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Monday, December 22, 2014 -- 2:20 pm
Unionized Professors? It's On The Way
The Daily Caller - Labor unions received an early Christmas present when the National Labor Relations Board issued a decision allowing adjunct faculty at Pacific Lutheran University to unionize. The ruling is a victory for the Service Employees International Union, which filed a petition before the NLRB against the liberal arts college in Tacoma, Wash., seeking to organize its adjuncts. Read more...
Monday, December 22, 2014 -- 1:39 pm
Top Most Read Stories Of 2014 On Tacomaweekly.com
Tacoma Weekly - Tacoma Weekly readers enjoy a host of different pastimes and interests, but one thing might seem clear: They love their city and want to be active in it. Tacoma businesses, personalities and locations received more than two dozen awards during KING 5's The Best of Western Washington annual awards. Read more...
Monday, December 22, 2014 -- 1:39 pm
Top 2014 Stories Show A Year Of Change
Tacoma Weekly - Change was the order of the year in Tacoma. Whether it was new laws or new business establishments, the City of Destiny morphed and evolved throughout 2014. Read more...
Monday, December 22, 2014 -- 12:43 pm
Mount Rainier's ecology and human neighbors threatened by climate change, according to media report
NOLA.com - ... Space Station) Ecologically rich Mount Rainier, a long-dormant volcanic mountain that towers above Tacoma, Wash., is being disrupted by climate change in ways that threaten species that are close to extinction, according to the Tacoma News-Tribune . ... Read more...
Monday, December 22, 2014 -- 12:17 pm
How Haggen went from closing a dozen stores to opening 146
Business Journal - Haggen is opening eight stores in the greater Seattle area. Additional stores will open in Everett and the Tacoma area. Read more...
Monday, December 22, 2014 -- 10:37 am
Young cancer survivor delivers hundreds of presents to patients at a hospital in Washington
KTIV-TV Sioux City - One of Santa's very special little helpers has delivered hundreds of gifts to Tacoma, Washington's Mary Bridge Children's Hospital. Dryden Shirks, 6, with help from her brothers and sisters, collected and donated more than 700 toys to sick kids at the hospital. Read more...
Monday, December 22, 2014 -- 6:18 am
Simpson Tacoma Kraft Company, LLC - Alternative Energy - Deals and...
PR-inside.com - The company operates four wood product manufacturing plants, one pulp and paper facility, and a door manufacturing plant in Washington, along with two wood product manufacturing plants in South Carolina and Georgia. It manufactures bleached and unbleached kraft pulp and linerboard at its mill in Tacoma, Washington. Read more...
Monday, December 22, 2014 -- 3:39 am
New Year's Eve Laughs Coming to Lakewood, WA
PR Log - ... Tom joining us," says Yaffee. "The best part is that locals get a great night of comedy without having to drive in to Tacoma or Seattle." With her fearlessly funny comedy style and immense likability, it's easy to see why Jones is being cast in the ... Read more...
Monday, December 22, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Transcription Transformation Selected As Video Transcription Partner For EVS Brands.
Emailwire.com - Tacoma, Washington -- Transcription Transformation was selected this week by EVS Brands, a private label and e-commerce consulting entity, as a partner in the company's video production campaign. Trans2 was founded by Michelle Baker in 2005 when she began parlaying her skills as a legal secretary on Elance.com. Read more...
Sunday, December 21, 2014 -- 2:37 pm
'Huge victory,' 'opportunity' for religious colleges in labor board's ruling
University Business - The National Labor Relations Board last week abandoned its longstanding, unconstitutional practice of measuring how religious a college appears to be before exempting it from federal oversight, but opted instead for a new test that considers whether individual employees perform religious functions. Although the Board's landmark ruling continues to assert authority over some religious colleges-in this case, Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash.-it moved considerably toward avoiding First Amendment conflicts and may be forced by federal courts to correct its practices even further. Read more...
Sunday, December 21, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Interfor buys two mills in Washington state plus two more in Southeast
Peninsula Daily News - Interfor Corp. has purchased sawmills in Longview and at the Port of Tacoma less than five months after closing its mills in Beaver and Forks. The Canadian company paid nearly $95 million for Simpson Lumber Co.' Read more...
Saturday, December 20, 2014 -- 6:17 pm
Covina Valley grants little girla s wish to have her soldier father home
San Gabriel Valley Tribune - ... Army mechanic last saw his daughters in April after completing basic training. He is now stationed in Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Wash. where he repairs Apache helicopters. The school helped him get a four-day leave. Though he has to return before ... Read more...
Saturday, December 20, 2014 -- 12:09 pm
Federal crime on the rise in Tacoma this holiday season
KOMO News - A serious crime is on the rise in neighborhoods all over Tacoma. Thieves are stealing Christmas packages off doorsteps minutes after delivery. Read more...
Saturday, December 20, 2014 -- 11:43 am
6-year-old cancer survivor donates 700 toys to sick kids
KREM-TV Spokane - ... story on KREM.com: TACOMA, Wash. -- A van pulled up to the Mary Bridge Children's Hospital carrying a little girl with a big gift. ... Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 9:46 pm
Coeur d'Alene shelter gives homeless family a holiday surprise
KHQ-TV Spokane - ... in Coeur d'Alene," says Alfred Mogavero. Homeless, the family of five found help at Family Promise of North Idaho. TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A police standoff in Tacoma has ended with the arrest of a man sought by law enforcement officers in multiple car ... Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 8:18 pm
Tacoma standoff ends with man's arrest
KHQ-TV Spokane - A police standoff in Tacoma has ended with the arrest of a man sought by law enforcement officers in multiple car thefts. A SWAT team that surrounded a home for several hours Friday fired tear gas before taking the man into custody. Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 4:17 pm
Man who killed cab driver gets 25 years
KHQ-TV Spokane - A 37-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing a Somalian cab driver in Tacoma in 2009. Pierce County prosecutors say Jaycee Fuller was upset at immigrants for taking American jobs so he hired 22-year-old Mohamud Ahmed for a ride in March of 2009, cut his throat and robbed him. Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 11:08 am
Instead Of Potter's Field, A Scattering Of Ashes In Puget Sound
KUOW-FM Seattle - ... man found in a field. Dr. Thomas Clark, Pierce County Medical Examiner, scatters ashes in Puget Sound near Tacoma. They were the ashes of "an unidentified man found in a field." The medical examiner's office receives lots of human remains. Ashes, or ... Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 10:35 am
Power company offers $25K reward for scoundrel shooting power lines near JBLM
Examiner.com - The Bonneville Power Administration is offering a $25,000 reward for the vandal, or vandals, responsible for shooting high-voltage power lines and insulators east/southeast of Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma, Washington. The incidents have happened over the span of the last three months. Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 1:12 am
Make-A-Wish puts Washington teen on Chicago stage
KHQ-TV Spokane - ... Friday and Saturday at Goodman Theatre. Make-A-Wish says Ferazza is from University Place, Washington, just outside Tacoma. She has been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. She said in a news release that she's excited but the reality of the opportunity ... Read more...




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