Anderson Island Principal Susan Greer nominated Mrs. Shelley Crossen as Lakewood Rotary’s Educator of the Month. Her nomination read, “I have developed a great respect for Shelley during this year as her Principal. Her passion and love for students and learning inspires not only the students, but the community and our staff as well.”
It’s mid-May—and less than two weeks until the bell behind the Bair store is rung at 3 p.m., signaling the official start of the Town’s eighth annual Farmers Market Season. June 1 marks the kickoff of the 2016 Farmers Market Season in this waterfront community that’s part of the oldest incorporated community in Washington State.
By Nancy Covert Contestants in Pierce County Library’s 2016 “Our Own Expressions” competition met Monday evening at Steilacoom High School Library to preview their works with the community. About 40 parents and students attended the evening event, hosted by Steilacoom Friends of the Library, designed to honor these future writers and artists. The group included […]
Morgan, alias “Col. Silas B. Casey,” told about his three sons, Thomas, Silas III, and Edward, during Historic Fort Steilacoom’s historic preservation month program on May 15. Two sons attended West Point, as was traditional at that time, while a third, Silas III, attended the Naval Academy, Morgan said.
By Peter Franklin Saturday, May 14th, members of the Steilacoom Kiwanis Club and other volunteers worked on new houses for Habitat for Humanity. Skill levels were varied, but everyone was able to contribute formthis worthwhile endeavor.
By Peter Franklin The Annual Bicyle rodeo held by the Steilacoom Kiwanis Club at Saltar’s Point Elementary School was a great success. Kids had their bikes inspected and repaired if necessary. They complete safety instruction and maneuvered there bicycles through a series of courses. After completion, they were presented a certificate by Steilacoom’s Police Chief […]
T. J. Rodriguez, Steilacoom’s Public Safety Chief, honored several officers and its administrative assistant at the May 3 Steilacoom Town meeting. Those recognitions covered recent efforts in keeping town residents safe, ranging from lifesaving to apprehending Sunnyside Beach car burglars.
By Stephen Neufeld Competing against Washington State’s best high school musicians, Steilacoom High School students earned top honors in the large, mixed choral category at the annual Washington Music Educators Association competition. The Steilacoom “Sentinel” Chamber Choir captured first place in the state competition, which is held the last two days of April each year […]
By Fred Crumley The Kiwanis Club of Steilacoom invites local children to attend the “Bike Rodeo” May 7 at Saltar’s Point Elementary School, 10 AM to Noon.
For two years, Anderson Island residents have asked the Pierce County Council to change the county-run ferry service to better meet their needs. Read more: Anderson Island residents may get new early, late ferry runs | The News Tribune