Weekly Volcano

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Weekly Volcano
Type Alternative weekly
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Independent
Publisher Ron Swarner
Editor Matt Driscoll
Founded 2001
Ceased publication 2013
Headquarters Tacoma, WA
United States
Website weeklyvolcano.com

Weekly Volcano was a weekly entertainment newspaper in the South Puget Sound, based in Tacoma, Washington. The Weekly Volcano reported on film, theater, food, art and music in the South Sound as well as providing comprehensive arts and music calendars. It also published a blog, Spew. The newspaper had 670 distribution points from Federal Way to Tumwater, reaching more than 92,000 readers every Thursday. Founded in 2001[1] by publisher Ron Swarner, its first issue came out on November 1, 2001. Weekly Volcano also run under the name Northwest Military with South Sound events for military families. Both Weekly Volcano and its blog Spew temporarily ceased publication in 2009.[2] In April 2013 the paper was closed down, and became entertainment supplement to the Ranger and Northwest Airlifter newspapers.[3]


  1. ^ "Tacoma, WA. Weekly Volcano". Alternative Weekly Network. Retrieved December 23, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Weekly Volcano, Spew No More?". Feed Tacoma. June 10, 2009. Retrieved December 23, 2016. 
  3. ^ Matt Nagle (April 28, 2013). "Changes come to Weekly Tacoma". Tacoma Weekly. Retrieved December 23, 2016. 

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