Submitted by Marjorie Swalley. The Lakewood Republican Women will host their 50th Anniversary Celebration “Puttin on the Ritz” on Saturday, October 2, 2021 (5:00-8:30 pm) at the Tacoma Country and Golf Club (13204 Country Club Dr SW, Lakewood, WA 98498). Cocktail attire, Heavy Hors d’oeuvres & No Host Bar. $50 per person RSVP by September 17 […]
A press release from Perry Newell, Funding College Project. $2,000 “NO ESSAY” COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP Sponsor: Niche – Amount: $2,000 – Closing Date: September 30, 2021- Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or an […]
A press release from Hilltop Artists. Join us for a two-day celebration commemorating Greg Piercy’s 26 years of care, mentoring, and teaching at Hilltop Artists. Greg retires this year, lets send him on to his next adventure with lots of love and appreciation! Our annual fundraiser comes home to Hilltop Heritage Middle School, featuring artist […]
The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department Board of Health will hold its next meeting on Sept. 15 starting at 5 pm. Click here to see the meeting agenda and attendance information.
A press release from City of Tacoma. The City of Tacoma’s Environmental Services Department is currently developing the City’s first Urban Watershed Management Plan. This plan will help prioritize actions to protect streams, wetlands, lakes, and shoreline habitats from pollutants carried in stormwater. The community can get involved and learn more by visiting the online […]
A press release from Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. On Sept. 13, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for Aug. 20-Sept. 2 is 675.6. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County. Our hospitalization rate is currently 16.3 per 100,000. Today, we confirmed 295 COVID-19 cases and 6 […]
New Tacoma Cemeteries and Funeral Home: Eugene Cleveland Gilley III; Robert Howard Furman, Jr.; Hans Christian Markussen, Jr.
Submitted by Ronald J. Frederick, Mayor, City of DuPont The City of DuPont sponsored a very moving memorial on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11. DuPont First Responders were escorted to the city flagpole by the Sons of the American Revolution to raise the Stars and Stripes then lower the flag to half-mast while taps was […]
A press release from Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct day and nighttime training with artillery, mortars and demolitions from 12 a.m. Sept. 14 to 11:59 p.m. Sept. 17. Public queries or comments about noise may be directed to JBLM Public Affairs.
Submitted by Chris Saunders. On Wednesday, September 15 the first meeting of our coalition United for University Place will take place. The purpose of the coalition is to step into the needs, issues and gaps of our community. This fall we will be working on a community assessment. Anyone interested in participating or has info […]
Submitted by Karen Pease, Sunset Bible Church. If you, or someone you know, would like to improve their English and understanding of culture the following opportunities are available. Three are in person in University Place and Lakewood and one is available online. ESL @ The Station (Mondays, 10am-12pm) – Discuss the lesson of the day […]
A news story from Phil Raschke. Based on the beloved book by Colin Thiele “Storm Boy” is a highly emotional tale of a young boy growing up on the beautiful but sparsely inhabited Southern Australian coast who rescues three orphaned pelicans. With his reluctant father and an aboriginal friend, named “Fingerbone Bill”, the boy natures and […]