City of University Place announcement. Friday, May 20 is the deadline to register to participate in the Duck Daze parade on June 4. If your organization, school group, scout troop or business wants to march, you must complete the registration form. The parade kicks off at 10 a.m. at 29th Street and Bridgeport Way W. […]
West Pierce Fire & Rescue announcement. In April, West Pierce Fire & Rescue firefighters responded to 1,328 9-1-1 calls for service. This is an average of 44 calls per day and nearly 82% were for medical aid.
Washington Office of the Governor announcement. Pursuant to the attached Presidential Proclamation, Governor Inslee hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff immediately, in remembrance of the one million American lives lost to COVID-19. Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on Monday, May 16, 2022. […]
Submitted by Howard Lee, Community Connection Place. Seniors at Community Connection Place will hold a Help Ukranian Childrens Fundraiser at the UP Community/Senior Center (located on Grandview Dr, just north of the Grandview Dr/27th St intersection) this Saturday, May 14th. The event will be a book sale, with all proceeds being donated to help Ukranian […]
Submitted by Chris Saunders. University Place is forming a team to bring a destination inclusive playground to it city. A group of civic minded leaders and residence came together on Tuesday, May 3 to discuss the feasibility of this style of playground to meet the needs of all its citizen, as well as others from […]
Pierce County Council announcement. This week the Pierce County Council took action to make changes to the previously adopted 2022-2023 biennial budget, including re-allocating a portion of the county’s federal American Rescue Plan Act monies. The action came through a budget supplemental request from the Pierce County Executive’s Office, which council members then amended to […]
Submitted by Tink Kinney, Lakewood United. Attention: The Lakewood United meeting previously scheduled for May 11 has been canceled and rescheduled for Thursday, May 19, 2022 at Bur’s Restaurant. Doors open at 7am and the meeting will begin promptly at 7:30 am. Topics: Libraries provide an array of essential services to the community. Information will be shared concerning: The possible closure […]
Rotary Club of Lakewood announcement. Mark your calendar for May 20th and 21st for the Lakewood Rotary Virtual Auction. Lakewood Rotary has supported our local and global community for over 60 years. Our service projects, grants to local community service organizations, and scholarships for local students are funded through our annual fundraising auction. Our Club […]
Tacoma Public Library social media post. All are welcome to attend the annual Pierce County Law Enforcement Memorial on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 6 pm. See following for location and more information.
Office of Rep. Marilyn Strickland announcement. Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) hosted Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi at the Chambers Creek watershed, to discuss how the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act can help address the South Sound’s infrastructure needs. This was Speaker Pelosi’s first visit to Washington’s South Sound. Local leaders and […]
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department announcement. Why devote an entire month to mental health? You or someone you care about will likely face behavioral health challenges at some point. While 1 in 5 people experience a mental illness during their lifetime, everyone faces challenges that affect their mental health. Each year, mental health organizations like Mental Health […]
Sound Transit announcement. Starting May 16, hundreds of thousands of ORCA transit customers across the Puget Sound region will have access to a new website, smartphone app, and real-time value loading for their ORCA cards. Customers will also begin to see new card readers and vending machines as technology is updated and rolled out at transit locations throughout the region. This will mark the […]