TACOMA – Following successful completion of weekend-long work on southbound Interstate 5, crews continue ongoing efforts to expand HOV lanes in Tacoma. The weekend work allowed crews to remove and replace about 1,200 feet of the 1960s-era surface of I-5. Over the weekend, workers also reopened the northbound I-5 collector-distributor access to 26th Street and […]
Pioneer Park (1700 Commercial Street, Steilacoom WA 98388) will once again play host to the Steilacoom Summer Concert series. The final concert for the season will be Randy Linder (Creedence Clearwater Tribute) on August 31.
By Howard Lee Ever wanted to see the skeleton of one of the prehistoric animals that roamed University Place before the Ice Ages? The University Place Museum will be open Saturday, Sept 3rd, from 10am-2pm. While you won’t see any skeletons of prehistoric animals, you will be able to browse through year books and photographs […]
During the past several months I have suffered from the pain of writing numerous articles critical of an idea promoted and passed by our city council, the Rental Registration & Safety Inspection Program (RRSIP). I strongly support the concept that each of us should be as diligent with our compliments as we are with our […]
On Aug. 25, more than 400 national parks around the U.S. marked the National Park Service Centennial.
The September 2016 programs for partners in education at the Tacoma Nature Center and Tahoma Audubon are available.
By June Lee LASA (Living Access Support Alliance) is a non-profit organization that provides support to low income families and individuals. Examples of assistance provided include housing, financial assistance with utilities, and homelessness prevention. LASA was established in the Lakewood, area in 1989. Since their opening, individuals in the community have received assistance for various […]
Make a difference in the life of a family caregiver! The Alzheimer’s Association is currently recruiting local volunteers to facilitate Family Caregiver Support Groups in Lakewood.
TACOMA – Drivers who use State Route 512 between Puyallup and Lakewood can anticipate short delays during night hours between Tuesday, Aug. 30, and Friday, Sept. 2, while utility crews replace transmission lines across the highway near Canyon Road. The crews need approximately three to six rolling slowdowns to complete their work. Due to the […]
“Home associations that once protected residents now prey on them,” read the August 3, 2016 headline in the Kansas City Star. Author Judy L. Thomas describes some of the highlights – or perhaps more appropriately the lowlights – of home associations gone bad.