TACOMA, Wash. – The Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Health took a stand against the potential dangers lurking in the home medicine cabinet. In a unanimous vote, board members adopted a comprehensive medicine return regulation at their Dec. 7 meeting. The regulation expands options for the safe, convenient, and environmentally friendly disposal of prescription medicines.
Tolling topics will be a focus of the State Transportation Commission’s meeting next week in Olympia. In addition, the commission will review an implementation plan for a road usage charge pilot project. The meeting starts 9 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13, and 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 14, at the Transportation Building, 310 Maple Park Ave. SE, […]
The House Democratic Caucus Friday approved the committee chairs and vice chairs for the upcoming legislative session. The committee structure will remain largely the same from the last biennium with one exception: The General Government and Information Technology Committee has been eliminated. The issues considered by that committee will be distributed to other committees.
TACOMA, Wash. – Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department is investigating four probable cases of mumps in Pierce County, all associated with an outbreak in south King County. “Public health is essential to address disease outbreaks, especially those that cross county boundaries,” said Nigel Turner, communicable disease division director at Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. “We coordinate with […]
The Lakewood City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, Dec. 12 (6 p.m.) and a Study Session (following the Special Meeting at 7:00 P.M.) in the City of Lakewood’s Council Chambers (6000 Main Street SW, Lakewood, WA 98499.) Access the agenda on the City’s website.
The City of DuPont’s Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on draft updates to the DuPont Municipal Code (DMC) to adopt development regulations to implement the 2015 GMA Comprehensive Plan update. The hearing will take place Monday, December 12, 2016 at 6 pm in City Hall (1700 Civic Drive, DuPont).
The funeral procession to honor fallen Tacoma Police Officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez will be held December 9, 2016, beginning at approximately 10:30 AM. The procession will travel from Joint Base Lewis-McChord along South Tacoma Way to the Tacoma Dome.
The City of Lakewood is seeking volunteers to serve on a handful of advisory boards, committees and commissions. Interested applicants can submit an application found at www.cityoflakewood.us/city-council/advisory-boards or for questions, call the City Clerk’s Office at 253-983-7701, or emailing email@example.com.
Social Security is the cornerstone of retirement plans for most Americans. The program continues to evolve and will do so, especially in light of projections about the solvency of Social Security. For individuals preparing to start their Social Security benefits, current and future changes may impact their retirement plans. A little advance knowledge and a […]
Pierce County Parks is hosting a public meeting Wednesday, Dec. 7 in the evening to gather comments on the site design for Phase 1 of Cross Park in the Frederickson area of unincorporated Pierce County. Phase 1 will develop the northern 3.5 acres of the 64-acre park along Military Road. The northern portion of the […]