Tacoma Daily Index Top Stories — October 2015

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

1. Tacoma Musical Playhouse purchases, seeks landmark status for shuttered historic church (Tacoma Daily Index, Oct. 8, 2015) — Tacoma Musical Playhouse purchased the former Epworth LeSourd Methodist Episcopal Church with plans to add it to the City of Tacoma’s Register of Historic Places and use the site as a performance venue.

Tacoma Musical Playhouse purchases, seeks landmark status for shuttered historic church (PHOTO COURTESY TACOMA MUSICAL PLAYHOUSE)

Tacoma Musical Playhouse purchases, seeks landmark status for shuttered historic church (PHOTO COURTESY TACOMA MUSICAL PLAYHOUSE)

2. Vancouver Notch: Mount Rainier foothills could soon honor the late explorer (Tacoma Daily Index, July 31, 2015) — A Pierce County resident wants to formally name a feature of the Mount Rainier foothills after Captain George Vancouver.

Vancouver Notch: Mount Rainier foothills could soon honor the late explorer (PHOTO BY TERRY RISHEL / COURTESY BARBARA REID)

Vancouver Notch: Mount Rainier foothills could soon honor the late explorer (PHOTO BY TERRY RISHEL / COURTESY BARBARA REID)

3. City issues RFP for Tacoma Bikeshare Planning Study (Tacoma Daily Index, Sept. 14, 2015) — The City of Tacoma issued a Request For Proposals seeking consultants to complete a feasibility study for a bikeshare program.

City issues RFP for Tacoma Bikeshare Planning Study (FILE PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

City issues RFP for Tacoma Bikeshare Planning Study (FILE PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

4. Grand opening ahead for downtown Tacoma’s Dunagan Brewing Co. (Tacoma Daily Index, Sept. 30, 2015) — Dunagan Brewing Co. is set to open in downtown Tacoma later this year. The Tacoma Daily Index interviewed owner Jesse Dunagan.

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

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

5. Vancouver Notch: In Mount Rainier’s foothills, Barbara Reid completes one famous explorer’s journey (Tacoma Daily Index, Oct. 21, 2015) — The Tacoma Daily Index joined a Pierce County resident on a visit to the Mount Rainier foothills to explore an area that could be named after Captain George Vancouver.

Vancouver Notch: In Mount Rainier's foothills, Barbara Reid completes one famous explorer's journey (PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

Vancouver Notch: In Mount Rainier’s foothills, Barbara Reid completes one famous explorer’s journey (PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

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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.