I love walking around the planet because you never know what you are going to run into and as you know, I am always looking for the funny.
Submitted by Don Doman Each year the Transportation Club of Tacoma provides scholarships to students attending college. As part of the application TCT asks for an essay. This one on leadership was submitted by Kelci Parker. The TCT board of directors picked two essays to share in our newsletter over the summer. As the newsletter […]
Submitted by Don Doman It is estimated that the average person puts on 10 pounds during the holiday season. We eat more often and we eat much richer foods during the holidays, so it is easy to put on pounds without realizing it. Most people think that they don’t have to worry about gaining weight […]
On August 1, 2016, Lakewood City Council sent a clear message to all renters living in Lakewood by voting for the Rental Housing Safety Program. known as the R.I.P. Essentially the message from Lakewood City Council was, Lakewood renters do not possess enough brain power, energy or courage to manage their own rental housing SAFETY […]
Submitted by Don Doman When we planned our kitchen remodeling twenty years ago we considered going with tile floors, but a friend said, “Why? Every time you drop a glass or dish it will break.” We went with vinyl and every time we dropped a plate or glass and it broke I kicked myself of […]
Submitted by Don Doman I recently wrote an article about computer programs and robots possibly eliminating careers in the near future, and that’s true, but right now some jobs have minimal applicants and in a few years there looks like major shortages of qualified people in the trades.
I was recently visiting with Mike Blair, who serves as chief of police for the City of University Place. Chief Blair and I talked about a video appearing in The Suburban Times on June 19, 2017. The video is titled, PCTV: University Place holds Target Zero emphasis patrol in June.
Submitted by Don Doman You would think I’d learn and maybe this time I will.
Submitted by Don Doman I just gave a presentation for “Career Day” at a local elementary school sixth grade class. Just thinking about the future these days is kind of scary, but I kept that to myself. I think prospects are not all that bright for these young people who will be entering the job […]
Submitted Rep. Dick Muri, R-Steilacoom Without railroads, the world would be an altogether different place. It’s nearly impossible to overstate the importance of the railroad for our economy, travel and culture. Everything from food, motor vehicles, to lumber and energy supplies are transported on the railways. Our society could not function without them.