Expect gridlock through Tacoma on I-5 this weekend

Crews working to resurface southbound Interstate 5 through Tacoma and expand the freeway for future HOV lanes will reduce southbound I-5 to two lanes this weekend. The restrictions between Portland Avenue and M Street will run from 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 29.

Port needs open process, not blanket prohibition

Tacoma City Councilman Ryan Mello calls Port Commissioner Connie Bacon’s proposals for increased public process “lipstick on a pig.” But Mello went too far by presuming he speaks for the whole community.

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OC Jonathan Smith talks backup QB competition

Huskies offensive coordinator Jonathan Smith talks backup QB competition
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OC Jonathan Smith talks backup QB competition 1:28

OC Jonathan Smith talks backup QB competition

WATCH: South Sound QB competition – Wilson 2:20

WATCH: South Sound QB competition – Wilson

WATCH: Speed is Wilson's key to 2016 football success 2:16

WATCH: Speed is Wilson's key to 2016 football success

Gregg Bell, Dave Boling detail intensity, fighting at Seahawks practices 5:07

Gregg Bell, Dave Boling detail intensity, fighting at Seahawks practices