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It’s Just Business: Local entrepreneur talks about the quandary of hiring

As a lifelong entrepreneur, William Manzanares always has his mind on his business and his business on his mind. “Business is my hobby and my obsession,” as he puts it, and he has achieved a lot of success with this attitude. As owner of numerous…


Empty tanker cars jump tracks on tideflats

A stack of 24 tanker cars partially derailed on the Tacoma Tideflats about 9:15 a.m. on April 22. There were no injuries. The tankers were empty so no spill following the incident but the otherwise busy intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Taylor Way…


CRIME STOPPERS: Tacoma Police searching for kidnapping and rape suspect

Tacoma Police are asking for help finding Oscar Sanabria who is charged in Pierce County Superior Court with rape in the first degree and kidnapping in the first degree.

Prosecutors say that on March 29, he offered to give the victim a ride…


Justice for Jackie efforts move forward

It appears that the efforts of the Justice for Jackie committee are having an effect. After first organizing a public march and rally through downtown Tacoma on March 16 to bring attention to the Tacoma police shooting that took Jacqueline Salyers’…


Marijuana prevention conference to bring youth, parents together

“What’s your natural high?” That’s what the Pierce County Prevention Collaborative is asking teens next month – and a warning: the answer they’re looking for isn’t marijuana. The Collaborative consists of several local organizations,…


East Pierce receives donation to help save pets

Thanks to Invisible Fence of Seattle, East Pierce Fire & Rescue firefighters now have specially-designed equipment that will help save pets suffering from smoke inhalation when they have been rescued from a fire. The masks allow firefighters…


The Lions Den

The next couple of years in Lions will be an exciting time because we are celebrating our 100th birthday. The exact date will be June 7, 2017. At this time clubs, zones, districts, multiple districts and International are in the planning stages of…


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