Roundup: Building Online Communities

23 October 2017, 9:40 am

One assignment had students interact with the editing community by becoming active editors themselves ... one student chose to expand the article for the Bridge of Glass located in Tacoma, Washington. If you were to visit this bridge you would see ...... Read More »

7 Years Ago, Doctors Gave Mom Days To Live. Assisted Suicide Would Have Made That True

23 October 2017, 12:01 am

Two days later, I was on a plane from New York to Tacoma ... out into the community. Before long, she was back doing what she loved—volunteering to advocate for people with disabilities. Weeks after her return home, she traveled to Washington DC to ...... Read More »

Community Corrections Officer Gets Donation From Correctional Peace Officers Foundation After Injury

22 October 2017, 1:36 pm

He also worked out of Tacoma units one and two before transferring ... both internally and to the general public. Randi Unfred is a community corrections supervisor with the Washington Department of Corrections. She earned her bachelor’s degree in ...... Read More »

Tacoma mayoral candidates face off on homelessness, jobs

20 October 2017, 2:56 pm

The Tacoma architect ... homelessness in our community, mental health plays a really big role," she said. Woodards says she supports a new behavioral health hospital that broke ground last month but says there needs to be more. "Washington ranks 48th ...... Read More »

We endorse: Grossman, Beale for Tacoma City Council Districts 4 and 5

20 October 2017, 9:47 am

Decades of community service have given her solid leadership experience ... Beale, 32, earned a bachelor’s degree in urban studies from University of Washington Tacoma and has put it to use, not only in his nine years working at Puyallup City Hall ...... Read More »

University of Washington Tacoma — Assistant Professor of Social Psychology

17 October 2017, 3:22 pm

The University of Washington (UW) Tacoma invites applications for a tenure ... We believe these research areas can involve students or the Tacoma community more broadly, in line with the mission of our urban-serving university. The position will likely ...... Read More »

Community Health : Hospitals accused of billing the poor instead of offering state-mandated charity care

16 October 2017, 8:18 pm

Oct. 17--Washington's attorney general filed lawsuits against hospitals in Tacoma and Olympia last month, accusing them of withholding charity care from thousands of low-income patients. The litigation follows a similar lawsuit filed in June against the ...... Read More »

Griffin & Strong to Kickoff City of Tacoma Disparity Study

13 October 2017, 12:08 am

The address is 3628 S. 35th St. Tacoma, WA 98409. The City of Tacoma and GSPC encourage and welcome the Tacoma community, including business owners, community groups, business organizations and local advocates, regardless of ethnicity, to attend and find ...... Read More »

Construction starts on Tacoma’s biggest private real estate development

11 October 2017, 10:00 pm

Dirt is about to be turned for a Tacoma project with ... development near the University of Washington branch campus. At $125 million, it's the highest-valued private development in Tacoma's history, said Tacoma Community and Economic Development Director ...... Read More »

Massive Tacoma development, with apartments and retail, is actually happening

10 October 2017, 4:00 am

The convention center hotel — a 22-story Mariott north of the University of Washington Tacoma — and ... “With the arrival of the Town Center, downtown Tacoma will rapidly move toward becoming an 18-hour community,” Noguera said, “which, in ...... Read More »

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