Lake Tapps update: toxic algae remains, but not releasing toxins into water

  • Aug 26, 2016 at 12:00PM updated at 3:31PM

As part of its ongoing surface water monitoring efforts, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department staff checked seven locations around Lake Tapps on Thursday, Aug. 25.


Trump sends out survey to voters prior to visit | Jerry Cornfield

  • Aug 26, 2016 at 10:00AM updated at 3:31PM

It's a pretty safe bet Donald J. Trump will lose in the state of Washington this November. It's a pretty sure one he'll get walloped in the city of Seattle.


Will vote for Clinton with no heaviness of heart | Letter to the Editor

  • Aug 26, 2016 at 1:00PM

Your letter moved me. Especially your heavy heart.

Construction crew uncovers human remains in Gig Harbor | Pierce County Sheriff's Department

  • Aug 26, 2016 at 9:05AM

Today, a construction crew building a new home in Gig Harbor unearthed human remains while moving dirt. The bones, which appear very old, are being recovered and detectives have begun their investigation.


High numbers may vote Libertarian | Rich Elfers

  • Aug 25, 2016 at 3:00PM

“As Libertarians, we seek a world of liberty; a world in which all individuals are sovereign over their own lives and no one is forced to sacrifice his or her values for the benefit of others” (2016 Libertarian Party platform).

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