On May 18, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for April 26 – May 9 is 335.8. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County. Our hospitalization rate is currently 10 per 100,000. We confirmed 78 new COVID-19 cases and 1 new death, a man in his […]
New Tacoma Cemeteries and Funeral Home: Ruth Ann Ison-Worbs; Barbara Ann McKenzie; Alphonse Johnson. Edwards Memorial Funerals Homes, Chapels and Crematories: Linda Jeanne Vincent; Lois Madeline Heath. Mountain View Funeral Home: Keith M. Anderson. Fir Lane Memorial Park: William Robert Hunter. Powers Funeral Home: Susan Martinez Dabney; Darlene Vorlker. Hill Funeral Home: Debra M. Scaggs; Corine L. […]
TACOMA, Wash. — I want to thank Gov. Jay Inslee, our distinguished legislators, and the brave family members who joined us in Tacoma today for their shared commitment and dedication to meaningful law enforcement reform and accountability measures in Washington state. Gov. Inslee and the Democratic Caucus of the Washington State Legislature were very intentional about […]
The Northwest Seaport Alliance handled a total of 301,074 twenty-foot equivalent units(TEUs) in April, growing 21.6% compared to April 2020. Full imports increased 23.9%, while full exports decreased 12%. Year-to-date volumes improved 14.1% to 1,182,868 TEUs, with full imports growing 26.5% and full exports declining 12.6%. The first vessel of Wan Hai Lines’ new AA5 […]
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct day and nighttime training with demolitions from 12 a.m. May 19 to 11:59 p.m. May 21. Public queries or comments about noise may be directed to JBLM Public Affairs.
In observance of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Symphony Tacoma is pleased to present Tacoma Method: Three Arias Performed by Hai-Ting Chinn on Saturday, May 22, 2021. The songs are from Tacoma Method, an opera composed by Pacific Lutheran University professor and local composer Dr. Gregory Youtz based on the expulsion of the Chinese […]
LAKEWOOD, Wash. – The City of Lakewood was awarded the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) award for its Fiscal Year 2019 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR). The PAFR program motivates governments to produce accessible and understandable financial reports. The goal is to deliver important information to interested parties without a background in finance. Through its […]
The April FlashVote survey by the City’s Planning and Development Services department designed to get input on housing issues in University Place garnered a 61 percent participation rate. Here is a look at the responses to the survey’s four questions: Please rate how inexpensive or expensive you think housing is in University Place? Very Expensive – […]
Our Promising Futures featured student this week is Clover Park High School senior Gladys Rachel Monterroso Barrientos. She loves learning about the human body and plans to become a nurse or doctor for her career. She has a desire to help others and is excited to become a leader in her community and impact people […]
The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write against committee statements for the August 3, 2021, Primary Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet. Against Committee members needed Town of Steilacoom – EMS Levy Fire Protection District No. 16 – Lid Lift The districts did not appoint against committee members […]
On May 17, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 is 369.5. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County. Our hospitalization rate is currently 11.5 per 100,000. We confirmed 97 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths. On May 15, we confirmed 136 cases. On May 16, […]
New Tacoma Cemeteries and Funeral Home: Se Heon Oh; Rebecca Bernice Croston. Mountain View Funeral Home: Eleanora I. “Corky” Gardner; Elvin Thomas Nelson; Raye M. Staples. Week’s Dryer Mortuary: James Miller (Bags) Bagley.