LAKEWOOD, Wash. — A parent should never wonder: Is my child safe at school? But the KOMO Investigators have uncovered a shocking failure by one local school district that allowed sexually aggressive students to repeatedly target the most vulnerable kids. Read more: Clover Park Schools failed to protect vulnerable students from predators
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The Steilacoom II was pulled from its regular route between Steilacoom and Anderson and Ketron islands Monday just before its 2:50 p.m. departure from Anderson Island. The Christine Anderson replaced the vessel. Delays were anticipated, but the boat resumed its schedule. Read more: Pierce county ferry delayed | The News Tribune
Lakewood police officers shot and wounded a suspect following an armed standoff with a SWAT team at an apartment complex that lasted for hours. Read more: Lakewood police shoot, wound suspect during armed standoff | The News Tribune
An unnamed physician has been disciplined for inappropriately accessing patient health records at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma and St. Clare Hospital in Lakewood, CHI Franciscan announced Friday. No personal or financial information was jeopardized, Franciscan officials said. Read more: Doctor inappropriately viewed patient records at Tacoma and Lakewood hospitals | The News Tribune
The Lakewood school district’s union and School Board have agreed to a new three-year contract, which includes local pay raises that supplement the 1.8-percent raise granted this year by the Legislature. Read more: Clover Park teachers get 10.2 percent pay bump over three years in new contract | The News Tribune
Most everyone has some degree of astigmatism. And yet many people are confused as to what astigmatism actually is.
Corrections officials who investigated the April escape of two violent patients from Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital say they discovered a list of mistakes, blunders and deceptions at what should be a secure facility. Read more: APNewsBreak: Report cites lax security at mental hospital | The News Tribune
DuPont Mayor Mike Courts apologizes Tuesday night to residents after cancelling a rally for the Seattle Seahawks before the team’s season opener against Miami. Source: After cancelling Seattle Seahawks rally, DuPont Mayor Mike Courts apologizes to residents | The News Tribune
DuPont Mayor Mike Courts is now willing to reschedule a city-sponsored Seahawks rally after seeing the team stand together arm in arm during the national anthem before Sunday’s game. Source: DuPont mayor now willing to reschedule with Seahawks | The News Tribune