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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...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 -- 4:46 pm
$2M bail set for man charged with Orting mother's murder
Seattle Times - A Pierce County judge has set a $2 million bail for the man charged in the death of an Orting woman who went missing for more than two weeks before her body was found in a ravine. The News Tribune newspaper reports 29-year-old Jonathan Harris, of Graham, was arraigned Wednesday on second-degree murder charges in Pierce County Superior Court. Read more...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 -- 2:45 pm
Murder charges filed against man accused of killing Orting woman
KOMO News - A man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Pierce County woman whose body was found in a remote wooded area near Lake Kapowsin Saturday. The victim, 28-year-old Nicole White, of Orting, disappeared more than two weeks ago under suspicious circumstances and police have believed all along that she was the victim of foul play. Read more...
Monday, June 22, 2015 -- 11:46 am
Body of missing Enumclaw woman found near Kapowsin
Covington Reporter - ... the investigation with us." White, an Enumclaw resident, was reported missing June 7. Her mother called the Orting Police Department when White didn't return home. According to information released by the department, White was last seen about 10 ... Read more...
Monday, June 22, 2015 -- 11:22 am
Pierce County mom Nicole White's body found along forest road
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - The body of a Pierce County woman who vanished earlier this month has been found in a remote wooded area near Lake Kapowsin, and investigators are now trying to determine how she died. Nicole White, 28, of Orting, disappeared more than two weeks ago under suspicious circumstances and police have believed all along that she was the victim of foul play. Read more...
Monday, June 22, 2015 -- 10:07 am
Missing Orting mother's body found in woods
Washington Times - The body of an Orting mother of two, who went missing more than two weeks ago, has been found in the woods near Kapowsin. The News Tribune reports search dogs led detectives Saturday to 28-year-old Nicole White's body, which had been wrapped in a tarp. Read more...
Monday, June 22, 2015 -- 9:03 am
Missing NW mom's body found; autopsy under way
KVAL-TV Eugene - The body of a Pierce County woman who vanished earlier this month has been found, and investigators are now trying to determine how she died. Nicole White, 28, of Orting disappeared June 6 under suspicious circumstances and police have believed all along that she was the victim of foul play. Read more...



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