Pledging to make significant investments to make Pierce County communities safer, Executive Bruce Dammeier today presented to the County Council his first annual budget since taking office in January 2017. “The budget we have developed has three primary objectives,” said Dammeier. “We intend to create vibrant communities where people feel safe and have access to […]
The September 20, 2017 Board of Health Study Session/Special Meeting agenda is available. The Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Health meets the first Wednesday of each month at 3:00 pm in the Auditorium, 3629 South D Street, Tacoma, WA. The public is welcome.
Submitted by Annie Wright Schools Annie Wright Schools received full authorization to deliver the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP), making Annie Wright the only school in Washington and one of fewer than 20 schools in the United States to offer the full continuum of IB programming from Preschool to Grade 12.
TACOMA – As students head back to school, many have goals for success. Pierce County Library System offers an amazing array of services and resources to help students succeed. The Library’s Tools for Students includes books to reach Accelerated Reader goals and help with reports and assignments, as well as free online homework help and […]
72nd Avenue East near 84th Street East will be closed Sept. 18 – Oct. 7 while crews replace old stormwater pipes to improve stormwater quality before it enters Woodland Creek.
TACOMA – Join neighbors in a series of new events called Pierce County Conversations and be a part of empowering conversations about current topics including immigration status, student rights, free speech and identifying fake news. Pierce County Library System along with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Washington, the League of Women Voters of […]
Submitted by Susanne Bacon “I would love to travel there!” How often do I hear this after I have just let somebody know that I am from Germany?! Believe me: almost weekly and mostly from people of working age. I never ask why they don’t simply do it. I have long realized that there is […]
Submitted by Learning Is ForEver The public is invited to a class on the history of passenger train travel in the Pacific Northwest. This illustrated talk will given on Monday, September 18th by Eric Zeigler, a retired teacher, who now volunteers for Operation Lifesaver, teaching safety to driving classes, schools and civic organization.
Being a caregiver for an Alzheimer’s patient is often an all-day, everyday job. Though professional caregivers are available, family members or friends are frequently called upon to handle many of the caregiving responsibilities on their own.
TACOMA, WA – On September 10, 15 dogs made the 2,000 mile journey to Washington from Texas through our ongoing partnership with Project Freedom Ride. Wednesday, the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County received 10 of these dogs from the Houston area, and partner Kitsap Humane Society picked up five puppies to bring back […]