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UPDATED: Thu., June 25, 2020

Tattoo artist sees bump in desire to erase hateful skin art

A Vermont tattoo artist who has long offered free removal or covering of hateful skin art like swastikas, SS lightning bolts or the words “white power” says he’s seen an …

Local tattoo artists throw First Friday: Locked Down online art auction

Avery and Kaylee Willmann of the Spokane tattoo studio

Local tattoo shops struggle during COVID-19 closures

Owners worry about paying the bills when there’s no revenue coming in.

UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019

Tattooing eyeballs to be illegal

For Washington residents who want to turn the whites of their eyes a different color, or add an eye-catching design, time is running out. And that’s a good thing, according …

‘Simpsons’ animator inks tattoo for Idaho fan hurt in Iraq

Jeff Myers spent years working in a four-fingered universe as an animator on “The Simpsons” but he’s still up for some pro bono design work for a Treasure Valley veteran …

Breast cancer tattoo photos lead to Facebook expulsion

A woman who aids breast cancer survivors in the St. Louis area by creating tattoos of the nipple and areola after reconstructive surgery has been booted from Facebook for showing …

Mount Vernon tattoo shop defies norms of male-dominated field

About 25 years ago, Darius Sessions struggled to find an apprenticeship to become a tattoo artist. It wasn’t because she lacked artistic skill, she said. Instead, it was for reasons …

Tattooed employees can improve your company’s image, study finds

Are you less inclined to hire people because they have a few tattoos? You may be hurting your business. At least that’s what a new study found.

Photo: Mark of solidarity

A tattoo in tribute to the victims of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting decorates the leg of Jen Loder, of Orlando, Fla., as she attends a memorial vigil Saturday.

Tattoos and groceries? No tat shops for new Whole Foods chain yet

Whole Foods is prepping for the launch of its hipster new grocery chain. But shoppers won’t be able to get a tattoo with their cheese just yet.

Spokane police seek tattoo artist who tattooed homicide victim

Spokane police are seeking the individual who tattooed star-shaped symbols on homicide victim Ramona Childress.

Oregon man faces attempted murder charge in alleged tattoo war

North Bend, Ore. (AP) — David Wonnacott qualified for a tattoo license on July 5 and wasted little time establishing a business in a small, coastal Oregon community. Problem is, …

Underage Wash. boy tattooed with 6-inch dragon

CENTRALIA, Wash. — Police are investigating how a 13-year-old Washington state boy got a tattoo.

Ryan reveals new ink

Rex Ryan has a big, new tattoo. And, no, it doesn’t appear to be a Super Bowl guarantee in permanent ink. The New York Jets coach showed up for the …

Tattoo and body piercing parlors soon could be regulated

The Washington state Legislature has passed a measure that requires body piercers and tattooers to be licensed by the state. The measure now heads to Gov. Chris Gregoire.

Dotting the eyes

Judy Gustafson got tattooed one recent morning, just before heading off to work. Gustafson, who is an in-home care provider, doesn’t look like someone who would typically get a tattoo …