Longtime preservationist and tribal historian Tim Mentz Sr. is taking the stage Nov. 25 at Pierce College Puyallup to shed light on the environmental and cultural implications of a controversial form of accessing oil and natural gas, known as “fracking.”
The Pierce College community gathered on both campuses in honor of Veterans Day, sharing stories about the service members in their lives and listening to the experiences of several of our own who have served in the past.
As if hands-on activities, kitchen demos, food trucks and exhibitors of everything do-it-yourself were not enough, attendees of Pierce County Library’s DIYfest also will meet local authors. DIYfest is a free event that takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 15 at the Fruitland Grange, 11102 86th Ave. E., in Puyallup. [Read more…]
Rush Commercial Construction is further contributing to Puyallup’s thriving health care community with the addition of a third building to its development on the corner of 30th Avenue Southwest and South Meridian Avenue. The expansion, situated at 2930 S. Meridian Ave., will add a three-floor space measuring 28,359 square feet. [Read more…]
Explore everything do-it-yourself at Pierce County Library’s first ever DIYfest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 15 at the Fruitland Grange, 11102 86th Ave. E., in Puyallup.
The free event features local authors, hands-on activities, kitchen demos, food trucks and a DIY bookmobile. Learn from exhibitors who know a thing or two about gardening, farming, household sustainability, handcrafts, and things to keep young DIY-ers interested. [Read more…]
Diagnosed with temporary nervous depression with a slight hysterical tendency, the play’s main character, Jan, is confined to an upstairs bedroom to rest. With nothing but the wallpaper to keep her company, she becomes obsessed and soon descends into madness. This classic short story highlights the ills in women’s healthcare. [Read more…]
South Hill Pierce County Library will be closed Nov. 1-30 for improvements. During this time, the bookmobile will be open for people to check out and return books and other materials. The library’s meeting room will be open Nov. 3-30 so people can pick up items they have placed on hold. Some computer access also will be available. Restrooms will not be available. [Read more…]
Every student who takes a pledge against using plastic shopping bags will be given a free Pierce College reusable shopping bag that reads, “Pierce College: Together Making a Difference.”
The Washington State Wrestling Coaches Association will be honoring three coaches as they are inducted into the WSWCA Hall of Fame on November 1, 2014. The ceremony will be held as part of the annual Northwest Wrestling Coaches Clinic in Vancouver, WA at the Hilton Hotel, and will celebrate the 31st class of inductees.
Scott Bliss (Auburn HS and Mead HS), Craig Foster (Blaine HS), and Chris Wolfe (Steilacoom HS and Pacific Lutheran University) have been elected to the Hall of Fame as the Class of 2012. With the induction of these three coaches, the WSWCA Hall of Fame will have 127 members.
Pierce County is gearing up to respond to winter weather, and community members are encouraged to do the same.Residents can learn about Pierce County’s response efforts and how they can prepare for winter weather at the WinterWise Kickoff Event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 25 at McLendon Hardware at 11307 Canyon Road E. in Puyallup.