“Tillicum is an island. To the west is American Lake and to the east is I-5. To the south is Camp Murray and to the north is Tacoma Country and Golf Club. The only way in and out is I-5, and that plays host to some heavy-duty congestion. Essentially, Tillicum is cut off from the rest of Lakewood.” Read the rest of Zachariah Bryan’s in-depth story of “how the economic outlook is evolving in the poorest neighborhood in Lakewood” at the Business Examiner website.
The headline will one day read “They Were against It before They Were for It.”
You read it here first. [Read more…]
Best if it’s the leader.
As we approach National Honesty Day, April 30, it is ironic – perhaps ‘comic’ would be more apt – that as to “congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day” – this ‘National’ day, this one day (only one?) set aside to tell the truth – “none were found.” [Read more…]
How many City of Lakewood audits of the Tillicum Community Center have been conducted since the latter began receiving federal funds dispersed by the former 15 years ago?
One. [Read more…]
LAKEWOOD – Drivers heading to Tillicum from northbound Interstate 5 at the Berkeley Street/Exit 122 will need to plan for an alternate route beginning April 6 while Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews extract and repair one of two water pumps at the ramp terminus. [Read more…]
How intriguing is our sometimes fantastical world – what we can see, though not with the naked eye.
For Alice, of “Alice in Wonderland” fame, it was by “by climbing through a mirror into the world that she can see beyond it,” as told by Lewis Carroll in the sequel “Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice Found There.” [Read more…]
By Phil Roy
Join us as we celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus on Easter Sunday, April 5th. Morning Worship Services are at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
We offer Sunday School/Small Group Bible Study at both hours for all ages starting at birth to Senior Adults. [Read more…]
Visit your local Tillicum Pierce County Library—at the Tillicum/American Lake Gardens Community Center (14916 Washington Ave. S.W.)—for FREE events for all ages. Following is a schedule of those events. [Read more…]
One year for my mom’s birthday (March 6), and with May Day and then Mother’s Day right around the corner, I bought her a flowering pink cherry blossom tree. At least that’s what the tag said. There was no evidence that this spindly, scrawny, skeleton of a few twigs was what it said it was or that it was even alive. [Read more…]
By David Anderson, President Tillicum Woodbrook Neighborhood Association
The registration fees for our entire team of 13 are totally paid for! At $90 each that’s $1,170 all from individuals throughout the Tillicum community. [Read more…]