Have you ever wondered what a police officer does in a 30-year career, day in and day out? I understand we think we know what cops do from watching make believe sources such as TV, movies and the news.
I am so embarrassed. Ever since we started our current century on January 1, 2000, I have focussed on not making any mistakes. Here I am on March 28, 2017, facing the cold reality that I made my first mistake in this century.
LAKEWOOD, WASH.—Clover Park School District is adopting some new instructional materials for the 2017-18 school year. Parents, staff and community members are invited to provide feedback on recommended additions at an Instructional Materials Showcase on Friday, March 31 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Monday, April 10 from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in […]
Submitted by Washington State House Republican Communications The Senate Majority Coalition Caucus (SMCC) and House Democrats have each included funding for the Lakewood Community Policing Program in their proposed operating budgets for the 2017-19 biennium. Rep. Dick Muri, R-Steilacoom, submitted the community proposal for funding consideration and was part of a group of lawmakers instrumental […]
Evelyn Yielding of Lakewood, WA, has been awarded the Aldo Leopold Conservation Scholarship by Green Mountain College. The nation’s leading college for environmental, social and economic sustainability based education, Green Mountain College grants this scholarship to selected students majoring in Natural Resources Management or Animal Conservation and Care with an interest in forestry, wildlife management, […]
On March 24, 2017, I published an article in The Suburban Times titled Westside Story – MyLakewood311. I shared what I thought was a prime and timely example of how MyLakewood311 can work.
Located in Lakewood, Washington, Lakewold offers landscape architecture by Thomas Church surrounded by rare and native plants, State Champion trees, over 900 rhododendrons, 30 Japanese maples and stunning statuary. A National Historic Landmark, Lakewold’s Georgian-style mansion and historic architecture complete the 10 acres where visitors can step back in time to an elegant past or […]
March 30, 2017 “Pierce County Reads” – Lisa Heyerdahl, Adult Services Librarian, Lakewood Pierce County Library (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:
Maika Allende and Jane M Stewart have joined Weichert, Realtors – Premier Properties (10524 Bridgeport Way SW in Lakewood) as real estate agents.
I have good news for most citizens of Pierce County. My report today reinforces one of my favorite old biblical concepts, “Ask & ye shall receive”. (Author’s note: Of course, I realize all biblical concepts are old.)