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Friday, December 15, 2017

Activists lock themselves to crane to protest LNG construction

Two activists, identified as Stephen Way and Carlo Voli, paddled across the waterway in the pre-dawn hours on Monday, crossed the security fence line around Puget Sound Energy’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) construction site and locked themselves on a crane about 50 feet in...

News

Washington State Department of Transportation engineers and railroad crews are finishing the final testing of tracks between Tacoma and DuPont prior to the big bypass swap on Dec. 18.The Point Defiance Bypass Project reroutes passenger trains to an inland rail line along the west side of Interstate 5 through south Tacoma,...

City Life

All Aboard!

Why do model trains go so well with the Christmas season? My speculation is that toy trains were one of the earliest mass-produced children’s toys and were common Christmas gifts. Vintage images of Santa Claus almost invariably feature a train locomotive among the toys in Santa’s big sack of...

Sports

When we last saw the Bellarmine Prep Lady Lions on the basketball court, they were hoisting the third-place trophy at the 2017 4A Hardwood Classic at the Tacoma Dome. It was the capper to a 26-3 record and the greatest basketball season in Bellarmine girls’ history. A quick glance...