Pierce County is preparing now for snow and ice on county roads. Pierce County road crews will set up and recalibrate snow-fighting equipment and travel their snow plow routes on Oct. 20. Earlier in the week, they will review snow and ice response plans, and practice chainsaw techniques so they are ready to handle downed […]
On October 8, 30 adults and students participated in the Lakewood Runs for Youth 5K/10K at Fort Steilacoom Park. Funds raised will be dedicated to services and supports at Clover Park High School. “Students need to know that they have a community of support behind them; a community of people who believe in them and […]
Submitted by Cynthia Endicott The Pierce County School Retirees Association and the League of Women Voters are hosting a “Meet and Greet” at the Tacoma La Quinta on Thursday, October 20. 3-6pm. $5 includes coffee, cookies fruit, cheese and crackers. No host wine bar. Current and retired educators are encouraged to meet with their candidates. […]
After a comprehensive review that included significant community input, Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy has selected Chambers Bay Development, LLC as the group to design, build and operate the Chambers Bay Resort in University Place, Wash. As a result, County officials will begin the process to negotiate a development agreement.
ConcertoHealth, Puget Sound’s leading provider of healthcare services for patients with complex medical needs, announced recently it is partnering with Medicare Advantage health plans to offer ConcertoHealth’s multi-location primary care, care management, and social services support to Medicare members. Medicare beneficiaries make their 2017 benefit selections beginning Oct. 15, 2016 and have until Dec. 7, […]
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department’s October 19, 2016 Board of Health Study Session agenda is available to view online. The 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.
Most older adults and people with disabilities hope to remain safe, independent, and active, whether at home or in a care facility. Knowing about available resources in the community and how to access them is one of the best things that people can do for their loved ones.
TACOMA, Wash. – Unwanted or unused medicines that helped heal can also do harm in our communities. Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department wants to create a comprehensive Medicine Return regulation so residents have a safe, convenient, and environmentally friendly way to dispose of these medicines.
Submitted by Laurie Lawhon If you like the sights and sounds of Halloween, and you’re going to be in Lakewood, you’ll want to check out 7826 Agate Drive, S.W. through Monday, October 31st.
Pierce County residents can reduce flooding on county roads by picking up yard waste on their properties and making sure nearby storm drains are free of leaves.