It may be hard to believe, but as recently as 25 years ago most offices and businesses were using typewriters for preparing documents and letters and other material. Oh, wait a minute, you don’t know what a typewriter is? According to Wikipedia, a “typewriter is a mechanical or electromechanical device with a set of keys […]
The Steilacoom Planning Commission will host an open house June 14 to hear a presentation from the Department of Ecology on the Shoreline Management Act and the Town’s update process. The session will be held at the Steilacoom town hall starting at 6:30 pm and will include a presentation from Steilacoom’s shoreline consultant, ESA Adolfson, […]
As part of community outreach Bridgeport Place holds membership in three Chambers of Commerce: Steilacoom, Lakewood, and the University Place/Fircrest Division of the Tacoma Pierce County Chamber of Commerce. To familiarize the local business community with the facilities and amenities at Bridgeport Place, an early evening Business after Hours networking event was held with members […]
The top executives of The News Tribune gave an update on the newspaper’s operations to those at the Thursday morning meeting of Lakewood United. Publisher David Zeeck and Executive Editor Karen Peterson told the group of approximately 35 that the newspaper has evolved over its 125-plus years from a print only publication to a 24/7 […]
The 4-year-old Lakewood Historical Society museum will kick off a fundraising campaign June 1 with a goal of $25,000, according to Treasurer Gary Fowler. “This year’s campaign is already off to a great start with advance pledges or contributions totaling nearly 20 percent of the goal,” the Society spokesman said. Fowler explained that members of […]
A crowd of about 200 students, parents, siblings, community members and college foundation trustees filled the Clover Park Technical College‘s McGavick Center Thursday evening for the 4th annual CPTC Foundation Scholarship Banquet. Four students were scheduled to speak about their experiences in changing their lives by attending the college but only three attended; the fourth, […]
The University Place Community/Senior Center now has a computer center. Two computers are available, with internet access, for your use. Please call Jennifer Robinson, City of University Place Recreation Supervisor to schedule an appointment for free computer use, 564-1992. Also available are computer classes, call for times and fees.
The former paper mill in Steilacoom is rapidly giving way to the bulldozers and other equipment intent on removing the buildings and other facilities on the Chambers Bay site. Although demolition of the long shutdown paper mill continues, no word has come out on the future use of the site.
Pierce College Fort Steilacoom dedicated its new Rainier Science and Math Building Wednesday afternoon on a sunny afternoon with a crowd of students, faculty, college administrators, staff and board members, local politicians and general public on hand. Following the ceremonial ribbon cutting by several groups of college folks, the building was open for guided tours […]
During the last year more than 90 students received scholarships from the Clover Park Technical College Foundation enabling them to study at the college. The students, foundation board members and interested community members will participate in a recognition program Thursday, May 20. Debbie Ranniger, the foundation’s executive director of resource development, explained the event will […]
Steilacoom’s Bair Drug opened for business on Saturday. A steady procession of ice cream lovers reportedly checked it out.
By mid-afternoon this past Wednesday there was an energy building in the air as the University Place Senior Center was being transformed almost magically into the setting for a community fundraising lasagna dinner dubbed Festa Italiana. Red and white checkered tablecloths alternating with white linen ones stretched down row after row of banquet tables adorned […]