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Monday, September 26, 2016 This Week's Paper
Peoples Retirement Community chief gets state nod

Robyn Meier, Administrator of Peoples Retirement Community was recently awarded “Administrator of the Year Award for 2013” by the Washington Health Care Association.

This award recognizes an assisted living administrator who demonstrates outstanding innovation, achievement, and capabilities in their provision of high quality person-centered care in a service oriented culture in an assisted living community.

Meier’s leadership, dedication, integrity and high standard of ethical behavior were some of the contributing factors leading to such a prestigious award.

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Tacoma Fire incidents

Fire Incidents for May 10-12, 2013 Posted: 13 May 2013 02:12 PM PDT Date: 5/10/13 Time: 6:58 a.m. Address: 2246 Bay St. Response: Station 2 Damage Estimate: none Narrative: Firefighters responded to a prohibited outdoor burn.

Date: 5/10/13 Time: 6:55 p.m. Address: 773 Broadway Response: Station 1 Damage Estimate: none Narrative: Crews responded to a reported kitchen fire and upon arrival found the occupant had burnt food on the stove top. Firefighters confirmed that there was no fire extension and assisted with smoke removal.

Date: 5/10/13 Time: 7:05 p.m. Address: 3831 Tacoma Ave… Read More

First the bad news: That Alice in Chains/Soundgarden tour that guitarist and Spanaway native Jerry Cantrell hinted at in Rolling Stone has yet to materialize (one shared bill in New Jersey aside.) Booooo! Stop teasing us, Cantrell!

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Dozens of students will address Pacific Lutheran University President Thomas Krise tomorrow as they seek to pressure him into allowing a union vote for contingent faculty members. Krise has maintained his opposition to a vote, in the face of growing support from students and permanent faculty members on campus.

“President Krise calls us a ‘University of the First Rank,’ and says we’re supposed to value collaboration and democracy,” said PLU student Kenny Stancil. “Yet when our contingent faculty want to vote on whether they should be in a union, his administration takes action… Read More

The seventh annual Arlington Northwest Memorial Display will be held Memorial Day weekend, May 25-27 this year once again at Cummings Park at 3939 Ruston Way.

The collection of symbolic grave markers will be hosted by Veterans for Peace Chapter 134 of Tacoma. The project is assisted by the group called “Federal Way Matters”, who have been involved in local peace activities for a number of years.

The assembly and break-down of the display has in the past been… Read More

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