Trudi Inslee visits DeLong Elementary for gardening grants announcement

Washington State First Lady Trudi Inslee visited DeLong Elementary School on Oct. 8 to take part in a major announcement with United Health Foundation and Whole Kids Foundation – 24 grants totaling $48,000 to Washington schools to develop or expand existing vegetable gardens or...

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Paraeducators receive 19 percent pay bump as district deficit grows

The paraeducators of Tacoma Public Schools approved a new wage schedule that means a 19 percent pay bump that is retroactive to the start of the start of the school year. The raises come at a time when the district is preparing to make...

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Beatles vs. Stones tribute show to settle an old score in Tacoma

The debate between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones has been going on ever since they first crossed paths on the charts 54 years ago. The argument at the time, and one that still persists, was that the Beatles were a pop group and...

Sports

WHAT A NIGHT AT THE KEY

On April 13, 2008, the Seattle Supersonics defeated the Dallas Mavericks by a score of 99-95 at Seattle’s Key Arena. For the die-hard Sonics fans in attendance, it would prove to be the final home game for the NBA franchise in the Emerald City....

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