Giselle is Pet of the Week

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Model-beautiful Giselle has come a long way. When the stray first arrived, she was a pistol, making her general annoyance clear to all who came near. With time, Giselle has developed into a mellow lass who goes weak in the knees for a cheek scratch. Not only has her sweet, non-demanding manner won the hearts of shelter staff and volunteers, but 6-year-old Giselle is also quite a looker. [Read more…]

Pierce County Library System closed July 4

Pierce County Library System will be closed Saturday, July 4, to observe Independence Day. While the physical buildings are closed, people may continue to access free services 24/7 from the online library including downloadable e-books, audiobooks, magazines, music, movies and TV shows and e-sources with resources such as Consumer Reports, Morningstar Investment Research Center, car repair manuals and more.

Wanted: Volleyball officials

The Tacoma-Pierce County Volleyball Officials Board is in need of individuals who are interested in officiating middle school, junior high, senior high, college, and recreation department volleyball matches throughout Pierce County. A comprehensive training program, starting August 20th, is offered for all new officials and the opportunities to advance in the organization are extensive. [Read more…]

Fourth of July weekend brings holiday schedule, extreme tide warning for Pierce County Ferry

The Pierce County Ferry will operate on its holiday schedule July 3 and 4.

The Pierce County Ferry will operate a one-boat service. Pierce County will extend the service day on July 3 and 4 by adding a triangle departing Steilacoom at 11 p.m. to accommodate travelers. Ketron Island passengers must make a reservation by calling (253) 588-1950 at least 20 minutes in advance. [Read more…]