Lakewood United to host Julie Moorer to discuss Memory Awareness

“Memory Awareness” by Julie Moorer, Director of Recruitment at UW/VA Memory Wellness Program will be the topic at the October 23 meeting.

The Lakewood United group meets at 7 AM every Thursday at Burs Restaurant, which is located at 6151 Steilacoom Boulevard SW in Lakewood. The next program is as follows:

Oct 30, 2014 “Liquor Changes in Washington State” (Teresa – MC)

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Pierce County Drug Court marks 20-year anniversary

On Oct. 21, Pierce County Drug Court celebrated its 20th anniversary, marking the occasion with an awards ceremony and presentation followed by several guest speakers. Judge Edmund Murphy of Superior Court Department 9 presented a historic perspective on Pierce County Drug Court and West Huddleston, Chief Executive Officer of National Association of Drug Courts Professionals, spoke at the event as well. [Read more...]

Westside Story – Roadway Catapult

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With over two decades in law enforcement, I have investigated plenty of cases involving unnecessary injury and death to innocent victims. While it is true I am retired, I can still spot potential trouble from a mile away.

Check this guy out. He loaded a heavy water heater onto the trunk deck of his car and then with some flimsy cord and a single bungee cord, tied the load down by running the line through his open back windows. Down the road he goes. [Read more...]

TNT: Steilacoom woman sought answers on child abuse — from a child predator

“Sylvia Peterson wasn’t thinking about a book when she began visiting the most dangerous female sex predator in the state. She was hoping to resolve her own personal horror.

“‘I thought it might be possible to get information that would help explain my grandfather, who abused me when I was 7 years old,’ Peterson said.” Read the rest of Larry Larue’s story in The News Tribune.