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Weekend Briefing | News for Aug. 22 - 26

  • Aug 27, 2016 at 10:00AM

Toxic algae in Lake Tapps, senior center transportation services, rescued dogs from a Lake Tapps fire and "The Lovely Bones" book review. Check out what you may have missed this week in the latest edition of your Weekend Briefing!

Opinion

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.

Opinion

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.

Letters

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.

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