The following Westside Story originally appeared on Tuesday, December 6. Sadly, Publisher Ben Sclair erred by not properly loading the images to the story and prolific author Joe Boyle feels “a lot of folks will have missed the full impact of the total original article.” We certainly can’t have “a lot of folks” miss “the full impact” […]
Former Lakewood Police Chief Bret Farrar was the head of the department in 2009, when a gunman killed four of his officers. After the death of Tacoma police officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez last week, Farrar spoke to The News Tribune about the support that helped his department back then. Read more: Former Lakewood police chief […]
TACOMA – Drivers who use the State Route 512 and Interstate 5 interchange in Lakewood and the East 26th Street exit near the Tacoma Dome are encouraged to plan for alternate routes on Friday, Dec. 9 during the funeral procession for fallen Tacoma Police Officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez. During the funeral procession on South Tacoma […]
The funeral procession to honor fallen Tacoma Police Officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez will be held December 9, 2016, beginning at approximately 10:30 AM. The procession will travel from Joint Base Lewis-McChord along South Tacoma Way to the Tacoma Dome.
The Lakewood Historical Society honored two of its longtime members at its recent annual meeting celebrating the Societies’ 10th Anniversary in its Lakewood Colonial Center home. Richard Meier was awarded the Societies’ coveted “Volunteer of the Year” award and Phil Raschke received the prestigious Cyrus Happy III Historian Award. Happy is co-founder of the Lakewood Historical Society and a legendary Pierce County […]
What a delightful surprise this past Sunday (Dec. 4) to listen to a Lakewood resident on NPR (National Public Radio–KNKX) correctly solve the questions. Lakewood writer Val Dumond, author of many books, including a Lakewood history, was the winner of the previous week’s puzzle. NY Times Puzzle master Will Shortz challenged Val to unscramble names […]
Submitted by Paul Nimmo We may be experiencing our first cold snap, but we are already preparing for the return of Baseball. The 2017 Season will usher in spring with registration beginning soon for returning players December 7, with full registration beginning January 2.
The things you can discover about government and politics while heading somewhere else. It all began, as perhaps most fairytales do – and dreams of quick riches for that matter – with a ‘once upon a time’ opening line.
By Debbie LeBeau, Superintendent, Clover Park School District With a catalog of buildings old, new, repurposed, renovated or under construction, along with the constantly changing needs of students and staff, the Clover Park School District Board of Directors relies on its Facility Advisory Committee (FAC) to survey, monitor and make recommendations on the best plan […]
The City of Lakewood is seeking volunteers to serve on a handful of advisory boards, committees and commissions. Interested applicants can submit an application found at www.cityoflakewood.us/city-council/advisory-boards or for questions, call the City Clerk’s Office at 253-983-7701, or emailing email@example.com.