The Clover Park School District board will get a recommendation in January that Woodbrook Middle School be closed. District officials say the 53-year-old middle school has reached the end of its useful life, but some community and education leaders are blaming Lakewood officials, saying a change in zoning to help develop a business park forced […]
Pierce County is preparing now for snow and ice on county roads. Pierce County road crews will set up and recalibrate snow-fighting equipment and travel their snow plow routes on Oct. 20. Earlier in the week, they will review snow and ice response plans, and practice chainsaw techniques so they are ready to handle downed […]
The Lakewood City Council will hold a Special Meeting (beginning at 7 p.m.) followed by a Council Study Session on Monday, October 24 (7:00 P.M.) in the City of Lakewood’s Council Chambers (6000 Main Street SW, Lakewood, WA 98499.) Access the Study Session agenda on the City’s website.
On Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, the Lakewood City Council recognized the young artists from Four Heroes Elementary School who produced the artwork for the 2016-2017 Stormwater Pollution Prevention and Water Conservation Calendar.
Preliminary estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell again to 5.6 percent in September with the state adding 20,000 jobs. Washington’s revised unemployment rate was 5.7 percent in August—after lingering for eight months at 5.8 percent.
Submitted by Rep. Denny Heck’s Office On Tuesday, officials from the Obama administration and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, U.S. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and U.S. Reps. Denny Heck, Derek Kilmer and Rick Larsen announced new federal actions to help protect and recover the health of Puget Sound, one of the nation’s largest estuaries. These […]
The Lakewood City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, October 24, 2016, at 7:00 p.m, in the City Council Chambers, Lakewood City Hall, 6000 Main Street SW, Lakewood, Washington. The purpose of the special meeting is to consider adopting the 2017-2019 Legislative Agenda, Legislative Policy Manual, Pierce County Legislative Policy Manual and Federal […]
Year after year of planning, strategy and excellence helped Tacoma Water win a Platinum Award for Utility Excellence from the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA). AMWA, which includes the largest publicly owned drinking water systems in the country, recognized Tacoma and nine other utilities with a platinum award this year.
Submitted by Mary Dodsworth, Director After years of planning the City of Lakewood is ready to get started on the Waughop Lake Trail Project at Fort Steilacoom Park. Beginning October 24, 2016 all access to the Waughop Lake Trail will be closed. It’s important for everyone to respect this closure for their personal safety and to allow the […]
After a comprehensive review that included significant community input, Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy has selected Chambers Bay Development, LLC as the group to design, build and operate the Chambers Bay Resort in University Place, Wash. As a result, County officials will begin the process to negotiate a development agreement.