Homeless encampments, like this one in downtown Tacoma, are becoming semi-permanent aspects of our urban landscapes.  For too many children, this is home. Photo: Morf Morford

There’s no place like home

By Morf Morford Tacoma Daily Index You could make the argument that there have always been homeless people – in every culture and every era. You could also make the historical case for the premise that humans have been nomadic … [...more]

Construction scenes, like this one at South 17th & Pacific, are becoming more and more common in Tacoma.  Photo: Morf Morford

Growth we can live with

By Morf Morford Tacoma Daily Index When it comes to growth and development, there are those who hate density – and those who hate sprawl. There are those who hate the whole idea of growth, and there are those who … [...more]