Chris Vance, former chair of the Washington State Republican Party, will be in Lakewood Saturday morning, Feb. 13, to talk about his campaign to replace Patty Murray in the U.S. Senate. He needs our support, and you are invited to hear him speak.
The time for Tea this year is at Historic Fort Steilacoom. Mrs. Silas Casey, wife of Fort Steilacoom’s commanding officer, Col. Silas Casey, invites ladies of the territory to join her from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13 for her annual Tea at the Fort.
The Tillicum Crushers – the 9-and-10-year-olds all from Tillicum Elementary School’s third-and-fourth-grades – will have brand new uniforms this season with a big, bold letter ‘C’ on the cap. Far more than the name of the team is what the letter signifies illustrated by the day many, many years ago that my then-little-daughter and I […]
Caring for Kids has sold out the Happy Hearts Dinner Auction. This is our major fundraiser of the year. Our newest adventure is buying air beds for our kids who are sleeping on the floor. We were able to purchase them for $8 a piece. As of Saturday we will have already distributed 15 beds. […]
It’s an old scraggly, stark-naked tree, not a leaf on any of its many – and most decidedly – dead branches. Like the twisted, gnarly and bony fingers of what remains of a skeletal hand thrusting claws up through the soil which our mom was fond of placing about the yard at Halloween, the solo […]
The little guy was standing at third base. Seven years old. His fellow teammate at the plate had swung furiously at the first two pitches. And missed. I knelt down on my knees in the third base coaches’ box and leaned out over the chalk line that fairly shouted ‘proceed no further,’ and spoke as […]
Recently Mr. David Anderson submitted a thought provoking letter to The Suburban Times titled, Letter: What Can You Do For $10,000? Mr. Anderson uses his letter for another attack on our Clover Park School Board by suggesting they should stop educating themselves via out-of-town conferences. The letter strongly suggests, that with the money saved by […]
Lakes High School Class of 1966 Classmate, As unbelievable as it seems, it was 50 years ago this coming June that we left the halls of Lakes High School and went out into the world – a group of confident and naïve 17 and 18 year olds seeking life’s next journey. We know the past […]
On this January 9 National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.), “we show our support for our nation’s approximately 780,000 police officers.” What it means to lead was poignantly demonstrated by first-City-of-Lakewood-Police-Chief Larry Saunders whose life of leadership was cut short too soon with his untimely and unexpected death just this past January 6th.
By Diane Formoso The Happy Hearts Dinner Auction will be held February 6th, Saturday, 5:00 P.M. at Clover Park Technical College’s Sharon McGavick Center, 4500 Steilacoom Blvd. The tickets are $35.00 and that includes dinner. This is our major fundraiser of the year and we would like to fill the center with 500 people. We […]