The property where the Best Western Motor Inn is located was originally part of the 200- acre parcel that local entrepreneur Norton Clapp purchased in 1936. The Inn, originally known as the Lakewood Motor Inn, is 50 years old this month, and, after taking time out to celebrate its milestone anniversary, it’s gearing up to welcome golf fans for the USGA in June. [Read more…]
Save yourself a trip to Washington, D. C. to view the city’s famous cherry trees in bloom. [Read more…]
Third Grade students at Steilacoom’s Chloe Clark Elementary School at Northwest Landing/DuPont celebrated on Thursday the 197th birthday of the early American educator, Chloe A. Clark (Willson). Clark was born on April 16, 1818 and came to Ft. Nisqually as a Methodist Missionary to teach Native American students in 1841. [Read more…]
Effective April 13, eleven LED street lights will be activated in Steilacoom. “They’re the newest lights in Steilacoom,” according to Mark Burlingame, Steilacoom’s Public Works Director. [Read more…]
Steilacoom’s sunny skies on Saturday morning brought out dozens of eager egg hunters at the annual Egg Hunt held at Cherrydale Primary School. [Read more…]
Anyone who’s been enjoying The Boys in the Boat—the 2015 Pierce County Reads selection—may enjoy watching a live regatta this coming Saturday, April 11, at Harry Todd Park in Tillicum. The park is located on the east side of American Lake.
Have you read Grave Mercy, or Wonder, or perhaps Dodger?
These were just three of the books that Lakes, Clover Park and Steilacoom High School students read earlier this year in preparation for the 2015 Inter-District Battle of the Books. As reported in an earlier story, SHS earned 1st Place in this year’s competition. [Read more…]
Loads of laudatory words were spoken Thursday night for the official Grand Opening of Harrison Preparatory School on the Clover Park Technical College Campus in Lakewood, but LTG Bill Harrison spoke the most heartfelt comments made that evening. [Read more…]
J’nai Bridges, a Lakewood native, has been selected to represent the United States of America as a semi-finalist for the 2015 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition. She will compete among nineteen singers for the grand prize and title. [Read more…]
There was a battle in the Lakewood Library this past week, but no one was injured. It was definitely a battle, but a civil battle nevertheless as 6th Grade students from five Clover Park School District middle schools tested their knowledge about a dozen books they’d read earlier this year. Students answered 25 questions about the books’ contents. [Read more…]