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Saturday, October 25, 2014 -- 9:41 am
Washington's system for mentally ill broken
Greenwich Citizen - In this photo taken Oct. 15, 2014, Judy Snow, mental health manager of the psychiatric unit of the Pierce County Jail, stands outside one of the cells there in Tacoma, Wash. Some of Washington's mentally ill are strapped to gurneys in emergency rooms awaiting beds in psychiatric hospitals, while others sit in jail for months waiting for competency evaluations and treatment, with some getting trapped in both broken systems And receiving no treatment. Read more...
Saturday, October 25, 2014 -- 8:39 am
Huge Bass Pro Shops in Tacoma packs plenty of Northwest related gear and more
Seattle Times - Another "Big Box" outdoor store has arrived in the greater Puget Sound region selling everything from fishing and hunting gear, all types of clothing, outdoor-related gear from tents to backpacks to sleeping bags, outdoor cooking equipment and even gummy bears or a fishing lure mailbox. The new Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Store at 7905 South Hosmer Street and 72nd in Tacoma opened its door this past Wednesday to a big fanfare with a line that went out the door. Read more...
Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 10:28 pm
Genealogy Query - BECKER
Cousinconnect.com - Looking for my brothers birth parents. My brother was born in Tacoma Washington April 11, 1966. Read more...
Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 9:28 pm
Prayers, Quips and Quotes by Saintly People; October 25
Examiner - Feast day of St. John Roberts MartyrIn our prayers,let us not forget sinners and the poor souls in purgatory,especially our poor relatives.St. Bernadette; Feast day April 16St. John Roberts was born in Wales. He studied at... Read more...
Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 6:47 pm
Photo Flash: First Look at Tacoma Little Theatre's Dial M for Murder
BroadwayWorld.com - Tacoma Little Theatre presents the classic mystery Dial "M" for Murder, by Frederick Knott , and directed by pug Bujeaud. This suspense filled thriller inspired Alfred Hitchcock to film the 1954 movie of the same name. Read more...
Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 2:08 pm
Now Reading: Best Hotels in the Pacific Northwest: Readers' Choice Awards 2014: Hotel Murano
Exit 133 - Tacoma's Hotel Murano has once again made a "best-of" list. This time the Murano shows up in the top 10 of Cond Nast Traveller 's Readers' Choice Awards for Best Hotels in the Pacific NW. Read more...
Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 1:38 pm
Judge Blocks Public Records Request for Stripper Info, Temporarily...
Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph - Last week I wrote about strip club employees in Tacoma, Washington , suing to block the county from releasing their private information to someone who filed a public records request for it. Strippers in Tacoma are required to register for "entertainer's licenses," which are then kept on file with the county and subject to such requests. Read more...
Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 8:32 am
Sydney Graham Bentley Davie
Southwest Times - ... time Monday. Survivors include her daughters, Judy Franks West (Andy) of Tupelo, and Bentley Rickmers (Cliff) of Tacoma, Wash.; a nephew she raised as a son after the death of his parents, Max Cecil (Joanie) of Pearisburg, Va.; five grandchildren, ... Read more...
Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 7:31 am
Tacoma sunken ship owner to pay $300,000
Business Journal - Stephen Mason , the owner of the Helena Star, which sank in the Hylebos Waterway in Pierce County in January 2013, was ordered to pay $300,000 towards the cleanup costs of the sinking, and was sentenced to 20 days in confinement. It cost the state more than $1.2 million to clean up the oil and mess after the ship sank. Read more...
Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 6:20 am
Cops ♥ Tasers
Courthouse News Service - TACOMA, Wash. - Pierce County sheriff's officers Tasered and beat a mentally disturbed man to death though he had committed no crime, his mother claims in Federal Court. Read more...
Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 5:05 am
Columbia Banking System to pay USD 0.16, USD 0.14 dividends
M2.com - ... paid on November 19, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on October 31, 2014. Headquartered in Tacoma, Washington, Columbia Banking System, Inc. is the holding company of Columbia State Bank, a Washington state-chartered ... Read more...
Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Paul Ellis
Palladium-Item - Full story available at Palladium-Item Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 10:28 pm
TLT Presents Dial M for Murder, Now thru 11/9
BroadwayWorld.com - Tacoma Little Theatre presents the classic mystery Dial "M" for Murder, by Frederick Knott , and directed by pug Bujeaud, today, October 24-November 9. This suspense filled thriller inspired Alfred Hitchcock to film the 1954 movie of the same name. Retired professional tennis star Tony Wendice has married his wife, Margot , for her money and now plans to murder her for the very same reason. Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 10:21 pm
Prayers, Quips and Quotes by Saintly People; October 24
Examiner - Feast day of St. Anthony Mary ClaretJesus, my life,I know and fully realizethat suffering, sorrow, and workare the badge of the apostolate.St. Anthony Mary ClaretSt. Anthony Mary Claret was an archbishop and the founder of the Claretians also... Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 8:37 pm
22 Jump Street (2014) Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill
Examiner - After the surprise success of 2012's 21 Jump Street reboot, the sequel had a lot to live up to, and I'm happy to say that's it's a total delight, on par with... Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 6:15 pm
Conde Nast Traveler's 2014 Reader's Choice Awards Names...
PRWeb - Announced October 21, 2014, Conde Nast Traveler's 2014 Reader's Choice Awards names Provenance Hotels' Sentinel and Hotel deLuxe in Portland, Hotel 1000 in Seattle and Hotel Murano in Tacoma among the Top 25 Best Hotels in the Pacific Northwest. As proud as we are of our hotels and the art, stories and amenities they contain, this recognition really reflects the dedication and passion of every member of our team. Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 6:05 pm
Wash. state man tries to get strippers' personal information so ...
The Raw Story - David Van Vleet's attempt to gain access to strip club workers' personal information was blocked on Thursday [KIRO-TV] A federal judge in Tacoma, Washington foiled a local man's attempt on Thursday to gain access to strip club workers' personal information for what he described as religious reasons, KIRO-TV reported. "I would pray for those dancers by name," David Van Vleet said after his petition was U.S. District Court Judge Ronald Leighton. Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 1:07 pm
Trunk or treat events this weekend: Tacoma, Kent, Puyallup
Examiner.com - ... accompanied by adults. LeMay Family Collection Foundation Trunk-or-Treat Marymount Event Center 325 152nd ST E Tacoma, WA 98445 (253) 272-2336 Trunk-or-Treating: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Trick or treating followed by a prized costume contest including ... Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 12:28 pm
Judge bars release of strippers' licenses, IDs
KHQ-TV Spokane - A federal judge in Tacoma has blocked Pierce County from releasing the business licenses and real names of strippers under a public records request. U.S. District Judge Ronald B. Leighton issued a preliminary injunction Thursday saying that if the information was released, it could be used to harass or threaten dancers or strip club managers. Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 11:21 am
Saturday's season opener for the Tacoma Symphony -- under new...
Hispanic Business - Saturday's season opener for the Tacoma Symphony -- under new director, with soloist Evelyn Glennie -- revels in the colors of orchestra, percussion will make her debut Saturday night in a concert brimming with all the colors a symphony orchestra can produce. At the center of the palette, however, is the percussion section, with international soloist Dame , written to honor those who lived through World War I. "Sean is a very experienced and colorful composer," said Glennie in a phone interview. Read more...

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