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Matt Driscoll: The city’s minimum wage proposal is a credit to activists, but questions remain

What happened inside council chambers Tuesday night, after four grueling hours of messy local democracy, is a testament to how far 15 Now Tacoma has pushed and prodded the minimum…Click to Continue »


Pierce County executive vetoes comprehensive plan over land-use changes

Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy rejects the county’s comprehensive plan over proposed new land designations in Frederickson and Midland.Click to Continue »


Crews evacuate 20 homes as Bonney Lake hillside burns

Crews evacuated about 20 Bonney Lake homes Wednesday as a brush fire burned up a hillside and put them in danger, police said.Click to Continue »


Tacoma woman missing since early Saturday

Family and friends are worried about a Tacoma woman who went missing over the weekend.Click to Continue »


Olympia’s Heritage Bank to open new office in downtown Seattle

Olympia-based Heritage Financial Corp., parent of Heritage Bank, announced Wednesday (July 15) that it will open an office in downtown Seattle at 1420 5th Ave, Suite 3600.Click to Continue »


Curse continues for Tacoma Museum of Glass water sculpture

The beleaguered Water Forest on the Tacoma waterfront is broken again and might end up being removed for good.Click to Continue »


Legislature’s special session costs top $440,000

Nearly half a year of lawmakers hanging around Olympia doesn’t come free. The Washington state Legislature racked up more than $440,000 in lawmaker per diem and travel costs during its…Click to Continue »


Police: Shooting unusual for University Place neighborhood

University Place police are befuddled by a shootout that happened in a nice neighborhood Tuesday.Click to Continue »


Judge: Cop killer Maurice Clemmons’ associate not due cash

Despite overturned convictions, a member of the so-called Clemmons Seven does not qualify for relief under the state’s Wrongful Conviction Compensation Act, a Pierce County judge has ruled.Click to Continue »


Woman drowns in Spanaway Lake

A 38-year-old Fife woman drowned Tuesday while swimming in Spanaway Lake.Click to Continue »


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