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The incident happened during an Oct. 5 budget retreat, after the combative Republican councilwoman was angered about being gavelled down by her son, Councilman Dan... [Read More]
During a budget retreat, Pierce County Councilwoman Pam Roach, angered about being gaveled down during a testy debate, dropped an f-bomb on her son, Councilman... [Read More]
Whether a blue wave of Democratic votes will swamp the state Legislature in the November election is an open question. [Read More]
This week's Police Beat includes a sports-card fetish, a bleeding landlord and a metal thief. The column was compiled from reports to Tacoma police and... [Read More]
Republican state Rep. Dick Muri outpointed Democrat Mari Leavitt in 2016, but Leavitt came out ahead in this year's primary... [Read More]
A veteran Pierce County sheriff's deputy was arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of first-degree assault, a felony. [Read More]
This week's Police Beat features a diner who wouldn't leave, a driver with a bad idea, and a troubled couple... [Read More]
Dean Curry, the long-serving lead pastor of Tacoma's Life Center church, continues to deny allegations of sexual misconduct. [Read More]
The meeting is shrouded in secrecy, but insiders say Life Center Tacoma leaders have reached a decision about Dean Curry's culpability. [Read More]
This week's Police Beat features a domestic fight with gunfire, a stranger with a knife, and a truck bed full of stolen wood... [Read More]
Teachers say the raises in the new contract meet or exceed what they'd hoped for, district says legislative fix still imperative... [Read More]
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Tacoma schools will be closed Friday, but the week-long teacher strike looks to be nearing its end... [Read More]
The first campaign encounter between Mary Robnett and Mark Lindquist offered plenty of political theater... [Read More]
Teachers say latest offer from district is deceptive, and a former district accountant says poor budgeting in recent years created deficits... [Read More]
Wednesday will mark day 5 of the Tacoma teachers strike. The two sides continue to negotiate, but no resolution yet... [Read More]
Tacoma school district said they wanted fact-finding, then shifted to a request for binding arbitration — teachers aren't buying it... [Read More]
This week's Police Beat features men playing with a BB gun, a stolen iPhone, and a couple smashing each other's toys... [Read More]
School district seeks outside arbitration, but it's nonbinding, and it's not clear how long a fact-finding hearing would take... [Read More]
Tacoma and Puyallup teachers continue their strike. We provide answers to questions behind the walkout. [Read More]