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The site where Bridge Industrial has proposed building a warehouse in South Tacoma. Photo courtesy of Michelle Mood.

Proposed Warehouse In South Tacoma Has Residents Worried About Exacerbation Of Current Inequities

Residents of South Tacoma are fighting a proposal by Bridge Industrial to develop a 2.5 million sq.ft. warehouse in the neighborhood on a currently undeveloped superfund site.
The development drew criticism when it was announced earlier this year; in response, the city required the company to submit additional studies on environmental impacts for their permit application. Those documents became publicly available in August, and the city is reviewing them now. Continue Reading Proposed Warehouse In South Tacoma Has Residents Worried About Exacerbation Of Current Inequities

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Rachel Heaton holds up the Muckleshoot Tribe flag on top of Mount Rainier. Photo courtesy of Heaton.

Climbing Mount təqʷuʔmaʔ For Representation

Indigenous peoples have an enduring relationship with the mountain we call Rainier, but that history is often erased. Rachel Heaton, a member of the Muckleshoot Tribe and a descendant of the Duwamish people, wants that history to be told. NWPB’s Lauren Gallup spoke with Heaton about her efforts to engage more Native people in outdoor recreation.
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