For the past few weeks on Wednesday mornings, Lenore Rogers has been practicing a variation of the Royal Wave as she sets tables at the Community Center. You get the picture—she slowly moves her hand back and forth, placing napkins, placemats, cups, etc.
Wednesday evening in Steilacoom: The 2015 Steilacoom Fireworks T-Shirt Tent was doing a brisk business on Wednesday evening after the Farmers Market closed. [Read more…]
The Pierce County Ferry will operate on its holiday schedule July 3 and 4.
The Pierce County Ferry will operate a one-boat service. Pierce County will extend the service day on July 3 and 4 by adding a triangle departing Steilacoom at 11 p.m. to accommodate travelers. Ketron Island passengers must make a reservation by calling (253) 588-1950 at least 20 minutes in advance. [Read more…]
The June 2015 Community Connections from the Steilacoom Historical School District is online.
Steve Schenk announced he is running for Steilacoom School Board Director Position number 4. “The August 4th primary election will be my first and I am very excited,” he commented. [Read more…]
“Richard Amundsen’s first job in law enforcement was walking a two-block beat in downtown Tacoma.
“By the time he retired more than four decades later he’d served as chief of the Tacoma and Steilacoom police departments and head of security at what is now called the Washington State Fair in Puyallup.” Read the rest of Adam Lynn’s story at The News Tribune website.
The SafeWise Report released its “40 Safest Cities in Washington” report this week. To compile this report, SafeWise used the most recent FBI crime data from 2013 to analyze and rank these cities, which all have a minimum population of 3,000 people. DuPont ranked #3 and Steilacoom ranked #14. [Read more…]
Lakewood’s Clover Park Rotary leadership will transition from President Sheri Hodson to President Elect Joyce Loveday on June 24, 2015 at the installation banquet held in Tacoma Country Club. [Read more…]
The Town of Steilacoom’s Around Town newsletter for July 2015 can be downloaded here.