Pierce County Library System will be closed May 25 to observe Memorial Day. While the library is closed, people may continue to access free services from the online library which offers downloadable e-books, audiobooks, songs, movies and magazines and e-sources with subscription magazines such as Consumer Reports, Morningstar Investment Research Center, car repair manuals and more.
Lakewood – On Memorial Day, Monday, May 25th, Pierce Transit will operate on a Sunday Schedule. Pierce Transit administrative offices and Tacoma Dome Station Bus Shop will be closed. Customer Service will be closed, however SHUTTLE phone service will be available 8am-5pm. For additional information call Pierce Transit Customer Service at 253-581-8000.
Lakewood, WA – Riders and community members should be on the lookout for a Pierce Transit patriotic themed bus because it may be rolling through your community soon. Just in time for Memorial Day and summer season, Pierce Transit unveiled a patriotic themed bus to nearly 200 participants at the Downtown: On the Go! Military Walk, yesterday, Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in Downtown Tacoma. The bus went into regular service, today, May 21, 2015, and will serve routes throughout the system like any other bus in the Pierce Transit fleet. [Read more…]
Property owners can help keep their families or tenants safe — and the environment healthy — when they practice regular septic system maintenance and follow safety guidelines.“When property owners arrange timely inspections, make necessary repairs and know the basics of septic system safety, their septic systems should run safely and properly,” said Gary Porter, program manager. [Read more…]
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department wants you to know there is a toxic algae bloom in Lake Louise. Areas of the lake with algae are unsafe for people and pets.
- Keep children and pets away from areas with algae
- Do not swim, wade, water ski, or fish in areas with algae
This week’s Featured Pet is a bonded pair, Bonnie & Clyde. Just like with humans, cats bond with each other, often forging lifelong friendships. Such is the case with the inseparable duo, 5-year-olds Bonnie and Clyde. While Clyde is a ham, black tabby Bonnie is the more reserved beauty, balancing out the orange ball of energy. [Read more…]
TACOMA, WA – The Master Builders Association of Pierce County (MBA Pierce) held the 2015 Remodeling Excellence Awards (REX Awards) at Allenmore Events Center on Tuesday May 19. [Read more…]
KeyBank volunteers cleaned rubber ducks and packed food bags as just two of the projects for KeyBank’s 25th Neighbors Make the Difference Day on May 13.
At the Children’s Museum of Tacoma, the group cleaned rubber ducks which will be placed in gift bags the museum distributes to local preschools as part of its Play to Learn program. [Read more…]