Long-awaited bridge and park at Point Defiance to open July 6

The transformation from a Superfund wasteland that influenced a seminal sci-fi novel into a world-class waterfront park is nearly complete. After three years of construction, Metro Parks Tacoma will open the Wilson Way bridge and Dune Peninsula at Point Defiance Park on July 6. The 40-acre...


Staff recommends changes to recycling system

By John Larson jlarson@tacomaweekly.com     Changes in the global recycling market over the past few years have created a situation in which the city of Tacoma must address how it handles the issue. For a number of years, the city has had curbside pickup for residential customers....

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Thirty works of contemporary native art on view at History Museum

What is happening in the indigenous art world in our region? Find out at the 14thannual “IN THE SPIRIT Contemporary Native Arts Exhibition.” The exhibition opens on Third Thursday, June 20, at the Washington State History Museum and will be on view through Sunday,...


New additions to Mariners ready to roll for the Rainiers

By Steve Mullen - news@tacomaweekly.com   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...