An ‘apparently confused council’ in Lakewood unanimously voted to approve alcohol in city parks two weeks after they’d said ‘no.’
Visit your local Tillicum Pierce County Library—at the Tillicum/American Lake Gardens Community Center—for FREE events for all ages. We look forward to seeing you.
“Our students are missing out in life from the lessons that come from organized sports.” – Tillicum Elementary Principal Taj Jensen
We are looking for a sponsor for the boy’s seven-and-eight-year-olds Tillicum Tiger baseball team.
Evidently the lawmakers at the State Legislature have had it with the weather.
Me, and probably you, too.
“To Question is the Answer” is an intriguing title for a talk by a city manager who you might think would have all the answers.
After all, wrote former Lakewood City Councilman Walter Neary in his blog back in June of last year when the candidates for city manager had been narrowed to two, the “city manager is a key role in Lakewood. It’s the city manager who has to execute good government and public policy through the staff of the city.”
Dilly-dallying while traversing a known avalanche funnel is akin to a partial park ban on smoking as is no ban at all.
In hiking, switchbacks are trails with hairpin turns. In railroading, they’re a way to negotiate steep terrain without tunnels. But in communication – as sometimes in mountain climbing – zigzagging, doubling back, doublespeak, and reversing direction can be disastrous.
Were we at the same meeting?
I admit I wasn’t there at the presentation by the Lakewood Parks Department to the City Council during the latter’s study session this past Monday evening, February 10, 2014 during which time discussion was aplenty I’m told on the issue of banning tobacco products in city parks.
There’s a big difference – gi-hugic in fact – between being on a team and simply wearing the same jersey.
I would rather row a single than be in the same boat with another to make a double; or three others, plus perhaps a coxswain, to make a quad; or an eight for that matter – where every seat was taken, but we weren’t a team.
CAMP MURRAY, WA -The Washington Army National Guard on Sunday, Feb. 9th, will fire a cannon salute at approximately 1 p.m. at the north end of Camp Murray on the parade field.
Banning tobacco in parks: where does government’s reach end and the point of our nose begin?