From KING 5 TV: “One neighborhood in the South Sound says it challenging for residents to vote, even with the mail-in system.”
Having enough ballot drop boxes around Pierce County and distributing them as fairly as possible is just part of the challenge facing election officials as Nov. 8 approaches, says County Auditor Julie Anderson. Read more: Pierce County tries to make voting easy for all | The News Tribune
LAKEWOOD, Wash. – The mother of murder victim Adre’anna Jackson is making a plea in an effort to find her killer. It has been more than a decade and still no leads. This weekend she would have turned 21.She left home on a snowy morning in December of 2005 Read more: Mother of murder victim renews […]
Sunday marks the day Adre’anna Jackson would have turned 21 — 10 years after her skeletal remains were discovered in a vacant lot in Lakewood. Whoever killed her remains a mystery. “After all this time, I wonder if we’ll ever figure this out,” her mother, Yvette Gervais, said in an interview last week. Read more: […]
Sound Transit’s contractor Stacy Witbeck will be postponing the full road closure at the intersection of North Thorne Lane Southwest and the rail crossing until mid-October. The intersection will be closed to through traffic from 7 p.m. Friday evening until 6 a.m. Monday morning. The work will occur 24 hours per day for the duration […]
LAKEWOOD – Last month, Skanska construction workers and sub-contractors, working on the new Evergreen Elementary School on Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), began a back to school supply drive for students at Tillicum Elementary. On Sept. 16, Skanska representatives delivered donated supplies and money amounting to $4,800 to Tillicum Elementary students.
From early to late September, Funtastic Amusements at Puyallup’s Washington State Fair draw in thousands of riders who enjoy spending some of their time and money on the thrills provided by the park’s amusements: from its antique 1917 carousel to the towering Scream Machine; from the high-above-the-fairgrounds SkyTrain to the Classic Roller Coaster; from the […]
Come and Join the Fun. Great Food. Great Friends. Great Fun at Caring for Kids’ Oktoberfest. Caring for Kids presents its annual Ram takeover fundraiser. A percentage of the proceeds from this event will go to support our kids in need by purchasing shoes, holiday gifts and food for our emergency food packs.
Submitted by Chas. Ames The last Saturday of every August, all types of Marines from across Western Washington convoy to Enumclaw, in the shadow of Mt. Rainier. They commemorate the 32 fellow Marines lost seven decades ago on the slopes of Mt. Rainier. Old ‘devil-dogs’ join active duty Marines along with these Young Marines.
Is Lakewood’s controversial Rental Housing Safety Program (RHSP) subject to a vote of the people by way of a referendum petition for which 3,750 valid signatures of Lakewood residents would qualify the measure for the ballot in one of the designated special elections established for that purpose?