OLYMPIA– Aiyana Parham, a freshman at Lakes High School, spent the last week as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Parham was one of 24 students who served as Senate pages for the sixth week of the 2015 legislative session. [Read more…]
He played in our community college’s annual production of Oliver that year—Nimoy starred as Fagin—and the production, that drew actors from around town, wheat and potato fields, the school district and college, was the highlight of Big Bend Community College’s cultural contributions to the region. [Read more…]
Four Democratic lawmakers have introduced legislation to reauthorize, reform and re-energize the Export-Import Bank, an agency that supports hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs and levels the playing field so that American businesses are able to compete successfully in global markets. [Read more…]
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) today presented the 2015 National Advocacy Award to Rob Dunlop, President & CEO, KCTS 9, and Ed Ulman, Executive Director & General Manager, KBTC, for their exceptional efforts in furthering public television’s legislative goals and marshalling grassroots support for public broadcasting. [Read more…]
Workforce Development Grants and Special Projects Coordinator Christine Campbell mainly works behind the scenes at Clover Park Technical College.
But her efforts certainly don’t go unnoticed. Because of her entrepreneurial efforts in grant administration Campbell was selected the President’s Unsung Hero for February. [Read more…]
LAKEWOOD — Emergency Food Network (EFN) welcomes new Director of Development and Communications, Amy Wigstrom. Wigstrom brings 12 years of local nonprofit experience to EFN. She last served as the capital campaign manager for the Foundations of MultiCare. Wigstrom has held positions with local nonprofits such as the Seattle Opera, Museum of Glass, American Heart Association and Tacoma Symphony Orchestra. In addition, Wigstrom served as the Director of Performing Arts for the Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Sun Valley Idaho as well as taught music and drama in the public school system. She graduated with a music degree from Pacific Lutheran University and is a current MBA student at Brandman University. [Read more…]
Cliff Jo, Pierce County Library System Director of Finance and Business Operations, was named yesterday as the 2015 Government Financial Executive of the Year by The Business Examiner Media Group. [Read more…]
Taylor Conley has discovered a new confidence as a student in Clover Park Technical College’s Esthetic Sciences Program. Now the aspiring master esthetician is studying to help others find the same feeling.
“Making people feel comfortable and confident in their own skin is the best feeling,” the first-quarter student said. [Read more…]
Ever walk into the Lakewood Post Office on 100th St. (next to Big Lots)? Then you’ve probably seen Ed. He’s the guy sitting in the wheelchair. He’s a good guy.