Could the homeless be made to pick up their own trash? Can you get blood from a turnip? Our community of late is not immune from what our city manager has called “a national epidemic.” We’ve recently seen an influx of folks taking up residence in a wooded section near the town’s entrance.
Halloween is a fun time for all ages, but it is also a dangerous night for children. There are approximately 5.5 children fatalities each Halloween night. That is more than twice the number of child pedestrian deaths than any other day of the year. One way to curb this statistic is block parties. Each year […]
LAKEWOOD – Clover Park High School’s theater club is back on the scene. After a long hiatus, science teacher and troupe director James “Jym” Kinney and students revived International Thespian Society Troupe 821 in April of 2015, and will perform their fifth full-length production this fall.
Submitted by The Office of the Attorney General TACOMA — The Attorney General’s Office has filed a petition in Pierce County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a Pierce County sex offender to prevent his release into the community.
Submitted by Stephanie Simmons-Hill As we celebrate Head Start Awareness Month, I reflect on the power and promise of the Head Start Advantage. As a Head Start parent, I am a testament to the transformative effects of the program’s comprehensive, whole family approach.
Where can you play on a boulder, spin yourself silly, swing on a log, whisper to a friend through a listening trunk and play in a treehouse? Beginning Oct. 28, all of these cool things and more will be found at the Meridian Habitat Park nature playground on the corner of 144th St. East and […]
Once again this year First Baptist Church of Lakewood will be hosting Trunk or Treat on October 31st from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Youth and Community Center (YACC) located at 5504 112th St SW, Lakewood, WA 98499. We provide this safe environment for you to bring your children to.
From light displays to the eclectic First Night celebration, family-friendly events in Tacoma and the South Puget Sound are a great alternative to sitting bored at home with a cup of hot cocoa. Travel Tacoma + Pierce County recommends the following activities:
If you get an opportunity, be certain to thank our ever popular hometown newspaper publisher, Ben Sclair, of The Suburban Times for his dedication in doing everything he can to bring you, our beloved readers, up to the minute election news. Sparing no expense, Publisher Ben Sclair has sent me out on special assignment to […]
Employers can have their questions answered about marijuana and employment law at this Lakewood forum in November. Read more: Marijuana and employment law forum to answer business owner’s questions in Lakewood | The News Tribune