Submitted by Jeff Reynolds, DMD, Delta Dental. Experiencing Dry Mouth Could Be an Indicator of Other Health Issues Dry mouth can be caused by many things – dehydration, stress, smoking, aging or exercise – but what if it’s trying to tell you something about your general health?Dry mouth – a condition in which your salivary […]
City of Puyallup announcement. The Puyallup City Council will conduct a public hearing to consider amendments to the City’s Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program for 2022-2027. This public hearing will be conducted during the regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, beginning at 6:30 p.m. This public hearing will be open to the public […]
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department press release. On Nov. 29, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for Nov. 2-15 is 322.0. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County. Our hospitalization rate is currently 9.2 per 100,000. Today, we confirmed 144 COVID-19 cases and 1 new death, a […]
Fir Lane Memorial Park: Paula Dawn Novotney.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord announcement. Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct day and nighttime training with artillery from 6 a.m. Nov. 30 to 10 p.m. Nov. 30. Public queries or comments about noise may be directed to JBLM Public Affairs.
For a decade, dessert lovers could find biscotti from Tacoma-based The Art of Crunch at farmers markets, coffee shops, pop-up events, wine bars and holiday markets. Today, you can pop into Tacoma’s new The Art of Crunch biscotti storefront and buy Rhonda Hamlin’s famous biscotti, dessert bars, vegan desserts and hand-made crackers at her very […]
City of University Place announcement. Pierce County Elections has certified the results of the Nov. 2 ballot and confirmed that Ed Wood has been elected to Position 4 on the University Place City Council. He will be officially sworn in on Nov. 29 during a special Council meeting that is being held due to technical […]
New Tacoma Cemeteries and Funeral Home: Erling Alf Molver; Helen Joann Porritt. Edwards Memorial Funerals Homes, Chapels and Crematories: Roy Lee Bishop; Barbara Louise Llapitan-Elliot; Nancy Rae Elliot (Asplund). Mountain View Funeral Home: Virginia Norma Erickson; Loren A. “Larry” Towe; Burgon Dickerson Mesler. Fir Lane Memorial Park: Fa’alagi Taula’i Kava.
Clover Park School District announcement. LAKEWOOD, Wash. — Clover Park High School is in the process of changing its school mascot to align with recent legislation prohibiting the inappropriate use of Native American names, symbols and imagery in public school names, mascots, logos or team names. In early December, Clover Park High School families and […]
Washington State Department of Transportation announcement. TACOMA – Travelers planning to use Interstate 5 through Tacoma overnight on Dec. 2-4 will want to plan ahead and take alternate routes to avoid delays. Construction crews building the new East L Street bridge over I-5 will close all lanes of southbound I-5 for one night and then […]
City of University Place announcement. Be sure to check out U.P.’s YouTube channel on Wednesday, Dec. 1 for a virtual lighting of the City’s Christmas Tree in Market Square. To ensure the public’s safety, City leaders decided to hold the annual tree lighting virtually again this year. And although it may be another year before we can […]
Office of Rep. Marilyn Strickland announcement. During National Veterans and Military Families Month, Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) hosted a Vietnam Veterans Pinning Ceremony to honor local veterans in partnership with the US Vietnam Veterans Pin Commission. During the ceremony, Strickland recognized the service of each veteran or their surviving family member, and presented honorees with […]