By Kathleen Merryman
The News Tribune
Tacoma Youth Marine Center makes it official today on the Foss Waterway, giant scissors and all. It celebrates its grand opening with tours, boat rides, a free barbecue and officials praising the innovation and perseverance of the people who made it real.
But the ribbon cutting is a formality. This spring, the center already is, as its motto says: “Helping youth touch the Sound.”