Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-Pierce County, Friday led the passage of Senate Resolution 8680, honoring businesses and community partners that have made a commitment to train, recruit and hire veterans entering the private sector. Leaders from Washington’s top companies and veterans joined members of the state Senate Friday in advance of the resolution to hear from elected leaders and veterans at local companies about their experience transitioning into the civilian workforce. [Read more…]
With the U.S. Open less than two months away, the City of University Place has launched a new web page for residents and visitors to help them plan their activities during the event that will be held from June 15-21 at Chambers Bay. Visit www.CityofUP.com and click on the U.S. Open tab to open the special page. [Read more…]
The April 24 Friday Letter from from City of DuPont can be seen online.
TACOMA, Wash. — The annual Bates Technical College Foundation fundraiser, Bates Sizzles, will transport you to the tropics on Thursday, April 30, 5:30-9 p.m., at the Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway Street, in Tacoma. Bring your appetite, and we’ll provide the Mai Tais. [Read more…]
- Council Meeting – May 5, 2015 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall.
- Civil Service – May 7, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the Community Center.
- Planning Commission – May 11, 2015 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall.
- Preservation and Review Board – May 27, 2015 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall.
- Council Future Agenda “Look-Ahead” Issues:
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Air Mobility Command announced today that the 2015 Rodeo readiness competition, which was scheduled to take place at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in August, has been canceled.
General Darren McDew, AMC commander, decided to cancel the competition largely because of the high current operations tempo for mobility Airmen and budget constraints. [Read more…]
There isn’t much of Clover Park Technical College’s Lakewood Campus that Bryan Daniels hasn’t seen.
His education at CPTC started as a high school student at Northwest Career & Technical High School. After graduation he earned his associate’s degree in the Heating & Air Conditioning Refrigeration/Service Technician Program. While a student he became employed at Hayes Child Development Center. [Read more…]
Residents can learn how to compost at home by attending Pierce County’s free classes this spring. The county will offer a food waste composting class and a yard waste composting class, along with a class that teaches both techniques in one session. [Read more…]