We asked people throughout Pierce County to tell us about their lives and what is going well and not so well in their communities. Thank you for your ideas and input! We heard repeatedly that we are on the right path. With your input of what is important and needed in your community, we are […]
Submitted by Susanne Bacon. When I grew up, the term Barbecue or BBQ for putting something onto the grill was yet unknown in Germany. My family, as so many Germans, used to live in apartment buildings from anything between 6 to over 20 units, and barbecuing was something strictly regulated there. Every unit had a […]
Submitted by Laura Stewart, LIFE Program Coordinator I am pleased to announce the Learning Is ForEver offerings for the Autumn Quarter.
Pierce County will install an innovative surface treatment at five roadway locations in August and early September. The treatment – called a high friction surface treatment – will be applied starting Aug. 18 at the following locations:
In an effort to encourage girls and young women to consider a career in the law, Pierce County’s Superior Court is hosting the National Association of Women Judges, Color of Justice Program, on Aug. 17, 2017. The one-day event seeks to encourage girls, aged 11-18 years old, to consider a career in the law and the […]
The number of people who choose to walk or ride bicycles as their mode of transportation is increasing in Washington each year. Just how many? Here is an opportunity to help the state find out. Volunteer registration is now open for anyone who wants to help count the number of people who walk or ride […]
The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) today announced that it filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court alleging campaign finance violations by the Pierce County Democratic Central Committee. Specifically, the AGO asserts the committee failed to timely report a total of $63,643 in contributions, $90,357.95 in expenditures, and $34,791 in debts over a three-year period.
TACOMA, WA – In conjunction with KING 5, Rover.com, and six other animal societies and rescues, the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County will Clear the Shelter starting at 9:00 am on Saturday, August 19.
The August 16, 2017 Board of Health Study Session Agenda is available on theTacoma-Pierce County Board of Health website. 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.
TACOMA, Wash.—Air quality in Pierce County should improve during the next few days, according to the State Department of Ecology. But wildfires continue to burn in our state and British Columbia, meaning conditions can change quickly.