What is it like to be a police officer? Citizens can find out a lot by doing a one shift ride-a-long, but it actually takes a trained professional law enforcement officer 3 – 5 years before the officer has seen and experienced almost everything and finally can answer the question, “What is it like to […]
Bunny this week. Featured Pet Mirus has been at the shelter since February 10. She is an independent bun that appreciates house rules, especially if they are her own. She is a great adult companion and prefers hop time to lap time.
Governor Inslee hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff on Monday, May 30, 2016, in recognition of Memorial Day. This federal holiday is in remembrance of the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. The Governor’s Office has no objection to […]
By Don Russell, Lakewood Waughop Lake has an interesting new phenomenon. The pumpkin colored water is due to a green algae (Botryococcus) bloom which contains some Microcystis colonies as well as dark green-black blobs of benthic Oscillatoria mats that have broken free of the bottom of the lake. The yellow-orange coloration of the Botryococcus is […]
Pierce College is excited to announce the development of its first-ever residence hall to help meet student housing needs. Known as the Center for Global Scholars, the dormitory is located on Steilacoom Boulevard a short distance from Pierce College Fort Steilacoom. The 63-bed facility is intended primarily for international students, but will be open to […]
LAKEWOOD – William Brown has joined the Lakewood Office of Weichert, Realtors – Premier Properties. Weichert is located at 10524 Bridgeport Way SW and is an independently owned and operated affiliate of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. For more information, please contact Jerry Filoteo at 253-444-4059.
Cyclists from all over the Puget Sound will take part in the 26th annual Tour de Pierce on Sunday, June 26. The bike ride to promote fitness, fun, and safety, includes 30- and 50-mile marked routes, plus a 12-mile route designed for families or for those new to biking.
Sometimes Bobby Costello needs help. Sometimes he gives it. Read more: Special-ed students get help by giving | The News Tribune
Alan Archambault, noted local author and historian, presented his latest book at the Tuesday, May 24 Lakewood Historical Society meeting. Published by the Arcadia Publishing Company, Fort Lewis: Cold War to the War on Terror tells of the vital role the Pacific Northwest’s largest military establishment played in meeting some of the most challenging crises […]
Forget Glen Miller and Tommy Dorsey, if you can. Remember the late ‘40s and ‘50s when composers got a giant cauldron and mixed together Blues, Country, R & B, Gospel, Folk, Jazz, Swing and Doo Wop and out came Rock ‘n’ Soul.