Lakewood is in the news again – mentioned in an August 16, 2016 Editorial Opinion of the Tacoma News Tribune – for having created buffers surrounding children in public parks to distance them from obnoxious adult behavior, i.e. smoking. Unlike the Fife City Council whose members voted 4-2 earlier this month to ban “all tobacco […]
Washington’s largest psychiatric hospital quietly withdrew from a national accreditation program three months ago. Officials say the move will focus attention on an improvement plan with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to secure federal certification. Read more: Western State Hospital drops out of national accreditation program | The News Tribune
Lakewood, WA- Two local teens that qualified for the US National Karate team earned Silver medals at the Pan-American karate championships this past weekend in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Both athletes train at the Washington Karate Association Lakewood Dojo under the tutelage of their instructor, Sensei Chuck Sweigart.
Lakewood’s Original House of Donuts opened in 1959 in Lakewood. Last year, it expanded to downtown Tacoma, and now the bakery has branched out again and added a third location. This one is a smaller version of its other bakeries, but will serve the same doughnuts and drip coffee. Read more: Original House of Donuts […]
September 1, 2016 “Protecting against Animal Attacks – Coyotes, Raccoons, Woof!” – Correne Buck, Senior Animal Control Officer, Lakewood Police Dept. – (Kris – MC) The Lakewood United group meets at 7 AM every Thursday at Burs Restaurant, which is located at 6151 Steilacoom Boulevard SW in Lakewood. Upcoming topics are as follows:
Fred Crumley of the Steilacoom Kiwanis Club presented a check for $200 to Ryan Douglas, Principal of Cherrydale Primary School.
TACOMA – Following successful completion of weekend-long work on southbound Interstate 5, crews continue ongoing efforts to expand HOV lanes in Tacoma. The weekend work allowed crews to remove and replace about 1,200 feet of the 1960s-era surface of I-5. Over the weekend, workers also reopened the northbound I-5 collector-distributor access to 26th Street and […]
Pioneer Park (1700 Commercial Street, Steilacoom WA 98388) will once again play host to the Steilacoom Summer Concert series. The final concert for the season will be Randy Linder (Creedence Clearwater Tribute) on August 31.
By Howard Lee Ever wanted to see the skeleton of one of the prehistoric animals that roamed University Place before the Ice Ages? The University Place Museum will be open Saturday, Sept 3rd, from 10am-2pm. While you won’t see any skeletons of prehistoric animals, you will be able to browse through year books and photographs […]
During the past several months I have suffered from the pain of writing numerous articles critical of an idea promoted and passed by our city council, the Rental Registration & Safety Inspection Program (RRSIP). I strongly support the concept that each of us should be as diligent with our compliments as we are with our […]