Featured Pet Balto came to the shelter from overcrowded and unsanitary living conditions. He has not had any training or a lot of socialization.
TACOMA, Wash. – Still at 24 out of 39, Pierce County saw no overall movement in the 2017 County Health Rankings. But slightly lower rates of adult smoking and drinking, improvements in rates of physical activity and a decreasing level of teen births, uninsured and unemployed residents is good news.
I am so embarrassed. Ever since we started our current century on January 1, 2000, I have focussed on not making any mistakes. Here I am on March 28, 2017, facing the cold reality that I made my first mistake in this century.
I have good news for most citizens of Pierce County. My report today reinforces one of my favorite old biblical concepts, “Ask & ye shall receive”. (Author’s note: Of course, I realize all biblical concepts are old.)
Spring is here and that means drivers in Washington have until Friday, March 31, to remove their winter studded tires.
The Pierce County Council will begin review and discussion of the proposed 2017 supplemental budget.
Submitted by Tacoma Area Literacy Council Become a volunteer tutor to an adult who wants to learn to read, write, and/or speak English. Tacoma Area Literacy Council, serving Pierce County, will hold its 3-day spring training workshop on April 5 & 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with the final day of training on […]
The newly-released Washington State Senate operating budget contains funding for several Pierce County priorities.
Submitted by Sen. Steve O’Ban’s Office Tuesday morning, the Republican-led Senate Majority Coalition Caucus (MCC) released a $43 billion budget proposal that fully funds basic education and reforms the school levy system. The changes would mean a big influx of funding for Pierce County schools and big savings for taxpayers, according to Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-University […]
Pierce County is seeking seven volunteer members to serve on the Veterans Advisory Board. Eligible candidates must be a veteran. Ideal candidates shall be members of a nationally recognized veterans’ service organization.