On July 6, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for June 11-24 is 65.9 The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County. Our hospitalization rate is currently 2.8 per 100,000. Today we confirmed 48 COVID-19 cases and 2 deaths: A woman in her 70s from Tacoma. A […]
New Tacoma Cemeteries and Funeral Home: Gregg Steven Marquart. Mountain View Funeral Home: Deanna Weller. Fir Lane Memorial Park: Marjorie Lucille Harbison; Mary E. Stutheit; Lorraine E. Maples.
Join us at the Tacoma Historical Society Museum (406 Tacoma Avenue South) for a book signing (July 10, 1-2 pm) with local author Karla Stover, whose new book Wicked Tacoma is hot off the presses from Arcadia Publishing. Tacoma, the city where the rails meet the sails, has always been a place of innovation and […]
The Pierce Transit Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Board Meeting on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Board is expected to recess into Executive Session shortly after the meeting is called to order to further evaluate and deliberate about the qualifications of applicants for the CEO position pursuant […]
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct day and nighttime training with mortars and demolitions from 6:30 a.m. July 7 to July 9 concluding at 11:59 p.m. Public queries or comments about noise may be directed to JBLM Public Affairs.
As of the submission date of this article for publication, I have personally been on the doorsteps of 1,038 homes in Lakewood, pursuing elected office to serve on the Clover Park School Board. Thanks to the help of others, we will have reached 5,000 homes by the date of the Primary Election, August 3. My […]
Everyone knows about homelessness and the problems that flow from people struggling for an everyday place to live. One local teen decided to do more than talk about it. She built a home for someone. Eighteen-year-old Delaney Dodd spent time, energy, and muscle into constructing a tiny home for the non-profit Sound Foundations NW. Dodd, […]
Submitted by Irene Coco, LASA Case Manager. Do you find yourself with too much time on your hands? Do you want to make the Lakewood area a better place to live? Do you believe that people deserve safe places to live? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, please reach out to Janne […]
Pierce County teen artists, photographers, and writers put an exclamation point on the 25th year of the Pierce County Library System’s annual Our Own Expressions Teen Writing and Art Contest! More than 700 students in grades 7 through 12 from schools across the county displayed their creativity and talent in their drawings, photographs, poems and short […]
For 100 reasons, the biggest of which was the pandemic, I missed out on the 2020 Pierce County fresh berry season. Flash forward to 2021 and it’s safe to say I’ve more than made up for what I was not able to buy last summer. I spent $75 at produce stands over the weekend. There’s […]
This week, the House Appropriations Committee advanced critical funding that has been championed by U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) to support tribal relocation efforts in Western Washington. The House fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills advanced by the Committee included $1,650,000 in federal funding for the Hoh Tribe’s relocation development project and $1,479,355 in federal funding […]
Mountain View Funeral Home: Ji Gang Chu.