Enter the Pierce County READS 2015 writing contest by Mar. 31

See yourself as a writer? Enter the Pierce County READS 2015 Flash Fiction (Or Not) writing contest by Tuesday, March 31.

Grand prize is two free tickets to Pierce County Library Foundation’s donor reception with author Daniel James Brown on April 24 (a $250 value). The winner will be recognized at the Pierce County READS author event and the winning entry will be published in the event program. [Read more…]

Pet of the Week: Claudette


Claudette is a shorthaired sweetheart who has a coat of gray and a curious streak — she’s often up on her hind legs getting a better look at the world. While timid could be used to describe Claudette in the shelter environment, the 3-year-old’s true serene self will shine through once with her forever family. [Read more…]

Sneak peek of LASA’s new Client Services Center and housing

Have you driven down Gravelly Lake Drive recently? If so, you have seen LASA’s new Client Services Center rising from what used to be three dilapidated houses.

The Complex located at 8956 Gravelly Lake Drive, will be home to a Center dedicated to services for the prevention of homelessness for local households. There will also be 15 low income apartment units. [Read more…]