<![CDATA[Matt Driscoll Local News Column |]]> https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/ en-us Fri, 09 Aug 2019 06:27:22 PDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 09 Aug 2019 06:27:22 PDT Matt Driscoll 60 ian.swenson@thenewstribune.com He spent years cataloging Tacoma’s ‘good, bad, ugly.’ Now irreplaceable historian to retire https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article236843698.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 09 Nov 2019 07:00:00 PST

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Roll the credits — Tacoma’s last video rental shop, Backstage Video, closes soon https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article237093374.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 08 Nov 2019 06:05:00 PST

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Five things we learned from Tuesday night’s election results https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article237045729.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Nov 2019 06:15:00 PST

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“He’s a walking encyclopedia of Tacoma history” https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article237222681.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 10 Nov 2019 09:06:37 PST https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article237222681.html Later high school start times in Tacoma are a no-brainer. So what’s taking so long? https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article236926528.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 Nov 2019 06:00:00 PDT

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Tacoma’s affordability crisis plays out in results of sad lottery at Housing Authority https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article236841028.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 31 Oct 2019 06:05:00 PDT

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Why’s a school board candidate espousing executions? The voters’ guide has answers https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article236761258.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Oct 2019 06:05:00 PDT

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Crime is not up in Puyallup, no matter how it feels. City leaders need to act accordingly https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article236673118.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 26 Oct 2019 06:30:00 PDT

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The governor, anyway, thinks Tacoma is handling homelessness in a constructive way https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article236607488.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Oct 2019 06:10:00 PDT

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Has Keith Blocker worn out his welcome? In four years, he’s gone from an outsider to ‘status quo’ https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article236573693.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 24 Oct 2019 06:05:00 PDT

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Let the gun lobby rant. Taxing firearms and ammunition sales in Tacoma is right thing https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article236424948.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 19 Oct 2019 06:00:00 PDT

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People are dead from vaping. It’s time for Washington cannabis industry to get legit https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article236375288.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Oct 2019 06:00:00 PDT

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In a world of Amazon, Tacoma’s old, plucky light bulb store manages to thrive https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article236218688.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:00:00 PDT

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Brick and mortar Tacoma light bulb store prospers in digital age https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article236318033.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:36:47 PDT https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article236318033.html Here’s the real question about that Seattle travel trailer case: Where’s our humanity? https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article236054683.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 12 Oct 2019 06:00:00 PDT

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More city-sanctioned tent cities could be coming to Tacoma in wake of parks tent ban https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article236001718.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Oct 2019 06:00:00 PDT

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Underground Railroad escape room to change name after a thoughtful conversation about race https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article235937827.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 Oct 2019 07:31:43 PDT

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Local wrestler may rescue beloved Tacoma comic book store https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article235739782.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 06 Oct 2019 06:00:00 PDT https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article235739782.html A popular Tacoma comics shop is on the ropes. Can a professional wrestler save it? https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article235674757.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 06 Oct 2019 06:05:00 PDT

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RIP, Sunshine. A smile from her was worth a few extra minutes in the grocery checkout line https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article235307717.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Sep 2019 06:05:00 PDT

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Hilltop Rite Aid site purchased by nonprofit. Plans fluid, but affordable housing in mix https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article235084732.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:11:00 PDT

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OGs see the violence in Tacoma and say enough. ‘Our children are being killed’ https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article235084697.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 06:05:00 PDT

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She’s the ‘street doula’ behind the Homeless Humans of Tacoma. ‘They’re just like you and me’ https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article235181762.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Sep 2019 06:00:00 PDT

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Violence is wracking Tacoma. It’s on all of us, not just the mayor, to find a way to stop it https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article235082337.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 15 Sep 2019 06:00:00 PDT

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Will Lakewood’s beloved and legit bagel shop get new life with new building ownership? https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article234996222.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Sep 2019 06:03:00 PDT

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Badly needed Tacoma psychiatric hospital’s beds empty; accreditation effort on ‘pause’ https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article234938917.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 11 Sep 2019 05:55:00 PDT

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Pierce County is a target-rich environment for automation. That should scare us into action https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article234817827.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 08 Sep 2019 06:15:00 PDT

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A porch, a door and a window. Remnants of historic Tacoma home draw neighbors’ concern https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article234702372.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Sep 2019 06:00:00 PDT

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Just the porch? Residents left wondering what’s happening with historic Tacoma home. https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article234716307.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 04 Sep 2019 14:04:35 PDT https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article234716307.html They wanted to change black kids’ lives. Over time, they’ve come up with $1M to do it https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article234150232.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 27 Aug 2019 06:30:00 PDT

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