“It is the storm that tries the strength of the vessel” W. Moodie, D.D. ‘No one takes any significant step of growth, or achieves a measurable change in personality except for the sharp stab of a crisis or the dull throb of frustration” Cecil Osborne.
By Don Russell, Lakewood Waughop Lake has an interesting new phenomenon. The pumpkin colored water is due to a green algae (Botryococcus) bloom which contains some Microcystis colonies as well as dark green-black blobs of benthic Oscillatoria mats that have broken free of the bottom of the lake. The yellow-orange coloration of the Botryococcus is […]
By Sally Jacky, Harlock Place Park Chair To freshen the Steilacoom Harlock Place Park path on Galloway Street, on Thursday, April 21, eight yards of cedar playground chips donated by Kris Kauffman were delivered to the open space pocket park.
It was my privilege to be sent out into the hall by Mrs. Burton for disrupting her fourth grade class at Tillicum Elementary.
The Tillicum Crushers lost just the other night, again, to the team they beat in the championship game last year. Of course this year it’s literally a whole new ballgame.
The answer is: ‘yes.’ “Thy mercy is great above the heavens, and thy truth reaches to the clouds” (Psalm 108:4). Put another way, if you really cared about someone, which – mercy or truth – do you think they need more?
By Rosalind Brazel Community members led by Washington Community Action Network protested Thursday in front Sen. Steve O’Ban’s campaign launch in University Place to call attention to his voting practices regarding women’s equity issues including reproductive rights, paid sick days and gender pay equity. Protesters dressed as a “chain gang” aimed to disrupt the event […]
Or teach school. Or mentor kids. Or be a parent or grandparent. Or invest ourselves in any number of capacities in the lives of kids.
By Betsy Tainer, University Place With 65.59% on the initial count, we don’t need to wait for the election to be validated. It simply won’t change THAT MUCH. UP Metro Park District has failed.
“Repeal the Bathroom Rule” petitions are now available at Bill’s Boathouse, a Regional Petition Center for the “Just Want Privacy” Initiative I-1515. Stop by and pick up petitions to send to friends and family.