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Gas station clerk shot in Pierce County robbery

Pierce County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a “brazen, sociopathic and dangerous” person who pistol-whipped and shot a clerk at a gas station south of Tacoma, leaving the clerk seriously wounded. The sheriff’s office said in a Facebook post that the armed robber entered the Union 76 gas station on Golden Given Road in Midland around 1 […]
Tags: Facebook, Crime, News, Local News, Tacoma, Midland, Pierce County


Tacoma man drowns after kayak flips in Lake Chelan

The man was identified as Bonventure Gitau, 36, according to the Chelan County Sheriff's Office.
Tags: News, Local News, Tacoma, Northwest, Lake Chelan


Washington Gun Rights Activists Prep for April 27, 2019, Rally

Opinion More than 2,500 gun owners turned out for the 2018 March For Our Rights in Olympia, Washington. They'll be back on April 27. (Dave Workman) Washington  – -(AmmoLand.com)- Evergreen State gun owners and Second Amendment activists are planning a big April 27 rally on the Capitol steps in Olympia that is shaping up to be bigger than a gathering there in 2018 that drew a crowd of some 2,500. It’s the second annual “March For Our Rights” and the lineup of scheduled speakers include local ...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, Washington, Oregon, Senate, Salem, Republican, Washington State, Seattle, Cleveland, Tacoma, Northwest, City Hall, Nra, Olympia, U S Supreme Court


Shed Long’s walk-off shot gives Rainiers win over El Paso

Tacoma won 7-5 and goes for the series sweep Thursday.
Tags: News, Sports, Tacoma, Mariners, El Paso, Rainiers


A new chapter for Tacoma’s resident Nerd Farmer

Nathan Gibbs-Bowling, Washington state's 2016 Teacher of the Year, will leave the country after this school year for a new endeavor: teaching at the American Community School in Abu Dhabi.
Tags: News, Education, Washington, Local News, Tacoma, Education Lab, Puget Sound, Nathan Gibbs, Nerd Farmer, American Community School


Mariners place reliever Chasen Bradford on 10-day injured list, recall right-hander Erik Swanson from Tacoma

Seattle recalled right-hander Erik Swanson from Class AAA Tacoma to take Bradford's spot on the roster and in the bullpen
Tags: News, Sports, Bradford, Seattle, Tacoma, Mariners, Chasen Bradford, Erik Swanson


LawNext Episode 34: Alternative Legal Models – A Panel Discussion

Not all law firms are equal. In fact, some of them are drastically different from one another. As technology becomes even more pervasive in the legal industry, the industry is changing and reacting. This week on LawNext, I step aside from hosting duties and present a special live panel discussion from UC Hastings’ legal innovation hub, LexLab. The panelists spoke to an audience of legal tech startups, students, and legal professionals on some of the factors and considerations driving change i...
Tags: Facebook, Law, Tacoma, Thomson Reuters, Reed Smith LLP, Paladin, UC Hastings, Bob Ambrogi, Atrium LLP, Augie Rakow, Nick Long, Patrick Palace, LawNext, Sameena Kluck, Alice Armitage


FBI investigating explosion of ATM in Tacoma

An ATM in Tacoma reportedly blew up early Tuesday morning, prompting law enforcement to close streets in the area.
Tags: Crime, News, Fbi, Local News, Tacoma, Puget Sound


LawNext Episode 34: Alternative Legal Models – A Panel Discussion

Not all law firms are equal. In fact, some of them are drastically different from one another. As technology becomes even more pervasive in the legal industry, the industry is changing and reacting. This week on LawNext, I step aside from hosting duties and present a special live panel discussion from UC Hastings’ legal innovation hub, LexLab. The panelists spoke to an audience of legal tech startups, students, and legal professionals on some of the factors and considerations driving change i...
Tags: Facebook, Law, Tacoma, Thomson Reuters, Reed Smith LLP, Paladin, UC Hastings, Atrium LLP, Augie Rakow, Nick Long, Patrick Palace, LawNext, Sameena Kluck, Alice Armitage


Two arrested in Everett murder-for-hire case

The suspects, a 17-year-old girl from Spokane and a 20-year-old man from Tacoma, have both been booked into detention facilities in Snohomish County on investigation of first-degree murder.
Tags: Crime, News, Local News, Tacoma, Northwest, Spokane, Everett, Snohomish County


