Submitted by Brad Hilliard When the summer heat reaches 90 degrees it only takes ten minutes for the inside of your car to reach 110. This is a deadly situation for anyone, especially small children and pets.
At just after 6 a.m., West Pierce Fire & Rescue was dispatched to a residential fire at the 9800 block of Forest Avenue SW in Lakewood. Crews arrived to find flames visible from the home and all occupants out of the house. There were no injuries and the cause is currently under investigation. The Red […]
The Lakewood City Council is currently seeking volunteers to fill three (3) vacancies on the Landmarks & Heritage Advisory Board (click here for Notice of Vacancies).
Join Pierce County residents of all ages and improve your reading skills, earn prizes, and have guaranteed fun this summer during Pierce County Library System’s Summer Reading, June 24 through Sept. 3 at all Pierce County Libraries.
The Washington State Governor’s Committee on Disability Issues & Employment and the Washington State Business Leadership Network are now accepting award nominations for employers and individuals who make extra efforts to recruit, hire, advance and retain employees with disabilities.
Submitted by B. J. Coleman The Moscow Ballet will be holding free open auditions for ballet students AGE 6-18 from all around the Pierce County area for a once in a lifetime experience! Students chosen will have the exciting opportunity to dance with this internationally renowned Russian ballet company.
Outstanding community service and innovation led to Tacoma Public Utilities receiving two awards today from the American Public Power Association (APPA). The awards were accepted at the APPA National Conference by TPU Community Connection Program Manager Erika Tucci, Tacoma Power Conservation Program Coordinator Jordan Whiteley, and TPU Utility Board Vice Chair Monique Trudnowski.
Submitted by WorkForce Central What’s next? It’s the question faced by every military servicemember when they retire. It can be daunting: after 20 years with a clear career path, a built-in network and specialized training that may not seem to translate into civilian life, a servicemember can feel lost or overwhelmed.
Say hello to Featured Pet Nigel. Nigel is a handsome orange tabby who is seeking a home that can provide a calm, serene place for him to hang his hat. The mellow fellow is a social eater and enjoys dining in the company of others.
Pierce Transit is operating the “Taste Express” this year for the Taste of Tacoma event June 23 – 25. Rides are free, thanks to Taste of Tacoma organizer Festivals, Inc., which is paying for the service in its entirety. Riders can catch the Taste Express at Tacoma Community College (TCC) Transit Center, located at 19th […]