A new path begins at HOPE House

Transitional housing facility for non-violent offenders leaving McNeil Island aims to open by end of year By Matt Nagle matt@tacomaweekly.com Just off of South Tacoma Way, a one-story, red brick building sat looking...


Increased online orders at World of Weed reveal a ‘new normal’

By Matt Nagle matt@tacomaweekly.com When the coronavirus hit Washington State and Gov. Jay Inslee responded with stay at home directives and closing non-essential businesses, World of Weed owner Alden Linn got right to work making sure...

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Washington State Historical Society wins prestigious national award for McNeil Island Prison exhibition

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) announced that the Washington State Historical Society (WSHS) is the recipient of an Award of Excellence for the exhibition Unlocking McNeil's Past: The Prison, The Place, The People. The exhibition was on view at the Washington State History...


Tacoma Rainiers and Tacoma Defiance reviving ‘R Hat R City’ to team up with Downtown Tacoma Partnership, Hero Meals program

Five dollars from every We R Tacoma Team Store hat sale will support Tacoma restaurants, essential workers Starting today, the Tacoma Rainiers and Tacoma Defiance (We R Tacoma) are donating $5 from all team-licensed hat sales at the We R Tacoma Team Store to Downtown...