Have you ever wondered how someone who is blind is able to use a computer or read a book? Washington State Department of Services for the Blind provides a wide range of services for people of all ages in Washington State who are blind or have low vision. [Read more…]
Take your niche and make it your asset! This is exactly what Dottie Dolan does, as she faces the challenge to create a new life for herself. Still new to the quaint Victorian town of Wycliff on South Puget Sound, she opens up a German deli on Main Street. [Read more…]
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD -Beginning this month, JBLM McChord Field will be housing three F-16 Fighting Falcons, to be used primarily as photography chase aircraft in support of Air Force KC-46 flight test operations. [Read more…]
The National Commission on the Future of the Army (NCFA) will hold an open meeting on Sep. 24 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Red Lion Hotel in Tacoma. The public is invited to attend, make oral comments, and/or provide written statements to the commission. Anyone wanting to make a concise oral statement to the commissioners can sign up at the venue prior to the meeting or email Mr. Don Tison, the NCFA’s Designated Federal Officer.
All speakers are asked to confine their remarks to addressing the criteria outlined below. Written comments will be accepted at any time, and members of the public can leave comments for the commissioners at the meeting or via the NCFA website at: http://www.ncfa.ncr.gov/leaveacomment.
Don’t miss the fun. Play golf with Oakland Raider Super Bowl Champion Otis Sistrunk and Seattle Super Sonics legend Slick Watts at one of the best courses in Western Washington. Tournament is being sponsored by the Tacoma Buffalo Soldiers Museum (flyer) to help raise funds for educational development program, Museum improvements and community outreach. [Read more…]
Delicious apple cider, a bountiful harvest and many wonderful memories occurred once again at the Curran Apple Orchard Park thanks to our many community supporters. With their help and support, our community enjoyed another fabulous year in the orchard. [Read more…]
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash – Soldiers assigned to Task Force First Round are back at Joint Base Lewis-McChord after more than three weeks of wildland firefighting in the Colville National Forest in eastern Washington.
The task force, comprised of more than 250 soldiers assigned to the 17th Field Artillery Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, deployed to the 25,000 acre Kaniksu Complex Fire Aug. 22 and returned on Sept. 11. The soldiers helped suppress the wildfire, conducted structure protection to local homes and interacted with the local community. [Read more…]
LAKEWOOD, Wash. – Clover Park School District (CPSD) will host a grand opening celebration for the new Beachwood Elementary School on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 4:30 p.m. The grand opening, which celebrates the construction and completion of the school, takes place at Beachwood Elementary on Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM). The event will include a ribbon cutting ceremony and self-guided tours of Beachwood Elementary. The event ends at 6 p.m. [Read more…]
A spectacular lineup pairing Northwest drama with outstanding jewelers, singers, artists and musicians is slated for the 2015 Falls Arts and Concert Series sponsored by UP for Arts. [Read more…]
“…Beautiful illustrations and concise descriptions.” wrote book reviewer Don Heinrich Tolzmann in his German Life magazine review of Roads to Ruins: A Guide to the Medieval Castles of Germany, the recently released book by Lakewood author Edward G. Kane. [Read more…]