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Sunday, February 07, 2016 This Week's Paper

The Tacoma City Council will consider a resolution in support of Tacoma's preferred Sound Transit expansion route during the April 30 City Council meeting.

On April 16, Council will hear Sound Transit's evaluation of a hybrid corridor option discussed in March 2013, which would combine portions of the proposed North End Central, Eastside, and North Downtown Central corridors. They will also receive information from Sound Transit on a different hybrid option that was discussed in stakeholder roundtable meetings.

Sound Transit staff first briefed Council in January 2013 on an analysis…

Got an awesome kid? Prove it.

Every parent believes, or at least should believe, their children are the most brilliant and adorable creatures on the planet. They are all wrong, since mine are the actually the most brilliant. But I can’t participate in this contest. But you can.

I’m announcing another contest to win more Tacoma swag.

The contest is simple: Send us a photo (yes, just one) of your child (or children) with no more than 100 words about why he or she (or they) are awesome. The deadline is April 18. The images will be posted on April 19. The most “likes” on Facebook or votes on our contest…

Pierce Library honors volunteers

Volunteers at Pierce County Library System enhance the library’s service to communities. Next week, April 21-27, people throughout the United States will acknowledge National Volunteer Week, and the Library System is giving special recognition and saying thank you to all of its volunteers.

“Volunteers allow our staff to work directly with the hundreds of thousands of people we serve,” said Neel Parikh, executive director for Pierce County Library. “They also act as ambassadors in their communities and share about their enthusiasm for the Library’s offerings for learning and…

Every parent believes, or at least should believe, their children are the most brilliant and adorable creatures on the planet. They are all wrong, since mine are the actually the most brilliant. But I can’t participate in this contest. But you can.

I’m announcing another contest to win more Tacoma swag.

The contest is simple: Send us a photo (yes, just one) of your child (or children) with no more than 100 words about why he or she (or they) are awesome. The deadline is April 22. The images will be posted on April 23. The most “likes” on Facebook or votes on our contest…

Comedian Christopher Titus worked out some brand new bits last night at Tacoma Comedy Club, including that thing about giving grade school aged kids Glocks. The guy's got two more nights left in Tacoma, so we thought we'd share another clip from our April 1 interview.

In this snippet, he talks about his new…

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