Decades ago I voted to increase my tax bill in order to bring Pierce Transit buses to Lakewood. I did not personally plan to use bus service and all these years later, I still do not personally benefit from local bus service. It is doubtful I will ever ride the bus. [Read more…]
City Councilmember Mike Courts, the President of the Transportation Benefit District, is leading an effort to explore options for improved public transportation in DuPont. Currently, only the Sounder, Sound Transit’s commuter bus service from Olympia to Seattle, serves the city. [Read more…]
Washington State Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen will host a Poetry Workshop at the DuPont Library (1540 Wilmington Dr) on Saturday, February 21 (9:30-11 am). We’ll do a close reading of a few poems, then use one or two as models for writing a first draft of a poem. No poetry writing experience necessary. Share your draft and receive feedback if you wish. [Read more…]
Use the library’s Legos, straws and connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions! Duplos and other blocks available for little ones. All ages: children under 6 with an adult. Drop in. No registration required.
DuPont Pierce County Library (1540 Wilmington Drive 98327 • 253-548-3326) – Tuesdays, 4-5:30 p.m. Feb. 17, March 17, April 28, May 26
Seattle Seahawks fans gathered in DuPont on Saturday to show their support. Taken from atop the America’s Credit Union building, those gathered spelled out ’12’. [Read more…]
The DuPont Historical Society will present “Shipwrecks of the Nisqually Reach” by Capt. Ethan Allen on Sunday, February 8th at 2PM at the DuPont Community Presbyterian Church (502 Barksdale Ave, DuPont, WA 98327). [Read more…]
DuPont — As Washingtonians prepare for another tax season, Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington, along with several federal agencies—is reminding them to beware of scams and identity theft.
According to the Internal Revenue Service and BBB investigators, an aggressive and sophisticated phone scam continues to run rampant. Callers claim to be employees of the IRS, using fake names and bogus identification badge numbers. Victims are told they owe money and must pay through a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer. If the victim refuses, the scammers threaten with arrest, deportation or suspension of a driver’s license. [Read more…]
DUPONT – Calling all 12’s. DuPont and JBLM are hosting a Seahawks rally this Saturday starting at 12:12pm in Ross Plaza. There will be free food for the kids and yummy treats from McNamara’s for the adults. There will be tons of entertainment and fun so come on out and bring your friends and family. An aerial shot of DuPont citizens forming a giant 12 will be taken so please come wearing blue or white.
DuPont — As the Seattle Seahawks return to the Super Bowl for the second year in a row, the 12th Man’s quest to attend the big game will prove to be expensive and difficult.
“There is no doubt in my mind that trying to score tickets to the game will be fierce,” says Tyler Andrew CEO of Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington. “But we expect swarms of fans to travel to and vacation in Arizona during Super Bowl week even without game day tickets.” [Read more…]