A press release from Washington State Senate Democrats. The Council of State Governments is excited to recognize Senator T’wina Nobles as a recipient of the 2021 CSG 20 Under 40 Leadership Award. This annual honor highlights the outstanding work of 20 up-and-coming elected and appointed officials from across the country who not only exemplify strong […]
Submitted by City of DuPont. Read the weekly report online by clicking here. Read past reports here.
Submitted by Diane Formoso. By this weekend, 2,910 filled backpacks have been picked up by the schools. We continue to shop for school supplies and pack the backpacks for distribution. Early Learning has requested supplies for sixteen classrooms. That included 256 pencil boxes,420 glue sticks, 330 scissors, 440 spiral notebooks and 180 crayons. Our biggest […]
The Puyallup City Council will hold a Study Session on Sept. 21 (6:30 PM). Access the agenda and access instructions here.
A press release from Clover Park School District. Our CPSD Staff Spotlight this week features Idlewild Elementary School special education teacher Marquita Reid. She is in her fourth year teaching in the district. She moved to Washington from Colorado after being hired by CPSD. She brings energy and compassion with her to campus every day […]
Submitted by UnitedHealthcare of Washington. Our health needs can change each year, and so can health plan coverage choices. So, it’s important to understand your health care options to find coverage that fits your needs and budget. Annual open enrollment season is here, a time when more than 7 million people in Washington and millions […]
The Steilacoom Town Council will meet in the Steilacoom Town Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 pm. Following is the meeting agenda: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mayor, Council and staff are attending this meeting remotely through Zoom. For those wishing to view the meeting by Zoom, please click/follow this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82250251858 Call to […]
New Tacoma Cemeteries and Funeral Home: Bilal Liggins; Utu Sola; Manfred Georg Resch. Edwards Memorial Funerals Homes, Chapels and Crematories: Robert Lee Burleson; Dalvon Eugene Edwards Shinhoster. Mountain View Funeral Home: Charlene Ann Haneline; Dashai Rene Koplan. Hill Funeral Home: Loren J Chidester; Donald Herman Broeker. Gaffney Funeral Home: Gary Charles Weisenberger.
Submitted by Chas. Ames. Afghanistan: Resources available for PTSD View your VA disability ratings Enhanced pension benefits can help eligible wartime Veterans, surviving spouses increase income VA expands rental support, increasing housing options for Veterans Veteran Orientation Express increases understanding and enhances the Veteran experience Service-Disabled Veterans Insurance RH Information and Premium Rates Am I […]
A press release from City of University Place. Pollution from car tires that flows into our waterways is extremely poisonous to Coho salmon. Research shows that the newly discovered toxic chemical associated with tires (6PPD-quinone) is the reason large numbers of salmon are dying in Northwest creeks before they have a chance to spawn. That’s […]
Uncle Thurm’s, Tacoma’s revered soul food restaurant, has closed its doors. The Lincoln neighborhood restaurant served its last meal on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. “There were multiple factors that brings us to this point, including Covid-19. My lease is terminated through sale of the property among other things,” said co-owner Thurmond Brokenbrough, who has operated […]
A news story from Pacific Lutheran University. First-year nursing majors and entry-level Masters of Nursing Science students were honored yesterday in the Regency Room at a white coat and blessing of the hands ceremony. “We’re at an historic moment in time when we need courageous and compassionate young leaders to lean into the critical work […]