A small, but enthusiastic, group of Steilacoom residents met on Jan. 24 at the Steilacoom Deli to discuss ways to save the Steilacoom Train Depot. [Read more…]
Good news/not so good news:
Steilacoom residents eager to cross the new Saltar’s Point Pedestrian Overpass Bridge will have to wait a bit longer…at least until spring, says Mark Burlingame, Steilacoom’s Public Works Director. [Read more…]
Tick, tock, tick tock…Seconds, Minutes, Hours, Days…Decades.
What exactly IS Time? Calendars (Julian, Gregorian, Chinese, Mayan?) clocks (sand, water, atomic?), appointment books, Deadlines, Half Time…just a few of the many ways we “keep track” of its passing. It’s something there’s never enough of. [Read more…]
The USGA tournament countdown clock is ticking, and June’s not far away. Whether or not you plan to attend the much-promoted tournament or will be out of town, here’s a piece of area historical golf lore that may be a good early morning coffee time topic. [Read more…]
How important is water quality? Who grades the water’s condition?
Those who live in Lakewood, an area that’s known as the “Lakes District, “ may be interested to know that the County takes an interest in keeping local waters: creeks, streams, and lakes clean. [Read more…]
Attendance at the recent Saturday night basketball game may not have been on a par with Sunday’s Seahawk game, but fans filling the bleachers for the traditional end-of-year Steilacoom High School alumni basketball game were just as enthusiastic as Hawks fans at Century Link Field. [Read more…]
It’s nice to be a child…even if only during the holiday season. That’s when grown-ups can enjoy kids’ programs without feeling uncomfortable! On Saturday, Dec. 20, I became a child just for an hour when “Puppets Please” presented their Lakewood holiday show, courtesy of the Friends of the Library! [Read more…]
A Lakewood Log holiday ad and editorial—December 11, 1942 (Lakewood Log loaned by Milt Davidson, Steilacoom): [Read more…]
During December, Steilacoom’s Town Hall, long-time locale for numerous dances, council meetings, anniversaries, and more, has also been the setting for several holiday events.
Such as the one planned for 6 p.m. on Dec. 14—the 7th annual “All Comers Concert.” Since its 2008 inaugural year, Steilacoomites of all ages have joined in this community celebration that includes local musicians, singers, scouting groups; even a guest appearance from Santa.