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Friday, August 21, 2015 -- 8:00 pm
Steven Powell sentenced to 5 years in prison for child pornography for photos he took of neighbors
The Olympian - ... window. Powell provided no explanation or apology. Instead, he lashed out at authorities for searching his South Hill home in 2011 while investigating the 2009 disappearance in Utah of Susan Cox Powell, his daughter-in-law, formerly of Puyallup. ... Read more...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 -- 8:44 am
FBI investigating attempted jail break - Thu, 20 Aug 2015 PST
The Spokesman-Review - ... James Henrikson, the North Dakota oil speculator who faces trial in October for his alleged role in the death of South Hill businessman Doug Carlile in December 2013 . The escape attempt was discovered just before 4 a.m. Thursday, according to ... Read more...
Thursday, August 13, 2015 -- 8:11 pm
93 evacuated from Washington Soldiers Home because of smoke
SFGate - Ninety-three veterans and their spouses safety evacuated from the Washington Soldiers Home in Orting, Washington, on Thursday because of smoke. KING-TV reports firefighters say there was the problem with the ventilation system pulling smoke into the building. Read more...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 -- 9:18 am
Rhubarb Pie Capital of the World: Sumner, WA
Sunset Magazine - ... and the Foothills Trail, 12.5 miles south. You can BYO wheels or rent cruisers at Trailside Cyclery , in nearby Orting. Anglers should pack a fishing rod too; the trail edges the confluence of the White and Puyallup Rivers, which are chock-full of ... Read more...
Saturday, August 8, 2015 -- 9:21 am
Break in attempt closes streets in Spokane
KHQ-TV Spokane - ... in 1904, Manito Park is one of the crown jewels in Spokane. For Bill and Carolyn Stark, the 90-acre park on the South Hill holds a lot of memories. But recently, there's been a growing problem in the century old landmark. SPOKANE, Wash. - Over the ... Read more...
Friday, August 7, 2015 -- 10:20 pm
City beefs up security at Manito Park after vandalism
KHQ-TV Spokane - ... in 1904, Manito Park is one of the crown jewels in Spokane. For Bill and Carolyn Stark, the 90-acre park on the South Hill holds a lot of memories. But recently, there's been a growing problem in the century old landmark. Park security says they've ... Read more...
Monday, August 3, 2015 -- 7:16 pm
Hazy air causes breathing concerns
KHQ-TV Spokane - ... Newly filed court documents provide much more insight into Henrikson's business operations and the murder of South Hill businessman Doug Carlile. SPOKANE, Wash.- Spokane County prosecutors say five of the six men implicated in a murder-for-hire plot ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 -- 12:57 pm
Chiefs: Wash. Wildfires Are Taxing Local Resources
FireHouse.com - July 28--Several rigs called to fight a South Hill-area brush fire this month wouldn't have been available to help put out the 20-acre blaze just hours earlier. At least three of the Pierce County units had been fighting brush fires in Eastern Washington, and were put back in service locally just in time July 13 to help with the South Hill fire, Key Peninsula Fire Chief Guy Allen said. Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 6:00 pm
Fireworks ban talks in Bonney Lake
Kent Reporter - ... only needing heat or friction to ignite, which is why police send in bomb squads to safely remove such devices. An Orting man died when his homemade pipe bomb, which he was making for the 4th of July, exploded unexpectedly last June. We encourage an ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 -- 8:19 pm
Brush fire threatens Bonney Lake homes | Slideshow
PNW Local News - July 15 7:05 UPDATE: The Bonney Lake Police Department cleared the scene of the fire at 6:51 p.m. Fire crews will be mopping up hot spots overnight. More than 30 firefighters from East Pierce Fire and Rescue were called to fight the fire, plus supplemental units from Central Pierce and Orting Valley fire departments. Read more...
Monday, July 13, 2015 -- 12:15 pm
Bike trails win funding in Washington state budget; closing Foothills Trail gap
Biking Bis - ... the segment. When complete, the 15-mile main section of the Foothills Trail that rolls from Puyallup, through Orting to South Prairie, will extend all the way to Buckley for a total distance of 25 miles. In addition to providing another form of ... Read more...
Friday, July 10, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Getaway destination: 'Escape Spokane' offers prison break experience - Fri, 10 Jul 2015 PST
The Spokesman-Review - ... "I really wanted a business that would be fun to do." So did Bruce Burns, a maintenance supervisor at Rockwood South Hill retirement home. He plans to open Spokane's second escape room venue, Claustropanic, in a commercial building at 1325 E. ... Read more...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 -- 6:18 pm
Puyallup man gets 18 years for murdering friend with frying pan
KOMO News - A South Hill man was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison for beating his friend to death with a frying pan. Two years ago on Friday, Michael Breer killed Justin Morris and buried him in the woods near Pierce County's Beaver Pond. Read more...
Monday, July 6, 2015 -- 6:11 pm
'Enough is enough:' Veterans cemetery to get $250k upgrade
KOMO News - ... gravesites. "We promise there's going to be an honor. This is not honoring them." Hunt, a state representative from Orting, recently took an interest in the Washington Soldiers Home Cemetery . The site, built in the 1890s, houses nearly 2,300 ... Read more...
Monday, July 6, 2015 -- 4:14 am
State earmarks $250,000 for Orting veterans cemetery update
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - A veterans cemetery in Orting for soldiers who served in the Civil War and beyond can expect renovations after the state budget earmarked $250,000 for the property. Orting Rep. Graham Hunt wrote the budget provision. Read more...
Monday, July 6, 2015 -- 12:25 am
In Our View / Legislative report card: Some environmental victories
HeraldNet - ... corridors. Two years ago, one of the projects funded by a similar investment reduced the flood risk for the city of Orting along the Puyallup River by reconnecting side channels, moving back levees to double the width of the river and creating log ... Read more...
Sunday, July 5, 2015 -- 6:42 am
Crews battle multiple fires around Washington during Fourth of July
WSOCTV - ... are more active. pic.twitter.com/0xuwaRYUjj This fire in Parkland came close to a home. We also have fires in South Hill and Puyallup. pic.twitter.com/2Hx4N5hM4E Brush fire started by #fireworks at the skate park in #CityofUP this afternoon. No ... Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 6:00 pm
Brush fires pop up across Western Washington
Seattle Times - ... of the Muckleshoot Indian Reservation. That incident wrapped up around 4 p.m. A brush fire was also reported at South Hill in Puyallup. There were even a couple reports of small fires in Seattle, for smoldering bark off Madison Street near ... Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 2:34 pm
Brush fires create mayhem around Western Washington
KOMO News - ... on Bethel Road. In Central Pierce County, firefighters doused three brush fires behind the Supper Supplements at South Hill. Those blazes were reportedly started by fireworks. On Bainbridge Island, crews extinguished a brush fire near New Brooklyn ... Read more...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 -- 8:16 pm
Friends of murder victim describe suspect: 'He's a monster'
KOMO News - Family and friends of a murdered mother from Orting packed a Pierce County courtroom Wednesday to get their first glimpse of her accused killer. Jonathan Daniel Harris, 29 is accused of killing Nicole White sometime on or after June 6th and dumping her body in a ravine near Joint Base Lewis McChord. Read more...



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