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Published September 9th, 2012 - 12:05AM
I remember my reaction after touring the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma a couple of years ago.
Published September 2nd, 2012 - 12:05AM
Who knew the posting of one 35-second video could be so complicated?
Published August 19th, 2012 - 12:05AM
We received several calls last week from readers upset about our front-page story Tuesday on the wedding of Pablo Monroy and Derrick Peacock, two gay men.
Published August 12th, 2012 - 12:05AM
I recently gave a talk for a local nonprofit on the theme: “10 Things You May Not Know about The News Tribune.” It generated a pretty good conversation, so I’m sharing those 10 Things here.
Published August 5th, 2012 - 12:05AM
The News Tribune is made up of more than just ink and paper; it’s made up of people.
Published July 29th, 2012 - 12:05AM
Sometimes the lengths to which a reporter goes to get a quote make the quote worth nothing at all.
Published July 22nd, 2012 - 12:05AM
Two years ago, reporter Sean Robinson wrote an exhaustive three-part investigation into Pierce County Assessor-Treasurer Dale Washam.
Published July 15th, 2012 - 12:05AM
We’ve been experimenting with this Facebook requirement for one reason only: Our hope it would clean up the conversations people have with one another on our website. At least so far, it has.
Published June 24th, 2012 - 6:58AM
We added a new feature to our website last week, an interactive map that allows users to track crime and sex offenders in their neighborhoods.
Published June 10th, 2012 - 12:05AM
Liebe is the Peterson family’s 5-year-old German shepherd.
Published June 3rd, 2012 - 12:05AM
Really. I promise. You are not the last person on earth (or in Pierce County) reading a printed newspaper.
Published May 27th, 2012 - 1:45AM
It was a 1974 Chevy Nova, a plain-Jane, emerald green four-door and the last car my grandpa bought before he died.
Published May 20th, 2012 - 12:05AM
Imagine my interest Wednesday afternoon when I learned that reporter Jon Stephenson with our parent company, McClatchy, had landed the first interviews with survivors of the March massacre of 17 Afghan civilians, allegedly at the hands of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales from Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Published May 13th, 2012 - 12:05AM
Today’s front-page package is the culmination of two months of reporting done on the front lines in Afghanistan and on the home front at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Published November 14th, 2010 - 12:05AM
Writing a thorough story about the Pierce County assessor-treasurer – the last of a three-part series on today’s front page – was a no-brainer.
Published August 10th, 2008 - 1:00AM
My first week as executive editor after three years as managing editor included some milestone meetings, some little surprises and a growing sense of what’s different about my new job.
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