The redevelopment of an old Hunt Mottet warehouse in Tacoma’s Brewery District began this month. It utilizes cross-laminated timber, or CLT, meaning it’s environmentally friendly, and developers will be able to add one story every eight days.
In the wake of last month’s high-profile act of vandalism, Tacoma’s Vietnamese Meditation Center went in search of reconciliation. What temple members found was a community of faith leaders willing to stand up to hate.
Tacoma’s elected officials, including Mayor Victoria Woodards, are under increasing pressure to take action on the Northwest Detention Center. Woodards says the protests and calls for action are being heard, but there’s little the city can do.
Tacoma Pride Festival organizers were unnerved when white supremacist posters appeared on the Rainbow Center and Oasis Youth Center. Now, with the festival on the horizon, they're using the opportunity to take a stand against hate.
Tacoma recently launched a pilot program to cut down on the number of abandoned and derelict homes in Districts 4 and 5. It mixes code enforcement with compassion, according to Chris Beale and Lilian Hunter, who know the problem well.
Protesters in Tacoma converged on a tattoo shop that organizers say is run by white supremacists. Many carried signs denouncing Nazis. Bill Potter was one of the protesters. It marked the banker's first time publicly speaking up against white supremacy.
News Tribune columnist Matt Driscoll answers angry emails from readers, addressing white privilege, the proposed opioid treatment facility along South Tacoma Way and his recent story on the Selma Carson Home for undocumented minors in Fife.
A historic fire station on the Tacoma Tideflats might get torn down because of the proposed Puget Sound Energy LNG facility. If that's the decision the city ultimately makes, it needs to consider all the options first.
A Fife detention center for unaccompanied immigrant boys has been in operation since 2003, but now immigration attorneys say children separated from their families are beginning to be shipped to the Northwest — including the Selma Carson Home.