Ground preparations are underway for a long-awaited restroom facility near the Playground @ Ft. Steilacoom Park. The pre-fab concrete structure, similar to the restroom located near the baseball fields in the park, is expected to be delivered and installed sometime later in October or early November, according to Lakewood City Parks Director Mary Dodsworth. The […]
By Dave Sclair Home of Peace, the Jewish Cemetery at Steilacoom Boulevard and Lakewood Drive, will be one of the four Lakewood cemeteries discussed during the Tuesday program of the Lakewood Historical Society. Held at the Lakewood Library, the program will get underway at 7 pm, is free and open to the public. A panel […]
By Jaynie Jones, Community Relations Coordinator, Bridgeport Place Seniors and their families are invited to a non-commercial, 90-minute overview of how to plan and prepare for retirement, assisted living, and long-term care on Saturday afternoon, October 16, 1:30-3:00, Bridgeport Place, 5250 Bridgeport Way West, University Place. Seven dynamic guest speakers include:
Lakewood Senior Planner Dan Penrose told a Lakewood United audience Thursday morning that a $900 million shortfall stands in the way of correcting the I-5 traffic problems through the city and into JBLM. He said over the next three years the city, state department of transportation and the military will continue studying the problems and […]
Did you know that today’s Lakewood Industrial Park and Clover Park Technical College once was a huge Navy depot where hundreds of tanks, trucks and other military equipment was readied for shipment during World War II? Part of the property later became the industrial park and a portion was turned into Clover Park Tech. The […]
Networking is a valuable way to connect business-to-business whether you’re an architect, dentist, caterer, chiropractor, graphic designer, handyman, electrician, insurance agent, real estate mogul, or other entrepreneur. On Saturday, August 14, the Healthy Buzz networking group will be buzzing at Bridgeport Place, 5250 Bridgeport Way West, in University Place. Meetings are only every other Saturday […]
When she arrived for work Friday morning at the University Place Senior Community Center, Recreation Supervisor Jennifer Robinson was stunned by the barren appearance of the building. Hanging baskets of summer flowers had been thriving and adorning the building’s entrance. Not only had there been four massive colorful baskets flourishing, but also a planter […]
If you live in Steilacoom or know anything about the town, you know The Bair has been a central gathering post for many, many years. Unfortunately, the place closed down a couple years ago and only recently was it reopened as The Bair Bistro. We stopped in the other day for a late lunch and […]
Sunset from the deck of Steilacoom’s Mary Lou and Dave Sclair taken Sunday, June 27.
Mick Johnson (left) was installed president of the Rotary Club of Lakewood during ceremonies Saturday, June 26. He succeeds Greg Horn (right) who was honored along with his wife Mary Horn with a Paul Harris Fellow.
Despite the deluge on the day of the Junk in Your Trunk rummage sale at Narrows Plaza Bowl, those who had made the commitment to sell showed up early and set up their wares in pairs of parking spaces. The $25 registration fee was to support the University Place Senior Center. Bridgeport Place not only […]