During the week of March 28 – April 3, there were 11,863 initial regular unemployment claims (up 3.6 percent from the prior week) and 426,803 total claims for all unemployment benefit categories (down 0.8 percent from the prior week) filed by Washingtonians, according to the Employment Security Department (ESD). Initial regular claims applications are now […]
On April 9, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 is 197.9. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County and it includes a 6-day data lag. We confirmed 192 new COVID-19 cases and 2 new deaths: A man in his 80s from Key Peninsula. A man in his […]
New Tacoma Cemeteries and Funeral Home: Morgan Dawn Phipps.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct day and nighttime training with mortars and artillery from 6:30 a.m.10 April to 19 April 5:30 a.m. Public queries or comments about noise may be directed to JBLM Public Affairs.
By Bruce Dammeier, Pierce County Executive. One week ago, I had the honor of attending and speaking at the ceremony for the first group of graduates of the Veterans Treatment Court program. Like everything else, COVID had delayed the celebration for a year until we could safely gather in a small group to congratulate two […]
Read the Lakewood City Manager’s (John Caulfield) April 9 Info Bulletin to the Mayor and City Council online by clicking here.
Upcoming Meetings: Council Meeting – April 20, 2021, at 6:30 PM. Zoom Invite: us02web.zoom.us/j/87487182430 Planning Commission – May 10, 2021 at 6:30 PM. Zoom Invite: us02web.zoom.us/j/86930414573 Civil Service Commission – May 6, 2021 at 2:00 PM. Zoom Invite: us02web.zoom.us/j/81990232886 Preservation and Review Board – April 28, 2021 at 6:30 PM. Zoom Invite: us02web.zoom.us/j/87873435137 (*) Meetings […]
LAKEWOOD, Wash. – Road work will begin in late April for the JBLM North Access Project. The work will completely rebuild several key interchanges and stretches of roadway West of Gravelly Lake. The work will take approximately 18 months to complete and will be performed in several stages. Roadway improvements will include: Roundabouts will be installed […]
The City of Fircrest has four City Council positions up for election in 2021. Positions 1, 2, 6, and 7 are the positions up for election. Current Councilmembers in those positions are as follows: Position 1: David M Viafore Position 2: Shannon Reynolds Position 6: Denny Waltier Position 7: Jamie Nixon The term for Fircrest […]
The Northwest Ports of Vancouver, BC, Seattle, Tacoma, and the combined container operations of The Northwest Seaport Alliance, are jointly committing to a new vision to phase out emissions from seaport-related activities by 2050. In collaboration among the four ports, the Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy seeks to meet this target through changes in equipment, fuels, and […]
Forward Operating Base Brewing Co. was DuPont’s first brewery. Now it’s DuPont’s first barbecue stop. FOB owner and Army veteran Jared Wharton has added a kitchen and a smoker to his 50-seat brewery that’s tucked into an industrial park in DuPont. Fittingly, his brewery is a hop and skip from JBLM. The brewery name is […]
Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) led freshman Members of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus (PCC), Co-Chaired by Representatives Diana DeGette (CO-1) and Barbara Lee (CA-3), in sending a letter to President Joe Biden urging his Administration to take swift and proactive actions in line with PCC priorities to protect reproductive health rights in the United States and around the […]