Former Fife Mayor Winston Marsh passed away March 31 and was laid to rest April 6 following a memorial service of family, friends and coworkers at Puyallup’s All Saints Parish. He was 52.
Marsh had been a resident of Fife since 2007 and served on City Council from late 2013 until he was elected to serve as mayor last year. He resigned in February, to focus on his family and his cancer treatments.
The City Council formally recognized Marsh for his service to the community upon his resignation.
“Winston’s leadership, generosity, and dedication have been invaluable,” the… Read More
The Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade wound its way through the four Pierce County cities of Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting on April 8, as it has done every spring for the past 84 years.
And while the sunny yellow celebration may have been overtaken by cloudy skies at some points along its route – as it has plenty of years before – it was hard to rain on this particular parade,… Read More
NFIB report: Strong month for hiring despite a tight labor market
Small business owners continued to hire in March, and they are having to increase compensation to remain competitive in a tight labor market, according to the March Jobs Report released April 6 by the National… Read More
With nearly a week in the books for the Tacoma Rainiers, the season has had a different start than their Pacific Coast League Pacific Northern Division championship run of last season. After leading the division from opening day, and all the way through the season until the final out of game 142,… Read More
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
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