Did you catch the “Where Are They Now?” piece on the Oprah Winfrey Show recently about Anthony Sukto, who at only 8 years old lost his mother and nearly lost his life at the hands of his father? This story has special meaning here in Lakewood, especially for Police Sgt. Mark Eakes and West Pierce Fire & Rescue’s Jeff Colquhoun, who were at the scene that fateful night. [Read more…]
May 28, 2015 "62d Airlift Wing – Mission to Antarctica" – Colonel Andy Hird, Operations Group Commander (Steve – MC)
The Lakewood United group meets at 7 AM every Thursday at Burs Restaurant, which is located at 6151 Steilacoom Boulevard SW in Lakewood. Upcoming topics are as follows: [Read more…]
In and out of the persona of American composer and big band leader Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington, actor and playwright Cedric Liqueur brings to life the story of this celebrated jazz musician through vintage vinyl records and a slide show. [Read more…]
More than 250 special education athletes will take part in Clover Park School District’s (CPSD) Track Stars Invitational Wednesday, May 27 at Harry Lang Stadium (6015 111th St SW in Lakewood) from 9 a.m. to 1. [Read more…]
The Lakewood City Council will hold a Study Session with the Planning Commission on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 (7:00 P.M.) in the City of Lakewood’s Council Chambers (6000 Main Street SW). Download the meeting packet here.
The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present the final show of our 76th season, Drood: The Musical (based on the unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, by Charles Dickens), adapted by Rupert Holmes. This unique musical is never the same twice as the audience gets to choose the ending every show! [Read more…]
LAKEWOOD- U.S. Rep. Denny Heck (D-WA, 10th District) will visit Clover Park High School’s “Arlington Project” exhibit on Tuesday, May 26 from 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. The congressman will visit with students who developed displays and helped assemble the exhibit along with organizers of the event. The exhibit is a re-creation of Arlington National Cemetery and honors fallen soldiers, sailors, airmen, guardsmen and Marines.
State and national flags and white stakes were once again placed on the lawn at Clover Park High School in Lakewood, representing the 9th year for the school’s “Arlington West” Memorial Day project. [Read more…]
The Lakewood Parks and Recreation Advisory Board will be meeting on Wednesday, May 27. (The meeting was previously scheduled for Tuesday, May 26.) The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers to accommodate those wanting to hear about gathering places at Fort Steilacoom Park. An agenda is posted on the City’s website.
It is the mission of West Pierce Fire & Rescue, in partnership with the Lakewood and University Place communities, to provide excellent fire protection, prevention, education and emergency services. [Read more…]