The Puyallup Eagles Aerie No. 2308 finalized the purchase of their new location last month. Sound Transit plans to build a 500-stall parking garage on the current Eagles site as part of its Puyallup Station Improvements Project.
In April, Puyallup City Council approved a one-year agreement with Comprehensive Life Resources, a nonprofit mental health agency to provide a social worker pilot program catering to homeless in the area.
Sumner passed an ordinance in May making it a crime to expose minors to domestic violence, almost a year after Puyallup did the same. City attorneys say the numbers show the ordinance is doing its intended purpose.
In the face of issues such as rising costs of rent and domestic violence, women veterans can find themselves homeless. The Betsy Ross program at the Washington Soldiers Home in Orting seeks to give them a place to find stability.