Submitted by Sgt. Charles Porche, Lakewood Police. At approximately 10:05 p.m. on Saturday December 2, 2023, Lakewood Police officers were alerted to a stolen Kia Sportage traveling westbound on Steilacoom Blvd SW near Lakewood Dr. The officers followed the vehicle, without lights or siren, at normal speeds while waiting for additional officers to arrive and […]
The West Pierce Emergency Management Coalition (WPEMC) is dedicated to ensuring the community is prepared in the event of a disaster. During major disasters, such as an earthquake, firefighters may be delayed in their response to 9-1-1 calls and the community will need to rely on each other to assist until help arrives. Each month, […]
Tired from sorting through boxes and otherwise trying to reorganize my life following the death of my wife of 50 years married, lost to cancer, just over eight months ago, as well as attempt to return our home to some semblance of order so as to host our first Christmas without her, I wearily headed […]
Each week, Clover Park School District (CPSD) will highlight a school or profession in our district on our social media pages with a #SuperSchoolShoutout where we celebrate the students and staff that make our district beam with pride. This week, we celebrated Custer Elementary School! Custer is located on Steilacoom Blvd. and sits right next […]
The 2024 Pierce County Art Grant program application window opens Monday, Dec. 8. The grant program is designed to increase access to the arts, develop educational programs, provide support for unincorporated and underserved areas of Pierce County, and celebrate cultural diversity. This opportunity is open to nonprofit organizations located in Pierce County offering arts education, […]
The Board of Health will hold a Study Session-Retreat on Dec. 6 (1:30-4:30 PM). Access the agenda and access instructions here.
The Pierce Transit Emergency Operations Team has been hard at work prepping for snow and ice; developing procedures for keeping our buses moving all winter long. You can prepare too, by:
TACOMA, Wash. — The City of Tacoma’s Public Works Department recently received a $2,119,250 grant from the Puget Sound Regional Council’s (PSRC) Transportation Alternatives Program to identify and design safety improvements, enhance pedestrian and bicycle connections, and provide better access to public transit on Portland Avenue from East 27th to East 56th Street. The Portland […]
Mountain View Funeral Home: Colleen Campbell Criss; Song Yon “Dandelion” Mikelsen; Serenity (Sam) Molina. Fir Lane Memorial Park: Ronald David Swenson.