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Spokane is Better than Tacoma

Published on August 15th, 2013 | by Daniel Rahe

For years, there has been an open rivalry between Tacoma and Spokane to claim the title of Second Largest City in Washington. The results of the 2000 and 2010 US Census revealed that Spokane has won the competition rather handily, and proper grudging acknowledgment from Tacoma’s officials was offered – if a box of Tagro sent to the Spokane Spokesman Review counts as “proper.”... Read More


Falling for Swoon Records and Trevor Dickson

Published on June 21st, 2013 | by Daniel Rahe

If you’re in Tacoma and looking for a summer soundtrack of rock music made locally, humanely, and free of harmful or intimidatingly exclusive additives, you will be thrilled to hear about Swoon Records. To that thrill, add the delight of learning that Trevor Dickson, a Swoon artist, will be releasing a record on Friday (June 21)... Read More


Life in the Webster Apartments, Then and Now

Published on June 14th, 2013 | by Michael Fitzgerald

Over one hundred years old, The Webster apartments are situated in a historically significant nexus of downtown Tacoma. Author Michael Fitzgerald lives in this historical building in what is still a vibrant neighborhood today... Read More


Post Defiance City Council Candidate Endorsement

Published on May 24th, 2013 | by Daniel Rahe

When we considered these candidates, and how their strengths and weaknesses might alter the political direction of Tacoma, we knew it would be tough to choose which one to endorse. After weeks of deliberate conversation and heated debate, our editorial board could not arrive at a clear consensus. In the end, Post Defiance chose to endorse... Read More


Tacoma’s Crowdsourced Fairytales

Published on March 20th, 2013 | by Michael Fitzgerald

What story would you tell, if you were asked to create a fairy tale? Volunteers from write@253 and local kids and adults had fun answering that question at the book release for Scarlet, by Tacoma author Marissa Meyer... Read More


Represent Post Defiance

Published on March 6th, 2013 | by Kate Albert Ward

The last round of Post Defiance merchandise with Sean Alexander's design will be landing soon. And get a sneak peek of what's coming next!... Read More


Urban Fell Racing: Sweat, Hurt, and Romance on the Street

Published on January 31st, 2013 | by Mike Hahn

December 1st was unseasonably mild in Tacoma. Pity. My wife and I had hoped for some “character-building” weather to test the runners in our first attempt at race directing, Urban Fell Race 1. The course would be challenging enough in its own right. Still, a part of us wished for just a smidge of painful, wind-driven rain to honor the style of running from which we had co-opted our name... Read More

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