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On the move

For several years, Tasha Pasco, principal managing broker for Coldwell Banker Bain’s Tacoma and Puyallup branch offices, has been watching the progress underway at the Village at Chambers Bay. And for several years, she has known that as soon as her current lease was up, she was moving her office there.
That day has finally arrived. Later this month, Pasco and some 30 of her agents will set up shop in their new digs at 3633 Market Place W. in the Village at Chambers Bay. Their new 5,000 square foot space will feature a host of industrial-inspired design details like exposed beams and… Read More

Things are looking UP at U.P. Town Center

As part of its city hall relocation effort, University Place recently contracted with AustinCina Architects to design and plan the interior layout for the upper two floors inside the UP Civic and Library Building, also known as Town Center, a.k.a. The Village at Chambers Day. The interior design work will detail all spaces that will eventually accommodate U.P. City Hall, including council member… Read More

Summertime education and activities abound for youth

On the last day of school, kids emerge from the classroom halls wild eyed and ranting “school's out for summer,” day dreaming about all the adventures they are going to embark upon. Before you know it, they are complaining about how they’re bored and veggin’ out in front of the ole boob tube.… Read More

Crime Stoppers


On April 16, 1960, Tacoma’s Cheney Stadium played host to its first game, between the Tacoma Giants and the Portland Beavers. Though Tacoma’s new ball club, which had moved from Phoenix over the winter, ultimately fell short in that contest, at least one significant first was recorded for the… Read More



Most Valuable Pitcher: Michael Newstrom, Puyallup, sr.
Most Valuable Player: Michael Spellacy, Puyallup, sr.
Coach of the Year: Casey Adcox, Sumner
Pitcher: Jake Roten,… Read More



When I first met William Manzanares, we spent a long time talking about employees – not just his employees, but the whole concept of what employees mean to a business. I’ve worked for a few companies that focused primarily on the more tangible aspects of business, like sales and expansion, while… Read More

It’s Just Business: The cost of being cheap

In a lot of ways, service industry businesses – restaurants, auto repair shops, beauty salons, etc. – are unique ventures with their own set of challenges and rewards, and number one among these is the people who walk through the door. Service industry businesses depend on the lifeblood of interacting… Read More


‘Disney’s The Little Mermaid’

Tacoma Musical Playhouse brings its 23rd season to a close with a bright and bubbly, beautifully-performed production of “Disney’s The Little Mermaid.” Directed and choreographed by Jon Douglas Rake, the TMP production combines superb performances, eye-catching costumes and marvelous stage effects to create a show that is visually dazzling, musically delicious and heartwarming.
Say what… Read More

Cinema On The Sound returns to Chambers Creek Regional Park

Grab a blanket and come out not once but twice this summer for free movie events at Chambers Creek Regional Park in University Place. Bring the family and we'll supply the stars. First up on July 22 will be “Pete’s Dragon,” followed by “Moana” on Aug. 12.
Movies begin at dusk. Pre-movie… Read More

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