Pierce Transit, Sound Transit offer express service to State Fair

Guests of the Washington State Fair can save on gas, avoid the traffic, and “Do the Puyallup” at the biggest party in the state by bus or commuter rail this year. Along with local connecting routes from Federal Way, Parkland, Tacoma and South Hill, Pierce Transit’s “Fair Express” service is back with express bus service seven days per week from three major transit centers. And, for the first time, Sound Transit will offer direct Sounder service to the Fair from Everett and Seattle on Saturday, September 13 and 20. Sound Transit express bus service between Seattle and Puyallup is also an option for getting to the Fair. [Read more...]

Steilacoom Historical School District Hosts Community Forums

Steilacoom Historical School District is looking for community input. As part of the process of developing the 2014-2015 goals for the District Strategic Plan, four sessions will be held to gather information from the community.

All are invited to share thoughts, ideas and suggestions about any of the four focus areas of the Steilacoom Historical School District’s Strategic Plan. Please attend one or all of our community planning sessions: [Read more...]

Lakewood City Manager’s weekly info bulletin, Aug. 29

Street Work Scheduled For Lakewood

Lakewood drivers might want to take note of construction work that is scheduled for early September:

  • Madigan Access Project – Union Avenue and Berkeley Street
    • Temporary lane closures to allow placement of curbs, gutters and asphalt. Lane-widening will occur during the day through the first two to three weeks of September.
  • Hot-Mix Asphalt Patching
    • Patching will be completed on Gravelly Lake Drive between Nyanza (south) and Lake Steilacoom Drive, as well as 75th Street between Custer and Lakewood Drive during the week of Sept. 8. Temporary lane closures will be required.

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