Pierce County Sheriff’s Department investigating death of woman inmate

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 9:38PM

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a female inmate early this morning in the Pierce County Jail.

Pierce County Council reconsiders, approves behavioral health study proposal

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 3:00PM

Having voted on the prevailing side in the Pierce County Council’s rejection of a proposal to take stock of the county’s behavioral health system on Aug. 25, Councilmember Doug Richardson called for reconsideration at the Sept. 1 council meeting.

Online survey for marijuana and tobacco education spending | Department of Health

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 2:00PM

State health officials are developing plans to use state budget funding on tobacco and marijuana education and youth prevention work. Public comment gathered in two public meetings and an online survey that closes September 11 will help the agency finalize the plans.


Where are your books? | Editorial Cartoon

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 12:00PM

Preparing for school looks much differently nowadays.

Bonney Lake mural time lapse | Video

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 11:00AM

The Bonney Lake mural, and this time lapse video, was created by Savy Miller-O'Malley, also known as Savy Jones. Jones spent approximately a week painting (and recording) the mural, which was presented to the Bonney Lake public on Aug. 26 during the dedication ceremony.

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