Lakewood Senior Planner Dan Penrose told a Lakewood United audience Thursday morning that a $900 million shortfall stands in the way of correcting the I-5 traffic problems through the city and into JBLM. He said over the next three years the city, state department of transportation and the military will continue studying the problems and […]
Did you know that today’s Lakewood Industrial Park and Clover Park Technical College once was a huge Navy depot where hundreds of tanks, trucks and other military equipment was readied for shipment during World War II? Part of the property later became the industrial park and a portion was turned into Clover Park Tech. The […]
The Farmers’ Market and the final Concert in Steilacoom’s Pioneer Park drew a huge crowd Wednesday night to hear the Blues Brothers. This was the ninth and final concert of the year while the Farmers’ Market continues each Wednesday (3-7 pm) until September 8. This was the second year for the market and all indications […]
New Lakewold Garden members enjoyed a “Picnic with a Purpose” Wednesday, Aug. 18 at the gardens as they toured the gardens, enjoyed a light dinner and learned more about the Lakewood facility. A major purpose was to introduce the design for an upscale entry area. A granite slab engraved with Lakewold Gardens is to be […]
If you live in Steilacoom or know anything about the town, you know The Bair has been a central gathering post for many, many years. Unfortunately, the place closed down a couple years ago and only recently was it reopened as The Bair Bistro. We stopped in the other day for a late lunch and […]
Sunset from the deck of Steilacoom’s Mary Lou and Dave Sclair taken Sunday, June 27.
Mick Johnson (left) was installed president of the Rotary Club of Lakewood during ceremonies Saturday, June 26. He succeeds Greg Horn (right) who was honored along with his wife Mary Horn with a Paul Harris Fellow.
Lakewood’s Summerfest drew a huge crowd Saturday, June 26, at Ft. Steilacoom Park. The event included stage shows, exhibits from a wide variety of commecial businesses as well as community organizations. There were play areas for kids plus military and fire department exhibits and a huge car show.
Clean up is virtually complete at the site of the fire on South Tacoma Way near 84th St. The building was completely destoyed in the fire that occurred several months ago. In Steilacoom, Town Administrator reported an application to clean up the fire destroyed marina at Saltar’s Point has been sent back for additional detail. […]
Fae Crabill (left) has been selected president of the Lakewood First Lions and Barb Reames (right) has been named Lion of the Year by the group. Both were recognized during recent installation ceremonies. Lakewood First Lions meets Wednesday mornings at 7 am in Burr’s Restaurant. Crabill has been an active club member and community supporter […]
The annual Lakewood Rotary Club Sportsman Dinner & Auction has been scheduled for April 9, 2011, according to Tony Robinson, chairman. “Mark your calendar right now,” the spokesman suggested, “so you contact a club member to make sure you are able to get tickets before the event sells out.” The event is a major fundraiser […]