Public art opportunities: Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma

Metro Parks Tacoma is seeking an artist or artist team for each of two opportunities for the new Aquarium at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Wash. Artists living in Alaska, California, Idaho, Oregon, Washington...
Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...first year of schooling, the disease that had drawn her in also afflicted her.Lund was in the Cushman Indian Hospital in Tacoma, Washington, for a year and a half, including six months on bed rest. She searched for some sort of meaning behind this...
A trade convention for marijuana in Tacoma Dome

TACOMA, Wash. - Matt Mason and two friends drove to Tacoma from Indianapolis, ready to unveil what Mason called...opening of the business-to-business exposition at the Tacoma Dome.Organized by Bob Smart of Edmonds, the gathering...
Beloved walrus at Washington state zoo dies after surgery

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Officials at a Washington state zoo say a much-loved 33-year-old...abscess in his neck.Dr. Karen Wolf of the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma says E.T. had been ill for weeks with a serious bacterial infection, had...
Alaska Air flight: laser strike, lands safely in Seattle

...spokeswoman says a flight from Juneau, Alaska, reported experiencing a laser strike late Thursday night as it approached Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The plane landed safely with 75 people on board.Spokeswoman Halley Knigge said Flight 66 was approaching...
Tacoma police make arrest in bystander death

TACOMA, Wash. - Tacoma police have made an arrest in the death of a woman killed by a stray bullet. Tacoma police spokesman Mark Fulghum says detectives arrested a suspect Saturday night, booking him into Pierce County jail on suspicion of second-degree...
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Monster truck show to return to Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. - Nearly a year after a 6-year-old boy watching...the monster truck rally where it happened is coming back to Tacoma. KING TV reports the city of Tacoma has rented the Tacoma Dome to Monster Jam in January, the same...
First cargo ships to plug in for power in Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. - Totem Ocean Trailer Express...and get electrical power while docked in Tacoma. Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire and other...celebrating at a ceremony Wednesday at the Port of Tacoma. Officials say the plug-in technology...
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Loomis, Flynn wed

...son of Cathy and Rod Flynn of Douglas.The wedding was officiated by Greg Loomis.The bridesmaids were Kathryn McGoffin of Tacoma, Washington; Shannon Davis of Butte, Montana; Molly Masters of Valdez, Alaska; Mollie Janicki of Seattle, Washington...
Alaska Airlines fueled by boom in isle tourism record $234 million in the second quarter, is fighting a voter-approved plan to raise the minimum wage at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to $15 an hour.Voters in the city of SeaTac, Wash., where the airport is located, narrowly adopted...


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