A bold plan and 2019 legislation and funding will be critical to make Puget Sound a safe and healthy place for orcas, writes Mindy Roberts of Tacoma. But recovery will also come down to simple, selfless actions by individuals.
Those of us who were born near the forest and later worked there believe the additional fires and deteriorating forest health have occurred because bureaucrats changed forest policy for the worse, writes Don Wilbur of University Place.
Here’s a story that might make you feel great about America again — a story about ordinary citizens in Tacoma living out values of compassion and human respect against the backdrop of the nation’s ugly debate over immigration.
As the Northwest Seaport Alliance celebrates its third anniversary, elected Commissioners need to ask serious questions if this arrangement is best for the Port of Tacoma and the taxpayers of Pierce County.
It’s impossible to ascribe a value to Mount Rainier or any other national park. But what price tag is too high as public officials grapple with preserving these natural treasures for the next 100 years? A mountain adventure might help clarify it for you.
Life in the movies can seem so easy. Characters always find a group of friends to fit in with. Parents are never around to interrupt parties or plans. And the lesson learned always seems to be this: If you’re determined and spunky enough, you can get any job you want.
Every one of us has been cut off, stuck at a light, hung out to dry on a zipper merge or worse, and we’ve asked that question. So reporter Kenny Ocker sought out a panel of local law enforcement officials and put it to them, with no time to prepare.