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A Pierce County doctor was immediately suspended by the state Medical Commission. Dr. John Hagmann’s license was revoked in Virginia due to several violations that included practicing while he was drunk and dispensing controlled substances without a license.
Community Events, August 2015
Today the Washington State Supreme Court affirmed the constitutional privacy and speech rights of all public employees. The Court ruled that a public employee’s good-faith search for public records on his or her personal phone satisfies a government agency’s obligations under the Public Records Act.
New immunization rates show many toddlers across the state aren’t getting vaccinated for certain diseases on time, if at all, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Immunization Survey. The trend means more children are at risk of getting measles, whooping cough, or other preventable diseases.
Officers were alerted to suspicious activity at a Bonney Lake bank on Aug. 14. The manager of the bank told officers they found a washer coated with a sticky, tar like material at the end of some fishing line in the night drop box. The manager suspected the line snapped when the suspect attempted to pull the washer out of the deposit box. Security footage showed two subjects attempting to use the washer the previous night.
The Swan Creek Park entrance at Pioneer Way and the park area on the southeast side of Swan Creek will be closed weekdays Sept. 9-18 while crews dredge a sediment pond. The Pioneer Way entrance and all park property on the southeast side of Swan Creek will be closed from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays. The rest of the park will remain open. Park users can enter the park off of East Roosevelt Avenue.