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Tag: Seattle

May
13th

Olympia, Tacoma honored among nation’s most bicycle friendly communities.

The League of American Bicyclists announced its rankings of bicycle friendly communities today and nothing has really changed in the South Sound.

Communities who earn rankings are given a designations of platinum (highest), gold, silver, bronze or honorable mention.

Olympia remains at the silver level, behind only Seattle’s gold ranking in Washington. Bellingham, Port Townsend and Redmond also earned silver rankings.

Tacoma remains at the bronze level with Bainbridge Island, Snohomish, Spokane and Vancouver.

Anacortes rounded out the Washington communities on the list with an honorable mention.

On May 1 the league announced Washington as the nation’s

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Oct.
28th

Contest: Adventure Guys South Sound Geotours of Tacoma and Olympia

If you read today’s story on Geotouring and want to give it a try here’s your chance. We’ve built a short Geotour of Tacoma and Olympia so you can get a feel for the game. Go to the coordinates and answer the corresponding question. Send your answers to craig.hill@thenewstribune.com or P.O. Box 11000, Tacoma, WA 98411. High scores for the Tacoma and Olympia tours will be entered in a drawing for a prize.

TACOMA GEOTOUR

1. N 047 15.135, W 122 26.316

What is like the new Venice?

2. N 047 15.260, W 122 26.407

How many cans does it

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