PUYALLUP – Travelers on northbound State Route 167 in Puyallup are now driving across a new, wider Puyallup River Bridge (Meridian). [Read more…]
LAKEWOOD – “A lawn service guy came running across our lane shouting that there was an eagle in the lane that couldn’t fly,” said Steilacoom Lake resident Mary Horn on Friday. Sure enough, a juvenile eagle had something binding its feet together and possibly part of its wing. [Read more…]
“Richard Amundsen’s first job in law enforcement was walking a two-block beat in downtown Tacoma.
“By the time he retired more than four decades later he’d served as chief of the Tacoma and Steilacoom police departments and head of security at what is now called the Washington State Fair in Puyallup.” Read the rest of Adam Lynn’s story at The News Tribune website.
“Two people leaped out of an apartment complex in Lakewood early Monday after a fire burned through the building.” Read the rest of Stacia Glenn’s story in The News Tribune.
“Pierce County, Lakewood and University Place officials have agreed to cooperate on building a nature trail through Chambers Creek Canyon, beginning at Chambers Bay and ending at Kobayashi Park in UP.” Read the rest of Chelsea Vitone’s story in The News Tribune.
“While Fort Steilacoom Park was under consideration as a parking area for this month’s U.S. Open, the United States Golf Association denied repeated requests from Lakewood city leaders to let community groups sell concessions or other services to spectators catching shuttle buses, according to documents recently obtained by The News Tribune.” Read the rest of Adam Lynn’s story in The News Tribune.
“A 28-year-old man was in jail Sunday after police said he fatally shot his 26-year-old girlfriend in Lakewood. The man told police the gun went off accidentally about 3:15 p.m. Saturday in the 8200 block of Lake Street Southwest, police spokesman Chris Lawler said.” Read the rest of Alexis Krell’s story at The News Tribune website.
“When Waverly “Wave” Wilson walked across the stage at Lakes High School graduation ceremonies Wednesday night, it was with her head held high and her Native American pride intact.” Read the rest of Debbie Cafazzo’s story at The News Tribune website.