After a year-long search and selection process, the Pierce County Auditor’s Office has purchased a new election system. The purchase of the Clear Ballot system is Pierce County’s first major investment in a new tabulation system in over 20 years. The purchase was fully funded with a restricted election replacement account authorized by the Pierce […]
Submitted by DuPont Historical Society Historian Drew Crooks, in a powerpoint presentation, will discuss the momentous Medicine Creek Council that took place on the Nisqually Delta in December 1854. This dramatic event brought together Native Americans and American settlers and changed forever the lives of people residing in the South Puget Sound region. Even now […]
Featured Pet Donnet is a big girl in need of big love. Her temperament is sweet, and like all rabbits, she cherishes hop time outside of her cozy cage to give her legs a nice long stretch. Donnet is great for the Netflix binger, content to sit at your side and take in your favorite […]
Submitted by Stephen Neufeld Our political leaders need our prayers more than anything. We also need to pray for our community and business leaders, pastors, fathers and mothers and leaders throughout our world. And, we need to live good lives for our children and our neighbors. To a young pastor Timothy, the Apostle Paul exhorted: […]
Submitted by Associated Ministries It started over coffee and hot chocolate at Starbucks, as many great things do. Wendy Morris, the Community Engagement Coordinator at Associated Ministries, and Melinda Huish, from the local Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints met to discuss ways to work together. Melinda expressed an interest in meeting and […]
LeMay Collections at Marymount will host the National Association of Automobile Museums 2017 “On the Road: Telling History via Many Different Routes” Annual Conference in Tacoma, Washington from March 21–24. NAAM is a nationally recognized organization that seeks to increase the visibility and importance of automotive museums across the country. Each year, NAAM organizes a […]
TACOMA, Wash. – Congratulations, Tacoma parents! You took action to protect your children at Tacoma Public Schools who were unvaccinated and under vaccinated against mumps to keep them in school. Since Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department reported the district’s first mumps case in late January, most parents of unvaccinated or under vaccinated students have chosen to […]
On Thursday U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) urged President Donald Trump to nominate board members to the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Since 2015, the Export-Import Bank has been unable to approve transactions larger than $10 million, impacting large American manufacturers with extensive supply chains.
Submitted by DuPont Historical Society Where Washington Began, is the title of the pre-publication reading and book signing by humor columnist Dorothy Wilhelm, which will be presented for the benefit of the DuPont History Museum on Sunday February 19 at 2:00 at DuPont City Hall, 1700 Civic Dr.
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center in Tacoma, WA will present a day course titled, Healing Anxiety: Meditation and Peace of Mind, Sunday, February 19th from 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anxiety and uncertainty go together like white on rice. In these uncertain times it is easy to feel fearful and anxious. We know we want to […]