University Place Council Member Kent Keel has been elected president of the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) Executive Committee for 2021-2022. He served as the group’s vice president for the past year and has been a member of the AWC Board of Directors since 2014. “It is my honor and pleasure to serve as AWC’s […]
TACOMA, Wash. — In a meeting with Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards and U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo announced that the City of Tacoma was awarded a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) in support of its MBDA Business Center. The City’s MBDA Business Center […]
Tacoma, WA – The Washington State History Museum’s annual exhibition of contemporary works by Native American artists makes a phenomenal return this summer. From July 15 through August 29, 2021, IN THE SPIRIT Contemporary Native Arts offers visitors a chance to see 37 works by 22 artists from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Last year’s edition was limited to online viewing […]
LAKEWOOD – Per the look-ahead schedule on this page, the water line will be placed in the next couple weeks. The water line will be placed in a trench, and the Contractor will have to cross the Tacoma Country Club (TCC) driveway. New water stubs will be placed perpendicular to the water line, and many […]
The Clover Park School District (CPSD) Board of Directors will hold its regular board meeting and public hearing on the district budget on Monday, July 12, in person: 5 p.m. Public Hearing on Budget 6 p.m. Regular Meeting of the Board The regular board meeting will be held at the CPSD’s District Office and live […]
The Lakewood City Council will hold a Regular Meeting on July 12 (7 PM). Access the agenda and access instructions on the City’s website.
The Washington State Redistricting Commission (WSRC) has rolled out the first phase of a publicly available mapping tool. The mapping tool allows for the mapping of state legislative and congressional districts using population estimates from the Washington State Office of Financial Management (OFM). The OFM data are the most accurate population estimates available. However, they are not the official […]
During the week of June 27 – July 3, there were 5,924 initial regular unemployment claims (down 21.1 percent from the prior week) and 343,246 total claims for all unemployment benefit categories (down 7.0 percent from the prior week) filed by Washingtonians, according to the Employment Security Department (ESD). Initial regular claims applications are now […]
On July 9, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for June 17-30 is 64. 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 28 COVID-19 cases and 0 deaths. Our totals are 51,360 cases and 620 deaths. […]
New Tacoma Cemeteries and Funeral Home: Porforio Guzman-Arechiga; Ho Cha Chong. Edwards Memorial Funerals Homes, Chapels and Crematories: Kristine Lynn Kade. Mountain View Funeral Home: Virginia Mae Dyment; Jatharee Algerita Mustin. Hill Funeral Home: Winton Elwin Scroger.
Upcoming Meetings: Council Meeting – July 20, 2021, at 6:30 PM. Zoom Invite: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88252500402 Planning Commission – July 12, 2021, at 6:30 PM. Zoom Invite: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89237131081 Civil Service Commission – August 5, 2021, at 2:00 PM. Zoom Invite: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86863423522 Preservation and Review Board – July 28, 2021, at 6:30 PM. Zoom Invite: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89902278482 (*) Meetings […]
LAKEWOOD – In a major construction milestone, a new 4.5 mile-long northbound HOV lane between DuPont and Lakewood will open on Interstate 5 on Sunday, July 11. “High occupancy vehicle lanes maximize the movement of people and improve trip reliability, especially for those who share the ride,” said Washington State Department of Transportation Regional Administrator […]