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 […]
The Farmers’ Market and the final Concert in Steilacoom’s Pioneer Park drew a huge crowd Wednesday night to hear the Blues Brothers. This was the ninth and final concert of the year while the Farmers’ Market continues each Wednesday (3-7 pm) until September 8. This was the second year for the market and all indications […]
New Lakewold Garden members enjoyed a “Picnic with a Purpose” Wednesday, Aug. 18 at the gardens as they toured the gardens, enjoyed a light dinner and learned more about the Lakewood facility. A major purpose was to introduce the design for an upscale entry area. A granite slab engraved with Lakewold Gardens is to be […]
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.
Lakewood’s Summerfest drew a huge crowd Saturday, June 26, at Ft. Steilacoom Park. The event included stage shows, exhibits from a wide variety of commecial businesses as well as community organizations. There were play areas for kids plus military and fire department exhibits and a huge car show.
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 […]
Clean up is virtually complete at the site of the fire on South Tacoma Way near 84th St. The building was completely destoyed in the fire that occurred several months ago. In Steilacoom, Town Administrator reported an application to clean up the fire destroyed marina at Saltar’s Point has been sent back for additional detail. […]