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Tacoma Public Utilities proposes new rates for power, water

Costs for power would increase by 3.9% and water by 4.2% for residences, about $3.70 a month for the average residential customer. TACOMA, Wash. — Tacoma Public Utilities’ (TPU) customers could...

Gig Harbor Film Festival returns after 2-year hiatus due to COVID

Attendees will be able to enjoy a weekend of independent films made by both local and regional filmmakers. GIG HARBOR, Wash. — The Gig Harbor Film Festival is back this year...

'You called us heroes, prove it': University of Washington workers asking for better pay, safety improvements

The coordinator of the picket said the salaries of workers in IT and student affairs aren't keeping up with inflation. TACOMA, Wash. — Workers gathered in Commerce Plaza, located on the...

Medical transportation company set to leave Washington

Falck Northwest announced that it will no longer operate in the state due to economic pressures. FIFE, Wash. — Falck Northwest is closing its doors in Washington, which means a key...

At least 9 stores broken into early Monday morning in Tacoma

Investigators are now trying to figure out who’s responsible. TACOMA, Wash. — Broken glass and boarded storefronts greeted customers trying to do some shopping around Tacoma Mall on Monday. ...

Business owner wants compensation after repeated delays in Tacoma’s light rail extension project

According to Sound Transit, there’s no telling how long the latest delay will push the project back. TACOMA, Wash. — Salamone’s Pizza has been serving New York Style pizza in Tacoma...

USDA Climate-Smart Forestry Project could lead to more affordable housing in Tacoma

Forterra says harvested timber will be used to build housing units for underserved communities, like Tacoma's Hilltop neighborhood. TACOMA, Wash. — The US Department of Agriculture is investing $20 million in...

New initiative brings three vending machines to Pierce County to dispense Narcan

The three vending machines will be part of a $200,000 initiative through Tacoma Needle Exchange. ORTING, Wash. — Orting’s Recovery Café is preparing to get a new tool to help those...

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