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Welcome to Paw'd Defiance, where we don't lecture but we do educate. This podcast comes to you from the University of Washington Tacoma. Our show is about more than campus. During each episode we'll highlight a different person, program, area of research or educational topic that is relevant not only to the university but also to the Greater Tacoma community and beyond.
 
The Grit City Podcast is a weekly podcast, hosted from Tacoma, WA. - Affectionately called "Grit City" by people who know and love it. Every Monday we release an episode highlighting business owners, entrepreneurs, authors, artists, and unique characters we know or happen to run into. Most often these are people that we feel personify the blue collar, hard work ethic people associate with “Grit”. Sometimes it's a drug-fueled weirdo that we just met, drunk at a comedy club the night before. N ...
 
City Central Church is a place where followers of Jesus Christ seek God's power and presence by adoring the Savior, becoming more like Him and contending for His kingdom. Based in Tacoma, Washington, City Central seeks to share the good news about Jesus with those who are lost, bring restoration and healing to those who are broken and build up and train the saints of God. This podcast features sermons originally delivered at City Central Church in Tacoma during Sunday morning worship service ...
 
In 2021, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum brought together a panel of historians to discuss the legacy of the Puget Sound Treaty War (1855-1856). With representatives from the Muckleshoot, Nisqually, Puyallup, Steilacoom, and Squaxin Island Tribes, as well as Fort Nisqually Living History Museum and HistoryLink.org, the panel introduced a new dialogue among diverse communities impacted by the War and its aftermath. The Indigenous Voices Podcast is an extension of this award winning serie ...
 
CitiesSpeak with Clarence Anthony, a new podcast from the National League of Cities, gives listeners an insider’s view of what local leadership in America means today. Featuring conversations between NLC CEO and Executive Director Clarence Anthony and city leaders, policy experts and other guests, the show gets into the biggest issues, challenges and topics facing America’s cities, towns and villages today. Whether it’s talking about what it’s like to have residents protesting on their front ...
 
Your spot for mobility and technology news, information and perspective! This bi-weekly weekly podcast doesn't always "color between the lines" as Ken Chester and Chase Siebert discuss and debate the various aspects of mobility and related technology. From your current daily driver to EVs, autonomous vehicles, micromobility, heavy trucks and space travel, its fair game for discussion and debate. Related issues such as privacy and security are also discussed.
 
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This time Cody and Michaela from DC253 sit down to give an update since Cody was last on! DC253 is Tacoma's area DEF CON Group. DC253 is a gathering point for folks interested in the alternate applications of modern technology, referred to properly as hacking. They meet the last Friday of the month at Devils Reef. Cody is also involved with the Tac…
 
In this first episode of 2023, the Citizen Tacoma podcast sits down with John Hines to talk about what’s happening in District 1. We check in on Proctor planning, the Cushman substation, the tiny house village, and more. We also look more broadly at what he’s tracking in Tacoma this year. Links John Hines Channel 253 membership…
 
During this episode, we take a look at the components of motorcycle insurance - how it differs from regular car insurance and what coverage you need to include. We also discuss the 2024 Volvo EX90 - the first fully autonomous Level 4 vehicle designed for public roads. And finally a question: Can you go a day without plastic? One man's attempt. THE …
 
This week, the 2023 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro pickup truck is reviewed; renewable natural gas makes a play for usage and recognition; and EV battery recycling gains momentum in the United States. THE TIME IS DRAWING NEAR... Change is coming to the RoadWorthy Drive Podcast and we couldn't be MORE excited! Be sure to WATCH THIS SPACE for more information…
 
This week, our Community Life Director Casey Mock shared about the importance of meeting with the saints outside of Sunday mornings. She shared a statistic from a study that sought to answer what brings health and fulfillment to individuals. That study determined “belonging” as the number one answer. We were blessed to hear some of our life group l…
 
In this episode, Clarence sits down with Corey Woods, Mayor of Tempe, Arizona for a conversation about housing. They talk about Mayor Woods’ journey to being elected the city’s first African-American mayor, why housing availability is so critical to building inclusive communities, and the importance of federal, state and local collaboration to adva…
 
