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A proposed six-story, mixed-use project in Proctor District intends to up the vitality of the district, but it’s being met with some opposition.

The project, Proctor 28, will include 135 apartments and 12,000 square feet of retail space at street level. It would be located at the intersection of Proctor and North 28th Streets.

It is the latest version of the project proposed by Bill Evans, owner of the nearby Pacific Northwest Shop, and his business partner Erling Kuester. They have brought in Rick Moses, a real estate developer from Southern California. Moses recently tried…

City partners with local neighborhoods on cleanup efforts

The City of Tacoma’s 2013 neighborhood cleanup schedule is now available at Single-family and duplex homeowners and renters in participating neighborhoods, who are interested in removing unsightly debris and beautifying their properties, are encouraged to take part in this joint effort.

“We’ve had great success with these cleanups,” said Assistant City Manager Tansy Hayward, who also leads the City’s Neighborhood and Community Services Department. “In 2012, the City of Tacoma – in partnership…

An alphabet soup of local, state and federal agencies conducted a simulated improvised-explosive device exercise at the Port of Tacoma today. FBI, TPD, DOE, ILWU,SWAT and TOTE all attended. Nothing blew up that wasn't supposed to during the drill.

The drill involved two scenarios along the Blair Waterway where IEDs will be discovered and disposed of before they could "detonate" as a way practice for when a real call comes.

Alongside the technical work of driving the bomb-retrieving robot and firing up the scanning equipment, a big part of the exercise involved the management of…

John Mayer has announced his first tour in three years, which includes a July 20 stop at the Gorge Amphitheatre at George. Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. on March 30 with prices ranging from $36 to $79.50 plus applicable service charges. Find more details here.

Mayer is known for hits “Daughters,” “Your Body Is A Wonderland” and other hits and for bizarre…

Deacon Sam Daniels to be honored

A celebration of Deacon Sam Daniels for his legacy of service to the Tacoma/Pierce County community will be held at Mt. Tahoma High School, in the theater, on March 22 from 6-8 p.m., 4634 S. 74th St.

He will be honored with a proclamation from the Honorable Mayor Marilyn Strickland of the City of Tacoma and Honorable Connie Ladenburg from the Pierce County Council.

Guest speakers on the program paying tribute to Deacon Daniels will include Willie Stewart, a retired school administrator, Lyle Quasim…

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