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Prosecutor to request higher bail for convicted child molester

Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist plans to request a higher bail amount for convicted child rapist Theodore Burnett who was caught thanks to tips from “Washington's Most Wanted” viewers.

Burnett was released from jail on…


Local Restaurants

Deep in South Tacoma at 8217 S. Hosmer St. sits one of Tacoma’s many treasures, the Great Wall Chinese Buffet. The restaurant has been a favorite in the community for many years and manager Nicholas Walker credits the restaurant’s dedication to…


May Day brings Justice for Jackie to the streets

The May Day weekend in Tacoma was dedicated to Jacqueline Salyers and the efforts to bring justice for her and her family. Beginning with a candlelight vigil on Saturday night, the activities continued on Sunday, May Day, with a spirited march and…


Dave’s of Milton to host fundraiser for Fife High students

Fife High School and Columbia Junior High TSA chapters will be hosting its 3rd Annual Spaghetti Feed and Auction on Monday, May 23 from 6-8 p.m. at Dave’s of Milton, 1502 11th Ave., Milton. All proceeds from this event will go to offset the…


Families invited to enjoy ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at Columbia Jr. High

It isn’t often that Fife High School’s Drama Department stages a play straightforward from how it was written, but with a classic like the “The Wizard of Oz,” you don’t mess with perfection. That’s the angle that drama teachers Dave and…


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WARM WEATHER PROMPTS OPENING OF SPRAYGROUNDS

Metro Parks staff usually use the month of May to prepare spraygrounds for summer, with normal operation only on weekends. This year, the parks maintenance team stepped up its testing…


Children’s Museum supports special needs families with ‘Play Days

On a recent Tuesday morning at the Tacoma Children’s Museum, children with special needs – as well as their siblings, classmates, parents and other caregivers – played with running water in a playscape, fed pieces of cloth into Airways, a pneumatic…


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