George Johnson, the new manager of the employee cafe at the Department of Ecology in Lacey, was hired to take over after the Thurston County Health Department found numerous violations in mid-February. A subsequent inspection in March found no violations.
Gateway Medical Alliance is a nonprofit started two decades ago in Pierce County. Last year volunteers packed more than 6,500 boxes of medical supplies, and helped send nine 40-foot containers around the world.
Operator Chris Keil discusses the upcoming debut of En Rama, a new cocktail lounge located in downtown Tacoma at Courthouse Square, known locally as the Old Post Office building. The interior is still under construction so Keil was reluctant to offer an early peek.