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The fall season means different things to different people. For cities, it means it's time to start cracking down on their budgets, an admittedly less festive yearly tradition than the holidays many people celebrate.
While the storm may have passed, now is the time for scammers to blow in as storm season approaches. Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest is warning homeowners to use caution when hiring help to rebuild and repair after the storm.
The agenda and full agenda packet for the October 18, 2016 City Council Workshop are now available to view online.
Pierce County News for the week of October 13, 2016.
Last Wednesday Alexander Kitt, 24, Jermohnn Gore, 17, and Clifford Krentkowski, 18, were sentenced for the murder of Brandon Morris, 19. Gore, the one who fired the fatal shot, was sentenced to 82 years in prison. Kitt received 84 years, and Krentkowski was sentenced to 25 years in prison.
Officers were dispatched to a home address on Oct. 11 to a report of a residential burglary. The reporting party said she suspected her ex boyfriend, who she had a protection order against.
Officers were flagged down in a grocery store parking lot on Oct. 11 by a man saying he saw a woman run out of the store screaming that her boyfriend was being attacked by a man with a machete. Officers were able to locate the woman and her boyfriend at a nearby gas station.
Officers were given an envelope on Oct. 10 that contained a $20 bill. An unidentified subject found the bill in the Justice and Municipal Center parking lot and gave it to the court administrator, who gave it to the bailiff, who gave it to officers to place in the property room.
Officers were called Oct. 6 to a stolen Amazon package from the victim’s yard. According to the victim, he called Amazon after the package did not arrive, and the company said the package was delivered and signed for by someone using his name.
On Oct. 1 officers were called to a shoe store to a report of a shoplift. Employees told officers the subject had stolen a pair of shoes by trying them on and then running out of the store. Officers were unable to locate the subject.
A previous letter (Courier-Herald, Sept. 21) gave us an overview of the tax environment in the Washington State mentioning the upcoming ballot wherein Sound Transit is floating a $54 billion initiative to extend their train and transit system.
A colorful quilt can go a long way to comfort a kid in need.
In a well-known book, "People of the Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil" (1983), psychiatrist M. Scott Peck explored the nature of evil from his distinctly religious as well as psychological perspective.
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY Sumner 27, Puyallup 28 Sumner 27, South Kitsap 30
BOYS GOLF Bonney Lake 55, Stadium 53 GIRLS GOLF Bonney Lake 58, Stadium 41
No. 1 singles: Zaylan Jacobsen (S) def. Gabe Ross (SK) 6-1, 6-0. No. 2 singles: Gabe Smith (S) def. Logan Anchick (SK) 6-1, 6-1.
VOLLEYBALL Wilson 3, Bonney Lake 0 Details not provided October 12 at Bonney Lake
"Obama's Middle Eastern foreign policy is a failure." So says the Republican Party during this overheated election year. The problem with this statement is that it is patently false. It is political rhetoric meant to discredit the Democrats and help the Republicans retain control of Congress and gain the presidency.
Lane Walthers and Phil Fortunato are seeking the 31st District State House Position No. 2 seat, which is an open position. The two candidates are participating in a three-part debate that is being published in the Courier-Herald and Auburn Reporter. This is the part two of the State House debate. Part one was published in the Oct. 5 edition of the Courier-Herald and it can be found online at www.courierherald.com.
The National Weather Service said there is a 1 in 3 chance that the storm's low pressure center will directly cross some part of western Washington, resulting in a historical windstorm for nearly all of western Washington that would be long remembered.