Part 2: Who is running for office in Tacoma and Pierce County?

Four guests (yes it was a full room) join Marguerite to discuss the recent candidate filings. This is an honest conversion with a progressive view of politics in Tacoma. The guests are all active in local politics which means that some of them have endorsed candidates or are working for candidates. They all disclose that [...]

By | May 25th, 2017|Podcasts, Tacoma Politics, Tacoma Public Schools|Comments Off on Part 2: Who is running for office in Tacoma and Pierce County?

Part 1: Who is running for office in Tacoma and Pierce County?

Four guests (yes it was a full room) join Marguerite to discuss the recent candidate filings. This is an honest conversion with a progressive view of politics in Tacoma. The guests are all active in local politics which means that some of them have endorsed candidates or are working for candidates. They all disclose that [...]

By | May 25th, 2017|Podcasts, Tacoma Politics, Tacoma Public Schools|Comments Off on Part 1: Who is running for office in Tacoma and Pierce County?

On Parks and Living Like the Mountain Is Out – With Hunter George

Hunter George, who works for Metro Parks Tacoma and is a City Councilmember in Fircrest. He comes to the podcast to talk about the park system in Tacoma, being South Sound Proud, and the other partnerships that are coming together to make Tacoma and Pierce County a better place to live.

By | May 5th, 2017|Podcasts|Comments Off on On Parks and Living Like the Mountain Is Out – With Hunter George

The new KNKX with Matt Martinez & Mary Dunaway

Director of Content Matt Martinez and Director of Development Mary Dunaway talk about how KPLU became KNKX and what it means for news and radio in the Tacoma and Puget Sound area.

By | April 12th, 2017|Podcasts, Tacoma News and Blogs|Comments Off on The new KNKX with Matt Martinez & Mary Dunaway

Announcing Nate Bowling’s New Podcast: Nerd Farmer

If you like the Move To Tacoma Podcast, you're going to love Nate Bowling's new podcast, Nerd Farmer! Lincoln High School teacher Nate Bowling has been one of our most popular guests. Recently he did a takeover of the Move to Tacoma Podcast and now he's launching a podcast of his own! Billed as "A [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Podcasts, Posts|Comments Off on Announcing Nate Bowling’s New Podcast: Nerd Farmer

Economic Development in Tacoma with Ricardo Noguera from The City of Tacoma

Ricardo says there are three main goals for an Economic Development Director: business retention, attraction, and expansion. "You're looking to grow the industry you have and grow jobs, and at the same time attract new industry and grow the economy... The goal is also to attract investment." Developing Tacoma "When I first came here that's [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Downtown Tacoma, Local Government, Podcasts, Posts|Comments Off on Economic Development in Tacoma with Ricardo Noguera from The City of Tacoma

Nate Bowling Podcast Takeover – with special guest Kenny Coble

Nate Bowling, 2016 Washington State Teacher of the Year, is taking over the Move to Tacoma Podcast for a few episodes. His second guest is Kenny Coble, America's bookseller. He works at Kings Books and wants you to read Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro.

By | March 22nd, 2017|Podcasts|Comments Off on Nate Bowling Podcast Takeover – with special guest Kenny Coble

Nate Bowling Podcast Takeover – with special guest Dorian Waller

Nate Bowling, 2016 Washington State Teacher of the Year, is taking over the Move to Tacoma Podcast for a few episodes. His second guest is Dorian Waller, who sounds off on what's happening in local Tacoma politics. If you are wondering what's happening in the local races this year, or want unvarnished commentary about the [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Podcasts|Comments Off on Nate Bowling Podcast Takeover – with special guest Dorian Waller

Nate Bowling Podcast Takeover – with special guest Melissa Santos

Nate Bowling, 2016 Washington State Teacher of the Year, is taking over the Move to Tacoma Podcast for a couple episodes. His first guest is News Tribune reporter Melissa Santos, who primarily covers Washington state politics. She talks about what's happening in the state legislature this year as they try to come up with a [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|Moving to Tacoma Stories, Podcasts, Tacoma News and Blogs, Tacoma Public Schools|Comments Off on Nate Bowling Podcast Takeover – with special guest Melissa Santos

Tacoma’s History with Michael Sullivan – Part 4 (1950s to 1970s)

Michael Sullivan knows the history of all things Tacoma. He blogs regularly at tacomahistory.live. On today's podcast he shares fascinating stories and nuggets from Tacoma's history. Today's episode covers (roughly) Tacoma's history from the 1950s to the late 1970s.

By | March 1st, 2017|Podcasts|Comments Off on Tacoma’s History with Michael Sullivan – Part 4 (1950s to 1970s)