Tacoma Daily Index Top Stories — November 2015

Here are the top five stories read by visitors to the Tacoma Daily Index‘s Web site during the month of November, according to Google Analytics.

1. Safety concerns force Tacoma to remove aging art installation downtown (Tacoma Daily Index, Nov. 6, 2015) — The City of Tacoma plans to remove and dispose of a downtown art installation created nearly 40 years ago by Pacific Northwest artist Harold Balazs.

Safety concerns force Tacoma to remove aging art installation downtown (PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

Safety concerns force Tacoma to remove aging art installation downtown (PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

2. Grand opening Nov. 13 for downtown Tacoma’s Dunagan Brewing Co. (Tacoma Daily Index, Nov. 5, 2015) — Dunagan Brewing Co. celebrated its grand opening in downtown Tacoma.

Grand opening Nov. 13 for downtown Tacoma's Dunagan Brewing Co. (PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

Grand opening Nov. 13 for downtown Tacoma’s Dunagan Brewing Co. (PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

3. Veterans Day: Tacoma events honor local servicemembers (Tacoma Daily Index, Nov. 9, 2015) — Tacoma and Pierce County residents honored U.S. military service personnel during a number of Veterans Day events.

Veterans Day: Tacoma events honor local servicemembers (COURTESY IMAGE)

Veterans Day: Tacoma events honor local servicemembers (COURTESY IMAGE)

4. Tacoma to introduce $50K historic preservation grant program (Tacoma Daily Index, Nov. 18, 2015) — The City of Tacoma is expected to introduce a heritage grant program that aims to help non-profit organizations and public agencies working on projects related to local history and historic preservation.

Tacoma to introduce $50K historic preservation grant program (PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

Tacoma to introduce $50K historic preservation grant program (PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

5. PHOTOS: High winds, heavy rain cause Tacoma damages (Tacoma Daily Index, Nov. 17, 2015) — The weather was wild in the Puget Sound region as a storm moved through the area on Tues., Nov. 17, carrying high winds and heavy rain. The National Weather Service issued a high wind warning and a flood watch alert, and power outages, park closures, and bridge closures were reported in Western Washington.

PHOTOS: High winds, heavy rain cause Tacoma damages (PHOTO COURTESY TACOMA FIRE DEPARTMENT / CITY OF TACOMA)

PHOTOS: High winds, heavy rain cause Tacoma damages (PHOTO COURTESY TACOMA FIRE DEPARTMENT / CITY OF TACOMA)

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Todd Matthews is editor of the Tacoma Daily Index, an award-winning journalist, and the author of several books. His journalism is collected online at wahmee.com.