Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department received word from Centers for Disease Control via Washington State Department of Health yesterday that a person who has traveled from a West African Ebola-impacted country is in Pierce County. The person is not ill and is not experiencing symptoms of Ebola. [Read more...]
We’ve had our eye on one amazing guy named Thomas and we think you’ll agree. This big love is a 5 year old black Domestic Shorthair and is sure to leave a lasting impression on your heart. Thomas has a laid back and relaxed personality that you are sure to love. This guy would do great in a quiet home, but we feel would also thrive in a home with older children and pets. His past history is unknown, therefore a slow introduction would be ideal. This is one kitty you don’t want to miss out on. Stop by the shelter and discover Thomas for yourself today. Reference #A487986
Pierce County is gearing up to respond to winter weather, and community members are encouraged to do the same.Residents can learn about Pierce County’s response efforts and how they can prepare for winter weather at the WinterWise Kickoff Event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 25 at McLendon Hardware at 11307 Canyon Road E. in Puyallup.
It’s a fall carnival. It’s a costume party. It’s a celebration of wildlife and things that go hoot and howl in the night.
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park’s premier fall event, Hoot ‘n’ Howl, is scheduled this weekend. And it comes packed with fun for everyone.
Pierce County Council Member Stan Flemming says a one-tenth of one percent hike in sales tax in unincorporated areas of the county will help meet the needs of the mentally ill, a population he says is woefully underserved. Flemming announced his proposal today at the County Council’s regular Tuesday afternoon study session.
Five million young people were affected by President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, and are eligible to apply for a conditional resident status in America. Maria Chavez-Pringle will aim to give these individuals a face in a presentation entitled Democracy and the American DREAMers. [Read more...]
On Oct. 21, Pierce County Drug Court celebrated its 20th anniversary, marking the occasion with an awards ceremony and presentation followed by several guest speakers. Judge Edmund Murphy of Superior Court Department 9 presented a historic perspective on Pierce County Drug Court and West Huddleston, Chief Executive Officer of National Association of Drug Courts Professionals, spoke at the event as well. [Read more...]
Pierce County is preparing now for winter weather on county roads.Road operations crews from Pierce County Public Works and Utilities will spend Oct. 20 and 21 traveling their snow plow routes, setting up and recalibrating equipment, and reviewing the county’s Snow and Ice Response Plan in anticipation of winter weather. [Read more...]