Editor's Choice

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 This Week's Paper

Our selection of some of the most recent and compelling articles on TacomaWeekly.com

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First peek inside Stadium’s new Rhein Haus (photos)

citylife

Published in the Tacoma Weekly

Stadium District's long-awaited Rhein Haus will open its doors to the general public on Saturday with a grand opening party that will include music from the Bavarian Village Band. Last night, though, we got a sneak peak inside the spacious, German-themed beer hall and restaurant, along with a few neighbors and other members of the local… Read Full Story

Investigation of gull deaths on tideflats continues

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By Steve Dunkelberger

Early laboratory results suggest that whatever killed sea gulls along the Tacoma waterfront last month likely isn’t harmful to people, but more tests are underway to determine the source of the die-off of upward of 80 seagulls.
“Based on what we know so far, water pollution or contamination is highly unlikely and there is little or no risk to human health,” said Dr. Katie Haman, a veterinarian for the Washington Department of Fish… Read Full Story

Playoff fever hits Tacoma’s hoopsters

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By Justin Gimse

The district basketball crunch is nearing its end, and a host of Tacoma schools are still in the postseason mix for a ticket to regionals, while some have already secured a spot to the big dance. If the Tacoma-area schools can continue notching wins, this year may very well go down as one of the largest bumper crops of basketball talent that the City of Destiny has ever produced.

With as many as 16 Tacoma-area teams still in the hunt… Read Full Story

Tribute for Fabulous Wailers bassist Buck Ormsby to be held next month

citylife

Published in the Tacoma Weekly

Details have emerged for a tribute concert for fallen Tacoma rock icon John “Buck” Ormsby. “Buck's House Party” will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. March 26 at the Temple Theatre with a lineup that will include Little Bill & The Bluenotes; the Fab Wailers, featuring members of the Fabulous Wailers' most recent lineup and Gail Harris, who sang with the band in the 1960s; “Angel in the Morning” singer Merrilee Rush; The Ad Ventures,… Read Full Story

SPORTSWATCH

sports

Published in the Tacoma Weekly

BIG EXPECTATIONS FOR 2017 PLU BASEBALL

The Pacific Lutheran University baseball team aims to replicate last season's success after winning the Northwest Conference Tournament title and advancing to the NCAA Division III West Region Championship game in 2016.

The Lutes (29-19, 15-9 NWC in 2016) will have to do it without the services of Cory Nelson, Drew Oord, and Garrett Brown who were sensational for the Lutes… Read Full Story

Boeing partnership will allow veteran networking

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Published in the Tacoma Weekly

In support of 3,800 service members transitioning to civilian life in the region each year, The Boeing Company presented $95,000 to Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region at the organization’s JBLM Feb. 1 Networking and Hiring Event. Boeing’s support of Goodwill’s Veteran Services and this extremely successful networking program will ensure this highly effective touch point for civilian employment continues in 2017.
More than… Read Full Story

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