Read with a Princess

Spring has returned to the Pacific Northwest once again, and has brought with it not only sunny yellow daffodils in local gardens, but also the Daffodil Festival Princesses, making appearances out and about around Pierce County. You might not know it, but one of...


Tacoma Community College selects its next leader

  After a careful search that started last fall, Tacoma Community College’s Board of Trustees have selected Ivan Harrell, a doctor in philosophy and an executive vice president of academic and student affairs at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, as TCC’s 11th president. The Board made...

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Alma Mater offers up an artist-led entertainment and dining venue

What once was the Carpenter’s Union building at 1322 Fawcett Ave. in Tacoma will now be home to an artists’ paradise called Alma Mater, featuring a concert venue seating 500; a visual arts gallery; a recording studio; shared artist workspaces and an artist incubator;...



When it comes to hosting extravaganzas, it’s becoming crystal clear that the folks over at Cheney Stadium are definitely in their element. The recent partnership between the Tacoma Rainiers and the Seattle Sounders finally had its debut under the bright lights on Friday, March...