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David Adam Smith (born June 15, 1965) is an American politician.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Ambrose J. Russell (b. October 15, 1857 - d. March 6, 1938) was an architect in Tacoma, Washington.
LeMay - America's Car Museum is a museum in the city of Tacoma, Washington.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
The Amtrak Cascades is a passenger train route in the Pacific Northwest, operated by Amtrak in partnership with the U.S. states of Washington and Oregon and the Canadian province of British Columbia.
Annie Wright Schools is a private school in Tacoma, Washington, United States.
Area code 253 is a telephone dialing code in Washington for the cities south of Seattle and of the southern Puget Sound area, centered at Tacoma and extending to include the areas around Gig Harbor, Auburn, and Roy.
The "Aroma of Tacoma", also known as the Tacoma Aroma, is a putrid and unpleasant odor associated with Tacoma, Washington.
An arterial road or arterial thoroughfare is a high-capacity urban road.
Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Ålesund is a town and municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway.
A barrel, cask, or tun is a hollow cylindrical container, traditionally made of wooden staves bound by wooden or metal hoops.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
Bates Technical College is a public technical college located in Tacoma, Washington, USA.
Beirut (بيروت, Beyrouth) is the capital and largest city of Lebanon.
Bellarmine Preparatory School is a Roman Catholic high school in the Jesuit tradition in Tacoma, Washington, United States.
Bill Baarsma (Democrat) was elected as a nonpartisan mayor of Tacoma, Washington.
Biot is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.
Bipartisanship, sometimes referred to as nonpartisanship, is a political situation, especially in the context of a two-party system, as is the case for countries such as the United States and some other western countries, in which opposing political parties find common ground through compromise.
Black Press Group Ltd. is a Canadian publisher of prominent daily newspapers in Hawaii and Ohio, and numerous non-daily newspapers in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada, and the U.S. state of Washington.
In employment, a blacklist or blacklisting refers to denying people employment for either political reasons (due to actual or suspected political affiliation), due to a history of trade union activity, or due to a history of whistleblowing, for example on safety or corruption issues.
Boca Del Rio (also known as La Isla Bonita) is an area located in San Pedro Town in the northern part of Belize near San Juan (St. John).
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
Broadway Center for the Performing Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in the historic Theater District (901 Broadway) of downtown Tacoma, Washington.
Brown and Haley is a candy maker and distributor located in Tacoma, Washington, founded in 1914 by Harry Brown and J.C. Haley.
Browns Point is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pierce County, Washington, United States, bordered by Tacoma on the east and Puget Sound on all other sides.
Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to paying subscribers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic cables.
The Cannabis Farmers Market located in Seattle, Washington, was founded in 2010, the first-ever legal medical cannabis farmers' market in the world, #11 (Fall 2012), retrieved 19 Feb 2013 and the largest and most attended market of its kind.
A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.
A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population.
Cheney Stadium is a Minor League Baseball stadium located in Tacoma, Washington.
Cienfuegos, capital of Cienfuegos Province, is a city on the southern coast of Cuba.
There are 281 municipalities in the U.S. state of Washington.
City University of Seattle, also known as CityU, is a private not-for-profit institution of higher learning based in Seattle, Washington.
Click! Network is a broadband cable system owned by Tacoma Power, a part of Tacoma Public Utilities in Tacoma, Washington.
Clover Park Technical College (CPTC) is a community college in Lakewood, Washington, in the United States, south of Seattle.
Commencement Bay is a bay of Puget Sound in the U.S. state of Washington.
Compressed natural gas (CNG) (methane stored at high pressure) is a fuel which can be used in place of gasoline (petrol), Diesel fuel and propane/LPG.
Corban University is a private, independent college in Salem, Oregon.
The council–manager government form is one of two predominant forms of local government in the United States and Ireland, the other being the mayor–council government form.
A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.
For the school of the same name in Staten Island, see Curtis High School. Curtis Senior High School is a public high school located in University Place, Washington.
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Dale Chihuly (born September 20, 1941) is an American glass sculptor and entrepreneur.
Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas.
, officially the (Dakbayan sa Dabaw, Lungsod ng Dabaw), is a highly urbanized city in the island of Mindanao,.
A dead end is a street with only one inlet/outlet.
