West Pierce Fire & Rescue announcement. West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) invites community members who live or work in Lakewood, University Place and Steilacoom to attend the next session of CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) classes. The training will be held February 28 – March 18, 2023 and registration is now open. Aimed at […]
Sound Transit announcement. The Sound Transit Board formally adopted the $1 fare for ORCA LIFT riders on Sound Transit services, effective March 1. The move follows the completion of a six-month demonstration project implemented in September 2022 at the Board’s direction. “A person’s income should never be a barrier to traveling and accessing opportunities. By […]
Pierce County social media post. The need for blood donations across the state is at a critical level and @crbs1946makes the process quick and easy. Thank you to those who regularly donate blood, and if you’re able to, please consider donating! Find a time and place to donate: crbs.net.
City of Puyallup announcement. Did you know our Stormwater team produces a Stormwater Calendar? We partner with local school district students, who create the artwork and make the calendars for our residents. Stop by City Hall and pick up your free copy for 2023. Or via email at email@example.com.
Pacific Lutheran University announcement. When PLU science students returned to campus in fall 2022 they were in for a surprise. The previously outdated anatomy and physiology lab in the Rieke Science Center had been transformed into a cutting-edge learning facility, complete with best-of-its-kind educational technology, thanks to contributions from… Read the rest of the announcement […]
Tacoma Public Utilities social media post. Around this time each year, we get this number, and not a year goes by we aren’t amazed by the generosity of our employees. In 2022, TPU employees contributed $255,682 in cash, product donation, and volunteer time for our community!
Edwards Memorial Funerals Homes, Chapels and Crematories: Viola Mae Oskam; Debbie Tygerlady Paris Conoff; Anthony Richard Kopec; Joseph Emery Genereux. Mountain View Funeral Home: Florence Tricia Benavente; Patricia A. Bonner; Hilde “Oma” Ford; Shantel A. Ruesink; Sylvester H. Thomas Sr. Powers Funeral Home: Maria Luisa Quezada; William Daniel Watson. Hill Funeral Home: Christine Joy Hoffman-Fagundes.
By Dr. Patt Schwab with Dorothy Wilhelm. From Dorothy: I haven’t checked my calendar, but there’s a pretty good chance it’s still winter in the Great Northwest. Here are a couple of Keep Warm in Pierce County activities that look good to me: Monday, Feb. 27 – YOGA, MEDITATION, AND WELCOME WALKS LAKEWOOD (from the […]
Submitted by Clover Park Rotary. Friday, January 27, 2023, a group of students from Pierce College joined the Clover Park Rotary to begin the replanting of native wildflowers in the South Sound Wildlife area. Local students and service organizations have spent the past 3 years removing the invasive Scotch broom from the prairie area located […]
City of Lakewood announcement. Local Hero: Rachel Askew Rachel is a local community leader, small business owner and justice advocate with Cities United, a national non-profit charged with reducing violence against young men and boys of color. Rachel is also the founder and managing partner with NEXT Consulting Firm. In her role as founder, Rachel works alongside […]
City of University Place announcement. Spend your lunchtime with the City of University Place – food provided! Plan to join us on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brightway Insurance, The Clawson Agency for a ribbon cutting at their location: 7406 27th St W, Suite 9 in University Place.
City of University Place announcement. The City of U.P. was awarded the Washington D.O.T.’s 2022 Award of Excellence for the 56th Street/Cirque Drive Phase III improvement project. U.P.’s Director of Engineering & Capital Projects Jack Ecklund and Nuri Avcular, deputy director of Engineering & Capital Projects, were recognized for their patience and flexibility in collaborating […]