Even when a firefighter is off-duty, there is a willingness to respond to those in need. The actions of West Pierce Firefighter Justin Tinsley is no different. At the Board of Fire Commissioners meeting on February 21, Firefighter Tinsley was presented with a Valor Award for his heroic actions while duck hunting in Puget Sound […]
Summer Rettig, a sophomore at Curtis Senior High School in University Place, recently spent a week at the Capitol working as a page for the Washington State Senate. Summer was one of 13 students who served as Senate pages for the sixth week of the 2017 legislative session.
Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier today announced a number of changes within the leadership team at the County. The announcement followed a formal evaluation and analysis process conducted by an outside consultant.
Carol Bracken has joined the Lakewood office of Weichert, Realtors – Premier Properties. Weichert is located at 10524 Bridgeport Way SW.
Tacoma, WA – Following on the heels of the January 24, 2017 announcement that Stephanie Stebich is departing Tacoma for the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) is efficiently implementing its succession plan. The museum is pleased to announce Tacoma business leader Mark Holcomb as interim executive director, effective January 25. Holcomb has […]
Hope For The Warriors recently awarded seven Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships for higher education totaling $15,000, which included University Place-based Adilah Morales. Celebrating more than 11 years of service, Hope For The Warriors is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for veterans, service members and military families.
By Staff Sgt. Bryan Dominique, I Corps Public Affairs JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Nearly 29 years after retiring as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army, a local Steilacoom Army Vet was awarded the Order of Saint Maurice, the highest honor an infantryman can receive from the National Infantry Association, Tuesday.
Submitted by Tacoma Art Museum Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) wishes to congratulate Stephanie Stebich in her new role as The Margaret and Terry Stent Director of the of Smithsonian American Art Museum located in Washington, D.C. effective April 3, 2017. Stebich is currently the Executive Director at TAM, where she has been for […]
Lyal Schlotterbeck turns 102 in March and his sister Mildred Smith turns 100 on Wednesday. They celebrated Saturday with friends and family. Read more: Brother and sister mark a century of sibling love in Lakewood | The News Tribune
Submitted by Lakewood Rotary Lakewood Rotary named Kelbie Pogoncheff Student of the Month for January. According to her principal, Lakes High School junior Kelbie Pogoncheff (pronounced kel-bee P-oh-gone-cheff) has one of the biggest hearts of any student at Lakes High School. She is described as empathetic, passionate and hard working.