Ben Mangrum of Tacoma adds local marathon to his long list of running accomplishments. Tacoma's Kathryn Flyte won the women's race. The half marathon champs: David Lyons of Seattle and Laura Shore of Puyallup.
Students from military families enjoy an ice cream party and obstacle challenge to honor the Month of the Military Child celebration on April 26 at Seven Oaks Elementary School in Lacey. Through a collaboration between the Department of Defense and the North Thurston School District, a new service titled the Military and Family Life Counselor program has been established at the school to offer support to students from military families
Partnerships between Tacoma Public Schools and organizations like Treehouse, which supports foster kids, are moving the needle on graduation rates. But advocates like Graduate Tacoma, which released its 2017 Impact Report this week, say there’s more work to do.
State Rep. Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, sits down with reporter Melissa Santos to eat tater tots and talk about why the Legislature is in overtime, again. What happens during the first week of a special session? When will the Legislature actually agree on a budget? Also, how the TV show Law and Order informs Jinkins' work chairing the House Judiciary Committee, and why she spends time at the Capitol photographing crazy socks. First in an ongoing series.
Because of a recent article, News Tribune reader Jim Cavanaugh found out about Craig Frady's attempts to save up for a welding mask and gloves so he could return to work. Cavanaugh decided to meet Frady at Pacific Welding and buy him the gear he needed.