Wainwright Intermediate School in Fircrest was scheduled to open at the start of the 2016-17 school year, but construction wasn’t finished then. Furniture was moved into the school this week, and Tacoma Public Schools officials say kids will follow no later than January. Read more: Furniture moving into Wainwright Intermediate School in Fircrest | The […]
Submitted by Dennis Higashiyama The City of Lakewood is offering a recreational basketball league for boys and girls in kindergarten through 5th grade. The kindergarten/1st grade league is coed. All other leagues are either boys or girls. Early bird registration deadline is Friday, October 21st (save $10 on each child registered).
This fall, as Americans make their choices in a host of local, state and national elections, including 2016 presidential, gubernatorial and congressional races, seniors and those eligible for Medicare in Pierce County must pay special attention to the decisions they face during another important election—the Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP).
On Saturday Oct. 8, Ray Tennison, former CEO of Simpson Investment Co. (Timber Co.) will speak at 11 a.m. at the Cloverleaf in Tacoma. Tennison will talk about the impact government over-regulation had on Simpson’s operations. Learn why Simpson sold all of its Washington manufacturing plants except for one and is now just growing timber. […]
In June the Fircrest City Council directed its planning commission to review zoning regulations to allow marijuana businesses in the city of 6,600 people. Instead the commission came back recommending a ban. Read more: Fircrest now considering banning marijuana sales in city limits | The News Tribune
UP FOR ARTS presents…. 2016 Fall Arts & Concerts Series Outstanding photography, music, artwork and a special performance with Edgar Allan Poe are slated for the UP for Arts 2016 Fall Arts & Concerts series.
Are you a “Fircrest Kid” who attended Wainwright Elementary School and graduated from high school in 1964? There is a planned reunion/celebration on September 24th. If you fit this description or know someone that does please contact Diane Patterson Formoso at email@example.com or 253-279-9777.
The Fircrest City Council adopted two new ordinances this summer making it unlawful for any person to smoke or use electronic smoking devices on any park property. Learn more about the ordinance at the City’s website.
By Howard Lee Attention CHS Students. Get an early start on earning your volunteer hours by working during the UP Cider Squeeze, 11am-4pm, this Sunday, Aug. 28, at the Curran Apple Orchard Park. Volunteer for the entire event, or as short as two hour shifts. It’s a totally fun civic event so the time will […]
It’s time once again for the annual Curran Apple Orchard Cider Squeeze in University Place! Everyone is invited to join in the fun and enjoy delicious apple cider and apple pie at the Curran Orchard on Sunday, August 28, from noon to 4pm.