2015 BLEVE Soccer Tournament Champions

Central Pierce Fire and Rescue 2015 BLEVE team picture after winning the championship.

By Noah Tchobanoff

I am very proud to announce that our Central Pierce Fire and Rescue team took first place in the Rec Division Saturday May 16 in this years BLEVE Soccer Tournament by going undefeated in four games. The Seattle Soccer BLEVE is a Firefighter and Law Enforcement charity soccer tournament benefitting Treehouse. [Read more…]

Garfield Station multi-use development now open


Community members, academics, investors and political dignitaries gathered on April 23 to celebrate the grand opening of Garfield Station, a 120,000 square foot multi-use development near Pacific Lutheran University’s campus.

Among Garfield Station’s many supporters were Pierce County Councilmembers Connie Ladenburg, Rick Talbert and Douglas Richardson, who helped pass tax abatement legislation that made the project possible. Tom Pierson, President and CEO of the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce, also played an integral role in the success of this project. [Read more…]

Toastmaster Evaluation and International Speech contests, May 2


AUBURN, WA—The top local Toastmasters will participate in Evaluation and International Speech contests at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at the Auburn Library, 1102 Auburn Way S. Contestants represent clubs in District 32’s Division D, which covers Federal Way, Auburn, Fife, Puyallup, northeast Tacoma, Bonney Lake and Enumclaw. [Read more…]

Easter Services at First Baptist Church of Lakewood

By Phil Roy

Join us as we celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus on Easter Sunday, April 5th. Morning Worship Services are at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

We offer Sunday School/Small Group Bible Study at both hours for all ages starting at birth to Senior Adults. [Read more…]

Port’s Connie Bacon to speak to Republican Club

Connie Bacon, Vice President of the Port of Tacoma Commission, will be the featured speaker at the April 1st meeting of the 2nd & 29th Districts Republican Club. She will be addressing the benefits, concerns, and economic implications of the newly formed “seaport alliance” unifying the management of the marine cargo terminals, and investments for the Ports of Tacoma and Seattle. [Read more…]