In observance of Memorial Day, Lakewood City Hall and the Lakewood Police Station will be closed Monday, May 30, 2016. If you have an after-hours, Public Works-related emergency, please contact (253) 267-1628. If you have an after-hours, Police-related matter, contact (253) 830-5000 or 911 if it’s an emergency.
The New Tacoma Cemeteries will host a Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30 starting at 11:30 am. Events will include a keynote speech by Major General (Retired) James “Jimmy” Collins, US Army; Guest Speaker: Krista M. Simpson, Gold Star Spouse of SSG Michael H. Simpson. A Veteran’s Wreath will be placed on MSG Albert Onacki’s […]
The Lakewood Senior Activity Center (9112 Lakewood Dr SW, Lakewood, WA) will host its 10th Annual Open House on Thursday, June 2 (10 am-1 pm). Call 253-798-4090 for more information.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. – Joint Base Lewis-McChord will honor the memory of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of the United States with a Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 30, at 11:30 a.m. at the base’ Camp Lewis Cemetery.
Tacoma, WA — Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) is pleased to announce the purchase of a significant, rare landscape painting by artist Grafton Tyler Brown (1841–1918), whose works are highly sought by museums. The artist has strong Northwest connections; Brown painted A Canyon River with Pines and Figures (Yellowstone), circa 1886, while living in Portland, […]
Every spring, three Ellen Pinto Outstanding Student of the Year finalists are selected after interviewing with the Board of Trustees. We’re proud to present the finalists of 2016. Agnes Song, Finalist Song is a Running Start student who plans to transfer to the University of Washington, where she’s been accepted into the Bioengineering program. She […]
TACOMA, Wash. –Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department has achieved national accreditation status from the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). It is one of only five health departments in the state and one of fewer than 200 nationwide to meet PHAB’s stringent quality standards. PHAB delivered the news to the local health department yesterday.
Below is a schedule of construction work related to work on South Tacoma, between State Route 512 and 96th Street in the City of Lakewood, for the upcoming week:
What is it like to be a police officer? Citizens can find out a lot by doing a one shift ride-a-long, but it actually takes a trained professional law enforcement officer 3 – 5 years before the officer has seen and experienced almost everything and finally can answer the question, “What is it like to […]
By Don Russell, Lakewood Waughop Lake has an interesting new phenomenon. The pumpkin colored water is due to a green algae (Botryococcus) bloom which contains some Microcystis colonies as well as dark green-black blobs of benthic Oscillatoria mats that have broken free of the bottom of the lake. The yellow-orange coloration of the Botryococcus is […]