The former site of an Abitibi-Consolidated paper mill on Chambers Creek in Steilacoom is in new hands. The former industrial site, now missing most of the machinery and buildings used to create newsprint for some 80 years, sold last month to a development group based in Tacoma.
A roster cut by the Dallas Cowboys two weeks ago, Steilacoom High graduate and Eastern Washington University receiver Greg Herd signed with the Seattle Seahawks, and will begin participating in the team’s offseason workout program this week
The Steilacoom School Board named Kathi Weight interim superintendent for the 2013-14 school year. She has worked the past three years as executive director for student achievement and human resources for the district and previously was a principal in North Thurston Public Schools.
Two centuries ago, a small pink flower framed the hills and prairie around the main village of the Steilacoom Indian tribe in what is now west Pierce County.
The training is on the water in Steilacoom this morning.
The death of a man hit Monday night by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train in Steilacoom was ruled a suicide, the Pierce County Medical Examiners Office said Wednesday.
The death of a man who was hit by a Burlington Northern Sante Fe train in Steilacoom Monday night was ruled a suicide, the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office said today.
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train hit and killed a 42-year-old man just before 8 p.m. tonight in Steilacoom, according to West Pierce Fire and Rescue.
A woman suffered minor injuries at the Sunnyside Beach pedestrian crossing about 4:45 p.m. in Steilacoom, and was treated and released at the scene, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Spokesman Gus Melonas said. He said the train was reported to be traveling about 6 miles per hour.
Steilacoom School District Superintendent Bill Fritz will host a community conversation from 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 29 at Cherrydale Primary School, 1201 Galloway, Steilacoom.