A pair of burglary suspects eluded police Tuesday in Fircrest. The pair went door to door until they found a house where no one was home. Read more: Burglary suspects avoid capture in Fircrest | The News Tribune
Clover Park Technical College’s Associated Student Government hosted its annual Winter Fest last week, packing McGavick Conference Center with activities, booths and shows for students. More than 300 students attended the event, which ran from 11 a.m. through 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15. Those students discovered a wide range of club and resource tables, a photo booth, stilt walker and baton twirler, pizza and Sno-Cones, and even a room for snowball fights. [ 445 more words ]
What a Valentine gift our community received from the University of Puget Sound. The UPS Jazz Orchestra performed to an SRO crowd at Schneebeck Hall on February 14th. [ 506 more words ]
The Lakewood Playhouse made a number of announcements at this year’s season reveal and fun-raiser last Sunday on February 18th, 2018, including unveiling its first brand new logo in over 20 years! [ 326 more words ]
The Heritage League of Pierce County held their annual meeting and awards presentation at the Washington State History Museum earlier this month. At the meeting, the League presented Lakewood writer and historian Phil Raschke with their "2017 Promotion and Marketing award". [ 119 more words ]
Kylei Hunter from University Place recently joined host Wayne Brady on Let's Make A Deal. The episode with Kylei will air on Friday, February 23rd at 3pm PT/ET on CBS.
Sound Transit is seeking volunteers to serve as community members of the Tacoma Dome Link Extension Stakeholder Group. Members will work with other group members to help refine project alternatives for further study in the environmental review phase of the project. The project being studied will extend Link Light Rail from the Federal Way Transit Center to the Tacoma Dome. [ 289 more words ]
Edwards Memorial Funerals Homes, Chapels and Crematories: Scott Alfred Hunter; Michael Vincent Naughton; John Evans Bratholm; Jennifer Anne Carter; LaVera Clarette Pettigrew; Charles Thomas Cook; Joseph Lorenz Geiss; Joseph T Price; Kenneth Lee Wise; Wanda Darlene Green.
February 22, 2018 "Pot Shops in Lakewood?" The setting: Matt Kaser, City Attorney, University Place The Debate: "Resolved that several Pot Shops, to the extent allowable, be approved within the jurisdictional limits of Lakewood." Pro: Cynthia Macklin, Attorney; Jordan Michelson, Owner, National Specialties LLC, Lakewood, WA. Con: John Arbeeny, Retired US Army and Former Lakewood City Council member and Deputy Mayor (2003-2008). [ 171 more words ]
Valentine's Day began for me by creating a Valentine card on a legal notepad for Peg. At the breakfast table I sketched the doors in our hallway downstairs and added a personal note. When Peg saw it she said, I hate those doors . . . which I knew of course. The personal note sounded more haiku-ish than Hallmark. She loved it. [ 516 more words ]
Even as Lakewood’s former Deputy Mayor John Arbeeny prepares the opposed-to-marijuana side of the debate against Cynthia Macklin, pro-marijuana Lakewood resident and her husband Ed Tuck, III - the show-down to be sponsored by Lakewood United at Burs Restaurant, Feb. 22, 7-8 A.M. – Lakewood Police bust “a very professional operation” of a marijuana grow, packaging and distribution center conducted in a local Lakewood residence. [ 823 more words ]
TACOMA – Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation building HOV lanes on Interstate 5 and State Route 16 have multiple overnight ramp and lane closures scheduled the week of Feb. 19. [ 538 more words ]
The next phase of the City's 27th Street Improvement Plan is about to get underway. Contractors will be invited to submit bids this spring with construction slated to begin this summer. [ 266 more words ]
The Ft. Steilacoom Historical Society will host Veterans of the Civil War and PTSD on Sunday, March 18, 2018 in Quarters 2 at 2 pm at Fort Steilacoom (9601 Steilacoom Blvd. S.W., Lakewood, WA 98498) on the grounds of Western State Hospital. [ 71 more words ]
Mountain View Funeral Home: Elmer Ronald Hart; Mele Nikolao; Andrew J. Wood.