Friend of the podcast and local comedian Amani Taylor catches up with the guys! Amani hosts weekly comedy shows at The Local 907 and Trencher's. He has also joined the podcast four other times, links to his previous visits are below! 00:16 – They kick off this episode discovering that they’re all masters of improv Justin talks about the last time t…
 
Monuments and memorials to the Treaty War can be found throughout Western Washington. Many of these monuments were placed over a century ago and reflect a one-sided and racist view of the conflict. In episodes 11 and 12 we discuss these monuments, how tribal participants experience them, and we ask what a monument that provides an opportunity for r…
 
Monuments and memorials to the Treaty War can be found throughout Western Washington. Many of these monuments were placed over a century ago and reflect a one-sided and racist view of the conflict. In episodes 11 and 12 we discuss these monuments, how tribal participants experience them, and we ask what a monument that provides an opportunity for r…
 
Your local convenience store is changing. More than a place to get gasoline and grab a snack, they actually want to become a destination. This week, we tackle the question that many of you have been asking - are EVs safe in a crash? Finally, with all the news about climate change and extreme weather, we focus on an issue that is largely man-made an…
 
During this episode, the 2023 Mazda CX-50 is reviewed; we discuss how automated trucking is gaining momentum in the logistics delivery yard; and how drought is testing the resilience of America's main water highway. THE TIME IS DRAWING NEAR... Change is coming to the RoadWorthy Drive Podcast and we couldn't be MORE excited! Be sure to WATCH THIS SP…
 
UW Tacoma Associate Professor Michelle Montgomery joins us in this episode of the podcast. Montgomery is here to talk about the book, "Re-Indigenizing Ecological Consciousness and The Interconnectedness To Indigenous Identities." Montgomery served as the book's editor. The book contains a number of essays written by Indigenous scholars. The authors…
 
Brogan and Derek sit in on this week's podcast. They talk Monkeyshines, Cosmic Bottles kitchen enhancements, dessert soups, White Lotus, Is It Tacoma, and 2023 Crypticon. 01:31 – Justin introduces special guest host Derek, Derek reflects on the first time he visited the podcast, and Justin gives a shout-out to Cosmic Bottles. Brogan jumps into the …
 
Each day over 1 million birds die as a result of collisions with buildings in urban areas. We review Hagerty Insurance's list of hot classic cars to buy in 2023. January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month. THE TIME IS DRAWING NEAR... Change is coming to the RoadWorthy Drive Podcast and we couldn't be MORE excited! Be sure to WATCH THIS SPACE for…
 
During this episode, Ken goes deeper with his impressions of the all-new 2023 Genesis GV60 EV; How one Colorado university is heating and cooling buildings using sewage; and how fusion energy beats the numbers for a first-ever breakthrough. THE TIME IS DRAWING NEAR... Change is coming to the RoadWorthy Drive Podcast and we couldn't be MORE excited!…
 
This week, guest preacher Steve Williams preached a powerful word on cultivating a prophetic culture. Steve Williams is part of the apostolic team with Minister’s Fellowship International, and he has a deeply prophetic spirit and anointing. Steve shared the vital importance of the prophetic in our world today. He implored us to throw off spiritual …
 
Frank Porcelli from Visualize Tattoo sits down with the GCP crew on this episode. Visualize Tattoo is located in Tacoma, and its artists, including Frank, are dedicated to respecting tattoo tradition and strive to create tattoo art that stands the test of time. Frank’s foundation is traditional tattooing, although he is well-versed in many styles a…
 
In our data-driven world, it seems that climate change is having an outsized impact on our access to our digital devices and apps - and it promises only to get worse. Mazda, a laggard in the EV segment, is partnering up with suppliers in an effort to get into the game, as the market for EVs continues to grow and consumers preferences change. Is it …
 
During this episode, the all-new 3rd generation of the Honda HR-V is reviewed; We discuss the potential impact of ChatGPT, and green hydrogen gets a boost in the marketplace from recent legislation. THE TIME IS DRAWING NEAR... Change is coming to the RoadWorthy Drive Podcast and we couldn't be MORE excited! Be sure to WATCH THIS SPACE for more info…
 
