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“Grit City Stories” is hosted by Joe Bomar of the Tacoma Historical Society. Grit City Stories airs at 5pm daily and at noon on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.


3: Grit City Stories:  John Haley Interview – Flight History – November 18, 2021


2: Grit City Stories: Chris Staudingur, Spooky Tacoma


1: Grit City Stories: John Haley interview –  September 29, 2021. This first episode is an interview with Mr. John Buffelen Haley, grandson of William Buffelen, who almost single-handedly grew the city back in the early 1900s. The story is a bit about the lumber industry, but mostly family tales and his old home.