Dennis Lynn "Denny" Heck (born July 29, 1952) is an American politician who has been the United States Representative for Washington's 10th congressional district since 2013.
Derek Christian Kilmer (born January 1, 1974) is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district since 2013.
A dog park is a park for dogs to exercise and play off-leash in a controlled environment under the supervision of their owners.
Downtown Tacoma is approximately bounded by east-west by A Street and Tacoma Avenue, and north-south by South 7th Street and South 25th Street, in the inner Northeast section of Tacoma.
El Jadida (Berber: Maziɣen, ⵎⴰⵣⵉⵗⴻⵏ, الجديدة or مازيغن, Portuguese: Mazagão) is a port city on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, located 106 km south of the city of Casablanca in the region of Doukkala-Abda and the province of El Jadida.
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Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest in the U.S. state of Oregon.
Everett Phipps Babcock (1874–1928) was an architect who worked in the U.S. states of Washington and California.
Evergreen Lutheran High School (commonly shortened to "Evergreen") is a private secondary school owned and operated by the Pacific Northwest Lutheran High School Association.
The Evergreen State College is a public liberal arts college and a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, located in Olympia, Washington, U.S. Founded in 1967, Evergreen was formed to be an experimental and non-traditional college.
Everytown for Gun Safety is an American nonprofit organization which advocates for gun control and against gun violence.
Eyes of The Totem is a 1927 silent film directed by W.S. Van Dyke.
A farmers' market is a physical retail marketplace intended to sell foods directly by farmers to consumers.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
Federal Way is a city in King County, Washington, United States.
Fern Hill, a neighborhood located in the southern part of Tacoma, Washington, is generally defined as extending north to S. 72nd St, south to the city boundaries at 96th St, west to S. Sheridan Ave, and east to Pacific Avenue.
A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.
Fife is a city in Pierce County, Washington, United States and a suburb of Tacoma.
A fire station (also called a fire house, fire hall, or firemen's hall) is a structure or other area for storing firefighting apparatus such as fire engines and related vehicles, personal protective equipment, fire hoses and other specialized equipment.
Fort Lewis is a United States military facility located south-southwest of Tacoma, Washington, under the jurisdiction of the United States Army Joint Base Garrison, Joint Base Lewis–McChord.
Fort Nisqually was an important fur trading and farming post of the Hudson's Bay Company in the Puget Sound area, part of the Hudson's Bay Company's Columbia Department.
Fox Island is an island and census-designated place (CDP) in Pierce County, Washington, United States, in Puget Sound.
Franklin Clarence Mars (September 24, 1882 – April 8, 1934), sometimes known as Frank C. Mars, was an American business magnate who founded the food company Mars, Incorporated, which mostly makes chocolate candy.
Fred Meyer, Inc., is a chain of hypermarket superstores founded in 1922 in Portland, Oregon, by Fred G. Meyer.
Frederick Heath (April 15, 1861 – March 3, 1953) was an American architect responsible for numerous projects in Tacoma, Washington.
Free public transport, often called fare-free public transit or zero-fare public transport, refers to public transport funded in full by means other than by collecting fares from passengers.
Fujian (pronounced), formerly romanised as Foken, Fouken, Fukien, and Hokkien, is a province on the southeast coast of mainland China.
is a prefecture of Japan on Kyūshū Island.
Fuzhou, formerly romanized as Foochow, is the capital and one of the largest cities in Fujian province, China.
Garage rock (sometimes called 60s punk or garage punk) is a raw and energetic style of rock and roll that flourished in the mid-1960s, most notably in the United States and Canada, and has experienced various revivals in the last several decades.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
George Francis Train (March 24, 1829 – January 5, 1904) was an American entrepreneur who organized the clipper ship line that sailed around Cape Horn to San Francisco; he also organized the Union Pacific Railroad and the Credit Mobilier in the United States in 1864 to construct the eastern portion of the Transcontinental Railroad, and a horse tramway company in England while there during the American Civil War.
The kidnapping of nine-year-old George Weyerhaeuser in 1935 shocked the city of Tacoma, Washington.
George is a city in the Western Cape province of South Africa.