Report: Toyota Tundra, Tacoma to Share a Platform

What is it with all of this pickup news today? Where are all the new sedans? Oh right. Anyway, in a burst of efficiency-minded thinking, Toyota is reportedly developing a single truck platform to replace those found beneath the midsize Tacoma and ancient, full-size Tundra. Sources at the automaker say it’s close to completion, and […] The post appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Toyota, Trucks, Tacoma, Platforms, Toyota Tacoma, News Blog, Toyota Tundra, Product Planning, Tundra, Toyota Tundra Tacoma


The opium of California

The current frenzy of new IPOs — Uber, Lyft, Slack, Postmates, Pinterest and Airbnb — seems destined to reinforce progressive notions that California represents the future not just for the state, but the nation. It will certainly reinforce California’s fiscal dependency on tech-dominated elites — half of the state’s income taxes come from people making over $500,000 a year — and provide a huge potential multi-billion dollar windfall for the state treasury. To be sure, the insiders — founders, wi...
Tags: Apple, Lyft, Japan, New York, California, Opinion, Ipo, Softbank, Sacramento, San Francisco, Sport, Joe Biden, Intel, Soccer, Philippines, New York Times


Speed limit lowered to 50 mph at Tacoma’s crash-prone I-5 curves

The speed restriction comes in response to a crash March 26 on southbound Interstate 5 where authorities say a speeding semitruck knocked the center barrier loose near the Highway 16 junction.
Tags: News, Local News, Tacoma, Traffic Lab


Seattle port slated for $500 million upgrade for larger ships and new cruise berth

The ports of Seattle and Tacoma have approved a $340 million revamp and lease at Terminal 5 just east of West Seattle, which officials hope will allow for more international shipping business with larger vessels.
Tags: Business, News, International Trade, Economy, Seattle, Local News, Tacoma, West Seattle


LAPD probing whether illegal street racing was a factor in deadly Woodland Hills crash

  Los Angeles police are investigating whether illegal street racing may have played a role in a fatal, four-vehicle crash involving a minor driver arrested in Woodland Hills last week. Authorities say a 17-year-old male from Studio City was speeding west on Ventura Boulevard at Winnetka Avenue on Friday night when his black 2019 Mercedes Benz C300 failed to stop at a red light and collided with a Toyota Tacoma making a left turn from Winnetka to Ventura. The driver of the Tacoma, who was struck...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Mercedes, Lapd, Tacoma, Ventura, Mercedes Benz, Tarzana, Toyota Tacoma, Winnetka, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Studio City


Let’s not lose our beautiful trees

Re: “Seattle residents speak up to save an ‘exceptional’ tree”: I hope Seattle can save majestic old trees. In Tacoma, the policy seems to be to cut them down. The result is that once beautiful neighborhoods look suddenly poor. If sidewalks and yard cleanup priorities take precedence over trees, we will lose our beauty. When […]
Tags: News, Opinion, Seattle, Tacoma, Letters to the Editor, Northwest Voices


New report on liquefied natural gas project in Tacoma says facility ‘will not cause significant adverse impact’ from greenhouse-gas emissions

After months of review, two public hearings and thousands of public comments, the final version of a report prepared for the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency will do little to calm the fight over a liquified natural gas plant being constructed on Tacoma’s Tideflats. More than a year after calling for an environmental review of […]
Tags: News, Local News, Tacoma, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency


Longest-Lasting Vehicles: New Data Reveals 14 of Them

A study from iSeeCars on the longest-lasting vehicles to reach 200,000-miles is an eye-opener for potential car buyers. If you’re in the market for a new vehicle, this study might be of huge help. It not only covers SUVs, sedans, and pickups, but also offers insight on the longest-lasting luxury vehicles and sports cars. The study ultimately shows that while vehicles today benefit from modern advances in technology and manufacturing, some are simply better than others. SUVs, for example, are amo...
Tags: Guides, Ford, Autos, Toyota, Honda, Chevy Colorado, Sierra, Tacoma, Don, Chevy Suburban, Blackman, Chevrolet Silverado, Toyota Tacoma, Toyota Camry, Nissan Frontier, Honda Odyssey


Tacoma’s I-5 curve: Eight semitrailer crashes in six months prompt calls to ‘slow down’

Tuesday's crash prompted the Washington State Trucking Associations to immediately launch an awareness campaign, said executive Vice President Sheri Call.
Tags: News, Washington, Local News, Tacoma, Puget Sound, Traffic Lab


