For anyone who is a longtime espresso hound like me, the death of Starbucks 3rd Place was a serious lifestyle tragedy. If you yearn for that old Starbucks’ 3rd place friendly feeling and atmosphere, the privately owned Forza located at 4828 Suite D, Bridgeport Way W in University Place is where you want to be. […]
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Submitted by Tom McClellan Have you noticed that your heating bill is a little bit higher this winter? Why is this winter so much colder than the last few? THAT is the interesting question. The short answer is: La Niña. A couple of years ago, Pacific Ocean temperatures were much warmer than normal, in one […]
I have written numerous articles regarding the City of Lakewood’s Rental Inspection Program (RIP). Every article stated, in some manner, that I was against initiating such a plan. Today I come to you with hat in hand for I have to admit that I was wrong. My folly was my failure to see the big […]
Everyone says, don’t brag about yourself. Well, I hate to brag, but if I don’t tell everyone I was Employee Of The Month, how will they know? The last time I was Anything Of The Month, was in high school in 1959 during my freshman year when I was Boy Of The Month. The main […]
When you stop and think about it, there is no reason for me to feature our Lakewood City Council’s RIP plan in every story I write. If you agree, I am willing to write about a different topic. I know an exciting subject; telephone dialing procedures. Are you pumped?
Let’s start 2017, with a good-news story. In mid-December I stopped by Greater Lakes Mental Health Care located at 9330 – 59th Av SW, Lakewood, WA 98499. T: 253-581-7020. I had received a good news story tip from Marguerite Richmond, Development Director for Greater Lakes. Greater Lakes is one of Lakewood’s greatest assets. Follow my […]
On December 30, 2016, Publisher Ben Sclair posted my Westside Story – Saint or Sinner? in The Suburban Times. The same day, I received a copy of Ms. Dana Holt’s article from the AAUW online Tacoma Branch monthly newsletter. AAUW is an acronym for an organization of women called American Association of University Women. The […]
A sign of the times. Look at this sign and you see the word Saint.
Submitted by Chas. Ames We no more than curbed ebola, then Zika came on a tourist visa. Jolly Old England voted to Brexit, then took the walk of shame the next day. Boy… we would never do something THAT stupid.