On Monday, July 21, the Lakewood City Council, acting in its capacity as a Transportation Benefit District (TBD) Board, approved a motion to set Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, as the date for a public hearing on implementation of a $20 Motor Vehicle Licensing Fee (VLF) to finance 11 new pavement and other transportation improvement projects between 2015 and 2020. [Read more...]
The Clover Park School District Board of Directors has canceled its meeting scheduled for Monday, July 28. The next scheduled meeting for the board of directors is Monday, Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. in room 4 of the Student Services Center, 10903 Gravelly Lake Drive SW, in Lakewood. For more information, contact the Clover Park School District superintendent’s office, 253-583-5190.
West Pierce Fire & Rescue is collecting school supplies to help local students. Donations can be made at Station 31 (3631 Drexler Drive West) or Station 20 (10928 Pacific Hwy SW) until noon, Aug. 20. Supplies that are needed: [Read more...]
Recently, Lakewood City Manager John Caulfield appeared on a segment of “Comcast Newsmakers.” Hosted by Sabrina Register and filmed at Lakewold Gardens, Caulfield discusses economic development in Lakewood, as well as the City’s role in addressing congestion issues along the Interstate 5 corridor near Joint Base Lewis-McChord. [Read more...]
LAKEWOOD — Disabled veterans from around the country will converge on the American Lake Veterans Golf Course in Lakewood, Wash., for the second annual National Down Range Golf Clinic, a therapeutic program for disabled veterans coordinated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The only clinic in the country to be held this year, it will team PGA professionals and veterans with a range of disabilities and diagnoses, including spinal cord injuries, visual impairments, traumatic brain injuries and amputees. The clinic’s goal is to deliver one-on-one golf instruction, resources and support to improve health through sport. The event takes place Monday, July 28 beginning at 8 a.m.
On July 12, 2014 Lakewood’s Saudia James-Heard won the 14-year girls’ triple jump competition at the AAU/ESPN National Club Championship meet. Saudia broke the 2009 meet record (36′-4.75″) with a jump of 37’ 4.25” and is now the #1 ranked girl’s triple jumper in the nation. Remarkably, this is Saudia’s first year triple jumping. [Read more...]
“Nisqually Wildlife Refuge: Past – Present – Future” by Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Manager Glynnis Nakai will be topic of discussion at the July 24 meeting of Lakewood United.
The Lakewood United group meets at 7 AM every Thursday at Burs Restaurant, which is located at 6151 Steilacoom Boulevard SW in Lakewood. The next two programs after this week are: [Read more...]
Clover Park School District’s Board of Directors announced their meeting schedule for the 2014-15 school year. All meetings, unless indicated differently, are held in Room 4 of the Student Services Center, 10903 Gravelly Lake Dr. SW, in Lakewood.
Attention Fort Steilacoom Park users: Do you want to hear about the future of the pathway around Waughop Lake?
LAKEWOOD –When Sharon Coward enrolled in classes at the Puyallup campus nine years ago, her parents didn’t plan to begin a long-time relationship with the college. It happened, though.
Sharon, 25, is the first of all six children in Allen and Nadia Coward’s family to graduate from Pierce College. Her youngest brother and sister, Jesse and Christina, walked in this year’s commencement ceremony and both plan to complete their required classes this fall.