Construction crew uncovers human remains in Gig Harbor | Pierce County Sheriff’s Department
Today, a construction crew building a new home in Gig Harbor unearthed human remains while moving dirt. The bones, which appear very old, are being recovered and detectives have begun their investigation.
At 11:00 a.m., a construction crew member called 911 to report that they had just dug up bones, which appeared to be human. Deputies, detectives and forensics personnel responded to the jobsite in the 8000 block of Goodman Dr. NW and confirmed that the bones are human and are very old.
Forensics personnel continue to search for additional remains, and detectives are looking at missing persons reports and talking to neighbors.
Bills show hundreds of residents doubled or tripled their water usage in the past two months, but many say they’ve not increased, or even decreased, their water consumption, and the city’s system must be wrong.
Oakpointe is gearing up to start home construction in the Ten Trails project in Black Diamond — the developer is only waiting for is final authorization by the City Council. Final plat authorization was submitted by Oakpointe to city staff on Aug. 30, and after staff review, sent to the City Council for action on the Oct. 5 meeting. Council tabled the item to the Oct. 19 meeting. Additionally, a new roundabout opened in the city.
The Courier-Herald is publishing a three-part debate between Black Diamond Mayor Carol Benson and her opponent Judy Baxley. Last week, candidates answered questions concerning the city, and what they would do as mayor to address any issues. This week, Part 2, is a chance for candidates to rebut their opponent’s statements. Part 3 will wrap-up with final statements.
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For the last decade, Ellen Boyd has been taking care the city of Buckley, most recently as its director of the youth center, senior center and parks department. So when Ellen was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian germ cell cancer, her friends decided it was time the community she dedicated her life to should come out to support her.