Joint Base Lewis-McChord announcement. Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct day and nighttime artillery and demolitions training from July 19 at 12 a.m. to July 22 at 11:59 p.m. Public queries or comments about noise may be directed to JBLM Public Affairs.
Strickland Expands Access to Housing for Servicemembers
Office of Rep. Marilyn Strickland press release. Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, secured provisions to address housing and equity in the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). “The South Sound is home to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, one of the premier military installations in the U.S. For national security […]
Construction begins on the SR 167 Completion Project from I-5 in Fife to the Port of Tacoma
Washington State Department of Transportation press release. FIFE – For two nights next week, drivers traveling overnight on Interstate 5 through Fife will need to plan for delays or alternate routes while crews set up a work zone and install temporary striping on I-5 for the next stage of the SR 167 Completion Project. On July […]
Connected CARE Program with Karen Gilbert coming to Lakewood United
Lakewood United announcement. Lakewood Fire and Rescue is implementing a new program that will change and improve our EMS service. “Connected CARE program” (CARE being an acronym for Community Access, Referral and Education). People struggling with a variety of challenges such as mental illness, substance abuse, homelessness, etc. contact 9-1-1 for assistance, yet the fire […]
BNSF Railway issues grant to Making A Difference Foundation
Making a Difference Foundation press release. Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $2,500 from BNSF Railway Foundation for the Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank Capital Remodel project. Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank continues to see a great increase in the number of people experiencing hunger and needing […]
Letter: Lakewood modernization reshaping the neighborhoods
Submitted by Laban Gitau. At a speed faster than in surrounding towns, beautiful Lakewood, Washington is emerging as an unparalleled leader in infrastructural uplifts. Prompt repairs of snow destroyed roads after winter are common place, constant and ongoing re-carpeting of its main and feeder roads continues unabated. Can’t leave this out… Same day replacement of […]
Sound Credit Union and UWT Announce FinTech Incubator Winner
Sound Credit Union press release. TACOMA, Wash. – Sound Credit Union (Sound) in partnership with the Milgard Center for Business Analytics at the University of Washington Tacoma (UWT), announced Gaganjeet Singh and Arshdeep Mann as the winners of their FinTech Incubator Challenge. Singh and Mann are the founders of Incogify LLC, a company whose mission […]
DuPont July 15 Report to Council
Read the DuPont Mayor and City Council July 15 report by clicking here.
Obituary Notices – July 19, 2022
Mountain View Funeral Home: Anthony Batten; Kahlel Mckinnley Young. Fir Lane Memorial Park: Bettie M Barnes. Powers Funeral Home: Lora M Grewal; Edith Maryann Weerth-Wilson; Charles J Batcheldor; John Sigurd Anderson.
988 now active in Pierce County
Pierce County social media post. 988 is the new three-digit dialing code for the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. Anyone in the country can call, text, or chat this number for free mental health support. Please note, the current NSPL number, 1-800-273-TALK (8255) remains active.
Gottfried and Mary Fuchs Foundation awards grant to Making a Difference Foundation
Making a Difference Foundation announcement. Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $1,000 from The Gottfried and Mary Fuchs Foundation for its Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank. Funds will be used to purchase fresh and culturally relevant food items not normally donated to food banks and then be […]
Tacoma FIRST 311 updated
City of Tacoma social media post. Have you used the upgraded Tacoma FIRST 311 online system or the new mobile app? 311 is the platform where you can notify us of requests for non-emergency City services. To learn more or to download the app, visit http://cityoftacoma.org/customersupportcenter…. You can also call 311 or 253-591-5000.