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Monday, March 2, 2015 -- 12:44 pm
Tacoma City Business Preview - Week of March 3, 2015
Exit 133 - The billboards debate is back with the final report from the Billboard Community Working Group assembled by the City of Tacoma last year . After half a year and a dozen meetings, the group made up of community stakeholders and representatives from the billboard company and advertisers has come to agreement on a few things - but not on everything. Read more...
Monday, March 2, 2015 -- 7:27 am
Wrong-way driver sparks 3-car crash overnight on Hwy. 18
KOMO News - ... lanes in a 2012 Honda Civic, the State Patrol reported. An eastbound 2002 Dodge Stratus driven by a 52-year-old Tacoma woman swerved to avoid a crash and was sideswiped by the Honda, which then continued on and slammed head-on into a 1997 Mercedes ... Read more...
Monday, March 2, 2015 -- 12:00 am
How much is enough to put down on a house?
The Wave - 300 dpi Fred Matamoros color illustration of a Monopoly house. The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.) 2010 04000000; 10000000; FIN; krtbusiness business; krtfeatures features; krtlifestyle lifestyle; krtnational national; krtworld world; leisure; LIF; ... Read more...
Monday, March 2, 2015 -- 12:00 am
EVS BrandsA' Newest Item Ranked In The Top 5% Of Pet Supplies Products Sold On Amazon.
Emailwire.com - Tacoma, Washington -- EVS, LLC has launched a great and successful product that works. The BioFinder was created to impress and satisfy shoppers who are looking for quality pet supplies. Read more...
Sunday, March 1, 2015 -- 8:35 pm
Father William 'Bix' Bichsel, R.I.P.
Commonweal - Last night Jesuit priest and peace activist Father William "Bix" Bichsel died in Tacoma, WA. I was introduced to Bix two weeks ago after mass at St. Leo's parish, where I have been attending services since moving to Tacoma in September, but I had already heard much about him. Read more...
Sunday, March 1, 2015 -- 5:32 pm
Pot store opens despite Pierce County ban
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... Washington have banned marijuana sales despite the initiative approved by voters in 2012 legalizing recreational pot. Tacoma, the largest city in Pierce County, does allow recreational marijuana stores. Read more...
Sunday, March 1, 2015 -- 5:27 pm
VIDEO: Glassblowing keeps kids out of gangs
BBC News - The BBC Pop Up team has spent all of February in Tacoma, Washington, asking local people what stories they want to share with a global audience. Tacoma is a gritty industrial port city and one notorious neighbourhood in particular has a long history of being blighted by poverty and violence. Read more...
Sunday, March 1, 2015 -- 4:41 pm
Carpet cleaning powder blamed for pet deaths in Washington
KHQ-TV Spokane - The News Tribune of Tacoma reports that the cat and bird were found dead when a man returned to his home Saturday and discovered a strange odor. Local responders were unable to pinpoint the source of the odor. Read more...
Sunday, March 1, 2015 -- 4:00 pm
LAUSD is making a mistake by relying too much on walk-on coaches
Los Angeles Times - ... teacher at Hollywood Bernstein, would be leaving the district for a coaching and teaching position at Lincoln High in Tacoma, Wash. It's likely Bernstein will have to find a walk-on to replace him. LAUSD needs to act fast or its athletic program ... Read more...
Sunday, March 1, 2015 -- 12:00 am
BASKETBALL: Neah Bay teams advance to state; Peninsula College teams moving on to postseason
Peninsula Daily News - The four area basketball teams still playing earned the right to return to practice next week. The Neah Bay boys and girls won their regional games at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma on Saturday. Read more...
Saturday, February 28, 2015 -- 1:01 am
Aaron Nettles seals big win for Seattle Prep boys
Seattle Times - Senior Jack Stewart had just fouled out of what could have been his final game at Seattle Prep. Riddled with foul trouble throughout the Class 3A regional matchup against Lincoln of Tacoma, Stewart finally was disqualified after being whistled for an infraction nearly 30 feet from the basket. Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 10:46 pm
West Coast ports moving cargo again, making up for lost time
Seattle Times - A week after West Coast dockworkers and their employer came to a tentative labor agreement , eight ships are anchored in Puget Sound and thousands of containers are sitting at terminals in Tacoma and Seattle, leaving Washington importers and exporters to wonder how long it will take for business to return to normal. The exact time is impossible to calculate. Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 9:02 pm
Praises of Zion celebrates ministersa 6th year
Lake County Record-Bee - ... Green was born and raised in the Bay Area and grew up in Oakland. He is a graduate of Faith Evangelical Seminary in Tacoma, Washington, where he received his Master's Degree in Divinity. He has a love of music that was instilled by his father and ... Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 7:11 pm
Washington man gets 18 years for killing daughter, 2
KHQ-TV Spokane - A Tacoma, Washington, man who earlier pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for strangling his 2-year-old daughter during a scheduled visitation has been sentenced to more than 18 years in prison. The News Tribune reports http://is.gd/EAQG3V that 27-year-old Salvador Orozco-Sanchez read a lengthy statement at his sentencing Friday in Pierce County Superior Court, complaining about his wife's treatment of him and saying he grew up poor. Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 5:04 pm
Engine House 9 annouces brewery and barrel house expansion
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - As 2014 ended, with Tacoma welcoming in two brand new breweries , Tacoma's first craft brewery, Engine House No. 9 , was planning to open a barrel house. Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 2:19 pm
VIDEO: Chinese community faces painful past
Newsday - Unlike their biggest neighbour Seattle, and many other cities on the West Coast, Tacoma, Washington does not have a strong Chinese community, nor a Chinatown. It's the consequence of a long, and very difficult history. Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 10:57 am
West Coast ports slowdown affects tires, auto parts
Tire Business - Distributors of tires imported from Asia contacted by Tire Business indicated the ports slowdown had delayed shipments up to 90 days in some cases, and in others caused shipments to be rerouted to other U.S. ports. reached agreement on a new, tentative five-year labor contract Feb. 20, in negotiations mediated toward the end by Labor Secretary That agreement ended a slowdown that began as early as last May in ports ranging from San Diego to Tacoma, Wash., as some 20,000 dock workers demanded a new labor contract. Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 8:35 am
Museums 101: Alternative Fuel Cars in America's Car Museum
Daily Kos - ... engine as a means of propulsion. A few of these alternatives are on display at the LeMay America's Car Museum in Tacoma, Washington. Shown above is a 1911 Baker Electric. Twelve 6-volt batteries (six in the front compartment and six in the rear) ... Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 6:39 am
Mars Chocolate UK and Fairtrade extend partnership to certify cocoa for MARS Bars
WebWire - ... on the ground with cocoa cooperatives in Cote d'Ivoire.' In 1911, Frank C. Mars made the first Mars candies in his Tacoma, Washington kitchen and established Mars' first roots as a confectionery company. In the 1920s, Forrest E. Mars, Sr. joined his ... Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 4:32 am
Whitesnake Paying Tribute to Deep Purple on Upcoming Studio Album; Announces North American Tour
WIMZ-FM Knoxville - ... through a July 25 concert in Atlantic City, New Jersey. 5/28 -- Airway Heights, WA, Northern Quest Casino 5/29 -- Tacoma, WA, Emerald Queen Casino 5/31 -- Vancouver, BC, Hard Rock Casino 6/2 -- Santa Rosa, CA, Wells Fargo 6/4 -- Las Vegas, NV, he ... Read more...




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