Free or discounted care is available at some hospitals. But they don't make it easy.

13 October 2019, 1:08 pm

About 56 percent of American community hospitals have nonprofit status ... Laurie Jinkins, a state representative from Tacoma and author of legislation to strengthen Washington’s charity care laws, ...... Read More »

Who’ll be chosen for vacant Tacoma school board seat? One of these five

13 October 2019, 2:05 am

Bonbright’s two children spent their K-12 years in Tacoma Public Schools between 1999 and 2014. Wilkins Finch is the Pierce County manager for Fuse Washington, a progressive organization. She also ...... Read More »

5 must-visit neighborhoods around Western Washington and what to do at each one

11 October 2019, 11:12 pm

WASHINGTON — Whether you recently moved to Seattle or you've been here through the rise and fall of the Alaskan Way Viaduct, there's always something new to be discovered. There's so much to see, do, ...... Read More »

Transparency: An LGBTQ+ Glass Art Exhibition Makes West Coast Debut at Museum of Glass

11 October 2019, 3:45 pm

Museum of Glass is a non-profit organization sponsored in part by the City of Tacoma Arts Commission, ArtsFund, The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, The Dimmer Family Foundation, and the Driscoll ...... Read More »

Tacoma officials balk at activist pressure to close immigration detention center

11 October 2019, 1:04 am

Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards tried to keep ... “Stop playing games,” said Padilla, a coordinator with the Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network. “Children are going home to empty houses.” ...... Read More »

Search continues for violent sex offender who cut off GPS bracelet in Tacoma

10 October 2019, 1:45 am

The Department of Corrections issued the following statement Wednesday night: "Per the terms of his sentence, Clayton had served his prison sentence and was officially on community supervision as ...... Read More »

Manhunt underway for level 3 sex offender who cut off his GPS tracker in Washington

9 October 2019, 10:06 am

SEATTLE -- A Washington's Most Wanted fugitive alert ... reserved for people who pose a high risk of re-offending in the community. Clayton is 6'0", 222 pounds and is believed to be on foot.... Read More »

Community calendar: Seattle Fresh Hop Beer Festival, Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival, Oktoberfest Community Folk Dance

9 October 2019, 10:04 am

SAT Celebrate Green Burien Day by removing invasive plants like English Ivy and Himalayan Blackberry, and replacing cleared areas with small native trees and shrubs, all tools supplied, 9 a.m.-noon, ...... Read More »

UPDATE: UNFI plans to fight ruling in contract dispute with Tacoma distribution workers

9 October 2019, 2:00 am

Now hundreds of working people will have the opportunity to retain good, family-wage jobs with the same health and welfare protections and retirement security that our Tacoma contract provides.” As ...... Read More »

Fugitive alert sent for convicted rapist who was expected to be in Tacoma but cut off his GPS tracker

8 October 2019, 2:49 am

While on community supervision ... that needs to get picked up,” he said. According to Washington’s Most Wanted, Clayton is 6 feet tall, weighs 222 pounds and likely is traveling on foot. Anyone with ...... Read More »

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