Steilacoom residents, as well as many traveling the Steilacoom- DuPont Highway, will be happy to learn that part of the project to repair and widen East Road at North Fort will include installation of a traffic light at the intersection of East Road and the Steilacoom – DuPont Highway, according to an announcement in the […]
By Dave Sclair An overflow crowd of over 100 crammed the Lakewood Library’s meeting room to hear about the Lakewood Ice Arena and share memories of the former Lakewood facility. Hosted by the Lakewood Historical Society, the audience was split almost evenly among community members who skated at the arena or whose parents visited the […]
Mary Lou Wetmore was elected president of the Steilacoom Historical Museum Association as a highlight of the organization’s 2010 annual dinner meeting at the Steilacoom Community Center. Named recipients of the Lee Merrill Award for volunteerism were Lana and Tony Forsyth, longtime volunteers who do everything from cleaning the bathrooms in the museum to working […]
A number of individuals took advantage of the Marcus Walker benefit roast to get their heads shaved to match. Marcus Walker is the Artistic Managing Director of Lakewood Playhouse and is currently battling cancer.
Monday night’s strong winds caused many trees to come down throughout DuPont, Steilacoom, Lakewood and University Place. Did your property or trees sustain storm damage? Email us a photo so we can share it with others.
A group of Lakewood area residents got together Monday night and auctioned off chocolate goodies to each other and in the end raised almost $5,000 for Holiday House at Clover Park Technical College. The funds will help provide holiday toys and other needed items for children of students at Clover Park Technical College during this […]
Sunday, about 300 drummers (above) got together at the Juanita High School fieldhouse in Kirkland to help set a new Guinness record for drummers playing the same tune together at the same time. Originated by Lakewood resident Chris Kimball, a group of Lakewood Rotary Club members helped with the registration early Sunday morning. In addition […]
Written by Dave Sclair, Photos by Gwen Young Lakewold Gardens‘ annual Beautiful Tables Showcase is running through Nov. 7. Here are a couple of the 29 holiday tables on display. “The Great Recession” is the theme for the photo featuring the newspapers on the table. Designer Travis Valbert of Garden Sphere notes that the economy […]
A near capacity crowd of 140 filled Steilacoom Town Hall (above) Thursday, Oct. 28, to hear candidates for Congress and the state legislature discuss issues. Hosted by the Steilacoom Chamber of Commerce, all six candidates took part. In a show of hands, more than 50 percent of the attendees indicated they had not yet completed […]
Ground preparations are underway for a long-awaited restroom facility near the Playground @ Ft. Steilacoom Park. The pre-fab concrete structure, similar to the restroom located near the baseball fields in the park, is expected to be delivered and installed sometime later in October or early November, according to Lakewood City Parks Director Mary Dodsworth. The […]
By Dave Sclair Home of Peace, the Jewish Cemetery at Steilacoom Boulevard and Lakewood Drive, will be one of the four Lakewood cemeteries discussed during the Tuesday program of the Lakewood Historical Society. Held at the Lakewood Library, the program will get underway at 7 pm, is free and open to the public. A panel […]