TACOMA – Traffic will soon move a little smoother along four miles of southbound Interstate 5 between Fife and Tacoma with the help of several new ramp meters, which are traffic signals that regulate the flow of vehicles merging onto the highway.
Pierce County Fire Marshal Warner Webb has announced a countywide burn ban effective Saturday, July 15 at 8 a.m., until further notice.
Beloved “Cinema on the Sound”– Pierce County Parks and Recreation’s free, outdoor movies series – is back this summer with two movie events at Chambers Creek Regional Park, 6320 Grandview Dr. W. in University Place.
After a competitive recruitment and selection process, Roxanne E. Miles has been named the new director of Pierce County Parks and Recreation. She will begin her new role on July 17, 2017.
Sewer problems are often caused by trouble in side sewer lines. A side sewer line is the sewer pipe on private property between the home and the public sewer line in the street. Failing lines can allow stormwater or groundwater into the public sanitary sewer system, making it less efficient. Failures can also result in […]
TACOMA, WA – Today Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist charged Tyler James Thiel, 23, with felony murder for killing Steven Gale, 52, during a 4th of July assault at his mother’s home in Steilacoom. Gale was the mom’s boyfriend and Thiel’s step-uncle.
When you vote in the August Primary Election, learn about the differences in the new ballot style. And behind the scenes, the machines Pierce County Elections will use will drastically change how your ballot is counted.
LAKEWOOD, WASH. – Preliminary results from a national effort to expand community college degree programs that use open educational resources (OER) found high levels of faculty interest and engagement. OER are freely available learning materials that users can download, edit and share.
LAKEWOOD, WASH. – Pierce College’s Information Technology department is proud to welcome Joel Gavino as the new Director of IT Integration. Gavino comes to Pierce College from Renton Technical College, where he served as the technology support manager since 2013.
With the Fourth of July holiday approaching, the Pierce County Fire Marshal’s Office reminds residents to celebrate safely – fireworks can be dangerous. Avoid serious injury by exercising caution when discharging fireworks.