City councilman, Navy reservist Thoms promoted to captain during Lowell Elementary assembly

By Matt Nagle Starting last year, Lowell Elementary School has conducted a Veterans Day event for all the students, teachers, staff and parents, and this year the big day came with something extra for everyone...


Advocates for homeless gather to combine efforts

The City of Tacoma and the Metropolitan Development Council (MDC) are collaborating to bring together faith-based organizations, community nonprofits, homeless advocates, people experiencing homelessness and interested community members to increase emergency shelter capacity and address homelessness in Tacoma. “The...

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Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center presents ‘The Urban Nutcracker’

The community is cordially invited to “The Urban Nutcracker,” Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center’s new colorful holiday classic filled with dancers of all ages and levels.  Performances are Saturday, Nov. 30 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 1...


New additions to Mariners ready to roll for the Rainiers

By Steve Mullen -   There is a lot of excitement these days around Cheney Stadium. With spring just around the corner and the off-season acquisitions of the parent club Seattle Mariners, the Rainiers are poised for a great season in 2019. The 60thseason of...