Gig Harbor is the name of both a bay on Puget Sound and a city on its shore in Pierce County, Washington, United States.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
The Greater Tacoma Convention Center, is a convention center in downtown Tacoma, in the U.S. state of Washington.
The Green River is a long river in the state of Washington in the United States, arising on the western slopes of the Cascade Range south of Interstate 90.
Greyhound Lines, Inc., usually shortened to Greyhound, is an intercity bus common carrier serving over 3,800 destinations across North America.
The grid plan, grid street plan, or gridiron plan is a type of city plan in which streets run at right angles to each other, forming a grid.
Gunsan is a city in North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
The Harlem Globetrotters are an exhibition basketball team.
Harold Moss (born 1929) is an American politician, whose political career has taken place in Tacoma, Washington.
Henry Foss High School is an American high school in Tacoma, Washington.
The Hilltop Neighborhood is a historically diverse neighborhood in the Tacoma, Washington Central District.
Historic preservation (US), heritage preservation or heritage conservation (UK), is an endeavour that seeks to preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of historical significance.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
A "Hooverville" was a shanty town built during the Great Depression by the homeless in the United States of America.
Hvar (local Croatian dialect: Hvor or For, Greek: Pharos, Pharus and Pharina, Lesina) is a city and port on the island of Hvar, part of Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia.
Hydroelectricity is electricity produced from hydropower.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
Indoor soccer, or arena soccer (known internationally as indoor football, minifootball, fast football, floorball or showball), is a game derived from association football adapted for play in a walled indoor arena.
The Industrial Union Bulletin was a newspaper published by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), a radical labor union.
The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), members of which are commonly termed "Wobblies", is an international labor union that was founded in 1905 in Chicago, Illinois in the United States of America.
The International Basketball League (IBL) was a semi-professional men's basketball league featuring teams from the West Coast of the United States.
International trade is the exchange of capital, goods, and services across international borders or territories.
Interstate 5 (I-5) is an Interstate Highway on the West Coast of the United States, serving as the region's primary north–south route.
Interstate 705 (I-705, Tacoma Spur) is a short Interstate Highway that is spur route of I-5 located entirely within Tacoma, Washington, United States.
James Edward Kelsey (born November 15, 1964) is an American Abstract Expressionist sculptor best known for creating large stainless steel abstract curvilinear sculptures.
John Wilson Sprague (April 4, 1817 – December 27, 1894) was an American soldier and railroad executive.
Joint Base Lewis–McChord (JBLM) is a U.S. military installation home to I Corps and 62d Airlift Wing located south-southwest of Tacoma, Washington under the jurisdiction of the United States Army Joint Base Headquarters, Joint Base Lewis–McChord.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Key Bank Center, formerly the Puget Sound National Bank Building, is a 16-floor high-rise in Tacoma, Washington.
The Key Peninsula ("The KP" or "The Key" to some locals) is a finger of land in Puget Sound, Washington, United States.
KeyArena (formerly Washington State Pavilion, Washington State Coliseum and Seattle Center Coliseum) is a multi-purpose arena in Seattle.
Kiryat Motzkin (קִרְיַת מוֹצְקִין) is a city in the Haifa District of Israel, north of the city of Haifa.
is one of two designated cities in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, together with Fukuoka, with a population of just under 1 million people.
The Kitsap Peninsula lies west of Seattle across Puget Sound, in Washington state in the northwestern US.
The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimated 100,000 prospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western Canada between 1896 and 1899.
A lahar (from wlahar) is a violent type of mudflow or debris flow composed of a slurry of pyroclastic material, rocky debris and water.
Lakewood is a city in Pierce County, Washington, United States.
Lanham is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Prince George's County, Maryland.
The Lebanese Civil War (الحرب الأهلية اللبنانية – Al-Ḥarb al-Ahliyyah al-Libnāniyyah) was a multifaceted civil war in Lebanon, lasting from 1975 to 1990 and resulting in an estimated 120,000 fatalities.
The LeMay Family Collection Foundation was born out of Harold LeMay's dream of keeping his massive car collection together and in a place where others could appreciate it.
Light rail, light rail transit (LRT), or fast tram is a form of urban rail transport using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.
Lincoln High School is a historic high school located in the south central sector of Tacoma, Washington, adjacent to Lincoln Park.
