The things you discover while on your way somewhere else if but only we take the time. The annual Cambridge–Oxford “side-by-side” rowing race between the two prestigious universities on the 4.2-mile course of the Thames River that flows through southern England was held on March 24, 1937.
By Tom McClellan In Fort Steilacoom Park in Lakewood, some turtles have moved into Waughop Lake. But one of them apparently decided to “go on walkabout” Tuesday morning, and made it across the brand new asphalt trail around the lake.
By Jason Hawken With all the negative news nowadays about police, I figured I would give the Lakewood Police Department a well-deserved complement. I saw a Lakewood Police officer today do something that deserves a pat on the back. He was replacing the locks on the door for an elderly citizen who was having problems […]
Submitted by Earl Dickey How is that Sound Transit 3 car-tab, property, and sales tax increase working out for you? I would say the majority of us in the Sound Transit District are or soon will be suffering from the ST3 tax sticker shock.
Submitted by Jean Kernen In yesterday’s Suburban Times I saw the story about CAMA, (Canine Alert Medical Assistance) the service dogs for veterans article. I was very interested in giving some help. In contacting the listed representative I found they are a non-profit organization. I will be donating a small amount and urge others to […]
This story begins, as most stories with happy endings do, with someone noticing a need and determining to do something about it. The ‘someone’ is the Mayor of our City of Lakewood, Don Anderson. The need was a little boy.
‘Enters’, as in crossing the threshold. To inspect stuff. For safety, or so we’re told. Which inspections include tidiness of the closets and cleanliness of the kitchen and bathrooms.
Senate Bill 5266, sponsored by Senator Steve O’Ban (28th Legislative District), and others, is working its way through the waning days (40 left of the 105) of this 2017 Legislative Session.
Yes, lean is spelled correctly. The March 13, 2017 Lakewood City Council Study Session Agenda is 124 pages. A mere sliver short of half of those pages (54 to be exact), concern just one of five programs Lakewood already has in place (the Rental Housing Safety Program being the sixth), by which to address property […]
By Teresa Mull, Education Research Fellow, The Heartland Institute In his recent op-ed (“The Opportunity Gap in Education”), Rep. Dick Muri wrote it is his goal to “make our schools a part of the solution to increased opportunities.”