TACOMA, WASH. — If the prospect of a quantum computer capable of cutting through most existing cybersecurity systems like a knife through butter sounds like something from a super-hero movie, think again.
Tacoma, Wash. – Ever wonder what it’s like to run a finger over the back of a prickly pink sea star? Or hold the tiniest of ocean crabs in a hand? Or stroll along the beach at low tide, learning about the animals there and helping catalog them for scientific research?
On Memorial Day weekend in May 2015, my good friends, the Canary brothers, Tom and Randy, invited me to join them along with one million of their close personal friends for a motorcycle ride called Rolling Thunder. Motorcycles from all over the country were heading towards Washington DC with one purpose and one purpose only. […]
TACOMA, Wash. – Latino youth from across Washington state are coming together to encourage and support one another, and to chart a path for an engaged Latino citizenry and vibrant communities.
I know – getting young people to enter a “writing” contest is hard – but ….. the City of Lakewood has a bright hope for the future of our community and believes that young people are key to its success. The Letter Writing Contest is all about listening to youth voices talking about a brighter […]
The May 2016 programs for partners in education at the Tacoma Nature Center and Tahoma Audubon are available.
On Thursday, May 5, Associated Ministries will hold their annual interfaith observance of the National Day of Prayer. While it is estimated that more than 30,000 local observances are organized annually, this unique gathering is one of the very few interfaith services held on this day anywhere in the country.
Movies can be our window on the world and windows into our own lives. In observance of Older Americans Month, the Pierce County Library system and Pierce County Aging & Disability Resources are showing three remarkable films that explore the significant experiences and contributions of older adults who still want to be a part of […]
Camp Invention, the nation’s premier summer enrichment day camp program, supported by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and a product of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF), is coming to Central Avenue Elementary School the week of July 11, 2016.
In 1857 pioneer Nathaniel Orr built a Wagon Shop and bachelor residence in Steilacoom. In 1868 he converted the building to a family home for his new bride. In 1996 the home suffered a devastating fall off its temporary supports during work on the foundation and crashed into the nearby pear tree.