In the shadow of Michael Brown’s shooting death by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer The News Tribune’s Stacia Glenn spoke with Lakewood Police Chief Bret Farrar about the use of force and training. Click here to read Stacia’s interview.
UNIVERSITY PLACE – 150 runners participated in the inaugural “Run for Christ” 5K organized by University Place Presbyterian Church (UPPC) on Sunday.
From The News Tribune: “The water in the city of Fircrest will continue to be fluoridated. The City Council opted for the status quo Tuesday by voting down an ordinance that would have stopped the 57-year practice.
“Despite the council voting 5-2 to continue water fluoridation, anti-fluoride activists said they aren’t done trying to get the chemical additive removed from the city’s water supply.” Read more here.
From The News Tribune: “Landon Johnson has seen the future, and there will be fewer cashiers in it, but more unmanned aerial vehicles and block-long vending machines.” Read more here.
A 48-year-old University Place man was killed late Sunday after the truck he was riding in rolled on state Route 7, according to the Washington State Patrol. The accident happened about 10:45 p.m. in the northbound lanes near Pilgrim Road, about a mile north of Alder. Read more at The News Tribune.
Say “Big Pierce County golf tournament” and most people are likely to think of the U.S. Open coming to Chambers Bay next summer.
But in the world of disc golf, formerly known as Frisbee golf, the big tournament is happening this weekend.
Read more at The News Tribune.
The DuPont Historical Society, DuPont History Museum, and the DuPont Tourism Board will sponsor the 9th Annual Hudson Bay Heritage Days weekend August 15-17 in DuPont. The schedule of events for the weekend will be as follows: [Read more...]
LAKEWOOD — Finding fun, fresh, innovative ways to combine people’s passions with their giving is tough in a landscape of golf tournaments and auctions. To accommodate the increase in demand for food at the 60 food banks, meal sites, and shelters that Emergency Food Network (EFN) serves, Board Member Darren Schuldheiss took aim at combining two of his passions: fighting hunger and shooting clay pigeons out of the air.
On August 5, 2014, Pierce County will join with the rest of Washington State in voting in the 2014 primary election. The Pierce County Auditor’s office has published an election information and results schedule that details what’s on the ballot, what special elections are taking place, how to vote, where to vote, when we’ll know the results, and a number of other frequently asked questions. Click to access the 2014 Primary Election Information and Results Schedule.