Drivers who use Tacoma and Fife area highways may encounter nighttime delays the week of Oct. 5. Crews plan a series of ramp closures through as part of adjacent HOV projects in Tacoma and Fife. [Read more…]
Jon Douglas Rake, the Managing Artistic Director and driving force behind Tacoma Musical Playhouse, has done it again. Director Rake has lifted the skirts of Tacoma and swept up most of her talented children and molded them into the theatre’s current production of “Oliver! The Musical.”
With a cast of 22 as well as 21 youngsters in the Children’s Ensemble and six in the Adult Ensemble for a total of 49 actors, singers and dancers on stage at various times or even the same time – “Oliver” has got to be one of Rake’s grandest endeavors. [Read more…]
Major Road Work
Below is a list of major road work scheduled for the week beginning Oct. 1 in the City of Lakewood per the Public Works Department: [Read more…]
Adventurer, educator and author, Jordan Hanssen will give a presentation on his latest rowing expedition. This lecture, open to the public, will be held on Wednesday, October 7th from 10:30 to 12:30, at the Working Waterfront Maritime Museum (705 Dock Street in Tacoma). The cost to attend this class is $15, walk-in’s are welcomed. [Read more…]
Kimyatta Tillman thought Sept. 30 was just another day of class in the Cosmetology Program at Clover Park Technical College.
The fifth-quarter student was excited to learn program graduate Misty Winesberry was visiting to share her experience in industry, and wouldn’t have missed the presentation for anything. It’s a good thing she didn’t. [Read more…]
Now that fall quarter classes have started, now is the time to make sure you are signed up to receive important information from Pierce College regarding emergencies, delays and college closures. Students and employees can sign up to receive emergency messages through text, email or by phone. [Read more…]
By Paul Pastor, Pierce County Sheriff
I recently attended a national conference which addressed the topic of public trust in law enforcement. It was sponsored by the Major County Sheriff’s Association and FBI National Executive Institute.
Attendees included larger County Sheriffs from Los Angeles, Miami, Las Vegas, Detroit and Boston and other large jurisdictions as well as minority community leaders from around the nation. [Read more…]
October 4-10, 2015 is National Newspaper Week. Almost every day there is a report about the latest advance in technology—something else that will change a familiar habit—whether it’s the way we study, work, drive or dine. [Read more…]
As Jake Boushack prepared to separate from service with the U.S. Marine Corps, the artilleryman researched employable fields in Washington state.
Manufacturing caught his attention and Boushack found Clover Park Technical College offered the ideal program to prepare him for his post-military career. [Read more…]
A number of events taking place at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Oct. 7-8 will celebrate and shed light on banned and challenged books. The college has held events celebrating banned books since the 1980s, highlighting literature that has historically been challenged by organizations throughout the country. [Read more…]