When she arrived for work Friday morning at the University Place Senior Community Center, Recreation Supervisor Jennifer Robinson was stunned by the barren appearance of the building. Hanging baskets of summer flowers had been thriving and adorning the building’s entrance. Not only had there been four massive colorful baskets flourishing, but also a planter […]
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.
Despite the deluge on the day of the Junk in Your Trunk rummage sale at Narrows Plaza Bowl, those who had made the commitment to sell showed up early and set up their wares in pairs of parking spaces. The $25 registration fee was to support the University Place Senior Center. Bridgeport Place not only […]
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 […]
By David Anderson, Tillicum Curb it, park it, get on your bike and ride it! Save the planet and here’s a way to pay for it (Olympian story)! Check out the ongoing discussion on Facebook by the group “City of Lakewood should provide Tillicum with a BIKE PATH!“. There is yet another discussion on Tillicum’s […]
Byrd School, the first school building north of the Columbia River, was built in 1855. Recently, developers of Lakewood’s Echelon Apartments at Steilacoom Boulevard and Lakewood Drive, erected a marker recognizing the school’s site inside the apartment complex. Additionally, another marker noting the school’s nearby location was erected years ago on what today is the […]
Georgene Mellom was installed as president of the Rotary Club of Clover Park during ceremonies Wednesday evening at Tacoma Country & Golf Club. She succeeds Dee Ebsen who has served during the last year. Other offices of the club installed by Tom Faubion are Randy Black, president-elect; Bob Edington, vice-president; Bonnie Boyle, secretary; Judy Maier, […]
A car wash benefiting the University Place Playground by the Sound will be held Friday, June 18 at the Classy Chassis Car Wash at 6915 27th St. Windermere Paragon Real Estate office in University Place is holding the event as its Community Service Day. The car wash will be held from 1-4 pm and all […]