This week, Pastor Chris continued in our abundance sermon series with a powerful word on prayer. Chris shared the reality that prayer is the essential communication link between the visible and the invisible world. Prayer can release what God intends to do, and it has the power to change people. Chris explained what it means to pray in the spirit a…
 
Today, CitiesSpeak is bringing you a bonus episode of the Voices in Local Government podcast from our friends at the International City/County Management Association. It’s a conversation the ICMA team had with Clarence about the innovative ways local governments are implementing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and accessing federal funds to devel…
 
On this episode, the guys talk about their New Years' Eve Party, Polar Plunge, movies and shows they're enjoying, gaming, and Wheel of Fortune. 01:26 – Jeff gives the podcast word of the day, Robo Brogan visits the podcast, and Justin welcomes Jeff and Scott to the New Year. He chats about their New Years' Eve casserole party, the shots they shared…
 
During this episode, the all-new 5th generation Kia Sportage is reviewed; We look at how the town of Babcock Ranch Florida was designed to withstand extreme climate events; and how electric buses can provide resilience to communities during climate emergencies. THE TIME IS DRAWING NEAR... Change is coming to the RoadWorthy Drive Podcast and we coul…
 
The coming wave of electric vehicles will change how your insurance company calculates auto insurance - we discuss. Better EV batteries are just the beginning of more efficient EVs. The EV motors themselves are getting a makeover - and for good reason. Finally, after years of fits and starts, Chinese automakers have the American automotive market i…
 
This week, Pastor Chris launched us into the new year with a new sermon series about abundant life in Christ. God’s Word says that Christ came to give us abundance, yet we often feel as though we’re lacking. The enemy will always seek to steal, kill, and destroy our hope. Pastor Chris called us into a new day to shake off the old, to ground ourselv…
 
In this episode, Clarence sits down with Victoria Woodards, Mayor of Tacoma, Washington and our new National League of Cities President. They discuss her unexpected journey to public service and why she thinks combining the power of talented residents with strong partnerships can help create endless possibilities for everyone in communities across …
 
On this special episode, Justin first converses with Cheryl Rux, local artist and art coordinator from the Tacoma Light Trail. The Tacoma Light Trail is a free walkable/driveable trail of light art in downtown Tacoma. Their mission is to use light art to bring light to dark times, to lift up diverse voices and bring the community together through t…
 
Welcome to 2023! During this 1st of the new year episode, Ken reviews the game changing Ford F-150 Lightning EV, the automaker's first pure electric pickup truck; We discuss America's traffic fatality problem; and review the list of the seven common causes of truck accidents, because if this level of awareness works for a 60 ton Class 8 big rig, th…
 
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Although the holidays have past, its never too early or too late to talk about safety on the nation's highways and byways. We talk statistics and National Impaired Driving Month. Cars and trucks are not the only powered wheel vehicles on the road. During this episode we discuss motorcycle roadway safety. And finally, impaired drivin…
 
This week, our youth pastor Stephanie Kram jumpstarted the new year with a powerful word on discipleship. Stephanie defined discipleship and gave the Biblical premise for disciple relationships current day. She shared her personal story of being discipled and shared how the most important part of walking alongside somebody is our heart posture. As …
 
Friend of the podcast Brandon from Tacompton Files joins the conversation on this episode. They talk about the crazy weather, New Year’s plans, firewood, ninjas, Coaster Questions, and gingerbread houses. 00:23 – Justin reflects on Brogan bricking his machine from torrent downloads in the early 2000s, Brandon from Tacompton files joins the conversa…
 
This week, Pastor Chris preached a powerful Christmas message about the magi in the Christmas story. The wise men were astrologers who traveled over thousands of miles to worship the Christ child. The star they followed is believed by some to be the shekinah glory of God leading worshippers to Immanuel. We can each learn from the example of the mag…
 
On this episode, Jeff, Justin and Scott discuss New Years and other holiday plans, their recent gaming get-together, bringing back Is It Tacoma, and the Citizen App. 01:24 – Robo Brogan helps kick off the podcast, Justin shares the new Listen Live option for listeners on Discord, and discuss if they're going to plunge on New Year's Day. Justin talk…
 
