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.”
Found near beaches where children splash happily about in shallow water while older and braver siblings wander further out to jump the waves – all blissfully unaware of the danger to themselves and their recently constructed fairy-tale home castle – are rip currents sweeping the unsuspecting out to sea.
Lakewood’s Deputy Mayor Jason Whalen “asked Council to think about responding appropriately to some of the Suburban Times articles versus not responding.” While there is nothing further in the minutes of the February 13 Study Session (p.30) as to what Whalen was referring to, assuming he had in mind the 64 articles that have been […]
Though “scientists discount the existence of Bigfoot,” (aka Sasquatch) “and consider it to be a combination of folklore and misidentification rather than a living animal,” still there is at least one (legislator) who believes the hairy hoax should be honored with a bill in its (his, her, whatever) honor. A Bill for Bigfoot. A Senate […]
Submitted by Rep. Dick Muri, R-Steilacoom, 28th District Creating, proposing and drafting laws is one of the most important aspects of our work at the state Legislature. All laws begin as bills. And, all bills begin as ideas. Ideas for bills come from a variety of sources. But, the best ideas come from citizens like […]