Meet Featured Pet Tabasco, our hot, legendary orange mackerel tabby. While the alluring 6-year-old can be quite fiery as her name would suggest, she most definitely has a dash of sweet. Further ingredients include beauty — would you look at those eyes — and independence. [Read more…]
Local communities have become much more accessible and senior-friendly. Even so, when it comes to personal safety, older adults and people with disabilities need to take special precautions at home as well as out and about. [Read more…]
Pierce County Parks and Recreation will host one more Junk in Your Trunk community event this summer. The last event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19 instead of Saturday, Sept. 12. [Read more…]
By Toni Aulerich
The Wilson High School Class of ’66 is in the process of organizing their 50th year class reunion. The reunion will be September 17, 2016 At The Canterwood Golf Course in Gig Harbor, WA. [Read more…]
Taking one last trip before summer winds down? Make sure you plan ahead for stress-free travel and a fun, relaxing Labor Day weekend.
It’s National Food Safety Month, and here in Pierce County, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department works with many businesses and residents to ensure that your food is safe to eat.
“When you go out to eat, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting sick,” said Rachel Knight, program manager, Food and Community Safety. “We work with food establishments to ensure that they are permitted and they know how to properly and safely prepare, handle and serve food,” she said. [Read more…]
The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is looking for interested citizens to attend its fall Community Academy program. A Gig Harbor/Peninsula academy begins Sept. 24 and will meet each Thursday evening from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. for 10 weeks. [Read more…]
In a performance audit posted Monday, the Washington State Auditor’s Office maps the complex state workforce development system. Workforce development is a system that serves hundreds of thousands of job seekers and thousands of employers. This is a system that spends more than $1 billion a year in federal and state funds across a network of 55 programs, managed by 12 state agencies and multiple service providers. [Read more…]
By Gary Turney
Members of the Lakes High School Class of 1973 are throwing themselves a 60th birthday party! This bash, at which no one can lie about their age, will be on September 26 at the Fan Club Sports Bar, starting at 5:00 pm and going until the last person leaves. The Fan Club is located at 8315 83rd Avenue in Lakewood, near Oakbrook. [Read more…]