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Tag: Joseph Atkinson


Tacoma: Atkinson becomes 3rd candidate for District 1 City Council seat

In what’s shaping up to be a crowded field, legislative aide Joseph Atkinson has become the latest candidate in the race vying for the open City Council seat to represent Tacoma’s first district.

(Two-term City Councilman Spiro Manthou who holds the Position 1 seat now is facing term limits and ineligible from seeking re-election. The nonpartisan Position 1 seat represents Tacoma’s West End and the western half of its North End.)

Atkinson, a legislative aide to Republican Washington State Rep. Katrina Asay of Milton, is a graduate of Tacoma Community College who later earned a bachelor’s degree from the

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