Submitted by James Leet, Lakewood’s Choice It’s time to celebrate. Why? Lakewood’s CHOICE prevention coalition has been busy. With what? This Wednesday, we’ll finally get to show you why we’ve been so busy. We’re excited to unveil our new Strategic Plan.
Submitted by Don Doman Have you ever driven around the block downtown repeatedly looking for a place to park? Tacoma, Seattle, Portland and other cities in the U.S. have been reducing parking spots for years. Sometimes you can’t even find spaces in parking lots. Eventually car owners will get the message that cities are for […]
By Paul Pastor, Pierce County Sheriff There are two types of danger which attend law enforcement / first responder service.
Recently I wrote an article titled Westside Story – Coffee Shop Challenge. If you are interested in winning a coveted prize in the Coffee Shop Challenge, click my link for details. One of my favorite coffee shop chains is Anthem Coffee & Tea. The chain is not at all like Starbucks with 21,000 plus stores […]
Today, a bicycle rider is supposed to wear a bike helmet. Everyone knows that. When I was age 6 – 16, my pal, Biff, and I rode our bikes every day without a helmet. Yes, we fell off, but were lucky and never suffered a brain injury. At least I do not think we suffered […]
The year was 1950. I was a seven-year-old first grader when I experienced my first suicide. A 6-year-old female classmate’s father rented a motel room near our grade school and killed himself.
By Maura Hallam Farmers market season is upon us — one of the pleasures of spring and summer here. Hundreds of people visit them each week, strolling past vendor booths, admiring the abundance of flowers and wares, and, of course, sampling the bounty of freshly harvested fruits and vegetables available for sale from local farms.
Recently I wrote an article titled Westside Story – Coffee Shop Challenge. If you are interested in winning a coveted prize in the Coffee Shop Challenge, click my link for details.
When I was a kid, we were so poor we could not afford a dog. Instead, our family pet was a chicken.
In August 2017, four members of our Lakewood City Council, whose positions expire on December 31, 2017, are running for reelection. The four incumbents are Jason Whalen, who serves as deputy mayor, Mary Moss, Michael Brandstetter and John Simpson.