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'Spider-Craig' and friends rappel down Hotel Murano

News Tribune reporter Craig Hill and fellow media members were invited to rappel down 245-foot-tall Hotel Murano in downtown Tacoma on Thursday to experience the thrill that 76 people will share Friday in a fundraiser for Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity.

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Cause of death still unknown for woman found in Lacey’s Hicks Lake

Coroner Gary Warnock said the woman’s cause of death is pending toxicology and microscopic results. She was found at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday by a man preparing to launch his boat at the public boat launch at 2800 Hicks Lake Road SE. The woman’s identity has been confirmed, but Warnock said it won’t be released until her family is notified of her death.

Military News

JBLM continues HIMARS testing

The Army continued its testing of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System on Wednesday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Four series of tests took place Wednesday, with each test seeing three rockets fired, the same as Tuesday’s tests. A single series of test firings is scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday.

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'Spider-Craig' and friends rappel down Hotel Murano

News Tribune reporter Craig Hill and fellow media members were invited to rappel down 245-foot-tall Hotel Murano in downtown Tacoma on Thursday to experience the thrill that 76 people will share Friday in a fundraiser for Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity.
Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com
'Spider-Craig' and friends rappel down Hotel Murano 2:03

'Spider-Craig' and friends rappel down Hotel Murano

Dos the newest Pierce County Sheriff's bomb-sniffing dog 1:42

Dos the newest Pierce County Sheriff's bomb-sniffing dog

Trees removed along Capitol Way in advance of sidewalk repairs 1:13

Trees removed along Capitol Way in advance of sidewalk repairs

Rocket test rattles nerves on Nisqually Reservation 2:18

Rocket test rattles nerves on Nisqually Reservation