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5 New Lakewood-JBLM Area Houses For Sale
LAKEWOOD-JBLM, WA — When you're in the market for a new place, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can be a wearisome job. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the initial work for you.
Lakewood student says bus driver grabbed him
LAKEWOOD, Wash. - A 10-year-old Lakewood student says the bus driver grabbed him and wouldn't let him get off the bus. The incident happened on Thursday on the way home from Tillicum Middle School in the Clover Park School District.
Kitsap's new emergency director helped deadly Amtrak crash response
BREMERTON — Emergencies you train for may never happen. But you'd better be ready if they do. And in Elizabeth "Lis" Klute's career, they have. Kitsap County's new director of emergency management was, until recently, Amtrak's regional emergency manager for a group of western states and provinces th
Arrest made in fatal Tacoma stabbing
An arrest has been made in Thursday’s fatal stabbing of man in Tacoma. Tacoma police booked a 29-year-old man into Pierce County Jail for investigaton of first-degree murder Saturday. Tacoma Police spokeswoman Loretta Cool confirmed it was in relation to the stabbing death of Lamont Rushton.
Alleged driver in 2009 killing of Lakewood police wins court battle
Pierce County prosecutors received a setback Thursday in their case against an alleged accomplice in the 2009 Lakewood police shootings. But they say they may seek review by the U.S. Supreme Court.
These kids could have bought any toy they wanted. Instead, they shopped for their families
Angel Miranda-Cruz could have bought just about anything he wanted for himself at the Tacoma Target Saturday morning during the annual Shop with a Cop event. Toys, video games, movies.
Police Beat: A shoplifter with plans, a crowned mom and a sleepy prowler
Editor’s note: Compiled from reports to Tacoma police and the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. Dec. 11: The shoplifter planned a full evening of entertainment. A grocery store employee spotted him and radioed an off-duty Tacoma officer working a security detail in the 4500 block of South 19th Str
Power outage woes might continue into Monday for some following windstorm
Power outages continued across the region Saturday and might last into Monday, local utilities said following Friday night’s windstorm that put over 100,000 customers in the dark across Western Washington, including in Pierce and Thurston counties.
Overnight I-5 ramp closures scheduled in Lakewood
LAKEWOOD – Contractor crews building a new Berkeley Street overpass in Lakewood have overnight ramp closures scheduled next week. Crews are building the bridge piers and the abutment wall structure that will support the new overpass.
New toy store in Fircrest hopes you’ll come for the toys and stay for the experience
A new toy store in Fircrest wants to get you off the internet and into a brick-and-mortar retail experience. “There are people who want to go somewhere with their kids as an experience to play with the trains and read the books and find all the neat little things hidden throughout,” said Jennifer Lu
Sights and sounds of the holidays in Lakewood
Submitted by Laurie from Lakewood. If you like the sights and sights and sounds of the holidays and you’re going to be in Lakewood, you’ll want to check out 7826 Agate Drive SW.
13+ New Jobs In And Around Lakewood
From healthcare to hospitality, to teaching positions and retail, the job listings in this week's employment postings are chock-full of opportunities for those on the hunt for the perfect job. We have curated some of the most interesting openings recently listed around the area. Customize your searc
Five quick takes on Michelle Obama coming to Tacoma
In this week’s Five Spot, here are five quick takes on Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” book tour stop Feb. 8 at the Tacoma Dome. 1. It’s about time an Obama drops in on Tacoma. Barack never made it here in eight years as president.
Man charged in Tacoma shooting said he’s ‘done this before,’ records say
A confrontation outside a Tacoma convenience store ended with one man shot and two people in jail. The men involved told police different stories about what led up to Tuesday’s shooting near East 72nd Street.
Man stabbed to death in Tacoma
TACOMA, Wash. - Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in Tacoma. Police said the man was stabbed on a bridge and made it to a nearby business in the 100 block of E. 26th St. where someone called for help at 11:15 p.m. Thursday.
In comes the wind and out goes the power across Puget Sound
More than 100,000 electrical customers are without power Friday night as a windstorm wreaks havoc with trees and power across Puget Sound. According to Tacoma Public Utilities, 2,046 customers are without power in University Place. An area centered near South 38th Street and Pacific Avenue has 1,655
Real-time updates: Power outages in Puget Sound
You will be able to see power outage information in real-time on this page for Puget Sound Energy, Seattle City Light, Snohomish County PUD, Tacoma Public Utilities, Peninsula Light Co., Clallam County PUD and Chelan County PUD customers. Scroll down this page to find your section.
American Lakefront Home Includes Additional Cottage For $125M
LAKEWOOD, WA — Located at the end of a private drive in the Tillicum area, this gated lakefront property offers luxurious living for $1,250,000. Built in 2008, the relatively new home sits on a tiered quarter-acre lot that also includes its own boat dock and detached cottage/guest house. The main ho
Thousands without power as high winds hit Washington, Oregon
SEATTLE, WA (AP) - High winds toppled trees and power lines, causing thousands to lose power and roads to be closed across Washington and Oregon. The National Weather Service issued high wind warnings Friday for Oregon and Washington's Pacific Coast and Washington's northern interior with wind advis
House fire shuts down Waller Road East
Crews are fighting a fire in an abandoned home on Waller Road East, just east of Tacoma’s Swan Creek Park. The house was fully involved when firefighters with Central Pierce Fire and Rescue arrived.