Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department announcement. Are you unable to get a COVID-19 vaccine because of medical reasons? A new drug brings hope, and we’re working to ensure this medication is easy to access for all who need it. In December 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized Evusheld, a medication that can prevent COVID-19. Another […]
New Tacoma Cemeteries and Funeral Home: Lucia Crimilda Ruilova-Andrade; Mountain View Funeral Home: Frederick Crump; Arsenia Ignacio Gariando; Hoi Tan Ramos. Powers Funeral Home: Dolores Jane Flores. Hill Funeral Home: Mary Ann Billings.
Read the Lakewood City Manager’s (John Caulfield) May 20 Info Bulletin to the Mayor and City Council online by clicking here.
Read the Town of Steilacoom Administrator’s May 19 report to the Town Council by clicking here.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord announcement. Armed Forces Day will be on Heritage Hill on McChord Field from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. The event is free and open to the general public. Come out and enjoy activities for all ages. Explore static military aircraft and vehicle displays, including infantry-carrying vehicles and weapons displays. See living […]
Submitted by Lakewood Chamber of Commerce. Ways to Participate: Register yourself first – and then your child(ren), student(s) or mentee group at lemonadeday.org/lakewood Be a mentor by supporting your kids as they go through the 4 modules on the app, by driving them to shop for materials as well as to to their storefront location […]
Submitted by Susan Berven, Lakewood Elks #2388. The Lakewood Elks Summerfest Car & Motorcycle Show will be held Saturday, July 16th, 11:00 am-5:00 pm. Get Ready to Rock with the Tim Hall Band. Beer/Wine Garden and food for purchase. Trophies awarded 3:00 pm. Elks Charity Raffle tickets $1 each, great prize baskets with drawings every […]
It has been all over the media in Pierce County, WA, these past days: iconic 5-Mile-Drive in Tacoma’s Point Defiance Park has been closed off for good as of May 20, 2022. For motorized vehicles, not for bicyclists or pedestrians. Because the historical landmark is crumbling. And the next thing you know is that a […]
Submitted by John Arbeeny. “The truth, the WHOLE truth and nothing but the truth” When you’re sworn into court you say these words in an oath avowing to be completely honest in your answers. The same should be expected of our public institutions to include school districts. They owe the public “the truth, the WHOLE […]
Sound Transit announcement. Sound Transit is seeking public comment on proposed updates to the agency’s Title VI policy. The Federal Transit Administration requires Sound Transit to ensure that any changes to our service, fares or location of facilities be done in a nondiscriminatory manner. Sound Transit must measure if the impacts of these changes disproportionately […]
Pierce County social media post. Our next shred event is scheduled for Saturday, May 21 at Sprinker Rec Center. Shred events are a great and sustainable way to dispose of documents containing sensitive information. Three shopping bags per person. Visit PierceCountyWa.gov/shred for more information.
Washington State Department of Transportation announcement. TACOMA – Crews are set to refresh the Interstate 5 exits and on-ramps to South 56th Street in Tacoma. Upcoming work this weekend means travelers will need to plan to help prevent delays. Weather permitting, the work will occur this weekend, May 20. The northbound and southbound ramps will […]