A press release from Pierce County. Executive Bruce Dammeier presented his proposed 2022-2023 biennial budget to the Pierce County Council today. The nearly $3 billion budget prioritizes funding for public safety and justice, attainable housing, and behavioral health. “Since the first COVID-19 case was confirmed in our community in March 2020, we have battled to […]
An announcement from Phil Raschke. The Lakewood Film, Art, Book (FAB) committee is delighted to announce that classically trained flutist Jeannie Hill will be making a special appearance at the 9th Annual FAB Fest on October 9th.. Ms. Hill is a founding member of the Northwest Sinfonietta and Director of the Northwest Flute Collegium. She […]
An announcement from City of Lakewood. Several important moratoriums are due to expire on Thursday, Sept. 30. Utility shutoff moratorium Eviction bridge moratorium Utility assistance is also available from the county. Pierce County rental assistance is still available, and renters must apply for assistance before the moratorium expires to avoid eviction. Landlords have some newer resources that may […]
A press release from Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. On Sept. 21, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for Aug. 30-Sept. 12 is 611.1. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County. Our hospitalization rate is currently 15.5 per 100,000. Today, we confirmed 388 COVID-19 cases and 3 […]
A press release from City of Lakewood. LAKEWOOD, Wash. – The City of Lakewood will celebrate its 25th Anniversary this Saturday, Sept. 25 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. The event will commemorate a quarter-century of Lakewood with music, dance, performances, art, history, food trucks, and speeches. Performances will represent Thailand, Mexico, Korea, and Guam. Art will be displayed […]
Tacoma Community College will host the Write in the Harbor Regional Writers’ Conference Nov. 5-6, 2021. (Click here to register.) Designed for writers working at all levels, TCC’s popular Write in the Harbor conference will be offered online this year. All sessions will be recorded, and all participants will have access for 30 days after […]
A press release from Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. On Sept. 20, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for Aug. 27-Sept. 9 is 634.3. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County. Our hospitalization rate is currently 17.3 per 100,000. Today, we confirmed 259 COVID-19 cases and 5 […]
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct day and nighttime training with mortars and artillery from 6:30 a.m. Sept. 21 to 11:59 p.m. Sept. 24. Public queries or comments about noise may be directed to JBLM Public Affairs.
A press release from Washington State Senate Democrats. The Council of State Governments is excited to recognize Senator T’wina Nobles as a recipient of the 2021 CSG 20 Under 40 Leadership Award. This annual honor highlights the outstanding work of 20 up-and-coming elected and appointed officials from across the country who not only exemplify strong […]
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Submitted by UnitedHealthcare of Washington. Our health needs can change each year, and so can health plan coverage choices. So, it’s important to understand your health care options to find coverage that fits your needs and budget. Annual open enrollment season is here, a time when more than 7 million people in Washington and millions […]
An announcement from Tacoma Community College. “Home Away from Home,” an exhibit by photographer and TCC art professor Alice Di Certo, explores the stories of local immigrants, refugees and undocumented citizens through photo essays and interviews. The essays delve into the language challenges and persistent misconceptions that come with attempting to integrate into a new […]