Full steam ahead for ferry app

Pierce County has revamped electronic ticketing for its ferry. It added a smart phone app. No more getting out of your car to make a mad dash to the ticket office. But, the ticket office still will operate.

Sounders GM: Lodeiro is a ‘game changer’

Nicolas Lodeiro, the attacking midfielder who just helped Argentina powerhouse Boca Juniors reach the semifinals of the prestigious Copa Libertadores club championship in South America, has signed with the Seattle Sounders as a designated player.

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Ken Griffey Jr.: Journey to Cooperstown

Ken Griffey Jr.’s greatness was evident even when The Kid was a kid. Now, the Seattle Mariners legend heads to the Hall of Fame with a record 99.3 percent of the vote. Here’s a look back at the journey to Cooperstown.

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Meet Chinook, the newest resident of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Chinook, the new 800 pound California sea lion, is on display at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. He grew up in Washington but was moved to an aquatic facility in California for several years as part of an effort to save endangered salmon stocks in the Columbia River. The distinctive brand on his back was made by National Marine Fisheries officials both as a way to study marine mammals long term and to identify predatory sea lions who were depleting stocks of endangered salmon.
Peter Haley phaley@thenewstribune.com
Meet Chinook, the newest resident of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium 3:00

Meet Chinook, the newest resident of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Face-lift coming for former Tacoma men's social club 3:00

Face-lift coming for former Tacoma men's social club

Bus riders give thumbs up to free Wi-Fi plan 1:42

Bus riders give thumbs up to free Wi-Fi plan

VIDEO: US Amateur Four-Ball comes to Chambers Bay in 2019 0:41

VIDEO: US Amateur Four-Ball comes to Chambers Bay in 2019