By Jackie Zils Act now on the ideas below to quickly pull together a memorable getaway or even day trip in Pierce County. Travel Tacoma + Pierce County can help you plan an unforgettable overnight stay at one of many unique lodging options from hotels and inns to cabins and cottages.
When you think of Sicily, you probably have visions of the Godfather and cannoli, but there’s so much more to this small island. The invading forces of the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Spanish and French have all left their marks upon Sicily, creating a unique culture and cuisine.
PCC Farmland Trust has announced that Puyallup Valley’s Shelstad Farm and Harman Farm are preserved in perpetuity, joining five other working farms in the area that have been conserved by the organization.
By Melissa Preston Melissa Preston is a local lady from right here in Lakewood / Tacoma, WA. She is the author of the book The Big Secret; the secret to body fat loss and long term control. The book was written to help people who are suffering with disabilities and other problems in living from […]
By Claire Cook You’re invited to join us for our Red Salmon Creek Restoration Planting on Wednesday, January 13th from 9:00am to 12:00pm.
South Sound 911 reached an agreement with the City of Puyallup to transition 911 and dispatch employees from Puyallup’s City Comm to South Sound 911, effective Jan. 3, 2016. The transition is significant in that it paves the way for the unification of 911 and dispatch services for 19 law enforcement agencies in the county.
The Pierce County Department of Emergency Management (PCDEM) has received $1 million in federal funding for the first phase of upgraded equipment for the Mount Rainier Lahar Warning System (LWS). The current system is functioning well. However, the new funding will enable PCDEM, the United States Geological Survey (USGS), and other partners to install the […]
By Laura Stewart Hanford is currently embroiled in the world’s largest environmental cleanup, which includes the problematic construction of a $12.2 billion waste treatment plant. The site is burdened with in an aging workforce, a history of secrecy and a reputation for punishing whistleblowers. Meanwhile, even as stories of costly Hanford programs appear in the […]
For the past 26 years, the non-profit organization Safe Streets has been helping residents in Tacoma and Pierce County take back their neighborhoods with a proactive stance on crime prevention.
Calling Jedis, rogues and rebels of all ages. Join us as we travel to a galaxy far, far away to celebrate all things Star Wars. Play games, make art and watch a featured film.