TACOMA, Wash. – The Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Health took a stand against the potential dangers lurking in the home medicine cabinet. In a unanimous vote, board members adopted a comprehensive medicine return regulation at their Dec. 7 meeting. The regulation expands options for the safe, convenient, and environmentally friendly disposal of prescription medicines.
Throughout the year, Pierce College staff, faculty and students will celebrate 50 years by spending time giving back to the community. Members of the college community will have an opportunity to take part in a variety of service projects throughout the year, ranging from sprucing up local parks to preparing food for local food banks […]
Tolling topics will be a focus of the State Transportation Commission’s meeting next week in Olympia. In addition, the commission will review an implementation plan for a road usage charge pilot project. The meeting starts 9 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13, and 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 14, at the Transportation Building, 310 Maple Park Ave. SE, […]
Winter is here and spring will soon follow. Parks & Recreation’s winter/spring activity guide has been released and now is the time to register for your favorite programs.
The House Democratic Caucus Friday approved the committee chairs and vice chairs for the upcoming legislative session. The committee structure will remain largely the same from the last biennium with one exception: The General Government and Information Technology Committee has been eliminated. The issues considered by that committee will be distributed to other committees.
The following Westside Story originally appeared on Tuesday, December 6. Sadly, Publisher Ben Sclair erred by not properly loading the images to the story and prolific author Joe Boyle feels “a lot of folks will have missed the full impact of the total original article.” We certainly can’t have “a lot of folks” miss “the full impact” […]
The Dec. 9, 2016 edition of Steilacoom Historical School District’s Community Connections is online.
If the loaf of bread is from a grocery store that’s but two blocks away, then the cost is tickets for two on a trolley bus and two more for two separate subway lines, not to mention the price of the loaf itself. Is that the only way to get to the store?
TACOMA, Wash. – Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department is investigating four probable cases of mumps in Pierce County, all associated with an outbreak in south King County. “Public health is essential to address disease outbreaks, especially those that cross county boundaries,” said Nigel Turner, communicable disease division director at Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. “We coordinate with […]
The Lakewood City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, Dec. 12 (6 p.m.) and a Study Session (following the Special Meeting at 7:00 P.M.) in the City of Lakewood’s Council Chambers (6000 Main Street SW, Lakewood, WA 98499.) Access the agenda on the City’s website.