If you read Friday's edition you saw our interview with Seattle boy Duff McKagan, a guy you might know from a couple of obscure, little bands called Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver. The superstar bassist will be at Tacoma's Jazzbones on Friday, March 29, with his new… Read More
The Daily Mash-Up
Pierce County News for the week of March 28 includes video about: Port of Tacoma hosting a multi-agency bomb drill, The county airport being set to lose FAA during runway project and cuts at Family Support Centers.
The 20-minute newscast is produced by PCTV and can be seen on channel 22 Comcast and Click! Watch Pierce County News every day at 7:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., or online anytime at www.piercecountytv.org/pcn.Read More
People who need to schedule infraction hearings with Pierce County District Court can now do so online without having to wait on the phone or at the public counter.
Developed by District Court with support from Pierce County’s Information Technology Department, this application allows people to schedule an infraction hearing or submit a Hearing by Mail statement at their convenience. Previously, customers could schedule a hearing only by mail, telephone or by appearing in person at the court’s public counter. During a soft launch over the past month, 80 people have used the new service.… Read More
On April 23, voters living in the East Pierce fire district and the city of Milton will be asked to consider officially annexing Milton into the fire district. Mail-in ballots should arrive on April 5.
An annexation is a public vote by the voters of both the fire district and the city asking to formally join the district. It’s similar to a merger, except that all residents living within the fire district are asked to consider whether or not to allow the annexation.
If approved by the voters, the district’s boundaries are adjusted around the city and the district accepts responsibility… Read More
Fire Incidents 3/26/13 Posted: 27 Mar 2013 08:19 AM PDT Time: 5:14 a.m. Address: 8040 S. Ainsworth Ave Response: Station 10 Damage Estimate: Undetermined Narrative: Crews extinguished a fire that had started at the base of a cedar tree in some shrubbery. Dried cedar needles fueled the fire that created 6-8 foot flames in the foliage. The fire was contained to the area of origin, and firefighters were unable to determine what started it.
Time: 3:27 p.m. Address: 718 S. 52nd St. Response: Station 8 Damage Estimate: None Narrative: Prohibited outdoor burning of construction debris.… Read More