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The News Tribune

Pride flag flies over Tacoma Dome for first time. ‘It’s a big deal,’ says LGBT community

July 9, 2019

For the first time ever, a rainbow flag celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride, equality and social rights was raised over the Tacoma Dome Tuesday

The Daily

Tacoma Link expansion marks important breakthrough in community investment but raises questions on rising housing

July 3, 2019

Sound Transit has recently begun construction expanding the Tacoma Link Light Rail to the Hilltop neighborhood. The expansion, including six new and one relocated station, more than doubles the track’s length.

The News Tribune

Salvaging Tacoma’s recycling program to require fees and changes to what goes in the bin

June 15, 2019

From recycling to environmental education, learn what services are available at the Tacoma Transfer & Recovery Center, which empasizes “sustainability and recovering materials from the waste stream.”

The News Tribune

Digging into what it means to feel safe in Tacoma

June 8, 2019

Do you feel safe in Tacoma? The answer is not as simple as yes or no. It differs depending on where you are, who you’re talking to and how they define safety. Everyone wants to feel safe and be safe, but the question becomes: What does safety in Tacoma look like?

The Seattle Times

Tacoma’s housing market is now the hottest in U.S. — and Seattle knows why

May 24, 2019

After years as an oasis of affordability, Tacoma is rapidly losing its status as a refuge for homebuyers priced out of places like Seattle.

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