Record breaking. 18000 people turn up for Michelle Obama’s book tour in Tacoma - Capital FM Kenya

Record breaking. 18000 people turn up for Michelle Obama’s book tour in Tacoma   Capital FM Kenya She may have left the White House in 2017 but her star keeps shinning and we are here for it. More than 18000 people are reported to have filled the A Kenyan ...
Tags: White House, Seo, Michelle Obama, Kenya, Tacoma


‘Who are you becoming?’ Seattle celebrities among 18,000 who welcomed Michelle Obama to Tacoma

The Tacoma Dome was a popular place to be Sunday night, and Seattle celebrities like Russell Wilson, Sue Bird and Eddie Vedder came out to welcome former First Lady Michelle Obama to the state of Washington.
Tags: Books, News, Entertainment, Life, Michelle Obama, Seattle, Local News, Tacoma, Eddie Vedder, Tacoma Dome, Russell Wilson Sue Bird


From Ciara to Sue Bird: Seattle celebrities among 18,000 who welcomed Michelle Obama to Tacoma

The Tacoma Dome was a popular place to be Sunday night, and Seattle celebrities like Russell Wilson, Sue Bird and Eddie Vedder came out to welcome former First Lady Michelle Obama to the state of Washington.
Tags: Books, News, Entertainment, Life, Michelle Obama, Seattle, Local News, Tacoma, Ciara, Eddie Vedder, Tacoma Dome, Sue Bird, Russell Wilson Sue Bird


Michelle Obama discusses her book ‘Becoming’ with local book club members before Tacoma Dome talk

Michelle Obama finally made it to Tacoma to talk about her book "Becoming." But before her big event at the Tacoma Dome on Sunday night, she met with a local book club at the Tacoma Public Library.
Tags: Books, News, Entertainment, Michelle Obama, Local News, Tacoma, Tacoma Dome


Polly Rosenwaike's Playlist for Her Story Collection "Look How Happy I'm Making You"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Polly Rosenwaike's collection Look How Happy I'm Making You is filled with nuanced and poignant stories of motherhood. Booklist wrote of the book: "The 12 stories in Rosenwaike’s ...
Tags: Music, Toronto, Paul Simon, Barack Obama, David, Joni Mitchell, Rufus Wainwright, Leonard Cohen, Tacoma, Mitchell, Maya, Ontario, Cbc, Judy, Kirkus, Publishers Weekly


Shoot Like A Girl 2019 Clinic & Event Tour Dates, Come See Us

USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- At a Shoot Like A Girl event, women ages 16 and older will be afforded the opportunity to shoot inside Shoot Like A Girl’s semi-tractor trailer mobile range. Attendees gain experience in handling and shooting handguns, long guns and compound bows using state-of-the-art technology. Inside the mobile range, women are guided through a revolutionary introduction process, called the Test Shots and Test Flights by Certified National Rifle Association instructors and archery ...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Dallas, Nashville, Bristol, Leeds, Nascar, Branson, Tacoma, Mitchell, Louisville, Harrisburg, Thornton, Cabela, Denver CO, Owatonna


‘Super Troopers’ stars set their new firefighter comedy, ‘Tacoma FD,’ in our region. Why?

"Tacoma FD," co-created, executive produced and starring Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme, debuts on truTV March 28.
Tags: Television, News, Entertainment, Tacoma, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lem, Tacoma FD


Mariners pare down roster as opening day in Japan looms

Infielder Kristopher Negron cleared waivers and was out-righted to Class AAA Tacoma, which leaves rookie Dylan Moore as the winner of the utility battle.
Tags: Japan, News, Sports, Tacoma, Mariners, Kristopher Negron, Dylan Moore


Roster moves: With Japan trip looming, Mariners cut top prospects from big league camp

Justus Sheffield, Shed Long and Erik Swanson were optioned to Class AAA Tacoma, while Evan White and Kyle Lewis were optioned to minor league camp
Tags: Japan, News, Sports, Tacoma, Mariners, Evan White, Kyle Lewis, Erik Swanson, Justus Sheffield Shed Long


After 60 years, a Tacoma bowling alley that made customers feel like family will make way for apartments

“It’s a neighborhood hangout,” said Bill Hamilton, who bought the place in 1992. “People eat three meals a day here, other people have met and been married in here.”
Tags: News, Entertainment, Life, Local News, Tacoma, Northwest, Other Sports, Local Business, Bill Hamilton