I know – getting young people to enter a “writing” contest is hard – but ….. the City of Lakewood has a bright hope for the future of our community and believes that young people are key to its success. The Letter Writing Contest is all about listening to youth voices talking about a brighter […]
In 1857 pioneer Nathaniel Orr built a Wagon Shop and bachelor residence in Steilacoom. In 1868 he converted the building to a family home for his new bride. In 1996 the home suffered a devastating fall off its temporary supports during work on the foundation and crashed into the nearby pear tree.
Featured Pet Honey journeyed from Hawaii (specifically Maui Humane Society) to try her luck in Washington. For some reason her charming personality and stunning good looks did not land her a starring role in a family, so this island girl hopped the first plane possible knowing that dogs like her are very popular pets in […]
TACOMA, Wash. – There’s a lot to see and “zoo” at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, and there’s no better time for a family outing than Saturday, May 7, when all mothers will receive half-off general admission. In addition to everyday up-close experiences like touching stingrays and coming face-to-face with polar bears, the popular interactive […]
The Pierce County Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission is pleased to announce the 2017 Preservation Grant Program, which assists in funding preservation efforts in Pierce County.
By Ed Kane, Freelance Graphics Through threatening clouds, light sprinkles and an occasional blast of sunshine members of Lakewood First Lions Club, Springbrook Connection, Pacific Neighborhood Association, Partners for Parks and the City of Lakewood Parks & Recreation Department rallied to the raised beds and truck-load of fresh soil at Springbrook Park to plant everything […]
TACOMA, Wash. – Tacoma Public Utilities and Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department are teaming up to respond to community concerns related to the recent discovery of elevated lead levels in water samples from pipes outside four customers’ homes.
The Veterans Resources Fair will be held April 30, 2016 (9 am-3 pm) at the Tacoma Dome. In 2015, more than 1,400 Veterans and family members attended. Organizers expect even more in 2016. The Fair is a FREE event and designed with an average Veteran in mind. This event can connect you with the people […]
By Jay Mosser On Saturday, April 30, 2016, five organizations will come together for the third annual “Celebrate Community” dinner at Curtis Junior High from 5:30-7:30 pm. The City of University Place, Peace Out, University Place School District & it’s PTSA groups, Boy Scout Troup #248, and Tacoma Narrows Rotary will present awards and scholarships, […]
LAKEWOOD – Drivers can expect night lane closures in both directions of Interstate 5 in Lakewood. The work is related to the City of Lakewood’s Interstate 5 – Madigan Access Improvements project where contractor crews will set new bridge girders and complete other related work.