The Lincoln International Business District is a neighborhood in Tacoma, WA, near historic Lincoln High School.
Washington is a state located in the Western United States.
There are 39 counties in the U.S. state of Washington.
The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has defined 383 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) for the United States and seven for Puerto Rico.
The following is a list of the most populous incorporated places of the United States.
The Luzon Building was a historic six-story building at 1302 Pacific Avenue in downtown Tacoma, Washington designed by Chicago architects Daniel Burnham and John Root.
Macy's (originally R. H. Macy & Co.) (stylized macy*s) is an American department store chain founded in 1858 by Rowland Hussey Macy.
The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) is a North American indoor soccer league representing the highest level of professional arena soccer in the world.
Marilyn Strickland (born 1962) is an American politician and former Mayor of the City of Tacoma, Washington.
Mars is an American global manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products and a provider of animal care services, with US$33 billion in annual sales in 2015, and is ranked as the 6th largest privately held company in the United States by Forbes.
Mary Bridge Children's Hospital is a pediatric hospital located in Tacoma, Washington.
In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.
The McCarver Neighborhood is located in Tacoma, Washington.
McChord Field is a United States Air Force base in the northwest United States, in Pierce County, Washington.
The McNeil Island Corrections Center (MICC) was a Washington State Department of Corrections prison on McNeil Island in unincorporated Pierce County, Washington, near Steilacoom.
A Mediterranean climate or dry summer climate is characterized by rainy winters and dry summers.
Metro Parks Tacoma (formerly the Metropolitan Park District of Tacoma) is a municipal corporation that oversees parks and recreation services in and around the city of Tacoma, Washington, United States.
Michael Rubens Bloomberg (born on February 14, 1942) is an American businessman, engineer, author, politician, and philanthropist.
A microbrewery or craft brewery is a brewery that produces small amounts of beer (or sometimes root beer), typically much smaller than large-scale corporate breweries, and is independently owned.
"General" Morton Matthew McCarver (January 14, 1807 – April 17, 1875) was an American politician and pioneer in the West.
Mount Rainier (pronounced) is the highest mountain of the Cascade Range of the Pacific Northwest, and the highest mountain in the U.S. state of Washington.
Mount Rainier National Park is a United States National Park located in southeast Pierce County and northeast Lewis County in Washington state.
Mount Tahoma High School is a high school in Tacoma, Washington.
MultiCare Health System is a not-for-profit health care organization based in Tacoma, Washington.
MultiCare Health System's Tacoma General Hospital is the largest hospital in Tacoma, Washington.
Multiracial Americans are Americans who have mixed ancestry of "two or more races".
A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.
The Murray Morgan Bridge, also known as the 11th Street Bridge or City Waterway Bridge, is a vertical-lift bridge in Tacoma, Washington.
The Museum of Glass (MOG) is a 75,000-square-foot (7,000 m²) art museum in Tacoma, Washington dedicated to the medium of glass.
Motor Vessel Kalakala (pronounced) was a ferry that operated on Puget Sound from 1935 until her retirement in 1967.
A National Historic Landmark (NHL) is a building, district, object, site, or structure that is officially recognized by the United States government for its outstanding historical significance.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.
Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The, in what was then Tacoma, Washington's Japantown, was one of 24 Japanese language schools that existed in Washington prior to World War II.
Non-Hispanic whites or whites not of Hispanic or Latino origin (commonly referred to as Anglo-Americans)Mish, Frederic C., Editor in Chief Webster's Tenth New Collegiate Dictionary Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.:1994--Merriam-Webster See original definition (definition #1) of Anglo in English: It is defined as a synonym for Anglo-American--Page 86 are European Americans who are not of Hispanic or Latino origin/ethnicity, as defined by the United States Census Bureau.
Nordstrom Inc. is an American-based chain of department stores, also operating in Canada and Puerto Rico, headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
The North American Numbering Plan (NANP) is a telephone numbering plan that encompasses 25 distinct regions in twenty countries primarily in North America, including the Caribbean and the U.S. territories.
The North Slope is a neighborhood of the north end of Tacoma, Washington, located south of Yakima Hill.
North Tacoma (also called the North End) is a neighborhood in Tacoma, Washington, in the United States.
