Crestwood and Liberty Elementary earn state achievement awards | Sumner School District

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 11:32AM

State Superintendent Randy Dorn will honor recipients of the 2014 Washington Achievement Awards at a ceremony to be held April 28, 2015 in Spanaway, WA. Crestwood Elementary and Liberty Ridge Elementary will be recognized as top-performing schools and awarded the Washington Achievement Award for 2014.


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Man sentenced to eight years for vehicular homicide

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 10:19PM

Jason Raynaldo Tamayo, 45, was sentenced to eight years in prison for hitting and killing Mark Nigh, 56, with his vehicle in downtown Tacoma last year.

Free author event is grand finale of Pierce County READS 2015

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 10:00AM

Meet New York Times best-selling author of “The Boys in the Boat” at 7 p.m. on April 24 at McGavick Conference Center @ Clover Park Technical College. Daniel James Brown will speak and sign books at the free event. Books will be available for purchase. No tickets required.

Pierce County establishes in-lieu fee program to balance development and wetland protection

  • Apr 17, 2015 at 9:25AM

Developers working in two Pierce County watersheds have a new option to offset unavoidable construction impacts to wetlands and other aquatic habitat. The county’s new in-lieu fee program provides developers in the Chambers-Clover Creek Watershed and a portion of the Nisqually Watershed the opportunity to buy credits through the program rather than building their own project to mitigate unavoidable impacts to wetlands.

Update on April 13 construction fatalities | Courier Herald investigation

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 6:48PM

As the investigation of the falling state Route 410 bridge barrier, and the deaths of Josh, Vanessa and Hudson Ellis, continues into the weekend, many reports about this tragedy will be made public by various newspapers and stations.

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