Archive of: Lakewood

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More commuter trains coming

With more commuter trains to Seattle from the South Sound running standing-room only, the transit system is adding more trips, starting later in September.

August 2017

Link, Sounder boardings up over 2016

More South Sound residents are regularly riding Sounder rail trips heading north, and there is an increased traffic on downtown's Tacoma Link, too. Most of the light rail gain is attributed to concert traffic to and from Tacoma Dome.

August 2017
‘Camp’ Lewis celebrates its centennial

‘Camp’ Lewis celebrates its centennial

The largest single employer in the South Sound – the military post known as Joint Base Lewis McChord – observed its 100th anniversary today with full 'ruffles and flourishes' at a parade ground on post.

August 2017

JBLM forces, materiel on-the-move

South Sound-based soldiers and their battle equipment are in the midst of a short-notice deployment to southern California for a month-long war games exercise. Watch for shipments through local ports and via Air Force transport flights from McChord.

August 2017

Air Mobility exercise lands in Lakewood

Up to 3,000 military flyers, maintainers and Army troops, including some from a dozen or more allied nations, are involved in a two-week exercise based at Joint Base Lewis McChord. That means some positive impacts for local hospitality establishments.

August 2017

52%+ Tacoma homes sold above asking

Tacoma residential sales market among top 5 in country, according to Redfin.

July 2017

CHI enlarges UWT health services

Students at Tacoma's public university will be able to access their health services through neighborhood clinics closer to where they live, instead of only through an on-campus center, under a new plan announced today.

July 2017

New USAF commander coming to McChord

The main active Air Force flying unit at JBLM is gaining a new commanding officer next month, and she will a 'first' in the position.

June 2017

‘Warriors’ shooting under the sun

Army troops and their units from JBLM are deployed to a firing range in central Washington this weekend to practice their war-fighting skills under the blazing sun.

June 2017

Growing job categories

Pierce County payroll jobs grew by 3,500 from May to June, with most of those gains in three industrial sectors.

June 2017
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