Northeast Tacoma is a neighborhood in Tacoma, Washington.
The Northern Pacific Railway was a transcontinental railroad that operated across the northern tier of the western United States, from Minnesota to the Pacific Northwest.
Oil refinery or petroleum refinery is an industrial process plant where crude oil is transformed and refined into more useful products such as petroleum naphtha, gasoline, diesel fuel, asphalt base, heating oil, kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas, jet fuel and fuel oils.
Old Tacoma is a neighborhood of the north end of Tacoma, Washington, more commonly known as Old Town.
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. It was incorporated on January 28, 1859. The population was 46,479 as of the 2010 census, making it the 24th largest city in the state. The city borders Lacey to the east and Tumwater to the south. Olympia is a cultural center of the southern Puget Sound region. Olympia is located southwest of Seattle, the largest city in the state of Washington.
Orting is a city in Pierce County, Washington, United States.
A country's Pacific coast is the part of its coast bordering the Pacific Ocean.
The Pacific Coast League (PCL) is a Minor League Baseball league operating in the Western, Midwestern, and Southeastern United States.
Pacific Islands Americans, also known as Oceanian Americans, Pacific Islander Americans, or Native Hawaiian and/or other Pacific Islander Americans, are Americans who have ethnic ancestry among the indigenous peoples of Oceania (viz. Polynesians, Melanesians and Micronesians).
Pacific Lutheran University (PLU), founded by Norwegian Lutheran pioneers in 1890, is a private university offering liberal arts and professional school programs located in Parkland, a suburb of Tacoma, Washington, United States.
The Pacific Time Zone (PT) is a time zone encompassing parts of western Canada, the western United States, and western Mexico.
The Pantages Theatre or Jones Building in Tacoma, Washington was designed by the architect B. Marcus Priteca.
Paper is a thin material produced by pressing together moist fibres of cellulose pulp derived from wood, rags or grasses, and drying them into flexible sheets.
Parkland is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pierce County, Washington, United States.
PeopleReady (formerly known as Labor Ready), based in Tacoma, Washington, is an American temporary employment agency that specializes in day labor for construction industry, and light industry.
Per capita income or average income measures the average income earned per person in a given area (city, region, country, etc.) in a specified year.
The Perkins Building is a historic building in Tacoma, Washington.
Pierce College is a community college district operating in and serving Pierce County in the U.S. state of Washington.
Tacoma—seat of Pierce County Pierce County is a county in the U.S. state of Washington.
Pierce Transit, officially the Pierce County Public Transportation Benefit Area Corporation, is an operator of public transit in Pierce County, Washington.
Point Defiance Park in Tacoma, Washington is a large urban park in the United States.
The Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (PDZA) is a combined zoo and aquarium located in Tacoma, Washington, US, owned by Metro Parks Tacoma.
The Point Defiance–Tahlequah ferry is a ferry route across Puget Sound between the Point Defiance ferry terminal in Tacoma and Tahlequah, Washington, on the southern tip of Vashon Island.
The Port of Tacoma is an independent seaport located in Tacoma, Washington.
Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County.
The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.
The Premier Development League (commonly known as the PDL) is a development soccer league sponsored by United Soccer Leagues in the United States and Canada, forming part of the United States soccer league system.
Proctor, a variant of procurator, is a person who takes charge of, or acts for, another.
The Proctor District is a business district in the north end of Tacoma, Washington.
The Professional Developmental Football League (PDFL) is a minor league American football league that was established in the winter of 2008 and began play in 2009.
Prospect Hill is a neighborhood of the north end neighborhood of Tacoma, Washington.
A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.
A public utility (usually just utility) is an organization that maintains the infrastructure for a public service (often also providing a service using that infrastructure).
Puget Sound is a sound along the northwestern coast of the U.S. state of Washington, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean, and part of the Salish Sea.
The Puget Sound War was an armed conflict that took place in the Puget Sound area of the state of Washington in 1855–56, between the United States military, local militias and members of the Native American tribes of the Nisqually, Muckleshoot, Puyallup, and Klickitat.
The Puyallup, Spuyaləpabš or S’Puyalupubsh (pronounced: Spoy-all-up-obsh) (“generous and welcoming behavior to all people (friends and strangers) who enter our lands.”) are a federally recognized Coast Salish Native American tribe from western Washington state, United States.
