Tag Archives: Pierce County

Pacific County Sheriff’s Office introduces K-9 Ciko, handler Deputy Justin Kangas

“We believe that K-9 Ciko will be a very positive deterrent and will complement our Search and Rescue bloodhound, K-9 Diesel very well” - Sheriff Scott Johnson

South Bend, WA.- On December 30th 2013, the Pacific County Sheriff’s Office took possession of its newest K-9 partner, “Ciko”, a one year old German Shepard. K-9 Ciko was born in Slovakia and was imported to the United States by

State disciplines health care providers

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Health has taken disciplinary actions or withdrawn charges against health care providers in our state.

The department’s Health Systems Quality Assurance Division works with boards, commissions, and advisory committees to set licensing standards

Puget Sound waters to run red near Joint Base Lewis McChord

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Red dye will be injected into treated wastewater this week at Joint Base Lewis McChord’s wastewater plant then monitored in a state health department study. The Department of Health, along with federal, tribal, state and local agencies,

Intruder shot outside Pierce County home

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - The Pierce County sheriff's office says a love triangle resulted in an intruder being shot Monday outside a Pierce County home.

Sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer told The News Tribune (http://bit.ly/1582HQK) a man wanted to confront the owner

Peacock Named Community Executive for Red Cross Mount Rainier Chapter

SEATTLE, Wash. - Tracy Peacock has been named community executive for the American Red Cross Mount Rainier Chapter. She succeeds Michael Patton who retired earlier this year.

Tracy is an excellent addition to our local Red Cross family, she brings

Gov. Gregoire and Dept. of Ecology announce clean water project recommendations for recovery funding

OLYMPIA - Gov. Chris Gregoire and Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) have announced the final proposed list of clean water projects to receive $65.4 million in federal stimulus funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act).

Ecology Department Seeking Public Input for Geoduck Aquaculture Guidelines

OLYMPIA - The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is asking the public for ideas to help city and county governments throughout Puget Sound address how geoduck aquaculture could be regulated under local shoreline management regulations.

Ecology is conducting

New ways for you to access financial education

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) continues to seek new methods of helping all Washington residents get the information they need to make sound financial decisions. In an effort to meet Gov. Chris Gregoire’s challenge for