariners announced the hiring of Brosius on Thursday. The …
Fri., March 7, 2014
TACOMA – A team’s length can manifest its effectiveness in many ways, not just turnovers. That was the case Thursday when athletic and long Todd Beamer rallied from a 12-point …
Fri., March 7, 2014
TACOMA – A basketball team doesn’t advance to the state tournament semifinals because it rides the backs of the stars all season. The first day of the State 4A girls …
Fri., Aug. 30, 2013
So, Allen Brown, has anyone ever said you’re too small to play college football? Brown, a 5-foot-10, 170-pound senior safety at Eastern Washington, considers the question.
Wed., Aug. 7, 2013, 1:48 p.m.
DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling 342,000 Tacoma midsize pickup trucks because the front seat belts can malfunction.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2012, 8:05 a.m.
Police say six teens wearing blue bandanas robbed children and adults in six armed holdups on Halloween in Tacoma.
Sun., June 10, 2012
TACOMA – The most important car in Tacoma’s spanking new LeMay-America’s Car Museum isn’t the 1930 Duesenberg Model J or the ice-blue 1951 Studebaker that welcomes visitors through the lobby …
Mon., May 28, 2012, 2 p.m.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — One of the largest car museums in the country has opened in Tacoma, Wash., as a tribute to how the automobile has shaped American culture and …
Fri., Dec. 30, 2011, 7:47 a.m.
Authorities in Washington say a former Tacoma Community College music instructor tricked a teenage voice student to take off her clothes off while singing in hopes she would reach lower …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2011
The same judge who approved the ballot language for the recall that unseated Spokane Mayor Jim West has been appointed to hear a similar effort to remove Spokane County Prosecutor …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2011
I broke into a cold chill the other day at the sight of a large, unopened and unexplained package that someone had placed on my desk in the newsroom. This …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2011, 2:02 p.m.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Striking teachers in Washington state’s third-largest school district have voted to accept a contract, ending a walkout that has kept students out of class for eight …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2011, 10:23 p.m.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Negotiators have reached a deal to end a teachers strike that forced the cancellation of more than a week of school in Tacoma.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2011, 8:55 a.m.
Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire has told both sides in the Tacoma teachers strike she wants them back at the bargaining table at 10 a.m. today, and if they don’t have …
Mon., Sept. 19, 2011, 2:05 p.m.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A judge says he’s considering giving Washington state’s third-largest school district the option to hire replacement teachers for those on the picket line.
Sat., Sept. 17, 2011
TACOMA – A judge said Friday he will give more time to all parties involved in a teacher strike in Washington state’s third-largest school district to resolve the contract dispute. …
Fri., Sept. 16, 2011
TACOMA – Teachers in Washington’s third-largest school district voted overwhelmingly Thursday to remain on strike, in defiance of a judge’s order that they return to work. Some 93 percent of …
Mon., April 25, 2011, 5:42 p.m.
A 15-year-old Tacoma boy has been charged with setting fire to a historic pagoda structure at Tacoma’s Point Defiance Park.
Tue., April 12, 2011, 2:26 p.m.
The Lewis (Wash.) County Sheriff’s Office has identified the person whose remains were found in late March on an old logging road north of Mineral, Wash., as a Tacoma man …