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Friday At The Fort

Don’t miss the best party in Puget Sound, Friday at the Fort! Do you love a great party at a unique setting? We do too!...

“Aloof & the Woof” | Artist Reception – Meet Lynne Farren...

*** SAVE THE DATE*** You are Invited to "Aloof and the Woof"!!! Please join us Monday, June 25 from 5-7pm as we celebrate local artists, Lynne...

Pierce County Reads Partner Program

Come join us for the kick off event of the season! The History Museum teams up with the Pierce County Library System to bring...

SHOCKER AT THE QUEEN Vanderford dominates Fodor for title

Being a fan of mixed martial arts since the first days of the Ultimate Fighting Championship a couple decades ago, this writer has seen...

RACE FOR MAYOR 2017 Tacoma Weekly interviews the candidates

In the race for Tacoma mayor, Jim Merritt is not a new face. In 2009 he was defeated by current Mayor Marilyn Strickland, and...

A Halloween hodgepodge of haunted happenings

What has been a long, golden summer subsides. On its heels comes a sense of sweet melancholy as the leaves of the trees turn...

Mammoth victories put Puyallup in driver’s seat

  Story by Justin Gimse - Photos by Rocky Ross jgimse@tacomaweekly.com Week six of the high school football season ends with the bell beginning to toll heavily...

New public artwork of Prairie Line Trail to be celebrated during...

  By Dave R. Davison dave@tacomaweekly.com One of the highlights of Tacoma Arts Month will be a celebration and forum on the new Prairie Line Trail, which...

The Things We Like

ART OPENING AT MAD HAT TEA Swing by Mad Hat Tea Company Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. for snacks and tea and celebrate the poetic...

Flu claimed 49 lives in Pierce County during 2016-2017 flu season

Worst flu season in years offers reminder that flu vaccination is simple, important step Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department reported 49 flu-related deaths among Pierce County...

University of Washington Tacoma marks opening of new Paper & Stationery...

The University of Washington-Tacoma community gathered Sept. 28 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the official grand opening of the new Tacoma Paper & Stationery (TPS)...

LUTES DO IT AGAIN – Three Turnovers Doom Rival Loggers

Story by Justin Gimse - Photos by Rocky Ross The sun was shining and the Pacific Lutheran Pep Band was rolling steady at Sparks Stadium...

Tacoma Studio Tour

Check out the spaces where Tacoma’s artists work their magic By Dave R. Davison dave@tacomaweekly.com Tacoma Arts Month is now upon us. Already the Oct. 4 “Kaleidoscope,”...

TMP’s ‘Footloose, the Musical’ gets 24th season on a rousing start

By Dave R. Davison dave@tacomaweekly.com It is just possible that audiences at Tacoma Musical Playhouse’s opening production of “Footloose” (directed by Jon Douglas Rake) are witnessing...

Sunbathing turtles at Tacoma Nature Center

By Tami Jackson tjackson@tacomaweekly.com Take a walk on any of the soft surface trails inside the 71-acre nature preserve at Tacoma Nature Center (TNC) and you’ll...

Happy Halloween from LASA

Living Access Support Alliance holds murder mystery fundraiser By Sarah Barlow Special to Tacoma Weekly Friday, Oct. 13 will bring mystery and awareness to the local community...

LINCOLN PASSES TEST

Abes score road win over Lakes By Justin Gimse jgimse@tacomaweekly.com It’s hard to believe that the high school football season will reach its midpoint when Tacoma-area teams...

Tacoma Arts Month

Celebrate Tacoma Arts and Culture in October October 2017 marks the 16th anniversary of Tacoma Arts Month — a community celebration of the arts that...

‘Witness to Wartime’

Art exhibit presents vivid portrayal of life in Northwest internment camps By Dave R. Davison dave@tacomaweekly.com Artists have a number of functions. They channel the zeitgeist of...

Charges dismissed against two LNG ‘Water Warriors’

pt. 19 against two Puyallup tribal “water warriors.” Meeting before Hon. Judge Carl Williams in Fife Municipal Court that day, Puyallup Tribal members Chester...