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 […]
The 20-foot pontoon boat was sinking and not only was it sinking it rolled over in the process. And then it went to the bottom. It was work day at the boathouse and a large crew of enthusiastic boat lovers – kayak and canoe lovers of boats – had gathered for the first time ever […]
The Tacoma News Tribune Editorial Board is throwing its weight around again with the opinion expressed the last day of January that the City of Lakewood needs to get off the marijuana (MJ) fence. It’s not the first time the TNT has opted for profits over principles on the MJ issue.
His black tie; a rotting package of $5,800 in $20 bills that matched the serial numbers of the $200,000 in ransom money; pieces of parachute debris – these were the only physical evidence that suggested the possible landing site of the skyjacker who – on the dark night of November 24, 1971 – bailed out […]