A social media post from Bethel Schools. More than 220 students are being served by the Bethel School District’s newest facility.
A press release from Steilacoom Historical Museum Association. The Steilacoom Historical Museum Association is sorry to say that once again, the usual large event, the Steilacoom Apple Squeeze, has been canceled for 2021. However, once again for those who will miss the flavors of the Squeeze, there will be Tasting the Squeeze Times Two! Tasting […]
Submitted by Walter Neary for Historic Fort Steilacoom. Visit the four buildings of Historic Fort Steilacoom in Lakewood for free from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s annual Museum Day. Museum Day culminates the Lakewood museum’s tourist season schedule; the largest tour this year was a visit […]
Tacoma Little Theatre begins its 103rd Season, “The Start of Something New”, with Terms of Endearment, adapted by Dan Gordon and based on the book by Pulitzer Prize-winner Larry McMurtry and James L. Brooks’s screenplay of the Oscar-winning film. Terms of Endearment is directed by Blake R. York (The Pillowman). Blake was originally hired as […]
Submitted by KM Hills. Monday, I attended the Clover Park School Board Meeting for the controversial vote on Diversity & Equity. There were a great number of community comments, which were overwhelmingly weighted with input from current and past educators. Not surprisingly, the measure passed with a 4-1 vote. After the meeting I attempted to […]
A story from Perry Newell, Funding College Project. A song named “You’ve got a friend” who’s Lyrics: When you’re down and troubledAnd you need a helping handAnd nothing, oh, nothing is going rightClose your eyes and think of meAnd soon I will be thereTo brighten up even your darkest nightYou just call out my name… […]
A press release from MultiCare. Pierce Transit is planning the South Sound’s first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line along a 14.4-mile portion of Pacific Avenue/SR-7 between downtown Tacoma and Spanaway. Today Pierce Transit and MultiCare Health System announced that MultiCare will support the agency’s work to ensure residents along the route have easy access to […]
A social media post from Clover Park School District’s Twitter. Superintendent Ron Banner visited the district’s transportation department today and spent some time with our mechanics who keep our fleet going strong every day. Thank you to our amazing transportation team for all you do to help us create promising futures! #BetterTogether
A press release from City of Lakewood. The Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER), which describes the status of the City of Lakewood’s Fiscal Year 2020 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021) Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Act programs is available for public review online here or at Lakewood City Hall, 6000 Main […]
A press release from Washington State Department of Transportation. People in Washington are invited to comment on the next phase of the state active transportation plan. The Washington State Department of Transportation published Part 1 (PDF 12MB) in May 2021 and has released a draft of additional chapters in Part 2 for public review and comment. These chapters […]
A press release from Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. On Sept. 14, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for Aug. 23-Sept. 5 is 667.0. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County. Our hospitalization rate is currently 16.1 per 100,000. Today, we confirmed 376 COVID-19 cases and 7 […]
New Tacoma Cemeteries and Funeral Home: Mark Donald Peterson; Mildred Irene Shapard. Edwards Memorial Funerals Homes, Chapels and Crematories: Agnes Louise Johnson; Jeremy Thomas Clark; Daniel Howard Sycks; Ann Lynn Lemieux.