Submitted by Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Gov. Isaac Stevens Camp No. 1, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW), will be dedicating a newly installed Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) headstone on a previously unmarked grave of a U.S. Navy Civil War Veteran on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at […]
Submitted by Tacoma Art Museum. TACOMA, WA (September 29, 2022) – Two local artists have been announced as finalists for the inaugural year of The Current, An Artist Award, a program of Tacoma Art Museum. Kenya Shakoor, photographer, and Darrell McKinney, interdisciplinary artist, were nominated for their artistic excellence and future promise. The Current is […]
City of University Place announcement. Commissioners are citizens who, through their volunteer efforts, play an integral role in the growth and development of their City. Citizens serving on the City’s Commissions apply their unique knowledge and experiences to the issues and the needs of their City. They function as a focus group from within the […]
Communities In Schools of Lakewood announcement. Through the summer, we partnered with Clover Park High School for our 2nd annual Leaders of Change. Leaders of Change is a 6 week leadership development program for seniors who hope to create positive change in their school and community. The students created initiatives with goals that include improving student […]
A Clover Park School District story. Our Promising Futures featured student this week is Evergreen Elementary School fifth grader Isabella Lara. This year, Isabella is excited to tackle all the new material she’s been learning in fifth grade, including her new favorite subject: Spanish. “Spanish is so cool, and now I can say the beginning […]
Steilacoom Historical School District announcement. The Steilacoom Historical School District is excited to announce they have been awarded the DoDEA 2022 World Language Grant in the amount of $1.5 million over the 5-year span of the grant. Leading through Languages will increase the number of K-12 students enrolled in world language courses by creating a […]
The Steilacoom Town Council will hold a Regular Meeting on Oct. 4 (6 PM). Access the agenda and access instructions here.
Sound Transit announcement. Construction activities are occurring throughout the Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension project area that include crews continuing to finish the roadway restoration, working on station finishes, adjusting utilities, paint striping on the street, systems testing, installing crosswalks in various locations along the Hilltop Tacoma Link project area. Please allow for extra travel time […]
Submitted by Community Health Plan of Washington. Nearly 14% of Pierce County residents are 65 or older and qualify for Medicare (government-provided health care insurance). As this year’s Medicare Annual Enrollment period runs October 15 to December 7, those who qualify for this federal health insurance program have the opportunity to sign up or change […]
Submitted by Jim Endicott. Now, more than any time in recent years, growing your own food may be essential. Our temperate climate in Western Washington makes it possible to grow food year-round. Two of the Master Gardeners that manage Lakewood Community Garden will be making a presentation on proven ways to help extend the growing […]
Mountain View Funeral Home: Regina Renee Johnson; Marco C. Beal; James Bruce; Violet Lorraine Bruno; Alida L. Isaacson; Stella R. Miller; Joshua Mosley; Incha Seo.
Submitted by Sue Scott. Looking for a Book Club in the Lakewood area? Look no further: The Lakewood Historical Society & Museum in partnership with the Pierce County Library is hosting a Book Club on Friday, October 7 from 2-4 p.m. in the Museum’s meeting room. We will not all read the same book but […]