At 11:51 a.m., West Pierce Fire & Rescue was dispatched to a residential fire at the 6600 block of 52nd Avenue West. Crews arrived to find a detached garage on fire with heavy smoke coming from the structure. The smoke was dark and orange in color at times. Police notified WPFR crews this was a […]
TACOMA, WA – Associated Ministries, an interfaith social service organization serving Pierce County, will host its first ever “Amazing Quest” this fall. This unique family-friendly event invites the community to take part in an exciting scavenger hunt-style challenge with the goal of better understanding the realities faced by those who are homeless in our community.
Tacoma, Wash. — Are you or a member of your family active duty military? If so, you’ll want to know about Blue Star Museums. Many of Tacoma’s downtown museums are continuing their annual participation in this national appreciation program, offering free admission during the summer months as a way to thank military families for their […]
Submitted by Alice Dionne Only a few weeks left to register for the Pierce County Master Gardener’s 3rd Annual Summer Workshop – From the Ground and Up – featuring several speakers and topics on gardening.
People of all ages learned and enjoyed at Pierce County Library System in 2016. In our 20 libraries and online, you and your neighbors made 5.7 million visits—far surpassing 2015 visits of 4.4 million.
The public is invited to attend a hearing to comment on proposed changes to Pierce Transit’s SHUTTLE fares. The hearing will be part of the Pierce Transit Board of Commissioners’ meeting on Monday, June 12. The meeting begins at 4 p.m. at Pierce Transit’s Training Center, Rainier Room, 3720 – 96th St. SW, Lakewood.
Submitted by Learning Is ForEver How will our record rainfall affect our state’s wildfire season? Will it decrease the damage to personal property and forest lands, or grow abundant underbrush setting us up for a more challenging year? Aaron Schmidt will give a presentation outlining the last 100 years of wildfire suppression; current forest conditions; […]
TACOMA – From household objects such as lamps and shower heads to printable pants and dresses, learn how to print those and more in free Intro to 3-D Printing classes at Pierce County Library System locations in June, July and August. The classes will cover what 3-D printing is, how it works, and how free […]
The Pierce County Ferry will offer a new fare category for motorcycle riders starting June 1.
Summer is just around the bend and adventure and exploration awaits at Eco Explorers Adventure Camp. The three-week long camp encourages kids to discover the landscapes of Pierce County through exploration, adventure, and creative play.