Pierce College Puyallup presents ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’

yellow_wallpaperPierce College Puyallup presents The Yellow Wallpaper, by Charlotte Perkins Gillman, opening Nov. 6 in the Black Box Theater. The performances will take place at 7 p.m. on Nov. 6-8.

Diagnosed with temporary nervous depression with a slight hysterical tendency, the play’s main character, Jan, is confined to an upstairs bedroom to rest. With nothing but the wallpaper to keep her company, she becomes obsessed and soon descends into madness. This classic short story highlights the ills in women’s healthcare. [Read more...]

TNT: Thieves cut through wall to get to guns at Lakewood shop

“To get to the guns they wanted to steal, burglars smashed through the wall of a vacant adjoining business and took about 30 firearms from a Lakewood gun shop, police said.

“Federal authorities are offering a reward for information concerning Monday’s burglary of Quantico Tactical in the 12300 block of Pacific Highway Southwest.”

Read the rest of Alexis Krell’s story in The News Tribune.

Halloween tips

Photo courtesy of  ChIandra4U (rgbstock.com)The City of Lakewood would like to wish everyone a happy and SAFE Halloween.

To help you out with the “safe” part, we’ve provided below some great Halloween “Do’s and Don’ts” and ideas to help everyone enjoy their trick-or-treating and their loot! They come courtesy of the City’s Community Safety Resource Team.
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Precious is pet of the week

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Precious 400x320Precious is a friendly and easygoing girl! She desires lots of love and affection. Precious will gladly relax with you while you work, occasionally reminding you she is there by your side. She will greet you with a smile, and especially enjoys being given treats. She was surrendered by her family, and has been here for a few months recovering. She has some minor reoccurring health issues, so regular monitoring is needed to keep her healthy, happy and relaxed. Due to her age and calm demeanor, she would do best in a home without young children. Precious is the perfect companion for someone who needs a sweetheart to keep them company. Come and meet this kind, adorable girl for yourself! Reference #A489885

Contact The Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County, (253) 383-2733 for more information. You can now see all shelter pets online at http://www.thehumanesociety.org/.