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Edgewood gym makes safe haven for women

There are many reasons why women might choose to get their workout from a women's-only gym boutique. Beyond not wanting to do warm-up stretches in front of a crowd because of concerns with gawking, an all-women's gym can simply feel safer. Maybe someone has a history of abuse, or maybe she has personal body issues and doesn't want to feel judged, or maybe she's just tired of going to the gym where past experience suggests men have failed to wipe down equipment after they sweated all over the treadmill or weight machines.
Passionate about helping women improve their lives, group fitness… Read More


Puyallup Tribal Council welcomes one incumbent, one new member

It was standing room only in the Puyallup Tribal Council Chambers on June 15, as tribal community members gathered for the official swearing in of two council candidates who came out winners of the 2017 election – Tim Reynon and James “Jim Jim” Rideout.
With the scent of burning sage perfuming the air, the Tribe’s Culture Director Connie McCloud stepped forth to offer a blessing to… Read More


Infoblox Inc., the Silicon Valley-based network control and security company, has designated its Tacoma office as a “Center of Excellence for Technology Innovation” and a “Hiring Hub.” The company has nearly doubled its employee count… Read More

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Tacoma Rainiers set for an upswing

It’s been a wild season so far for the Tacoma Rainiers and their faithful baseball fans. After two straight seasons of surprisingly solid weather early in the season, the Rainiers have stepped out onto the field for some chilly and wet contests at Cheney Stadium. Of course, if it was just the weather… Read More


Rabbit Wilde to bring infectious folk to First Night

Between 10,000 to 20,000 are expected to turn out for First Night, Tacoma's all-ages New Year's Eve celebration, which will bring an army of bands, “the World's Shortest Parade” and other spectacle to downtown starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31.
Among the buzz-worthy musical acts on display will be Rabbit Wilde, a Bellingham and now partly Tacoma-based outfit that will play the Pantages… Read More

Neverland Theater presents ‘Princess Whatsername’

After weeks of diligently working to craft a stage play sure to be a bona fide audience pleaser, the young students of Neverland Theater are excited to present “Princess Whatsername,” opening July 29, 7 p.m. at the Columbia Junior High Performing Arts Center.
Since June 28 the budding theater… Read More