Have you ever wondered what a police officer does in a 30-year career, day in and day out? I understand we think we know what cops do from watching make believe sources such as TV, movies and the news.
Submitted by Cindy McKitrick STEILACOOM – On Wednesday about 12:30PM, during this latest wind storm, the Fastpitch Girls Team – playing at the Old Pioneer Middle School Ballfield – had a bit of a quandary to deal with.
Registration for the May 13, 2017 Veterans Resource Fair is now open. Organizers are looking for Providers and Volunteers to serve the Veteran community. Register at nine9line.org/register/.
I am so embarrassed. Ever since we started our current century on January 1, 2000, I have focussed on not making any mistakes. Here I am on March 28, 2017, facing the cold reality that I made my first mistake in this century.
LAKEWOOD, WASH.—Clover Park School District is adopting some new instructional materials for the 2017-18 school year. Parents, staff and community members are invited to provide feedback on recommended additions at an Instructional Materials Showcase on Friday, March 31 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Monday, April 10 from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in […]
Submitted by Linda Nguyen TACOMA, WA—Increasing graduation rates often boils down to whether students see their classwork as a path to a career that interests them. WorkForce Central invests in CareerLink Pierce County—a web-based tool that introduces students and young adults to career paths in a variety of fields. Since its adoption three years ago, […]
Submitted by Washington State House Republican Communications The Senate Majority Coalition Caucus (SMCC) and House Democrats have each included funding for the Lakewood Community Policing Program in their proposed operating budgets for the 2017-19 biennium. Rep. Dick Muri, R-Steilacoom, submitted the community proposal for funding consideration and was part of a group of lawmakers instrumental […]
TACOMA, Wash. – Jose Antonio Vargas, journalist, filmmaker, and a leading activist for undocumented immigrant rights ever since he stunned the nation with a New York Times essay revealing his own hidden second life, will appear in Tacoma.
Evelyn Yielding of Lakewood, WA, has been awarded the Aldo Leopold Conservation Scholarship by Green Mountain College. The nation’s leading college for environmental, social and economic sustainability based education, Green Mountain College grants this scholarship to selected students majoring in Natural Resources Management or Animal Conservation and Care with an interest in forestry, wildlife management, […]
On March 24, 2017, I published an article in The Suburban Times titled Westside Story – MyLakewood311. I shared what I thought was a prime and timely example of how MyLakewood311 can work.