Intensifying pressure on a Utah senator plus some last-minute compromises between veteran groups and the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee have resuscitated the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, which last week seemed set to expire by mid-December with the lame duck Congress.
The Providence St. Joseph Health Consolidated Service Center, a distributor of medical supplies in Hawks Prairie, is set to close in February and result in more than 20 layoffs, according to the state Employment Security Department.
An NHL team is headed to Seattle. The prospect of another big-ticket professional sports franchise in the region has loads of implications for business and consumer spending, traffic, other venues, even real estate, even in Tacoma.
All-you-can-eat Brazilian steakhouse Texas de Brazil is now open at Tacoma Mall. The national chain with a pay-one-price meat menu opened Dec. 4, 2018 on the side of the mall near The Cheesecake Factory.
An AP investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma women vulnerable to racist abuse and physical violence.
The Preserve, a 30-acre development in the Blueberry Park area of Tacoma, is set to start construction in January. The development will preserve 22 acres of wetlands and feature between 50 to 70 small sustainable two- and three-bedroom cottages.