Auditions were recently held at Dance Theatre Northwest for DTNW’s Junior and Advanced Junior Dance Ensemble. Congratulations to our newest members Emma Young, Nadia Niva, and Fancy Williamson. With auditions consisting of classical ballet barre, center and Pointe work, dancers who auditioned won roles in upcoming holiday and 2014-2015 season community outreach performances. [Read more...]
The City of Lakewood is accepting applications to fill up to seven (7) members on the newly created Planning Commission.
The City of Lakewood is accepting applications to fill up to nine (9) members on the newly created Human Services & CDBG Funding Advisory Board. [Read more...]
TACOMA, Wash. – The three rare Sumatran tiger cubs born at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium last week are all females, zoo General Curator Karen Goodrowe Beck announced this morning.The 6-day-old cubs are nursing eagerly, and tiger mom Jaya is taking excellent care of them, Goodrowe Beck added. As the days go by, they’re also becoming more mobile and moving around their den box a bit. [Read more...]
Get “In the Mix” as Kim Shuckhart Gunns brings her bombastic style to the White Dove Gallery (5934 88th St SW, Lakewood) as an antidote to dreary days and a celebration of the end of 2014. Bright colors and strong strokes of the brush are incorporated into Kim’s paintings – but she offers more than just wall art, a welcome way to solving holiday dilemmas. The show continues through January 14, 2014.
TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College President Dr. Ron Langrell recently announced the appointment of Holly Woodmansee as vice president of administrative services, effective Oct. 27.
“It is a privilege to welcome Holly to Bates Technical College,” said President Dr. Ron Langrell. “She is a leader with extensive breadth and knowledge that will help advance the college in the years to come.” [Read more...]
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Construction of the new Joint Base connector road and overpass project that links both segments of the joint base will enter the third phase of construction with the installation of twelve, 183-foot girders Tuesday evening. [Read more...]
By Cassandra de Kanter
TACOMA, WA - Washington State’s largest nonprofit spay and neuter clinic has hired a new Executive Director. Northwest Spay & Neuter Center staff and board are pleased to announce that Melanie Manista-Rushforth will join the team in advancing the organization’s mission of saving lives through prevention, overseeing operations and networking in the community to ensure the clinic thrives as it expands programs to make affordable spay and neuter services accessible to all.
Come dressed in your favorite Superheroes costume or just a black tee shirt to participate in the 4th Annual Superhero Adventure Party. The party takes place on Saturday, Oct 25 from 4-6pm at the Lakewood Community Center, 9112 Lakewood Dr SW in Lakewood. The fee per participant is $15 which includes Hero souvenirs, crafts, and snacks. Pre-register by Oct 20 by calling 253-798-4177 or www.piercecountywa.org/parks.