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Nov 29, 2012 at 10:01 AM

It’s back – this year marks the 18th annual ‘Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park’, hosted by Pierce County Parks and Recreation.
Considered the largest holiday drive-through display in the Northwest, Fantasy Lights features nearly 300 lighted...
Nov 27, 2012 at 2:49 PM
TACOMA, Wash. -- Weeks after Election Day, the tally is finally in.

Pierce County's Proposition 1 has failed by 704 votes, leaving the fate of Pierce Transit's night and weekend services uncertain.

The proposition would have...
Nov 26, 2012 at 11:56 AM

Due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is continuing their Stage 1 burn ban for Pierce County. Here is more information from the county:
The purpose of a burn ban is to reduce the...
Nov 21, 2012 at 11:10 AM

Thanksgiving and Black Friday always mean changes to transit schedules, and this year is no different.
Both Pierce Transit and Sound Transit will be operating on limited schedules on the holiday, but on regular schedules for their buses on...
Nov 19, 2012 at 9:06 AM

All of today's rain means that some of the local creeks and low spots around Pierce County may see some extra water hanging around.
That has prompted the National Weather Service to issue an Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for all of...
Nov 18, 2012 at 8:10 AM

The local community gathered Saturday to raise money for a teen with a bone disease so rare that there are only 700 confirmed cases throughout the world.

These community supporters are walking for Jordyn Valona, a 16-year-old with a...
Nov 18, 2012 at 8:58 AM
GIG HARBOR, Wash. -- A Gig Harbor police sergeant has been called a coward by her co-workers, but her attorney says it's nothing more than a smear campaign by a sexist agency.

Sgt. Sharon Cox swore an oath to serve and protect, but some of...
Nov 17, 2012 at 8:06 AM

More than a week after the election, a measure to save Pierce County bus service is still too close to call.

New numbers released Friday evening show the "reject Prop 1" side leads by just 695 votes.

With the vote so close,...
Nov 16, 2012 at 2:06 PM

The city’s parks commission is looking for input when it comes to naming Gig Harbor’s newest park.
Known now as the Ancich property, the city acquired the site last month.
The property originally belonged to the Ancich family,...
Nov 16, 2012 at 11:50 AM

The Pierce County Library System is quite pleased with its recent library card drive – reporting a record number of people signing up to take advantage of library resources.
More than 10,500 people registered for a library card during...
Nov 15, 2012 at 11:24 AM

Officials in Pierce County are cracking down on illegal burning in an effort to get in-line with federal air quality standards.
Air pollution throughout the county is said to be a big problem this time of year, especially when there isn’t...
Nov 9, 2012 at 3:36 PM

Prosecutors in two of Washington state's most heavily populated counties say they will be dismissing all of their misdemeanor marijuana possession cases as a result of the passage of Initiative 502 legalizing marijuana possession of one ounce...
Nov 8, 2012 at 8:28 AM

Pierce County's tax measure for transit appears headed for a recount.
Supporters of the Pierce Transit tax got a boost Wednesday with new vote counts that have them closing the gap to victory.
Still about 100,000 ballots need counting...
Nov 8, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Jordyn Valona is by all accounts a typical teenage girl.
She loves clothes and fashion, hanging out with her friends, and is a champion texter.
But unlike most 16 year olds, Jordyn is living with a rare genetic condition that is slowly...

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