Submitted by Peter Franklin Club President Nancy E. Henderson congratulates our club treasurer Sheila Moberg on being named Member of the year. In addition to the work Sheila has done to make our accounting function smoothly, she has worked tirelessly in many other efforts, many times behind the scenes.
Early Steilacoom pioneer Nathaniel Orr came to this area from Virginia, first stopping in Oregon to learn about orchardry. It’s said that he rowed regularly across to Anderson Island where he maintained an apple orchard near Oro Bay. One large apple tree on the Orr Property (between the Wagon Shop and the Museum) is more […]
From early to late September, Funtastic Amusements at Puyallup’s Washington State Fair draw in thousands of riders who enjoy spending some of their time and money on the thrills provided by the park’s amusements: from its antique 1917 carousel to the towering Scream Machine; from the high-above-the-fairgrounds SkyTrain to the Classic Roller Coaster; from the […]
The Steilacoom II was pulled from its regular route between Steilacoom and Anderson and Ketron islands Monday just before its 2:50 p.m. departure from Anderson Island. The Christine Anderson replaced the vessel. Delays were anticipated, but the boat resumed its schedule. Read more: Pierce county ferry delayed | The News Tribune
Non-peak season fare rates start Oct. 1 for Pierce County Ferry passengers. Passengers driving vehicles 21 feet in length or less will see their rates decrease from the peak season rate of $23.85 to the non-peak season rate of $18.35, while passengers driving motorcycles will see a decrease from $12.95 to $9.95. Passengers driving vehicles […]
It’s been 101 years since Steilacoom’s Parent-Teacher organization came into being. Inspired by a nation-wide movement (prompted locally by northwest artist Abbey Bennett Hill) women in Steilacoom established the Parent-Teacher circle in February 1915, with the assistance of Mrs. Sherman and Mrs. Smith of Sherman School.
By Peter Franklin The Steilacoom Kiwanis Club presented a check to the Steilacoom High School Key Club for the Key Club’s management of the Sugar Shack at Sunnyside Beach Park.
Nancy Hendersom, Steilacoom Kiwanis Club President, has been named Kiwanis Pacific Northwest District President of the year.
By Peter Franklin Every year the Steilacoom Kiwanis Club provides support for students in need. This year, as in years past, the club funds school supplies that are identified by teachers for their students.
Fred Crumley of the Steilacoom Kiwanis Club presented a check for $200 to Ryan Douglas, Principal of Cherrydale Primary School.