Submitted by Chas. Ames Growing up in Afghanistan, Safi Zamir loved his country, but was troubled at the unrest. Children would play on the burnt-out rusting Russian tanks. Warlords maneuvered poppy farmers in increasingly more dangerous campaigns. Safi heard that Osama bin Laden struck out against the world’s largest superpower.
TACOMA – The opening of the new northbound Interstate 5 ramp to northbound State Route 167 has been delayed for a third weekend due to weather. If the forecast holds true, the work, which involves closing the existing northbound I-5 exit to northbound SR 167 for an entire weekend, will be rescheduled for 10 p.m. […]
Submitted by Darcy Nelson, The Grand Cinema The Grand Cinema invites the community to celebrate our 20th anniversary as Pierce County’s only nonprofit art house cinema Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Festivities will occur throughout the day culminating with an evening reception.
Northwest Spay and Neuter Center, Washington State’s largest spay and neuter clinic, will spay and neuter an additional 2,000 free roaming and feral cats this year. These efforts will take place thanks to an $80,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America. The grant is awarded to organizations to […]
New Tacoma Cemeteries and Funeral Home: Phyllis Roberta Hamilton; Florence Irene Feste; Belencita Abbott; Carrie E Wesson. Mountain View Funeral Home: Leslie Holgersen; Sipepa Leiloa Taliulu.
Submitted by Marianne Bull On Sunday, February 26 at 2:00, at the Steilacoom Historical Museum, Gregory Tanbara of Tacoma will speak about the lives of the Japanese-Americans who were sent to internment camps in 1942 during World War II.
New Tacoma Cemeteries and Funeral Home: Gary Reed MacDougall; Donna May Carlson; Lanette Pearl Gardaya; Anneliese Thomas. Mountain View Funeral Home: Madaline Louise Pedersen; Jeanie Ann Thimmig; Carol Turner. Edwards Memorial Center: Frances Messo; Marcella Stoner.
Rhein Haus, the beloved independent, Bavarian-inspired Seattle restaurant, will open the doors to its second location in Washington on Saturday, Feb. 18. Located at 649 Division Ave., Rhein Haus Tacoma’s scratch kitchen will bring house-made brats, pretzels and more; a carefully curated selection of German and Austrian lagers; and indoor bocce courts to Tacoma’s Stadium […]
Pioneer Middle School student Emmy Rohrer traveled to Olympia last week to serve as a page in the state House of Representatives. She was sponsored by 4th District Rep. Bob McCaslin and 28th District Rep. Dick Muri.
On Thursday U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) urged President Donald Trump to nominate board members to the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Since 2015, the Export-Import Bank has been unable to approve transactions larger than $10 million, impacting large American manufacturers with extensive supply chains.