On April 19, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 is 213.9. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County and it includes a 6-day data lag. We confirmed 91 new COVID-19 cases and 1 new death, a man in his 60s from Lakewood. On April 17, we confirmed […]
Edwards Memorial Funerals Homes, Chapels and Crematories: Remedios Laurente. Mountain View Funeral Home: Samuel Roy Virgil Sr. Powers Funeral Home: Wendell N Palmer; Delores M Parrish. Gaffney Funeral Home: Janet A Dyckman; Sharon M Penhale; Timothy T. Yusko.
Lakewood Rotary is proud to be partnering with Springbrook Connection and Jesse Black. Jesse and Springbrook Connection have done a great job in the community and particularly in Springbrook park. “We are happy to partner with Jesse in supporting his existing little free pantry by increasing public awareness, networking with supporters and other little free […]
Submitted by Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County. The Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County has received a $30,000 grant investment from the newly named, Petco Love, to support their lifesaving work for animals in Pierce County. Petco Love is a nonprofit leading change for pets nationally by harnessing the power of love […]
Submitted by Tacoma Democratic Socialists of America. Tacoma, WA – On Tuesday, April 20, the Tacoma City Council will discuss whether to pass a public spaces camping ban, which would only bring more sweeps. Camping bans have no place in our city when there’s nowhere permanent to go. We told you this in 2019 with […]
Our Promising Futures featured student this week is Hudtloff Middle School seventh grader Louise Womack. She believes in spreading joy and positivity to those around her. “I want to have my personality spread to other people because I want everyone else to be happy,” she said. “As someone who is in a good place, I […]
Catherine Place, the “Oasis for Women” is proud to announce they are now over halfway to their goal for their fundraiser on April 25th. Please watch the video (below) of co-founder Sister Joyce as she briefly describes how Catherine Place helps women. Unfortunately, Boombaballa, the yearly fundraiser is virtual this year due to COVID, but […]
You spoke—and the City listened. Residents who provided public comments to the City’s 2019-2020 Parks and Recreation Open Space Plan (PROS) indicated a desire to update and improve Homestead Park. Located at 3761 Bridgeport Way W., Homestead Park encompasses 5.5 acres and includes wooded areas, walking trails, a fern grotto and a rhododendron collection. It […]
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Pierce College is proud to announce the selection of four exceptional former students to honor during this year’s Distinguished Alumni celebration. Nominees are carefully selected based on their achievements in academics, business, community or humanitarian support, or personal triumph over adversity. This year’s honorees provide inspirational examples of the impact Pierce College can have on […]
Steve Taylor discovered something interesting when he jumped down the rabbit hole of mead, the honey-fermented craft beverage that’s seeing a big surge right now. Brewing mead is like brewing beer. But more fun. Taylor has started a slow debut of mead rollouts this year from his production-only Parkland meadery, Mission Mountain Meadery. Wait a […]
On April 16, the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (“Select Committee”) held its 2021 Member Day hearing with 25 Members of Congress. Democrats and Republicans testified virtually to share a wide variety of ideas to improve and modernize the legislative branch, and help Congress fulfill its Constitutional role as a co-equal branch of […]