Beginning June 1, Puget Sound area youth (ages 6–18 years) will be able to get their first ORCA card at no charge. After loading a transit pass or E-purse balance, an ORCA card can be a young person’s ticket to easily reach destinations across the region on participating agencies’ buses, trains and ferries. “ORCA youth […]
The Lakewood City Council will hold a Retreat on May 22 (8:30 AM-1 PM). Access the agenda and access instructions on the City’s website.
Clover Park School District Superintendent Ron Banner is celebrating and thanking a district department or team each week with his “Shout-Out” video series. This week, he gives his special “Shout-Out” to the district’s Information Technology Services (ITS) department for their work to ensure students have had the technology needed to be successful during the pandemic. ITS […]
Tacoma, WA – Students with disabilities throughout Pierce County will soon be transitioning from high school into the workforce. Thanks to a partnership between WorkForce Central, Vadis, and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, this transition is made much easier for many students exiting high school. The Pre-Employment Transition Services program was created to help in-school […]
Our CPSD Staff Spotlight this week features teaching and learning clerk Carol Staab. She has worked in the district for 14 years, all of them in her current position. She loves working with the teaching and learning team and knowing she is making a difference when it comes to how students learn in the classroom. […]
On May 20, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for April 28 – May 11 is 317.1. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County. Our hospitalization rate is currently 10.5 per 100,000. We confirmed 103 new COVID-19 cases and 3 new deaths: A man in his […]
Edwards Memorial Funerals Homes, Chapels and Crematories: Sandra Magno. Mountain View Funeral Home: Edward Earl Anderson; Donald Myron “Don” Beck; Andrew C. Harris; Philip Kimani Kihara; Everett L. Mullins; Michael James Rankin; Donna Marie Smith; Rodrick B. Smith; Dennis Alvin Stowers; Andrew “Andy” Tsoi. Fir Lane Memorial Park: Terry Hunt.
FIFE – Changes are coming this weekend to State Route 99 in Fife as all lanes of southbound SR 99 shift into a new roundabout near 70th Avenue East. Starting at 10 p.m. Friday, May 21, crews will reduce SR 99 to one lane of alternating traffic as they start to move the southbound lanes. Flaggers will […]
The State of Washington allocated $5.95 million in funding in the 2021- 2023 biennium budget to the City of DuPont for the construction of two water quality treatment plants. These treatment systems will safely filter out PFAS (per and polyfluoroalkyl substances) ensuring a safe and reliable water supply. PFAS are a diverse group of compounds […]
TACOMA, WA — Kelly Blucher, a prominent children’s and homelessness advocate, launched her campaign today for Tacoma City Council in a bid to bring her proven approach to advocacy to Tacoma City Hall. She will be running for position 2. Blucher’s own life experience set her on her path to serving Tacoma’s most vulnerable when, […]
Tacoma, WA — Charles Wright Academy (CWA) was awarded a grant of $25,000 from the Ben B. Cheney Foundation for improvements in facilities and access to athletics events. “We deeply appreciate this generous gift of support,” noted Susan Rice, CWA Head of School. “We recognize that athletics are critical to nurturing students physically, mentally, and […]
Tacoma, WA – Learn more about the most influential names behind some of downtown Tacoma’s well-known (or not as well-known) landmarks. Hear from local experts about famous Tacomans Thea Foss, Charles Wright, Theodore Hosmer and Willie Stewart – who have all shaped the city’s history, and still have an impact in our community today. The […]