“The election is months away, but DuPont already knows who will be its next mayor starting in 2016. City Councilman Michael Courts is running unopposed to succeed Mayor Michael Grayum, who is not seeking re-election.” Read the rest of Adam Ashton’s story at The News Tribune website.
The Day of Champions is a non-competitive track and field meet for our student athletes with disabilities. Students will compete in various events such as Long Jump, 50-Yard Dash, Shuttle Run and more. [Read more…]
In and out of the persona of American composer and big band leader Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington, actor and playwright Cedric Liqueur brings to life the story of this celebrated jazz musician through vintage vinyl records and a slide show. [Read more…]
More than 250 special education athletes will take part in Clover Park School District’s (CPSD) Track Stars Invitational Wednesday, May 27 at Harry Lang Stadium (6015 111th St SW in Lakewood) from 9 a.m. to 1. [Read more…]
The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present the final show of our 76th season, Drood: The Musical (based on the unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, by Charles Dickens), adapted by Rupert Holmes. This unique musical is never the same twice as the audience gets to choose the ending every show! [Read more…]
The white frame structure that stands at the top of Main Street in Steilacoom, looking like a light house, is getting a face lift. Wayne Becker and Daniel Linder (WB Contractors of Milton) began work replacing siding and a handrail at the historic Immaculate Conception Mission Church. [Read more…]
LAKEWOOD- U.S. Rep. Denny Heck (D-WA, 10th District) will visit Clover Park High School’s “Arlington Project” exhibit on Tuesday, May 26 from 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. The congressman will visit with students who developed displays and helped assemble the exhibit along with organizers of the event. The exhibit is a re-creation of Arlington National Cemetery and honors fallen soldiers, sailors, airmen, guardsmen and Marines.
State and national flags and white stakes were once again placed on the lawn at Clover Park High School in Lakewood, representing the 9th year for the school’s “Arlington West” Memorial Day project. [Read more…]
At 7 p.m. on May 27 at University Place Library author and sports writer Blaine Newnham will talk about and sign his new book, America’s St. Andrews: Chambers Bay. No tickets required. Books will be available for purchase at the event. People may also reserve a copy of the book in the catalog or if buying, consider using Amazon Smile where a portion of the proceeds will benefit Pierce County Library Foundation (choose the foundation when setting up an account). University Place Library is located at 3609 Market Place W., Suite 100, University Place, WA 98466. [Read more…]