The City of Lakewood is soliciting project proposals that support and encourage tourism and cultural activities in Lakewood, Washington. The source of monies from which projects will be funded is the city’s share of taxes collected on overnight stays at hotels and motels within the City of Lakewood.
Lakewood’s Saudia James-Heard on Thursday jumped 38′-8.75″ at the USATF Junior Olympics in Houston, Texas. She finished first and beat the prior meet record (set in 2006) by more than four inches. Way to go Saudia.
LAKEWOOD, WASH. – Retired United States Air Force Col. Mark Haskins will join Pierce College as the new Executive Director of Military Programs later this summer. As a former director of warfighting education for the United States Air Force LeMay Center for Doctrine and Education, Haskins brings with him a distinguished career in the military, along with extensive educational knowledge. He also served as commander, department chair and professor of Air Force Studies at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. [Read more...]
The McGavick Student Center at Clover Park Technical College was turned into a fashion runway July 22. Hair models walked the catwalk to showcase the creative talents and imaginations of students from the Cosmetology Program for the Midsummer Night’s Hair Show and 50th Anniversary event. [Read more...]
The August 2014 edition of ‘Around Town’, the Town of Steilacoom’s newsletter, is available. Click here to download it.
Scam calls to Tacoma Public Utilities customers have increased in the past couple of weeks, and the utility wants to help ensure no one loses money.
Scammers have mainly targeted commercial customers, demanding they make an immediate payment with a prepaid card or risk having their service disconnected. Customers are often directed to purchase a Green Dot or Money Pak card. [Read more...]
The Army recently completed a 2014 Supplemental Programmatic Environment Assessment (SPEA), which poses that Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) could lose up to 16,000 military and civilian jobs.
You’ll recall that the South Sound recently lost the 4-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team (Lakewood’s Community Connector). This reduction was the result of the initial 2013 Programmatic Environment Assessment (PEA).
UNIVERSITY PLACE – Windermere Professional Partners Property Management (WPPPM) proudly announces the launch of ChambersBayHousing.com. Since the USGA announced Chambers Bay as the site of the 2015 US Open Golf Championship, the University Place community has been buzzing about opportunities available for homeowners near the course to make their houses available for rent to visitors, media, sponsors, and perhaps even players. Until now, a uniform, consistent source of options and information did not exist. ChambersBayHousing.com changes that. [Read more...]
With Boeing forecasting huge demand for new airplanes over the next two decades, Pierce County aerospace industry stakeholders spent Wednesday, July 23, discussing how to make sure this region maintains and grows its role in the global market.