Author: Kate Martin

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Federal policy prevented people of color from buying homes in certain neighborhoods. The effects of this racist policy, called redlining, shapes Tacoma neighborhoods decades later. [Read More]
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Demand for affordable homes in Pierce County has boosted median sale prices in rural areas by nearly $71,000 in the last year, according to the... [Read More]
Work on another major Tacoma mixed-use development has slowed, this time due to sluggish funding. This time it's the first phase of the massive Town... [Read More]
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The Pacific Maritime Association, which represents shipping lines and terminal operators at West Coast ports, is hiring part-time workers in Tacoma. [Read More]
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Five companies have pitched plans to the city of Tacoma to redevelop Old City Hall. This was the third time the city has asked developers... [Read More]
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Construction on a $40 million, seven-story apartment building next to the downtown branch of the Tacoma library is on hold as the developer completes another... [Read More]
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The Puyallup Tribe of Indians has asked Tacoma to re-examine whether a Tideflats liquified natural gas plant is safe, using two reviews of Puget Sound... [Read More]
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For months, home buyers in Pierce County have needed big wallets as home prices continue to rise far faster than inflation or wages. [Read More]
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A new report found the features renters looking for homes in Tacoma most want are in-unit laundry and on-site parking. Odds are they don't get... [Read More]
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The Families Belong Together rally in Tacoma's People's Park attracted more than 400 people Saturday. [Read More]
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New tech innovation for hotels makes Alexa your in-room concierge. [Read More]
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Rents are still increasing in Pierce County, but at the slowest pace in at least four years. [Read More]
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Scotland's Stuart Earley will take over as director for the Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County on Monday. British tabloids called him "Fat Cat"... [Read More]
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The day Jenni Bastian pedaled her bike into Point Defiance Park changed the lives of three generations. [Read More]
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The median home price in Pierce County is $355,000, up nearly 15 percent from last year. Gig Harbor continued to be the most expensive area... [Read More]
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Get ready to pay for parking at Point Ruston, both outside and in the garage. Vendors will validate if you buy something. [Read More]
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Sears' list shows the store closing in early September; auto center to close late June. [Read More]
Pierce County and its cities are offering companies that relocate here a $275 per employee incentive for family wage jobs. [Read More]
The 1918 Spanish flu pandemic didn't spare Tacoma of Pierce County, which saw dozens killed in a matter of weeks. [Read More]
A judge is considering how much the city of Tacoma must pay after it lost a lawsuit over withholding documents regarding a surveillance device known... [Read More]
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