The City of Lakewood has posted a video of its Truck and Tractor 2014 celebration on its YouTube page.
It’s a fall carnival. It’s a costume party. It’s a celebration of wildlife and things that go hoot and howl in the night.
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park’s premier fall event, Hoot ‘n’ Howl, is scheduled this weekend. And it comes packed with fun for everyone.
TACOMA, WA – Today Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist charged Skylar Nikolas Bear Nemetz, 20, with murder in the first degree for shooting his wife to death in their Lakewood apartment. He was scheduled to be arraigned Oct. 22 at 1:30 p.m. in room 270 of the County-City Building in Tacoma. [Read more...]
Approximately 12 businesses in the Tideflats area, including Tacoma Water’s largest customer, Rock Tenn, are without water service because of a large water main that broke at about 8:45 p.m. last night. Tacoma Water crews are working to fix the pipe and restore service as soon as possible.
A plug, where another pipe could connect to the main, failed, allowing water to be released at very high pressure from the pipe.
LAKEWOOD- The Clover Park High School Boys Tennis team was undefeated this season at 12-0 and secured their first South Puget Sound League (SPSL) 2A league championship title, their first championship title since 1999 when they were in a different league. In the SPSL 2A league, Clover Park competes against White River, Franklin Pierce, Fife, Washington, River Ridge and Steilacoom. Each team is played twice: once at home and once away. Two players on the team play singles and the rest play doubles. The team is comprised of five seniors, two juniors and one freshman.
The Friends of the Lakewood Libraries Public Book Sale will take place Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25 (10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.). Books are shelved, categorized and re-stocked.
“Eight months from now, the roads leading to the Chambers Bay Golf Course will be put under tight security as the 2015 U.S. Open begins.” Read the rest of Brynn Grimley’s story at The News Tribune.
A group of scarecrows on Sequalish Street, decorated in Steilacoom school colors, appear to be “waiting for the Interurban”–or some imaginary bus. They’re part of this year’s “On The Road Again” straw people visiting town. [Read more...]
By Jon Esken
Give Yisrael Stephens a 100-yard game. Mark him down as another Lakes running back rushing towards the next level. Just don’t ask the junior about his statistics because he is focused more on team wins than personal numbers. [Read more...]
Nena Curley has been promoted from the position of production manager for the Lakewood Institute of Theatre to the full time position as production manager for the Lakewood Playhouse.
A native of Tacoma, Nena has a long history with the Lakewood Playhouse. She started as an actress in both its Youth Theatre Program and Main Stage. She also found her calling in stage management through both of those venues. She took her many years of volunteering at both the Playhouse and Tacoma Little Theatre and applied them to her studies at the College of Idaho, where she received her BFA in theatre. [Read more...]