General Election Certification and Recount | Pierce County

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 1:59PM

The 2014 General Election was certified by the Pierce County Canvassing Board today, bringing the election to a close. Results are available on the Pierce County Elections website.

About yesterday's flood threat | Sumner Mayor Update

  • Today at 3:00PM

Before we get into the fun and festivities of Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season, I just want to comment on yesterday's threat of flooding.

Workers' comp rates increase for 2015 will be lower than first proposed | Labor and Industries

  • Today at 2:00PM

The average increase in workers' compensation premiums in 2015 will be less than half of the amount initially proposed. Much of the credit goes to improved third-quarter financial numbers for the state workers' compensation system. The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) also considered public input about the proposed rate as the agency decided on a final increase of 0.8 percent.

Razor clam dig approved for Dec. 3 | Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Today at 1:00PM

Razor clam diggers can count on a week-long opening beginning Dec. 3 and start planning trips to Washington's beaches in early 2015, after state shellfish managers today announced a schedule of proposed digs through February.

Chinook and Cayuse passes close for the winter | Department of Transportation

  • Today at 12:00PM

After a temporary closure of Chinook and Cayuses passes over the weekend, Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews have decided to keep the passes closed for the season as of Monday, Nov. 24.

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