Seahawks' Doug Baldwin calls NFL's new national anthem policy 'tone deaf'

Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin says he's not surprised, just disappointed, in the league's new national anthem policy that even some of the supposedly unified owners oppose. The policy requires "all team and league personnel on the field shall stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem," and it gives players the option to stay off the field during the anthem.

Pierce County leaders put up a good show for jobs

Tuesday’s united front of Pierce County government, labor and economic leaders might be largely about public relations and good feelings. But it was a well-timed opportunity to renew the message that the South Sound is open for business.

Fatal stabbing leaves Tacoma neighbors in shock

Tacoma police are investigating the scene of a fatal stabbing on East Portland Avenue and East 68th Street.
Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com