<![CDATA[News Columns & Blogs: Matt Driscoll | TheNewsTribune.com &]]> http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/ en-us Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:55:43 PDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:55:43 PDT Matt Driscoll 60 ian.swenson@thenewstribune.com Think Tacoma’s mayoral race has gotten historically nasty? Think again. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article180103156.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:00:00 PDT

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The white working class isn’t what you think but still presents a challenge to racial harmony http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article179570826.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:55:24 PDT

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With painful anniversaries approaching, work finally to begin at deadly rail crossing http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article178598026.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:45:00 PDT

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How one local librarian made all the difference to a 6-year-old recovering from a concussion http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article178378981.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 07:30:00 PDT

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Hey City Council: Turning homeless people into criminals is wrong and doesn’t help the cause http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article177555251.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 21:30:00 PDT

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A PLU education, the ability to chase a noble career and help paying off loans? Yes, please http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article177095811.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 05 Oct 2017 07:30:00 PDT

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What would downtown Tacoma be without the Pantages or the Rialto? A new book explains http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article176679751.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 Oct 2017 21:00:00 PDT

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In a hot market, life can get hard fast when your home is someone else’s investment http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article176236536.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:16:46 PDT

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Tacoma's at a political crossroads. Look no further than the District 5 race for proof. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article175767476.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Sep 2017 08:00:00 PDT

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Coffee, it turns out, might be a vital ingredient in the revitalization of the East Side http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article175297596.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:00:00 PDT

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Metronome Coffee partners with Eastside Community Center http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article175192261.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 06:00:00 PDT http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article175192261.html County executive’s new ideas might help break gridlock over behavioral-health crisis http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article174939366.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:46:12 PDT

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Lawsuits worked to curb Big Tobacco. Tacoma is right to try the same against opioid makers http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article174288106.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:00:00 PDT

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PLU is considering axing the classics. Here’s why that would be a shame. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article172160497.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 09 Sep 2017 08:00:00 PDT

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Brain injuries. Blacklisting. Greed. Each year it gets harder to justify my love of the NFL. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article171614192.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Sep 2017 14:26:10 PDT

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Tacoma should not rush to blow up a paid sick-leave policy that is benefiting workers http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article170836607.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 Sep 2017 21:30:00 PDT

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Saga of Hilltop man’s stolen sousaphone ends on a mysterious note http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article167856477.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:00:00 PDT

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Saga of Hilltop man’s stolen sousaphone ends on a mysterious note http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article167901797.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:59:00 PDT http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article167901797.html Why you should be OK with public money defending immigrant detainees http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article167646892.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:16:00 PDT

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What Tacoma’s mayoral candidates need to do to win in November http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article167234792.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:02:00 PDT

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DaVita is ditching Tacoma. What we can learn from that and a parking lot left behind. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article166764417.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:50:58 PDT

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Does RedLine Tacoma, and the city’s anti-fossil fuel movement, have a second act? http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article165601107.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 05 Aug 2017 14:00:00 PDT

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A Starbucks barista donated a kidney to a customer 9 years ago. Now, they’re ‘best friends’ http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article165089962.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 Aug 2017 15:05:00 PDT

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Four things to watch in Tuesday’s primary and what they might mean for Tacoma http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article164662307.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 01 Aug 2017 07:00:00 PDT

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Having 30 felonies on your record makes life hard, but this UWT grad isn’t giving up http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article164285807.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Jul 2017 07:00:00 PDT

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Tacoma’s ban on public camping might be illegal and do more harm than good http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article163000128.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:00:00 PDT

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‘Dune’ author Frank Herbert may finally get his park – and you can help make it happen http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article162483123.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:28:00 PDT

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Who steals a sousaphone? A heartbroken Hilltop man wants to find out. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article161315028.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00:00 PDT

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What happens when you hold a small-town election and no one files to run? http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article161077529.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Jul 2017 07:00:00 PDT

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Offensive tweets damaged his port commission campaign. Voters should finish the job. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article160624244.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Jul 2017 17:00:00 PDT

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