Two men, including one from Bonney Lake, who were paid millions to recycle electronics in an environmentally safe way instead secretly sent them to Hong Kong for disposal, which allegedly put workers and the environment at risk.
The McKinley Way overpass over Interstate 5 in Tacoma reopens Friday. It will have two 10-foot-wide sidewalks for pedestrians, two six-foot-wide paths for bicyclists and a median and a left-turn lane for vehicles.
Brimstone PNW Smokehouse is the new name for a restaurant from the co-owners of Brix 25 in Gig Harbor. The new restaurant will open in the former Brix 25 home on Pioneer Way. The menu will feature smokehouse food from around the world.
Straight From Philly will open Nov. 20 in downtown Tacoma at 1126 Commerce Street with a menu of 25 Philly cheesesteak sandwiches and 11 loaded fries. There also are burgers, gyros and hoagie sandwiches served East Coast style on Amoroso’s rolls.
Pierce Conservation District’s Orca Recovery Day was intended to give regular folks like you and me some tangible examples on what we can actually do to make a difference and help save our critically endangered orca population.
A report ranks Tacoma sixth in the nation for cities with missing and murdered Native American women and girls. Tacoma’s numbers reflect 13 missing, 10 murdered and two unknown cases. The report was prepared by the Urban Indian Health Institute.
The Travel Channel is spending all day Thursday at The Red Hot — Tacoma’s hot dog and beer emporium. A crew from “Food Paradise” will be filming brother-owners Chris and Stu Miller and their customers for the program.