On Monday, May 29th, the City of DuPont will honor Medal of Honor Recipient Master Sergeant (MSG) Wilburn K Ross (Retired) at a ceremony at 1500 Ross Loop in DuPont at 12:00 pm. MSG Ross earned the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at risk of life above and beyond the call of […]
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Submitted by Luis Jimenez As a long-standing resident of DuPont a former member of the Parks and Recreation committee and serving as a 2LT in the Washington Civil Air Patrol, I would like your vote as your new candidate for Position 1 in the DuPont city council.
DUPONT – During the overnight hours of Saturday, May 20, and Monday, May 22, contractor crews working on the I-5 – Mounts Rd. to Center Dr. Auxiliary Lane Extension project will reduce northbound Interstate 5 to a single lane and close the weigh station and the Center Drive on-ramp to northbound I-5 for paving.
Starting Thursday, May 18, additional traffic signal upgrades will take place at Barksdale/DuPont-Steilacoom/Wilmington interchange at Exit 119 off Interstate 5 in DuPont.
The construction of a 3-story approximately 90,000 square foot building with 79,216 square feet of self-storage and leasing office and approximately 11,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor retail area is expected to be completed and occupied in 2018. Located at 1585 McNeil Street in DuPont the forthcoming Ace Hardware and Storage Center was found to not […]
DUPONT – Overnight lane and ramp closures are scheduled for both directions of Interstate 5 through DuPont during the week of May 15 so contractor crews can install barrier, pave and stripe the shoulders of I-5 as part of the I-5 – Mounts Rd. to Center Dr. Auxiliary Lane Extension project.
The DuPont Museum, 207 Barksdale Ave, DuPont WA, is scheduled to start a remodel on May 15 and continue through May 22. The museum will be closed for the week of May 15. Please call 253-964-2399 with any questions or to learn about new projected opening day.
The Rotary Club of Lakewood recognized Michael Martin and Maureen Richards as the May 2017 Educators of the Month at a recent Friday meeting at the Tacoma Country & Golf Club.
Submitted by Lee McDonald, Photos by Maria Hanson The DuPont Historical Society’s sold-out 2017 Annual Cherry Blossom Tea fundraiser Saturday proved to be a huge success. Twenty tables of 8 to 10 ladies attended this year’s tea.