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Homeless man who returned $17,000 he found outside food bank hopes to get home with donations
Kevin Booth has enjoyed his time in the spotlight. Two weeks ago, Booth, who’s experiencing homelessness, was recognized for turning in $17,000 in cash he found outside the Sumner Food Bank over the summer.
Pedestrian hit, killed in Puyallup; River Road to be shut down for hours
The eastbound lanes of River Road were shut down Tuesday night after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle, Puyallup police said. The victim has not been identified. It was about 8:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of River Road that the woman was hit by a man traveling east.
Bumpy's in Puyallup - 5 Star Dive Bars
In the heart of Puyallup is a tiny dive bar that many locals like to call home. "Everything at Bumpy's is cheap," said Bumpy's bartender Crystal Weidner. "We have $3.75 drafts, $5.50 wells, all of our drinks are made strong...meaning doubles!"
A dozen-plus things to do in and around Tacoma this weekend and next
“White Christmas” presented by Tacoma Musical Playhouse. Nov. 23-Dec. 16. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. Adult, $31; military, student and senior, $29; child (12 and younger) $22. 253-565-6867. tmp.org.
Woman Struck, Killed While Walking On River Road Tuesday Night
PUYALLUP, WA — A woman walking in the roadway along River Road Tuesday night was struck and killed by an eastbound truck, according to Puyallup police. The truck's driver reportedly stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.
Police investigate fatal pedestrian, vehicle crash in Puyallup
Police are at the scene of a fatality involving a vehicle and pedestrian in Puyallup on Tuesday night. The incident happened in the 1500 block of River Road. Police said eastbound River Road will be closed at 18th Street Northwest and detours will be in place.
Pierce County deputy arrested for assault to be fired, sheriff says
Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor intends to fire a deputy who was arrested earlier this year on suspicion of first-degree assault, according to the Sheriff’s Department. Pastor issued a statement Wednesday saying the deputy, Robert Glen Carpenter, would be charged with a felony crime as a result of
Pierce County sergeant charged with first-degree assault
TACOMA, Wash. - A Pierce County sergeant was charged with felony first-degree assault on Wednesday, accused of stabbing a man outside a marijuana shop in Tacoma after the man took his handgun.
Woman hit by car and killed in Puyallup crash
PUYALLUP, Wash. – A woman was hit and killed by a vehicle in Puyallup Tuesday evening. Police say she was walking around 9 p.m. in the 1500 block of River Road when a vehicle driving eastbound struck her. She was pronounced dead on scene.
2 Women Scorned, South Hill Action, And A Conspicuous Thief: PPD
PUYALLUP, WA — As Christmas approaches fast and furious, shoplifting at South Hill Mall seems to have increased; two guys reportedly locked themselves in a port-a-potty for no good reason; and Loss Prevention staff at The Home Depot thwart a potential shoplifting scheme. This is your Puyallup Police
A year after deadly train crash, Puyallup man says helping the injured changed his life
Daniel Konzelman of Puyallup was driving to Olympia a year ago when he came upon an Amtrak passenger train that had careened off an overpass, killing and injuring many. What he experienced next changed his life forever.
14+ New Jobs In And Around Puyallup
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
Overturned semi blocks all lanes of SB I-5 in Tacoma on Tuesday morning
An overturned semitruck blocked all lanes of SB I-5 and two lanes of NB I-5 inTacoma on Tuesday morning. The accident occurred near Yakima Avenue in the area of SR 16. Traffic is being diverted to South 38th Street and SR 16.
'This is about the whole valley:' Pierce County road project concerns farmers
Pierce County has a plan to make Canyon Road a faster and more efficient corridor for commuters. It will require the largest single construction project the county has ever done.
Proof of Pierce County’s weight problem: More obese bodies at the morgue, and a new employee to help move them
Pound by pound, one belt notch at a time, Pierce County is growing too large for its own good. The local adult obesity rate, 31.2 percent at last count in 2016, tips the scales nearly 3 percentage points above the state average. We’re fatter than our neighbors in King, Kitsap and Thurston counties.
New pilot program loosens regulations for food trucks coming to Puyallup
Sirius Wood Fired Pizza, Chuck and Holly Preble's food truck equipped with a wood-burning pizza oven, debuted in May and can be found at local breweries and food truck festivals. Try the flammkuchen.
A Dick’s Drive-In will be closer to Tacoma than ever before. It opens this week.
The first Dick’s Drive-In Restaurant south of Seattle opens this week. The Kent Dick’s location opens 10 a.m. Wednesday. It will be the seventh burger restaurant for the 64-year-old Seattle chain.
Interstate 5 south shut down at Route 16 after semi-trucks crash
A crash involving two semi-trucks has shut down southbound Interstate 5 at state Route 16 in Tacoma Tuesday morning. Two northbound lanes are closed as well as crews repair damage.
Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' book tour stopping in Tacoma next year
Michelle Obama is expanding her book tour, adding a stop in Washington in early 2019. The former first lady is going to be at the Tacoma Dome on February 8, 2019. Presale tickets will be available Friday, December 14 at 10 a.m. Sign up for presale tickets here.
Strong Pacific Northwest storm will hit Western Washington on Tuesday
A strong storm is expected to hit the Pacific Northwest, which means rain, wind and mountain snow are in the regional forecast. In Puget Sound, winds of 15 to 20 miles per hour are expected Tuesday with gusts up to 25 mph. There will be showers throughout the entire week and into the next, including