Local News Newsletter
Billy Rathje, University of Puget Sound student, named Rhodes Scholar elect
It’s his mixing and matching of interests that the 22-year-old thinks may have been valuable in his selection Saturday.
University Place tax measure failure forces tough decisions about police, budget priorities
Police officers could lose their jobs by 2016-17 if “drastic changes and cuts” aren’t made to the budget, one council member says.
Don’t skimp on the turkey – feeding 300 on Thanksgiving
About three weeks into his new gig, executive chef Chris Park is preparing for arguably his most important meal of the year – serving 300 people...
Patience, sharp tools and Kevlar gloves essentials for woodcarvers
“What does it take to be a good carver?” somebody in the audience asked Bill Miller on Saturday as he painstakingly removed bits of ...
Karen Peterson: Club honors next generation of community servants
The Tacoma City Club gave this year’s Dennis Seinfeld Emerging Leader Award to a young woman who exemplified the idea that a person with a ...