What’s on your reading list for 2017? Lakewood Historical Society has a few suggestions for those interested in learning more about local history.
Join Military Road Expert Karen Meador for her talk about The Military Road from Ft. Steilacoom to Ft. Bellingham in the 1850’s.
Motorists traveling south on I-5 will soon be seeing a new road sign. A large green and white sign, with a bright red Poppy at its base, is being placed on the highway as a reminder of the WW I Boulevard of Remembrance. The sign is to be placed at Exit 116.
In 1928—a few years shy of 88 years ago—Tacoma’s Garden Club established a plan to honor those who served in WW I. Many organizations and individuals in the county funded placement of 500 trees. On March 16, 1928, a stretch of U.S. 99 was dedicated. During the following decades, though, a large portion of those […]
A presentation and discussion on the results of a Needs Assessment conducted this spring by the University of Washington-Tacoma Nursing and Healthcare Leadership Program is taking place at LASA on Mon, August 22 at 5:30 PM. LASA is located at 8956 Gravelly Lake Dr SW in Lakewood. The presentation will showcase the results of the […]
TACOMA, WA – Judy Young, who served more than 30 years as an attorney for Washington State, is the new director for District 32 Toastmasters.
By Susan Rothwell Rothwell Galloping Gerties turns 64 in July and is having a month-long party to celebrate that includes special Frisbee burgers. A different burger will be featured each day and sold on sourvenir Frisbees – good until the frisbees are gone. Monthly specials will end in .64 to celebrate the milestone.
Tucked away on the far side of Tillicum, a stone’s throw away from American Lake, a small club bustles with activity. The Lakewood chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW Post 2329, is always preparing for, decisively engaged in, or recovering from a fundraiser.
By Makenna Taylor-Gonzalez Minecraft is a unique and ridiculously popular game that lives 100% online. The game is often compared to digital LEGO’s, and at it’s core, allows players to place and break blocks in a 3D world. Now, more than ever, Minecraft is being recognized as an incredibly powerful, educational tool that promotes in-game […]
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.