Submitted by Brad Hilliard When the summer heat reaches 90 degrees it only takes ten minutes for the inside of your car to reach 110. This is a deadly situation for anyone, especially small children and pets.
Submitted by Don Doman It is estimated that the average person puts on 10 pounds during the holiday season. We eat more often and we eat much richer foods during the holidays, so it is easy to put on pounds without realizing it. Most people think that they don’t have to worry about gaining weight […]
– Retired Navy Captain Denny Sapp (R) and Gilbert discuss other affordable housing projects in the works for veterans. – The Veteran residents at the Tacoma Rescue Mission. The Vets take pride in the way they maintain the sleeping rooms they share. By Joan Brown Despite job fairs and other support, many Puget Sound military […]
“The Servant of Two Masters,” by Carlo Goldoni, was written in the 1750’s in the traditional Italian comedia dell’arte style.
Submitted by Don Doman When we planned our kitchen remodeling twenty years ago we considered going with tile floors, but a friend said, “Why? Every time you drop a glass or dish it will break.” We went with vinyl and every time we dropped a plate or glass and it broke I kicked myself of […]
Outstanding community service and innovation led to Tacoma Public Utilities receiving two awards today from the American Public Power Association (APPA). The awards were accepted at the APPA National Conference by TPU Community Connection Program Manager Erika Tucci, Tacoma Power Conservation Program Coordinator Jordan Whiteley, and TPU Utility Board Vice Chair Monique Trudnowski.
Pierce Transit is operating the “Taste Express” this year for the Taste of Tacoma event June 23 – 25. Rides are free, thanks to Taste of Tacoma organizer Festivals, Inc., which is paying for the service in its entirety. Riders can catch the Taste Express at Tacoma Community College (TCC) Transit Center, located at 19th […]
Submitted by CHI Franciscan Health TACOMA – What if mental health crisis training was as commonplace as a CPR class at your local library? That’s the goal of CHI Franciscan Health and community partners across Pierce County. For the last year, CHI Franciscan Health’s Prevent-Avert-Respond (PAR) Mental Health Initiative has spearheaded a series of Mental […]
TACOMA, Wash. – Now, with a click of a mouse, Pierce County’s dining public can look up food service establishments that are closed because of food safety violations. People can sign up to receive an email alert whenever a food service establishment is added to the list.
TACOMA – Travelers on State Routes 167 and 512 may need to take alternate routes Thursday night during asphalt preservation work.