<![CDATA[News Columns & Blogs |]]> https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ en-us Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:47:35 PST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:47:35 PST News Columns & Blogs 60 ian.swenson@thenewstribune.com Delusional Puyallup leaders had it coming. Recent lawsuit by homeless won’t be the last https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article218930185.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Sep 2018 17:16:06 PDT

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WaMu’s failure offered some useful lessons. But how many took hold? https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/business/article218690965.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:00:00 PDT

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Police Beat: Five-finger dining, street racing and a mysterious tree fort https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/article218832555.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Sep 2018 15:09:36 PDT

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‘It has changed my life.’ New program aims to help people saddled with predatory car loans https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article218737115.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:46:54 PDT

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It has cost millions and moved just 46 people into housing. Still, judging Tacoma’s tent city is tricky. https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article218662895.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:07:44 PDT

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Long overdue pedestrian gates at deadly Old Town rail crossing will ‘save lives,’ attorney says https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article218541445.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:14:34 PDT

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Police Beat: Gunshots, a tire-slasher and stolen firewood https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/article218438100.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 15 Sep 2018 12:43:40 PDT

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From 13,000 in Tacoma to 100 million nationwide, needle exchange proves worth over 30 years https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article218298450.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:55:58 PDT

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Attention Tacoma Public Schools: When teacher Anne Hawkins quits, you’re doing something wrong https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article218197505.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Sep 2018 11:44:01 PDT

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If you care about local, organic produce, learn a lesson from these farmers https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article218151400.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Sep 2018 17:03:11 PDT

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Police Beat: A phony gun, a stolen phone, and mutual domestic destruction https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/article218030415.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 09 Sep 2018 09:12:55 PDT

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Why a cop, services providers and homeless shelter residents will run through the mud this weekend https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article217922825.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Sep 2018 18:15:22 PDT

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Angry over Tacoma and Puyallup teacher strikes? Economic insecurity might play a part in that https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article217853925.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Sep 2018 17:16:08 PDT

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Army life was all covered in The Book ... except for the parts that weren’t https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/article217519840.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Sep 2018 19:00:00 PDT

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Police Beat: Fiery revenge, a case of beer and an apology for stealing a woman’s underwear https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/crime/article217682200.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Sep 2018 15:16:56 PDT

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Sumner native, 93, has spent most of her life and money helping people in Mexico. She’s still at it. https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article217551660.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Aug 2018 14:33:50 PDT

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Puyallup’s punitive homelessness plan has one city councilwoman contemplating leaving office https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article217547015.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 29 Aug 2018 17:12:53 PDT

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Tacoma rallies for Sea Scouts after beloved boat suffers ‘major catastrophic failure’ https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article217394865.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Aug 2018 17:24:30 PDT

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Police Beat: A dog that wouldn’t attack, machete threats, and a gun-toting neighbor https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/crime/article217297060.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Aug 2018 17:32:57 PDT

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Climate change denier challenges columnist Matt Driscoll https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article217248245.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Aug 2018 17:26:06 PDT https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article217248245.html A climate-change denier tees off on Driscoll, and a GOPer asks him to stop being mean to conservatives https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article217249160.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Aug 2018 08:00:00 PDT

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We’re all breathing smoke, but climate change hits some people harder than others https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article217144280.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT

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Homeless crisis is hitting rural kids, and no one is doing anything, district head says https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article217021975.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 17:30:48 PDT

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Police Beat: A stolen Jet Ski, a red-headed stranger and a woman jumping into traffic https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/crime/article216930455.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:05:48 PDT

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Gentrification is complicated, but residents of shabby Tacoma hotel simply want a place to live https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article216839880.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 13:34:20 PDT

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No more apologies. Republicans like McClendon need to stop aligning with the worst parts of society, or own it https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article216086225.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Aug 2018 08:00:00 PDT

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Will a $100,000 arts project make a difference in Tacoma’s homelessness crisis? Let’s hope https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article215879590.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Aug 2018 17:45:46 PDT

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‘In Our Backyard’ aims to destigmatize homelessness through art https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article215950400.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Aug 2018 17:37:04 PDT https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article215950400.html Rising seas and falling land: Tacoma needs to prepare for the impacts of climate change https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article215767485.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 Jul 2018 17:16:16 PDT

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