Lionel Donovan KING

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Farmers, the Point Defiance Zoo take steps to protect flocks from bird flu outbreak

The highly contagious H5N1 virus was found in two non-commercial backyard flocks in Pierce County. PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. — David Thompson has been raising chickens in Tacoma for 12 years. ...

Rent for 2-bedroom apartments rising quickly in Tacoma

As rent increases across Washington, the city of Tacoma is seeing an interesting trend for a particular style of apartment. TACOMA, Wash. — Census data used in the American Community Survey...

Tacoma students help raise, release salmon in restoration project

The hope is by getting the youth involved now, they can foster a feeling of stewardship over the Puget Sound that will carry into the next generation. TACOMA, Wash. — Northwest...

FBI on lookout for Washington couple convicted of multiple fraud counts

A Washington couple is on the run from the FBI after being convicted of multiple counts of mail fraud and wire fraud in the range of millions of dollars. FEDERAL WAY,...

Lakewood to build new low-income housing units, expand homeless services

Lakewood’s lone homeless services provider is gearing up for a substantial expansion in the hopes of providing more resources for the city’s most vulnerable. LAKEWOOD, Wash. — The Living Access Support...

Domestic violence linked to rising homicide rate in Pierce County

Pierce County’s homicide rate is on track to reach record levels this year, with more deaths being connected to domestic violence. PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. — Pierce County has had 36 homicides...

Sound Transit unveils new train for Tacoma line light rail extension

Sound Transit has received the first of the trains that will run on the Hilltop extension of Tacoma’s light rail system. TACOMA, Wash. — Jennifer Richardson is excited about all the...

Almost half of minority renters in the Seattle-Tacoma area not confident in ability to pay, study says

Numbers show the Puget Sound area has some of the highest rates of minority renters not feeling confident about their ability to pay rent. TACOMA, Wash. — Data collected from the...

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