Reminder: Lakewood Historical Society annual meeting, Nov. 18

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.

TNT: Lakewood man who served time for shooting cops now accused of drug crimes

“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.”

Read the rest of Adam Lynn’s story in The News Tribune.


Boeing outreach to be subject of Tuesday's Tacoma Narrows Rotary program

The Rotary Club of Tacoma Narrows meets weekly at Tower Lanes, 6323 6th Avenue, Tacoma, on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. for fellowship, breakfast, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker.

  • November 4 – A Boeing Company representative will provide an update on the company’s programs, charities, activities in the community, investments in the region, and its ongoing commitment for future growth in Washington.
  • November 11 – Veterans Day! Col. Brian Runion, 446th Mission Support Group Commander, USAF, will speak. Col. Runion is responsible for organizing, training, and equipping nearly 700 reservists and civilians assigned to the group.
  • November 18 – Patricia McClements and Wayne Ballew of Puget Sound Energy will update the club on its programs and services, including advice on energy efficiency. Timely program for November.
  • November 25 – President’s Choice!
  • December 2 – Meeting Cancelled. Let’s have a Christmas party instead!