New Tacoma Cemeteries and Funeral Home: King Cooper; Gervase Joan Kaiser; James Allen Corzine III. Gaffney Funeral Home: Patricia Ann Yerbich; Michael Fiore Chiovare.
Pierce County Library System announcement. To serve the community better, the Pierce County Library System is closing the Lakewood Pierce County Library, located at 6300 Wildaire Road S.W., on Sunday, June, 5, 2022, to prepare for service in a short-term location planned to open in late 2022. Based upon recent architects’ assessment of the building condition and […]
Joint Base Lewis-McChord announcement. Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct day and nighttime mortar and demolitions training from 6 p.m. May. 24 to 11:59 p.m. May 27. Public queries or comments about noise may be directed to JBLM Public Affairs.
List of Iraq War potential environmental exposures… Rideshare program helps Veteran find news roads to employment Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War seeking nominees Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors seeks service members. Veterans to serve as mentors to grieving military children Sticking it out: Acupuncture helps Veteran beat addiction Disability housing grants for Veterans […]
Almost twenty years ago, Peg and I saw a performance of My Fair Lady in Portland. When the character Eliza Doolittle came on stage, we saw a Black Eliza. I was taken aback but within moments, I thought, “Well . . . why not.” and enjoyed the performance. Now, here we are in 2022 and […]
City of Lakewood announcement. The City of Lakewood is currently accepting applications for appoitment to the Youth Council for the 2022-2023 school year term. The role of the Youth Council is: BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of a designated City Councilmember, convey to the City Council issues having city-wide impact to youth; research, collect, analyze […]
Office of Rep. Marilyn Strickland announcement. Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) secured $500,000 in federal funding for the City of University Place’s Homestead Park redevelopment for the Fiscal Year ending September 30, 2022. With this funding, the City of University Place will be able to implement safety and visibility improvements. “This federal funding will make much-needed safety improvements […]
The Puyallup City Council will hold a Regular Meeting on May 24 (6:30 PM). Access the agenda and access instructions here.
Clover Park School District announcement. Lakes High School drama teacher Briana Navarro was selected for the Theatre Teacher Leader Team of the Connected Arts Networks Project. She is one of two alternates chosen for the 17-person team and the only team member from Washington state. The Connected Arts Networks Project is a national teacher training […]
Washington State Department of Transportation announcement. With Memorial Day just around the corner, now’s the time to make a travel plan for this traditionally busy travel weekend. For those who are traveling, consulting the Washington State Department of Transportation’s Memorial Day weekend traffic volume charts can help determine best times to travel on key routes, including times […]
The DuPont City Council will hold a Regular Meeting on May 24 (6 PM). Access the agenda and access instructions here.
Pacific Lutheran University announcement. Sophia Barro (PLU Class of 2022) is a senior education major and religion minor at PLU. She recently completed full-time student teaching at Lakeview Hope Academy. We spoke with Barro about her experiences at PLU and as a student teacher, and about the values she hopes to inspire in her future […]