The Pierce Transit Board will meet on Sept. 30 remotely at 1 pm. Read the meeting agenda and participation instructions here.
A press release from Sound Transit. Sound Transit Board Chair Kent Keel today issued the below statement following the Board’s decision to begin a search for a new chief executive officer to succeed Peter Rogoff after he steps down in the second quarter of 2022: After more than six years serving Sound Transit and our […]
A press release from Office of Rep. Marilyn Strickland. Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 4350, the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Strickland secured passage of over 20 provisions to support servicemembers and military families at Joint […]
A press release from Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. On Sept. 27, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for Sept. 3-16 is 564.3. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County. Our hospitalization rate is currently 12.1 per 100,000. Today, we confirmed 374 COVID-19 cases and 3 new […]
Submitted by Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County. The Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County is partnering with Tacoma Subaru to host a “Fall in Love” adoption event from October 1-3. Made possible by a grant from the ASPCA, the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County will be offering 20% off adoption […]
The Pierce County Districting Committee will host two Special Meetings on Sept. 28 and Sept. 29 at 5:30 pm. Download the meeting agendas and access information for the Sept. 28 meeting here and the Sept. 29 meeting here.
A press release from Pierce County Library System. PIERCE COUNTY, Washington – The Pierce County Library System Board of Trustees will conduct a special meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 29, at 10 a.m., to discuss recruiting a new executive director for the Library System. Join the meeting by phone or online: Phone: 253-215-8782, webinar identification: 865 2613 […]
A press release from Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County. As of Sept. 22, five dogs have been confiscated from a Federal Way residence due to animal neglect and were brought to the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County for care. A Federal Way Animal Control officer discovered the dogs and their owners […]
A press release from Washington State Employment Security Department. During the week of September 12 to September 18, there were 4,850 initial regular unemployment claims, down 0.2 percent from the prior week. Total claims filed by Washingtonians for all unemployment benefit categories numbered 112,948, down 55.4 percent from the prior week, primarily due to the expiration of […]
A press release from Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. On Sept. 24, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for Sept. 2-15 is 557.5. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County. Our hospitalization rate is currently 12.8 per 100,000. Today, we confirmed 621 COVID-19 cases and 4 new […]
A story from Pierce County Executive, Bruce Dammeier. It’s been said that how you spend your money reflects your values. That’s certainly true of the proposed biennial budget I presented to the Council earlier this week. I’m very proud of how all of you have responded to and cared for our residents over the last […]
A press release from Comcast. Comcast today announced new steps to help advance digital equity for even more people in Pierce County. Internet Essentials – the nation’s largest, most successful, and most comprehensive broadband adoption program for low-income individuals – will now expand eligibility to nearly 9,000 Federal Pell Grant recipients throughout Pierce County. These […]