Due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is elevating the burn ban in Greater Pierce County to a Stage 2 burn ban, effective at 1 PM today, November 27th.
Due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is issuing a Stage 1 burn ban for Greater Pierce County effective at 1 PM, November 26.
Over 300 lighted holiday displays will illuminate the grounds of Spanaway Park in Pierce County beginning Nov. 26 and running through Jan. 1, 2016. It’s the 21st annual Fantasy Lights drive-through display put on by Pierce County’s Parks and Recreation Services department.
Pierce County Library System recently added 144 new titles to its digital magazine collection, bringing the total to more than 230. The magazines can be downloaded free by Pierce County Library cardholders through its digital magazine service, Zinio.
Pierce Transit’s local bus and SHUTTLE vehicles will operate on a Sunday schedule for Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, and a weekday schedule the day after Thanksgiving, Nov. 27. The schedules are as follows:
Monday, Everett, Seattle and Tacoma are deactivating their Water Shortage Response Plans. Heavy rains in late October and early November led the three cities to declare that water supply conditions were getting back to normal. Since that time, there’s been an overall shift in the weather pattern and the typical wet, cold November weather has […]
Fourteen members of the Washington State Senate Republican Caucus urged the governor to address state residents’ concerns about federal refugee screening practices amidst security concerns in a letter sent Wednesday.
TACOMA, Wash. – The power of parenting is behind a new push to keep Pierce County teens from drinking alcohol. Keep Talking Pierce County is a new initiative that empowers parents to influence their children’s behavior through the art of simple—but regular—conversation.
While Washington’s public sector lost 2,900 jobs in October, the state’s private sector gained 9,800 jobs for a net gain of 6,900 new jobs this month, on a preliminary, seasonally adjusted basis, according to the October Monthly Employment Report from the state’s Employment Security Department (ESD).
TACOMA, Wash. —Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Health unanimously approved new e-cigarettes and vaping regulations at its Nov. 18 meeting. The intent of the new regulations is to stem the tide of usage among youth under 18 and to protect the public from second hand vapor exposure. The new local regulations will go into effect Jan. […]