Tacoma - North End/Stadium HEADLINES
State Farm hasn't even arrived yet, but already the company has been good to the City of Tacoma. Under separate parking agreements approved Tuesday by the City Council, the city stands to make $4.2 million over the next five years by leasing more than 800 permits for the insurance company in three city-owned downtown garages that now largely stand vacant.
The state Department of Ecology has scheduled two open houses to inform North Tacoma residents about a new cleanup program for residential yards contaminated by the old Asarco smelter.
A long-discussed plan for a retail and apartment complex in the heart of Tacomas Proctor District has new life and is causing some to worry after a conceptual drawing appeared online.
A former security guard at Tacoma's Stadium High School convicted of having sex with students received a four-year prison sentence and a lecture this afternoon from Superior Court Judge Ronald Culpepper.
Tacoma's Proctor District was filled Saturday with speeding cyclists and cheering crowds. The Tacoma Twilight Criterium bike race moved to Proctor after a couple of years in downtown Tacoma.
The state has launched an investigation after a dump truck sped down a steep North End Tacoma street last week and crashed into a tree, injuring the truck driver. The investigation, which was started Friday, will look into the accident-prevention program of the truck’s owner, Puget Paving and Construction of Lakewood. It also will delve into the work site where the crash occurred last Wednesday morning and any factors contributing to what happened.
Todd and Kimm Lothrop’s North End Tacoma home is a work in progress, they say. And what a work it is. The 5,000-square-foot, 122-year-old home is one of the stops on this weekend’s Historic Homes of Tacoma tour. Put on by the Tacoma Historical Society, the tour will take visitors through seven homes, Annie Wright School and Christ Episcopal Church.
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