“Pierce County prosecutors on Monday charged a 17-year-old boy suspected in a home-invasion robbery in which a Lakewood homeowner shot and killed one of the intruders. Qiuordai Taylor pleaded not guilty to first-degree manslaughter, two counts of first-degree robbery, two counts of first-degree kidnapping, one count of first-degree burglary and five counts of assault.” Read the rest of Stacia Glenn’s story on The News Tribune website.
The Clover Park School District and City of Lakewood will hold a Joint School Board and City Council Meeting on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 (6:00 p.m.) in the Clover Park School District’s Student Services Center – Board Room (10903 Gravelly Lake Drive SW, Lakewood, WA 98499). Following is the meeting agenda: [Read more…]
“Lakewood police said Friday they’ve arrested the final suspect in a home-invasion robbery in which a homeowner mortally wounded one of the robbers.” Read the rest of Adam Lynn’s story in The News Tribune.
The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency reports all burn bans in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties have been lifted. The outlook for the next few days is windy and rainy, with a rise in temperature.
The Lakewood Historical Society annual meeting is scheduled for Tuesday night, Nov. 18th, at 7 pm at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. Board members will be elected, volunteers will be recognized and programs on Washington State’s 125th Anniversary and Nancy Covert’s book American Lake Vignettes. Books will be available for sale. Wonderful refreshments offered. Free and open to the public.
“A man who served 20 years in prison for shooting two Seattle police officers in 1991 has been arrested and charged with dealing large quantities of painkillers from his Lakewood home.
“Aaron Glen Leigh, 46, pleaded not guilty Thursday in Pierce County Superior Court to unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and three counts of illegally possessing a firearm.”
By Betsy Tainer, University Place
54% of you said No to the proposed Utility Tax. We won, but we’re not done.
We had a fantastic voter turnout. 57.97% for UP, where Tacoma showed 46.58%, the county and state came in with 50.1%.
“Four people have been charged with crimes ranging from burglary to trafficking in stolen property after Lakewood police busted up what they called a prolific burglary ring.” Read the rest of Adam Lynn’s story at The News Tribune.
“In two weeks, the Lakewood City Council will vote on its two-year budget. If approved without changes, 12 employees will lose their jobs at the end of 2014.” Read Brynn Grimley’s story in The News Tribune.