Read the Lakewood City Manager’s (John Caulfield) September 17 Info Bulletin to the Mayor and City Council online by clicking here.
Submitted by Aaron Arkin. For the last several months, when I take my usual route to the grocery store, I pass a makeshift memorial for someone who was murdered with a firearm; and I’m seeing these sad markers more frequently. Thinking about this, it occurred to me that over time our civic life has been […]
Submitted by Melanie Kirk-Stauffer. Dance Theatre Northwest offers students age 4 through adult a variety of training opportunities. Programs range from creative movement to instruction in classical ballet, Pointe, partnering, Broadway style or lyrical jazz, musical theatre, dance exercise and tap for those of varying abilities and interest levels. Fees range from $5-60 per classroom […]
Last weekend, my husband and I decided to hike on probably one of the last sunny days of this year. So, we packed our rucksacks and walking sticks and drove over to Packwood and a tad farther on. The Ohanapecosh Campground was our destination, and from there we had planned to walk the 2.7-mile-long Silver […]
Read the Town of Steilacoom Administrator’s September 17 report to the Town Council by clicking here.
An announcement from City of University Place. On Sept. 7, the U.P. City Council held its first hybrid meeting, combining both in-person and remote attendance. This format will continue for the foreseeable future, with the next hybrid meeting scheduled for Monday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. For those who choose to participate in the meeting […]
The short version of this story is this: The Flying Tomato Bar and Grill in Graham, a 15-year-old family-friendly restaurant with a classic Italian menu, has found a new home in Spanaway. For those who caught the social media announcement that the restaurant is closing for good, a follow-up post two weeks later (that you […]
A story from City of University Place. The Collected Home, a source for creative home décor, will host a special outdoor Pop-Up Shop on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at their new location at 7902 27th St. W., Suite #9. Check out the unique creations of several different vendors who offer […]
A press release from Pierce Transit. Pierce Transit will implement its twice-yearly service change Sept. 19, with bus route changes consisting primarily of trip time adjustments on just over a dozen routes. Details of all changes by route are available at PierceTransit.org/pierce-transit-routes. With this service change Pierce Transit is also moving away from producing the Routes & Schedules books, transitioning […]
An announcement from City of Lakewood. The Contractor is nearing completion of the utilities inside of Stage 1, with just a few water services remaining to be connected to the new water main. Curb, gutter, and sidewalk continues to be poured from Country Club Drive to Veterans Drive. The base lift of asphalt will be […]
An announcement from City of Lakewood. On Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. or soon thereafter, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board will hold a public hearing regarding a request for Fort Steilacoom Park to be renamed Dr. Claudia B. Thomas Park. Pursuant to Resolution No. 2016-18, the application has been transmitted to the Parks […]
A press release from Sound Transit. Sound Transit riders will see significant changes in service in the coming weeks, starting on September 19. In addition to service changes, riders will see changes in the way that Sound Transit lines are named. Link becomes the 1 Line, Tacoma Link becomes the T Line, Sounder South becomes the […]