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Tacoma-inspired Halloween costumes

October 26th, 2015 | by Kate Albert Ward

This year, forgo the debasing generic Halloween costume from a warehouse store in favor of a creative costume that displays your Tacoma pride. Join author Kate Albert Ward and local cartoonist R.R. Anderson in exploring just a few of the many possibilities for Tacoma-specific costumes

A sweet and hole-some history of Tacoma doughnuts

September 8th, 2015 | by Kate Albert Ward

Did you know that Tacoma was once home to "The Doughnut King?" Read this article by staff writer Kate Albert Ward to learn more about the enduring romance between Tacomans and this delectable treat.

Tacoma’s pastime

April 13th, 2015 | by Katy Evans

I really like our local baseball team, the Tacoma Rainiers — initially and mostly because they combine my love of

Tacoma’s Saint Bix

March 13th, 2015 | by M. Morford

If anyone should be Tacoma’s patron saint, that person should be Father Bix. Bix was born in Tacoma, and like

Parkland is (still) burning

June 13th, 2014 | by M. Morford

If you think the common attitude of most of the greater Puget Sound area (especially Seattle) towards Tacoma is a

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