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New business signals long-awaited improvements

For many years the East Portland Avenue corridor has been left pretty much the same, with no new major building developments or beautification projects in the works. Home to many Tacoma residents and small businesses, the avenue is a busy thoroughfare with a long and storied history among the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, and the neighborhood’s diversity has grown considerably over the years. Thus, breathing some new life into the area has been a long time coming and that is exactly what’s taking place with the opening of the War Pony Xpress tobacco shop and espresso stand at 4206 E. Portland… Read More


Spaceworks gallery displays work by Native American artists


Spaceworks Gallery, a relatively new enterprise, is showing an exhibit of work by local Native American artists representing a diversity of tribal affiliations. Entitled “Protect the Sacred: Artists for Standing Rock,” all of the work is in one way or another addressing the attempt to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) from passing through lands deemed sacred by the Standing Rock Sioux.… Read More

Mumps Outbreak in Pierce County

Community Health Nursing
Puyallup Tribal Health Authority

The Public Health Department has confirmed numerous cases of mumps in Pierce and King County.

What Is Mumps?

Mumps is a highly contagious viral illness. An infected person can spread it through… Read More