Steve Dunkelberger

has been a journalist in Washington for more than 15 years. He is a historian and book author. He is also a media contest judge for Sigma Delta Chi, the national fraternity for journalists.

Email: stevedunkel@tacomaweekly.com

22 June 2017

Developer preps for grocery store in Fife

A full-service grocery store could be coming to Fife sooner rather than later.
Fife City Council has authorized the $1.25 million sale of about four acres of unused city land at the southwest corner of 70th Avenue East and 20th Street East to a developer who has plans for a grocery store on the property.
Jeffrey…

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1 June 2017

United Way honors youth doing good deeds

United Way of Pierce County recognized some of the best and brightest youth from Pierce County schools on May 24 at Puyallup Park Pavilion for their volunteerism in their community and around the world.
The 150 students from around the county were honored for tallying at least 145 hours of volunteer activities during…

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25 May 2017

Tideflats take center stage on several fronts

The six protesters who were arrested last week after they reportedly chained themselves to construction equipment at the construction site of Puget Sound Energy’s 8 million-gallon liquefied natural gas facility at the corner of East 11th and Alexander Avenue East on the Tideflats have been released.
The protesters…

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4 May 2017

Collaboration charts successes for Tacoma students

The Foundation for Tacoma Students and Graduate Tacoma released the 2017 Community Impact Report toward the community-defined goals for all grades and all Tacoma schools at an unveiling event that about 200 community boosters attended April28 at Metro Parks Tacoma’s STAR Center.
A collection of Gray Middle School…

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The Daily MashUp

23 June 2017

Be prepared for extreme heat this weekend

Temperatures are expected to be well above normal this weekend, reaching the…Read More

22 June 2017

Film, discussion to explore impact of Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter and Pierce County Aging…Read More