The summer concert season is in full swing, with weekly shows already under way in Bonney Lake and Sumner and about to begin in Buckley.
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department recommends people do not swim or wade within the enclosed swim dock area at Allan Yorke Park on Lake Tapps. High levels of bacteria found in the water show an increased risk of gastrointestinal illness.
JULY 13: Police responded to a residential burglar alarm at 7:35 a.m. on Wheeler Ave. Additionally, there were two calls regarding trespassing in the vicinity of Division Street and Ryan Road, one at 12:34 a.m. and another at 1:19 a.m.
Washington's presidential election year primary is under way, with voters in King and Pierce counties joining about 4 million others who have received ballots.
A motorcyclist was killed late Friday night, the result of an accident about eight miles east of Enumclaw.
A Pierce County man in his 20s tested positive for the Zika virus. The man likely caught the virus recently while in Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory known to have mosquitoes infected with the Zika virus.
The Washington State Department of Health is urging parents to make sure their kids' immunizations are up-to-date before heading back to school this fall.
The first week of #SouthKingSlowdown on southbound Interstate 5 in SeaTac and Des Moines is in the books. For the most part drivers heeded the warnings and used alternative routes or transit. That kept the longest backups to about 4 miles, which created delays of about 30 minutes.
Wilkeson's annual National Handcar Races – and everything that goes with the yearly event – will energize the small, foothills town this Saturday, July 16.
Black Diamond residents will celebrate the city's 12th annual Miners Day festival on Saturday, July 16.
Looking to continue an upward surge in both attendance and enthusiasm, boosters are preparing to launch the 2016 edition of the King County Fair.
The last couple of Black Diamond City Council meetings resembled a game of Chutes and Ladders – as soon as it seemed progress was being made during the June 22 meeting, the council slid back to square one on July 7.
In an effort to keep the state roadways safe during this long holiday weekend of travel, Washington State Patrol (WSP) Troopers made approximately 211 arrests or bookings of impaired drivers during Independence Day weekend.
Officers responded the afternoon of June 29 to what was described as a "big fight" on the Foothills Trail near Warner Avenue. After a victim declined medical aid and elected not to press charges, all the involved parties were released.
After taking a June 27 report of people camping at a Roosevelt Avenue location, police contacted a female and issued a no-trespassing letter. When she refused the letter, the woman was told she had to leave and would be arrested if she returned.
Police made contact at 1:40 a.m. June 27 with a city grocery store after learning a counterfeit $10 bill had been passed. The bill was taken and to be destroyed. There were no immediate suspects.
A Chelsea Lane resident called police the afternoon of June 27, reporting that a man in his early 20s was going door-to-door, asking residents if their children were at home. Officers could not locate the suspect.
What's in this Weekend Briefing? A suspected DUI crash into a museum, medical marijuana, a WWII vet flying in a B-17 bomber, a 5 week road closure in Enumclaw and Buckley's new summer concert series!
Boeing B-17 bombers were built for World War II and retired in 1968, never to be flown again.
A rainy forecast has washed out work that would have narrowed southbound Interstate 5 to two lanes in SeaTac and Des Moines this weekend. Work on eastbound Interstate 90 across Lake Washington will proceed as scheduled Friday, July 8.