posted on Sep, 6 2004 @ 01:52 AM
Hey, I live around there. I can tell you that Washington is where the whole "flying saucer" craze began in 1947. You can read more about that
Anyway, I am not aware of the Tacoma area ever being particularly prone to UFO encouters, having researched the phenomenon more thoroughly than most.
But I am not sure. I do know an alien base is thought by some to exist beneath indian reservations in Yakima, which you can learn about here:
Would you mind sharing your experience with us here? I would also suggest reporting your story to nuforc.com if you haven't already.