Subscriber-only episode Miles per kilowatt hour will replace miles per gallon when evaluating vehicle performance in the years to come. Meanwhile, we review the ten top industries that lost employees this year; and finally we take a closer look at the automotive industry's plan for the future of 6G. THE TIME IS DRAWING NEAR... Change is coming to t…
 
Subscriber-only episode During this episode, the 2022 Lexus LC 500 Coupe is reviewed; we discuss why billions of dollars will not be enough to get autonomous cars on the road; and finally ask the question: is the electrical grid ready for the future? THE TIME IS DRAWING NEAR... Change is coming to the RoadWorthy Drive Podcast and we couldn't be MOR…
 
This week, Pastor Chris continued in our sermon series on the promises of Christmas. God’s Word exhorts us to be like little children, full of faith and wonder. The holiday season can distract us from fixing our gaze on Christ and the miracle of His birth. If you have lost your wonder, let the truth of Christ’s character as redeemer, bondage breake…
 
Renate Rain, the founder of Puget Sound Plungers, sits down with the guys to discuss creating the group Puget Sound Plungers and her local business. She found cold exposure in September of 2021 and was immediately hooked. Since then, the Puget Sound Plungers group has expanded to around 1,800 members and continues to grow. She also owns the local b…
 
Subscriber-only episode For this episode, Ken reviews the new Volvo C40 Recharge EV, the automaker's first all-new from the ground up EV. Thor Industries, the nation's largest RV maker, turns its focus toward going electric - we discuss. Finally, we review some of the novel technologies that planners are considering with respect to transportation -…
 
This week Pastor Chris continued in our Christmas series, focusing on the promise of joy. The world encourages us to find joy in superficial things, but we as God’s children have an inheritance of resolute and eternal joy. Mary was a young, diminished, and misunderstood teenager when God called her to carry the Christ child. As she magnified the Lo…
 
In this episode, Clarence sits down with Emily Larson, Mayor of Duluth, Minnesota to talk about how the city of Duluth is addressing big issues from revitalizing its downtown core coming out of the pandemic to addressing the impacts of climate change and building a more sustainable community. For more information, visit us at nlc.org.…
 
This time, the guys celebrate episode 253, giving thanks to Patrons, listeners, and guests that helped make it happen!!!! 01:43 – Jeff reveals the word of the day, Justin gives props to the supporters that have listened to every episode, and throws a shout-out to the Patrons. Scott talks about the hidden benefits of having Patreon support and Jeff …
 
Subscriber-only episode During this episode, we say good bye to a number of vehicles that have been discontinued. The Federal Trade Commission moves forward in an legislative vacuum to reign in companies that gather your personal information, especially as it relates to health and condition; and flying into the future - we take a look at some of th…
 
Subscriber-only episode During this episode, the 3-door Ford Bronco Wildtrack Sasquatch is reviewed; how fatal accident claims in a particular geographic location impacts car insurance rates, and building the hydrogen highway with a hydrogen-powered dirigible: the H2 Clipper. THE TIME IS DRAWING NEAR... Change is coming to the RoadWorthy Drive Podc…
 
This week Pastor Chris began our Christmas series, focusing each week on a different promise fulfilled in Christ, who is the ultimate promise of Christmas. Jesus promises peace and wholeness to all who call him Lord and Savior. Without Christ, we will seek to find peace through favorable circumstances or the absence of conflict. The question to ask…
 
Cody Shea and Vern Porter from the Tacoma Fire Department sit down with the GCP crew to talk about their remarkable documentary, The Call We Carry. Based out of Tacoma, the documentary highlights the crisis that is brewing amongst today's first responders. In a culture where showing vulnerability means showing weakness, this ground-breaking documen…
 
This week, Pastor Chris continued in our mini-series on generosity. Pastor Chris encouraged us to consider the source and purpose of our finances. God’s priorities are very different than the world’s priorities, and the holiday season can tempt us to be consumers rather than stewards of what has been entrusted to us. By choosing to generously give …
 
Jeff, Justin, and Scott get a chance to sit down with Yolanda, Alec, and Greg at Pint & Pie in Tacoma on this episode. Pint and Pie is a Pacific Northwest born Northwest Brewing Company. The spot is an English pub inspired tap room, serving winning beers and savory pies. They use the finest ingredients from right in their backyard and work hard to …
 
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