Though he grieved and weeped with the best of them, Police Chief Bret Farrar seemed tireless and indomitable during Lakewood’s darkest hours. He died last week at age 59. Read more: Lakewood police chief bret farrar was community rock | The News Tribune
A bitter dispute has developed over the record $15.1?million federal civil-rights verdict awarded to the family of an unarmed black man killed in 2013 by a police sniper. The city of Lakewood claims the case’s “racially charged themes” prejudiced the jury against police. Read more: $15M verdict in police shooting of unarmed black man heading […]
Nobody likes accidentally jabbing themselves in the eye with a mascara applicator, but that isn’t the only eye health concern when it comes to cosmetics.
Neighbors should not have to ride an agonizing merry go round run by operators going different directions at Western State Hospital. And keeping a tormented man locked up should not be Lakewood’s problem. Read more: Keep violent mentally ill offender out of Lakewood group home | The News Tribune
Steilacoom police looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a pedestrian Sunday evening found him squid fishing nearby, according to charging documents. Read more: Driver accused of hitting man, dog before squid fishing | The News Tribune
I C Poke in Lakewood Towne Center is the fourth poke restaurant to open since last November in the Tacoma area. The restaurant serves poke bowls and sushi burritos. Read more: IC Poke now open in Lakewood with menu of poke bowls and sushi burritos | The News Tribune
A 44-year-old Fircrest man died Tuesday afternoon after his car failed to negotiate a curve on Center Street in Tacoma. A 74-year-old woman was injured and transported to a hospital. Read more: Fircrest man dies in head-on collision on Center Street in Tacoma | The News Tribune
Lakewood police are trying to identify two men in connection with a robbery and aggravated assault at a gas station. Read more: Lakewood police seek 2 suspects in gas station robbery | The News Tribune
Tim Lowenberg, who led Washington’s National Guard when its troops were deployed to wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wars, has died. Read more: Tim Lowenberg, who led Washington’s miltary during callups for Iraq and Afghanistan wars, died Sunday | The News Tribune
We’ve all heard that eating carrots will improve our vision. They may not give us super night vision, but eating them can help keep our eyes healthy.