Broken water main at Portland Ave. and East 11th St.

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.
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Clover Park HS tennis team wins championship

2014.10.23 - Clover Park HS Team

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.

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Nena Curley named Lakewood Playhouse production manager

Nena Curley

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...]