Puyallup, Washington is a city in Pierce County, Washington, about 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Tacoma and 35 miles (56 km) south of Seattle.
The Pythian Temple, built in 1906 for Commencement Lodge Number 7 of the Knights of Pythias, is an historic building located on Broadway in the Theater District of Tacoma, Washington.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.
Recycling is the process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects.
Revels is a contemporary series of American seasonal stage performances, initially given at Christmas time as the Christmas Revels at Town Hall in New York City in 1957, which involve singing, dancing, recitals, theatrics (usually as brief skits, often humorous), and usually some audience participation, all appropriate to the season.
The Rhodes House or Henry A. and Birdella Rhodes House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Rhodesleigh, also known as the Rhodes Mansion, is a historic residence in Lakewood, Washington.
The Rialto Theatre in Tacoma, Washington was built in 1918 to showcase movies.
Roller derby is a contact sport played by two teams of five members roller skating counter-clockwise around a track.
Roman Meal Company is an American bread company with headquarters in Fargo, North Dakota.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936)The Times, (London) 18 January 1936, p. 12 was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.
Russell Investments is a global asset management firm, founded in 1936.
Ruston Way is a neighborhood on the west shore of Commencement Bay in the north end of Tacoma, Washington.
Ruston is a city in Pierce County, Washington, United States.
The Salish Sea is the intricate network of coastal waterways that includes the southwestern portion of the Canadian province of British Columbia and the northwestern portion of the U.S. state of Washington.
Salishan is a diverse and mixed-income neighborhood of Tacoma, Washington that was originally created as World War II housing project but, starting in 2002, has been demolished and rebuilt into a new neighborhood of homes, apartments, services, and parks on new infrastructure.
The San Francisco Bay Area (popularly referred to as the Bay Area) is a populous region surrounding the San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun estuaries in the northern part of the U.S. state of California.
A satellite town or satellite city is a concept in urban planning that refers essentially to smaller metropolitan areas which are located somewhat near to, but are mostly independent of larger metropolitan areas.
Scuba diving is a mode of underwater diving where the diver uses a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) which is completely independent of surface supply, to breathe underwater.
Sears, Roebuck and Company, colloquially known as Sears, is an American chain of department stores founded by Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck in 1892, reincorporated (a formality for a history-making consumer sector initial public offering) by Richard Sears and new partner Julius Rosenwald in 1906.
SeaTac is a city in southern King County, Washington, United States, and an inner-ring suburb of Seattle, Washington.
Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.
Seattle Hempfest is an annual event in Seattle, Washington, the world's largest annual gathering advocating decriminalization of marijuana.
Seattle Sounders FC 2 (nicknamed S2) are an American professional soccer team based in Tacoma, Washington that competes in the United Soccer League, the second tier of the United States Soccer Pyramid, as the reserve team of Seattle Sounders FC.
Seattle Sounders FC U-23 is an American soccer team based in Tacoma, Washington, United States.
The Seattle SuperSonics, commonly known as the Sonics, were an American professional basketball team based in Seattle, Washington.
Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, also referred to as Sea–Tac Airport or Sea–Tac, is the primary commercial airport serving the Seattle metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Washington.
Self was an American magazine for women that specializes in health, wellness, beauty, and style.
A shanty town or squatter area is a settlement of improvised housing which is known as shanties or shacks, made of plywood, corrugated metal, sheets of plastic, and cardboard boxes.
Silas E. Nelsen (1894 - 1987) was an American architect.
Simon Property Group, Inc. is an American commercial real estate company, the largest retail real estate investment trust (REIT), and the largest shopping mall operator in the US.
The Simpson Investment Company is a company based in McCleary, Washington in the US Pacific Northwest that specializes in manufacture of forest products.
A stand-alone house (also called a single-detached dwelling, detached residence or detached house) is a free-standing residential building.
Sixth Avenue is a cross-town avenue in Tacoma, Washington, which throughout a large portion of the city, provides the division between the north and south numbered streets.
The Skokomish River is a river in Mason County, Washington, United States.
Skyline is a neighborhood located in the north end of Tacoma, Washington, United States.
