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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’ life on Jan. 28, members of the Justice for Jackie committee, her family and friends attended the April 12 Tacoma City Council meeting to address city leaders in person.

Given five minutes each at the microphone to have their say, speaker after speaker, which included a range of people from average citizens to union members and community… Read More

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‘Fun in the Sun’

By Savannah Fry Special to Tacoma Weekly

Crowds lined the streets of the four Pierce County cities of Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner, and Orting this past Saturday, April 9, in celebration of the 83rd Annual Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade.

The community event is well known throughout the Pacific Northwest for winding through all four cities in just one day. This year’s theme, chosen by Festival President Debbie Wood, was “Fun… Read More

‘Teepee’ iPhone app puts tribes at your fingertips

Puyallup tribal member Miguel Douglas has developed a one-of-a-kind app for use with iPhones and iPads and available now from the Apple Store. Called “Teepee,” the app provides a clearinghouse of information for all 566 federally recognized tribes in the United States. With this information at… Read More