<![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 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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Tacoma’s plastic bag hoarders desperately try to stave off the inevitable http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article160261414.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 08 Jul 2017 15:00:00 PDT

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For a patriot in Sumner, selling fireworks is a matter of American principle http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article159553584.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Jul 2017 08:00:00 PDT

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The chemistry of fireworks http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article159537524.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 03 Jul 2017 17:39:15 PDT http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article159537524.html Tacoma’s a target for fossil-fuel development. We’ve got to act now to stop it. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article159157204.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Jul 2017 08:00:00 PDT

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The internet’s most prolific troll of anti-vaxxers is from Tacoma. And he’s going on tour. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article158685569.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:00:00 PDT

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Tacoma ‘troll’ relishes grudge fight with anti-vaccination group http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article158683199.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:48:29 PDT http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article158683199.html County Council deserves a pat on the back, and then another kick in the rear http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article157888504.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:00:00 PDT

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Motel shut down for meth might soon house the city’s homeless http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article157458404.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:09:00 PDT

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Former Calico Cat Motel may open to house homeless http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article157463814.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:17:26 PDT http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article157463814.html Teacher of the year’s advice to students: Film interactions with police http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article157063274.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:11:25 PDT

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City needs to communicate its homelessness plan better or face losing allies http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article156697234.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 22:03:00 PDT

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Site of homeless transition center, lack of consult troubles Puyallup Avenue property owners http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article156726099.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 21:08:36 PDT http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article156726099.html