Sound Transit (ST), officially the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority, is a public transit agency serving the Seattle metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Washington.
Sounder commuter rail is a regional rail service operated by BNSF on behalf of Sound Transit.
The Stadium Bowl (originally Tacoma Stadium) is a 15,000-seat stadium in the northwest United States, located in Tacoma, Washington.
The Stadium District is a neighborhood of the north end of Tacoma, Washington, USA.
Stadium High School is a public high school in Tacoma, Washington, and a historic landmark.
State Farm is a large group of insurance and financial services companies throughout the United States with corporate headquarters in Bloomington, Illinois.
Suburbanization is a population shift from central urban areas into suburbs, resulting in the formation of (sub)urban sprawl.
Sumner is a city in northern Pierce County, Washington, United States.
Surf music is a subgenre of rock music associated with surf culture, particularly as found in Southern California.
The Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) is a museum in Tacoma, Washington emphasizing art and artists from the Northwest and broader western region.
The Tacoma City Council is the major governing body in the city of Tacoma, Washington, USA.
Tacoma Community College is a community college located in Tacoma, Washington, with satellite operations in Gig Harbor and the Bridge Program in partnership with The Evergreen State College - Tacoma location in the 6th Avenue district.
The Tacoma Dome is an indoor arena located in Tacoma, Washington, United States, about 30 miles south of Seattle.
Tacoma Dome Station is a train station and transit hub in Tacoma, Washington, United States.
The Tacoma Mall is the largest shopping center in Tacoma, Washington.
The Tacoma Narrows Bridge is a pair of twin suspension bridges that span the Tacoma Narrows strait of Puget Sound in Pierce County, Washington.
The 1940 Tacoma Narrows Bridge, the first Tacoma Narrows Bridge, was a suspension bridge in the U.S. state of Washington that spanned the Tacoma Narrows strait of Puget Sound between Tacoma and the Kitsap Peninsula.
Tacoma Power is a public utility providing electrical power to Tacoma, Washington and the surrounding areas.
Tacoma Public Library system serves residents of Tacoma, Washington.
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Tacoma Public Utilities is the public utility service for the city of Tacoma, Washington.
Tacoma Rail is a publicly owned Class III shortline railroad.
The Tacoma Rainiers are a Minor League Baseball team that plays in the Pacific Coast League (PCL) and is the Triple-A affiliate of Major League Baseball's Seattle Mariners.
The Tacoma riot of 1885, also known as the 1885 Chinese expulsion of Tacoma, involved the forceful expulsion of the Chinese population from Tacoma, Washington Territory, on November 3, 1885.
The Tacoma Rockets were a junior ice hockey team in the Western Hockey League (WHL) from 1991 to 1995.
The Tacoma Sabercats were an American professional minor league ice hockey team based in Tacoma, Washington.
Tacoma Speedway (sometimes called Pacific Speedway or Tacoma-Pacific Speedway) was a (approximate) wooden board track for automobile racing that operated from 1914 to 1922 near Tacoma, Washington.
The Tacoma Stars were a professional indoor soccer franchise that played in the Major Indoor Soccer League from 1983–1992.
The Tacoma Stars are an American indoor soccer team founded in 2003 as a member of the Premier Arena Soccer League (PASL-Premier).
The Tacoma Streetcar Disaster was a public transportation accident that took place in Tacoma, WA on July 4, 1900 when an overloaded streetcar failed to negotiate a curve and plunged down an embankment near a trestle that spans today's South Tacoma Way.
The Tacoma Tide are a basketball team set to begin play for the 2009 International Basketball League season.
Tacoma Weekly is a weekly community newspaper published by Pierce County Community Newspaper Group (PCCNG).
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States.
Tahlequah is a community located within Vashon, Washington on the southern end of Vashon Island in Puget Sound, Washington state.
Taichung, officially known as Taichung City, is a special municipality located in center-western Taiwan.
The Daffodil Festival is a regional festival and royalty leadership program.
The Wailers, often credited as The Fabulous Wailers, were an American rock band from Tacoma, Washington.
The McClatchy Company is a publicly traded American publishing company based in Sacramento, California.
The News Tribune is a daily newspaper in Tacoma, Washington, in the United States.
