STEILACOOM – Nature’s fireworks – as seen in Steilacoom on Monday – overshadowed the fireworks from the first Presidential debate for this photographer.
I have written and spoken on several occasions regarding Lakewood City Council’s decision related to the now passed currently titled Rental Housing Safety Program (RHSP) under Lakewood City Ordinance #644. Two words in one of my writing(s) proved controversial enough that at least a few good and intelligent people suffered the experience of having a […]
Lakewood Library’s elevator is expected to be back in service by Sept. 16. That’s the prediction of Jermain Richard, Thyssen-Krupp elevator technician, who’s working on the elevator’s remodeling…and good news for library patrons.
Growing up in Pittsburgh—the one-time “Steel Capital” of the world—you know—U. S. Steel and the Pittsburgh Steelers—it was only natural that most of my male relatives—well, my paternal grandfather, father and two uncles worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad. My first train ride was a short excursion to nearby Youngstown, Ohio. Twenty years later, it was […]
Whenever I am motorcycling cross country with my pals, Tom, Randy, Original-Jim, Drew, Steve and Duplicate-Jim 2, they are always complaining how hot it is. They wonder how I am able to endure the same hot weather they are melting in and never suffer or complain. For me, it is an easy 3 step process, […]
Historic Ft. Steilacoom, at 9601 Steilacoom Blvd. in Lakewood, contains four 1840’s restored buildings, the remains of the first US Military post in the South Sound Region. The buildings are open from 1-4 p.m. on Sundays through October. Don’t miss the special Candlelight Tour of the Fort in December.
For decades we have been beneficiaries of information garnered from professional political surveys and citizen poles such as the Gallup Poll, Real Clear Politics and USA Today. I recently established a new political pole called, The Suburban Times International Political Pole known by the acronym, TSTIPP, phonetically pronounced tistipp.
To highlight the 100th anniversary of Steilacoom School, the Steilacoom Historical Museum is featuring an exhibit focusing on highlights from the school’s 100 years. Besides old textbooks–hey, remember Dick and Jane?–there also is a display of certificates earned by Milt Davidson and Denny Quackenbush.
Did you read the big news regarding Chambers Bay Resort? Pierce County has reactivated their 2008 plan for developing a resort at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place.