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Soutsakhone Soukphaly: Building Her Dreams, Insuring Yours

  Soutsakhone Soukphaly’s success stems from a life marked by perseverance and hard work. After escaping…

Comcast Supports Local African American Youth and Elizabeth Wesley Youth Merit Incentive Award Ceremony

  The Elizabeth Wesley Youth Merit Incentive Award Program has been awarding monetary incentives to African-American…

Finding Ongoing Healing Through Alumni Program at AIM Physical Therapy

    After breaking a bone in her hip, Puyallup resident Thelma Sacklin faced a long…

Courtesy Auto Service and Tire of Tacoma: Service You Can See

    Car problems? We’ve all been there. Whether it’s squeaky brakes, an oil change, other…

The Art of Lucha Libre

The Art of Lucha Libre   By Shelby Taylor The day dawned drizzly with swollen rain clouds loitering on LeMay-America’s Car Museum’s Festival Del Carro. As part of the International Tacoma CarFest entertainment, a “lucha libre” – or Mexican wrestling – ring…

VetBikes – Putting Old Bikes to Good Use

VetBikes – Putting Old Bikes to Good Use   by Laurie O’Brien Andy Newman knows that inside almost every garage in Washington there is a decent bike gathering dust. His goal is to give those bikes a new life with a veteran. Newman, a retired…

Hunting for Barry’d Treasure at the Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel

Hunting for Barry’d Treasure at the Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel   How does a pirate ask you on a date? “Arrrrrrrrr you free on Saturday?” This fall, say ‘yes’ and you could win big, courtesy of the Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel. International Talk Like A…

Meeting the Makers of History Through Handwriting at Karpeles Manuscript Museum

Meeting the Makers of History Through Handwriting at Karpeles Manuscript Museum   By Jean Janes In the contemplative silence at the Karpeles Manuscript Museum, one can nearly hear the whispers of the past emanating from the papers under the glass. Private letters expressing love, worksheets cataloguing ancient…

Finding the Perfect Bowl of Pho Around Tacoma

Finding the Perfect Bowl of Pho Around Tacoma By Margo Greenman Despite the fact that restaurant-goers often butcher its pronunciation, pho (pronounced “fuh”) is a wildly popular Vietnamese-style soup that has been adopted as a local meal time favorite around the South Sound. Whether…

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