Steilacoom Historical Museum was the first stop on a three-week-long sightseeing tour around WA this summer for a group of students from Okinawa. The 21-member group, with students ranging in age from 13-17, are part of the Cultural Homestay International program, coordinated through the Lakewood Baptist Temple.
Upcoming Meetings: Council Meeting – August 2, 2016 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall Civil Service – August 4, 2016 at 2:00 PM at the Community Center. Planning Commission – August 8, 2016 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall. Preservation and Review Board – August 24, 2016 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall.
Pierce County has revamped electronic ticketing for its ferry. It added a smart phone app. No more getting out of your car to make a mad dash to the ticket office. But, the ticket office still will operate. Read more: Full steam ahead for ferry app
Work on the repairs/upgrade to Sentinel Way in Steilacoom (the western end of Far West Drive) are nearing completion, as asphalt was spread at the site on Wednesday. The road, as predicted, will be open for use by Aug. 1.
From the ringing of the Town’s historic bell, to the “Community Center Kids’ Slam” to the restful rocking in the Pioneer Orchard park–it’s another wonderful day in the town on the Sound. By 3:30 folks were already staking out places in the park for the evening concert.
As a reminder, the next Steilacoom Parks/Trails meeting is Thursday, 28 July, from 6 to 8 PM at the Map Room at the Town Hall on Lafayette St. The group will discuss suggestions for park improvements (budget items), Eagle Scout projects, new trails within Farrells Marsh, work parties and schedule for such. Anyone is welcome […]
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Partnership Grant Program has awarded Steilacoom Historical School District a five-year $1.25 million grant focused on increasing the level of social and emotional health services for military-connected students across all schools. While the mission of the DoDEA Grant Program is to enhance educational opportunities for military-connected students, funds […]
Pioneer Park (1700 Commercial Street, Steilacoom WA 98388) will once again play host to the Steilacoom Summer Concert series. The remaining schedule follows.
By Jon Cox Lakes Class of ’66 Classmates. As you know, or as your 50th Class Reunion Committee hopes you know. Our 50th Class Reunion is rapidly approaching. The Lakes Class of 1966 50th Class Reunion is on Saturday night, September 10th, 2016 at the Emerald Queen Casino & Hotel in Fife, WA.
Pierce County Ferry riders will purchase their ferry tickets through a new ticketing system starting July 26. Riders will be able to buy their tickets online at www.piercecountywa.org/ferry, at the Steilacoom Terminal and via a new smartphone app.