June 15, 2023
What do you call dad jokes about Canada Geese? Dad yolks.
Which side of a goose has the most feathers? The outside.
What happened to the geese when they fell down the stairs? They all got goose bumps.
June 15, 2023
Staff from the Port of Tacoma are visiting various Pierce County public events this summer. Stop by our booth to learn more about the Port’s environmental projects, maritime trade, and how we work to advance economic prosperity in our region – and to claim your very own Port ducky or frisbee! 
June 12, 2023
What do a university dean, contract manufacturer, and chamber of commerce president have in common? All three made valuable connections with international partners at the World Trade Center Tacoma’s (WTCT) most recent trade mission to Vietnam.
May 19, 2023
The Port of Tacoma has received the 2023 Environmental Stewardship Award from the Washington Public Ports Association (WPPA) for its continued environmental leadership and in recognition of the recently completed Lower Wapato Creek habitat site in the Tacoma Tideflats.
May 12, 2023
Raising a kid is hard, especially if you are a southern resident Orca boy-mom. A recent study showed raising a male-whale is so energy intensive that orca moms are less likely to have another baby after having a son. Having a daughter, however, did not reduce the chance of having another baby.
May 8, 2023
Twelve local projects were selected to receive funding through the Port of Tacoma’s Local Economic Development Investment Fund (LEDIF) in 2023. Of the 23 applications received, the port’s LEDIF review committee, led by Commissioners Ang and McCarthy, recommended twelve projects move forward in the process. Funding for these projects, and total investment of $250,000, was approved by port commissioners at their May 4 meeting.
April 21, 2023
SEATTLE — The Unified Command composed of Tacoma Fire Department, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, Washington Department of Ecology and Puyallup Tribe of Indians, with support from several other agencies, which was stood up to respond to the April 8 fire aboard the fishing vessel Kodiak Enterprise moored in the Hylebos Waterway in Tacoma, was stood down Friday.
April 14, 2023
We want to express our sincere appreciation to the Tacoma Fire Department, the US Coast Guard, Washington Department of Ecology and all of the agencies and individuals involved in the response to the Kodiak Enterprise vessel fire this week. We are extremely thankful that no one was critically injured and relieved to hear that the fire should be declared fully extinguished soon. Additional thanks to the Department of Ecology, the Environmental Protection Agency and their contractor CTEH, for continuously monitoring air quality at the incident site and in nearby neighborhoods.
April 12, 2023
TACOMA, Wash. — Crews continue their response to the fire aboard the fishing vessel Kodiak Enterprise moored in the Hylebos Waterway in Tacoma, Wednesday.

Firefighting crews from Tacoma Fire Department and Resolve Marine continue to access interior spaces to put out hot spots and look for standing water.