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Fifty art postcards featuring Mouse Prince I from Tacoma City Ballet’s World Premiere “The Nutcracker” can be found at local businesses throughout Tacoma beginning today (March 15). The first person to find the “Mouse of the Month” and bring him to the TCB office will be rewarded with tickets to the ballet’s world premiere production in December. In addition, a grand prize package will be awarded in late November to a lucky contestant who collects all nine mice.

Tacoma City Ballet is encouraging…

Veteran jam band Phish has announced summer tour dates that include a two-night stand at Grant County's Gorge Amphitheatre, on July 26 and 27. Tickets will go on sale to the general public at 11 a.m. on March 30, according to an announcement by Live Nation.

Pricing for the Gorge shows has not yet been listed by Ticketmaster or Live Nation. But the cost of admission will include a complimentary MP3 download of…

Port of Tacoma Commissioners are expected to consider a request to purchase five new straddle carriers to replace older cargo-handling equipment at a meeting on Thursday.

Commissioners also will consider design work for a stormwater treatment system at the West Hylebos log yard.

After the action agenda, commissioners will also receive a progress report on developing a Land Use and Transportation Plan to support the Port’s 2012-2022 Strategic Plan.

The proposed purchase and planning review come at a time when the port is posting strong gains in containerized traffic from…

Port terminals back in operation today after fatal accident yesterday

All Port of Tacoma terminals are back in operation today following a fatal accident at Pierce County Terminal Tuesday.

A member of ILWU Local 23 employed with Pacific Crane Maintenance Co. died during routine maintenance on a crane at the terminal.

The state Department of Laborand Industries is investigating the cause of the accident.

The City of Tacoma is developing a conceptual design for the conversion of the former Prairie Line rail corridor into a pedestrian/bicycle corridor and linear park through the heart of Downtown Tacoma and down to the Foss.

A presentation about the project is set for 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. March 14 at Tacoma Art Museum.

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