The agenda packet for the upcoming August 14, 2017 Pierce Transit Regular Board Meeting may be viewed on the Agency’s website by clicking on the link.
Submitted by Susanne Bacon Last week has left quite an impression of hazy skies, surreal sun-downs, orange-gray landscapes, burning eyes, breathing difficulties, and scratchy throats with many of us. Smoke was blown into Western Washington from wildfires in British Columbia, and I would rather not imagine what it must have been like there. Meanwhile, we […]
Submitted by Julie Anderson, Pierce County Auditor Only 19% of registered voters returned a ballot in the August 1st Primary Election. Unfortunately, this is a routine occurrence for off-year primaries, which feature mostly local government measures and candidates.
TACOMA, WA – Today Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist charged Gail Lynn Burnworth with one count of child rape in the first degree, child molestation in the first degree, and two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.
Submitted by Susanne Bacon It all started with a comrade’s well-made, but none too well-made cornhole board for an army event; he re-designed and created it to perfection. Or maybe it started way earlier, in school, when drawing was one of his favorite subjects. And he was good at it – that good, that he […]
TACOMA – The Pierce County Library System Board of Trustees will discuss its, 2018 budget and work plan, funding library operations and services, progress on 2017 projects, and other issues at its monthly board meeting at the Administrative Center and Library, 3005 112th St. E., Tacoma 98446, on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 3:30 p.m.
Submitted by Steilacoom Kiwanis The Steilacoom Kiwanis Club will host Breakfast on Saturday, 14 October, from 8:00-10:00 AM at the Topside Bar and Grill. Proceeds will benefit the schools, students and communities of Steilacoom, DuPont and Anderson Island. Come on down for a great breakfast. Cost $10.
The August 9, 2017 Board of Health Regular Meeting agenda is available. Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Health meets the first Wednesday of each month at 3:00 pm in the Auditorium, 3629 South D Street, Tacoma, WA. The public is welcome.
Submitted by Susanne Bacon, Lakewood I’m not a baker. I am not even much of a cookie eater. In short, I have an under-developed sweet-tooth. Still, the other day, when a friend of mine called me to ask whether I would bake a batch of cookies for a semi-private event, I said yes.
TACOMA, WA – Independent and concurrent investigations by the Pierce County Prosecutor’s Office, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department and the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office, regarding the shooting death of Charles Shands have been completed.