Memorial for firefighter May 31 at Tacoma Dome
It appeared in the dead of night and then disappeared nearly as suddenly about two weeks later, but the symbolism of what residents and neighbors are calling the rogue crosswalk remains strong in Tacomas Triangle District, where lingering concerns over traffic and roadway safety have intensified in recent weeks.
Several Pierce County cities will see a leadership shakeup at the end of this year, as many cities are losing their mayors and others have attracted challengers.
A motorcade will escort the body of a Tacoma firefighter from Mountain View Funeral Home in Lakewood to Sea-Tac Airport tonight.
Tacoma police are asking the public to help identify two armed men who robbed a convenience store May 6.
It just keeps coming: Three of Tacoma’s local churches offer acoustically — and visually — beautiful spaces for free concerts of every style of music you could want.
When Svend Ronning, Amy Grinsteiner, Roberta Hansen-Downey and Cindy Renander walk on stage tonight at Annie Wright School, they’ll do more than just fill the Great Hall with beautiful, complex French music. They also will stop time – musically, aesthetically and symbolically – as they play one of classical music’s most important pieces: Olivier Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time.” Along with ground-breaking works by Ravel and Satie, it’s part of the season finale for the Second City Chamber Series.
If a makeshift committee has its way, a historic but increasingly unstable totem pole that has stood in downtown Tacoma for more than a century would be taken down and left to decay publicly as a piece of the citys living history.
Dozens of Tacoma firefighters stood at attention Thursday as Albert Nejmehs crew on Ladder 2 drove his body from the Pierce County Medical Examiners Office to Mountain View Memorial Park in Lakewood, making a special stop at Nejmehs firehouse at 4911 S. Alaska St.
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