About Erik Hanberg

Erik Hanberg Erik Hanberg was elected to the Metro Parks Tacoma board in 2011. He is also the author of two mystery novels and a fundraising guide for small nonprofits, which are all available on the Kindle. He blogs regularly about parks, books, and Tacoma at ErikHanberg.com

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Son of Tacoma, father of Dune

Published on January 16th, 2013 | by Erik Hanberg

He wrote one of the bestselling science fiction novels ever. He won both the Nebula and the Hugo Awards – the two most prestigious awards in science fiction. NASA has officially approved the naming of geographic features on after words coined by him... Read More


Big Boxes on a Hillside

Published on February 2nd, 2012 | by Erik Hanberg

With the possibility of a new Walmart on Union Avenue, a lot of people are thinking about the future of big box retailers in Tacoma. Maybe that future includes an evolution in the way we think about shopping and mega-retail spaces... Read More

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