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.
Pierce College Puyallup is now offering an extracurricular multicultural program for students, designed to build and develop tools students need to become active participants in their local, national, and global communities.
The Pierce College Diagnostic Health and Fitness (DHFT) department offers students a clear pathway to high-demand careers in a competitive industry.With several new faculty members on board this year, students will have an opportunity to learn from professionals with impressive, real-world experience in a variety of areas.
By Holly Buchanan
Student Life at the Puyallup campus will host a trip to Mount St. Helens Ape Cave Lava Tube on Saturday Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. This event is free for Pierce College students, and $37 for community members 16 and older related to Pierce students.
Celebrate the return of salmon to the Puyallup River Watershed at the Salmon Homecoming on Oct. 11. This family-friendly event features guided tours to watch migrating salmon in Clarks Creek, tours of the Puyallup Hatchery, science and art activities for kids, a Native American welcoming ceremony and storyteller, music from a live bluegrass band and a DJ, and a photo booth as well as “selfies” with Fin the fish.This free event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Puyallup Hatchery, 1416 14th St. SW in Puyallup.