The Sonics are an American garage rock band from Tacoma, Washington that formed in 1960.
The Tacoma Times was a newspaper published in Tacoma, Washington from 1903 to 1949.
The Ventures are an American instrumental rock band formed in 1958 in Tacoma, Washington.
The Thea Foss Waterway, formerly the City Waterway, is a north–south inlet of Commencement Bay separating downtown Tacoma, Washington, from the Port of Tacoma.
Thomas Michael Menino (December 27, 1942 – October 30, 2014) was an American politician who served as the 53rd Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts from 1993 to 2014.
Titlow Beach is in Tacoma, Washington, USA.
A trail is usually a path, track or unpaved lane or road.
A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.
U.S. Oil & Refining Co. is an oil refinery located in the tideflats of Tacoma, Washington.
The Union Passenger Station in Tacoma, Washington, USA, opened in 1911.
The United Soccer League (USL), formerly known as USL Pro, is a professional men's soccer league in the United States and Canada that began its inaugural season in 2011.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.
The University of Puget Sound (commonly referred to as UPS or simply Puget Sound) is a private liberal arts college located in the North End of Tacoma, Washington, in the United States.
The University of Washington (commonly referred to as UW, simply Washington, or informally U-Dub) is a public research university in Seattle, Washington.
The University of Washington Tacoma (UW Tacoma) is a four-year undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate campus of the University of Washington.
Urban Grace Church, formerly First Baptist Church, was built in a Gothic Revival style in 1924 by Heath, Gove and Bell (see Frederick Heath) in Tacoma, Washington.
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
Vashon is a census-designated place (CDP) in King County, Washington, United States.
Victoria Woodards is the current mayor of Tacoma, Washington.
Vladivostok (p, literally ruler of the east) is a city and the administrative center of Primorsky Krai, Russia, located around the Golden Horn Bay, not far from Russia's borders with China and North Korea.
Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.
Washington State Ferries (WSF) is a government agency that operates automobile and passenger ferry service in the U.S. state of Washington as part of the Washington State Department of Transportation.
The Washington State History Museum, in downtown Tacoma, Washington, is one of two museums owned and operated by the Washington State Historical Society under the official approval of the Washington State Legislature, the other being the Capitol Museum.
State Route 16 (SR 16) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Washington, connecting Pierce and Kitsap counties.
State Route 163 (SR 163) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Washington.
State Route 167, commonly known as the Valley Freeway, is a state highway in the U.S. state of Washington.
State Route 509 (SR 509) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Washington, connecting Tacoma in Pierce County to Seattle in King County.
State Route 7 (SR 7) is a state highway in Lewis and Pierce counties, located in the U.S. state of Washington.
Washington's 10th congressional district is a congressional district in western Washington.
Washington's 6th congressional district encompasses the Olympic Peninsula, most of the Kitsap Peninsula, and most of the city of Tacoma.
Washington's 9th congressional district encompasses a long, somewhat narrow area in western Washington through the densely populated central Puget Sound region, from Tacoma in the south to Bellevue in the north.
The watt (symbol: W) is a unit of power.
Weekly Volcano is a weekly entertainment newspaper in the South Puget Sound, based in Tacoma, Washington.
The West Coast Hockey League was a professional minor ice hockey league active in the western United States from 1995 to 2003.
The Western Hockey League (WHL) is a major junior ice hockey league based in Western Canada and the Northwestern United States.
Weyerhaeuser (pronounced "Warehouser") Company, is one of the world's largest private owners of timberlands, owning or controlling nearly 12.4 million acres of timberlands in the U.S. and managing additional 14.0 million acres timberlands under long-term licenses in Canada.
White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.
The William Ross Rust House is a house in Tacoma, Washington, United States, built in 1905 for William Ross Rust, then President of the Tacoma Smelter and Refining Company.
Woodrow Wilson High School is a four-year public secondary school in Tacoma, Washington.
Wright Park is a arboretum and public park located in Tacoma, Washington, that is managed by Metro Parks Tacoma.
Yakima Hill is a neighborhood in the North End of Tacoma, Washington.
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
10 Things I Hate About You is a 1999 American teen romantic comedy-drama film directed by Gil Junger and starring Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Larisa Oleynik.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
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