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Thursday, February 23, 2017 This Week's Paper
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PSE to hold open house regarding LNG plans

Puget Sound Energy will be holding an open house event Nov. 21st to discuss its liquefied natural gas plant.

The information event follows in the wake of multiple requests for an open conversation about the controversial project, including calls from Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland and Councilmembers Victoria Woodards and Ryan Mello. Attendees will be able to visit a series of stations that will go in-depth on various aspects of the facility.

The 8 million gallon project, which is scheduled for completion in 2019, will produce around 250,000 gallons of LNG daily to… Read More

Urban Grace selected for national grant program

The historic Urban Grace church in Tacoma has been selected to participate in a national grant-making program. The church will receive a planning grant and in-kind professional services leading to the opportunity to access up to $250,000 in capital grants.

The award comes as part of a $14 million National Fund for Sacred Places announced by Partners for Sacred Places and the National Trust for Historic Preservation to assist aging churches in need of repair and restoration. The Fund will provide up to $250,000 in capital grants, in addition to planning grants and an array of services,… Read More

Puyallup Avenue Corridor Public Meeting set for Nov. 9

The City of Tacoma is holding a public meeting to discuss corridor improvements along Puyallup Avenue on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 5 –7:30 p.m. at La Quinta Inn & Conference Center, 1425 E. 27th St. in Tacoma.  

Residents are invited to attend this meeting and give comment on the developing conceptual design for corridor improvements along Puyallup Avenue from Portland Avenue to South C Street.  This project is meant to enhance the experience along the corridor for pedestrians, cyclists, drivers and transit riders. Possible improvements include landscaping, lighting,… Read More

Health Department investigating two tuberculosis cases at UWT campus

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department is investigating two cases of tuberculosis (TB) at University of Washington Tacoma.

The Health Department learned of the first case – a Pierce County resident – in April. In the second case, Public Health Seattle King County referred an individual – a King County resident – to Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department for further disease investigation in September. Now, the next step in both separate disease investigations is broader outreach to potentially affected people, which include UW Tacoma students and staff who may have been exposed… Read More

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