By Tim Marsh, Lakes High School Class of 1966 Gerry Austin is best known for the outstanding football teams he coached at Clover Park and Lakes High Schools. In addition to being a Clover Park Warrior and Lakes Lancer, he was also a Kelso Hilander and Washington Husky.
A little girl with purple hair changed their minds. Emma Patterson sat in front of lawmakers and cameras, in a meeting of the most powerful committee in the House—Appropriations—to talk about what a new law would mean to her. She told lawmakers she’s 13 years old and has Down’s Syndrome, that she wants to study […]
Linda Muir is a National Board Certified teacher and has been in the Clover Park School District since 2001. She is currently teaching fifth grade and has spent most of her career at Dower Elementary. She has taught all grades to include first grade, a second/third grade split, a fourth/fifth multi-age classroom, integrated arts and […]
TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College students Brian Drayton and Stokely Leggett have been selected to represent the college as members of the All-Washington Academic Team. TheAll-Washington Academic Team program showcases and honors high-achieving students enrolled in the state’s 34 community and technical colleges. The students who make up the All-Washington Team reflect the diversity […]
Positive, uplifting and inspiring are three adjectives that describe Ivory Turner. Ivory is an involved and caring student who makes Lakes High School a better place for her peers. She is the Lakes High School ASB Treasurer, an Executive Peer Mentor, a member of the Lakes Dance Team and also participates in Track and Field […]
County Executive Pat McCarthy has selected Libby Catalinich as the next Director of Communications. The first day on the job for Catalinich will be Feb. 8, with confirmation by the County Council to follow.
Umoja Presbyterian Church will formally welcome its new pastor, John Kinote Alfred, at 3:00 p.m. Sunday January 31st. The service will take place at Lakewood Presbyterian Church (where the Umoja Church meets), 8601 104th St. SW in Lakewood.
LAKEWOOD, Wash. – Two Clover Park Technical College students will be honored as members of the 2016 All-Washington Academic Team on March 24, at South Puget Sound Community College in Olympia. The ceremony recognizes top scholars from the state’s community and technical colleges and awards scholarships. Representing CPTC on the All-Washington Academic Team are students […]
Lakes High School senior Kenny Richards was recognized in December as KIRO Radio’s Hometown Hero. The program recognizes citizens who perform an exceptional act of courage, demonstrate outstanding virtue or leadership or inspire greatness in the local community. Richards was recognized for helping to start Washington state’s first Tourette Syndrome youth support group.
By Ed Kane, Freelance Graphics Lakewood Police Chief Mike Zaro was invited to introduce himself to the membership of Lakewood First Lions Club on Monday, January 25th. With him was Lt. Lawler who has an application pending for membership in the club. Lakewood First Lions has a long tradition of including first responders among its […]