This April 2, 2010 photo shows a Tesoro Corp. refinery, including a gas flare flame that is part of normal plant operations, in Anacortes.
This April 2, 2010 photo shows a Tesoro Corp. refinery, including a gas flare flame that is part of normal plant operations, in Anacortes. Ted S. Warren AP
This April 2, 2010 photo shows a Tesoro Corp. refinery, including a gas flare flame that is part of normal plant operations, in Anacortes. Ted S. Warren AP

Matt Driscoll has been The News Tribune’s metro news columnist since 2015. A McClatchy President’s Award winner, Driscoll lives in Central Tacoma with his wife Jennifer and three children. He’s passionate about the City of Destiny, and strives to tell stories that might otherwise go untold.