“The power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories, that it has come to be disbelieved in. Few people dare now to say that two beings have fallen in love because they have looked at each other. Yet it is in this way that love begins, and in this way only.” ― Victor […]
Camp Murray National Guardsmen and civilian employees celebrate and learn about one another’s differences and help the organization grow stronger on its Abby West Diversity Matters Day.
Pierce County Library System announcement. The Pierce County Library System and the City of Lakewood need to hear from you about how they can provide quality services in safe, welcoming spaces for Lakewood and Tillicum residents. Please take this 5-minute survey to share your thoughts! This survey will help to supplement outreach conducted in 2019, […]
Pierce County Library System press release. PIERCE COUNTY – The Pierce County Library System and the City of Lakewood want to hear Lakewood residents’ ideas and opinions about providing quality library services. They encourage Lakewood residents to complete a survey to share their ideas and opinions about quality library services in welcoming spaces. People may take the survey […]
Pierce County Library System announcement. The Lakewood Library Community Advisory Committee is meeting on Thursday, June 30, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., to discuss how best to provide library service for Lakewood and Tillicum, a neighborhood in Lakewood. The Pierce County Library System and the City of Lakewood created the advisory committee from citizens who […]
Since the culture has recently become an environment where employees have the advantage, now might be a good time to consider what you would really rather be doing. Yes, the 9-5 Monday through Friday slog may currently be the norm (if that’s what you want). But there are many of us that have to take […]
Pierce County Library System announcement. PIERCE COUNTY, Washington – The Pierce County Library System and the City of Lakewood are forming a community advisory committee to help determine how the Library System can provide quality services in a safe, welcoming space for Lakewood and Tillicum residents. The Library System and City are taking applications for the volunteer committee now through […]
Submitted by Mike Larson. One of Pierce County’s most historic properties has been listed for sale for $3.25MM. The Thornewood Carriage House, built in 1909 by prominent banker Chester Thorne, is part of a 100-acre assemblage built for Thorne that also included the more-famous Thornewood Castle and the Thornewood Gatehouse. Virtually everything in the 6,400+ […]
West Pierce Fire & Rescue social media post. The 2021 Annual Report is now available on our website. Visit https://www.westpierce.org/about/annual-report/ for all of the details!
Submitted by Andrew Kruse. Lakewood City Life, a ministry of Tacoma Youth For Christ, is offering WeLead, a leadership day camp for Middle School youth (6th-8th grade) to grow in leadership skills through experiential learning, building relationship skills and deep dives into important leadership topics. It will run from Tuesday April 5th through Thursday April […]
I have a friend who I met only once. As all the rest of us are in the second day of incrementally accomplishing our list of New Year’s Resolutions, my friend has one too. But only one. To come home. If not today, then tomorrow. From the hospital. He just wants to come home. As […]
Drifting back and down in the back eddy of the meandering brook, the two leaves were reminders of her aging mother’s hands, the lacey patterns of fine blue veins a testament to the beauty of growing old. As the mottled, almost translucent leaves slowly moved with the current, so her hand would guide the hand […]