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Lakewood, Washington is located in Pierce County. Zip codes in Lakewood, WA include 98439, 98498, and 98497. The median home price in Lakewood is $235,000 which is roughly $132/per square foot. More Lakewood information.

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23 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Clover Park Technical College launches its first bachelor's degree program

The term refers to the more than 40,000 manufacturing workers set to retire over the next 10 years in the Seattle-Tacoma metropolitan area, said Steve Addison, director of bachelor degrees and new program development at the college.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The News Tribune

Berlin, Brazil and…Lakewood: Second City's second chamber concert at Lakewold Gardens

Brazil gets a rematch with Germany next week – but luckily it doesn't involve a soccer ball, and hopefully everyone will be a winner.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KOMO News

Charges: Naked man caught after showering in family's home

A 42-year-old man with a history of mental illness was arrested completely naked after breaking into a Lakewood family's home to take a shower last Friday, according to charges filed in Pierce County Superior Court.

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The News Tribune

Man charged with breaking into Lakewood home to take bath

By the time a Lakewood family returned home from dinner Friday, the intruder had showered and was standing in the kitchen.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The News Tribune

Pierce Transit adding new electronic system for security, crime issues

Pierce Transit will spend up to $45,000 for an electronic reporting system for its public safety department to collect data on crimes and track where officers are working.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Olympian

Did plastic bag decision follow dictates of EPA?

Yesterday we went to a Lakewood store. Our purchase was placed in plastic bags. I remarked to the cashier that I would recycle our bags so that they would not pollute neither Pierce County nor Thurston County.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

FootGolf kicks off at Fort Steilacoom

Pierce County today is debuting the new sport of FootGolf at its Fort Steilacoom Golf Course adjacent to Western State Hospital in Lakewood.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Fremont Bulletin

Summertime concerts rock Central Park

Central Park visitors last week rocked out to live music, food and fun at the park.

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Toothless man gummed roommate for refusing to clean his ear

A toothless man from Lakewood, Washington, gave his roommate's arm a serious gumming after she refused to clean his ear, according to charges filed in Pierce County Superior Court.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Seattle Times

Feds ease concerns about migrant kids coming to JBLM

If hundreds of migrant children from Central America come to Joint Base Lewis-McChord , they would not mingle with the communities at the base or surrounding areas, representatives from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services told local officials during a conference call Wednesday.

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The News Tribune

Advisory committee wants more information about Amtrak station relocation

A Tacoma citizens committee Tuesday told the Washington State Department of Transportation it needs more information before it decides whether to endorse the department's preferred location for a new Tacoma Amtrak station.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Suspect arrested in child porn investigation

Detectives from the Washington State Patrol's Missing and Exploited Task Force arrested a 29-year-old Roy resident Tuesday morning, July 15, 2014, on allegations of Dealing and Possession of Child Pornography.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The News Tribune

Five candidates vying for state House seat in Pierce County's 28th district

Board member for Tacoma Public Utilities; past chair of Tacoma Regional Convention and Visitor Bureau; board member for Broadway Center for the Performing Arts The race for an open state House seat in west Pierce County is one of the three most crowded legislative battles in Washington this year.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Bellingham Herald

40-year sentence for murder in gang argument

The News Tribune reports that William Horton Jr. of Lakewood was sentenced Friday.

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The News Tribune

Lakewood council to discuss tax increase to pay for roads

The Lakewood City Council will meet as the city's transportation development board following its regular council meeting, Monday, July 14. The regular meeting begins at 7 p.m. at 6000 Main Street.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The News Tribune

University Place teacher arrested for selling heroin, Oxycodone

Local and federal officers served a search warrant at a home in the 8400 block of Phillips Road SW in Lakewood.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The News Tribune

Lakewood leaders worried about potential for JBLM to house immigrant children

For more information on the Unaccompanied Alien Children program the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has set up a website with answers to frequently asked questions.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

KING-TV Seattle

Lakewood works to scrub its image ahead of U.S. Open

It's a city in the South Sound once known for gang violence and crime, but Lakewood officials note crime rates are going down and a makeover is on the horizon.

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The News Tribune

Man suspected of raping Lakewood woman charged with four felonies

A man suspected of climbing into the window of a Lakewood woman's home and repeatedly raping her has been charged with four felonies.

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Business Journal

Korte joint venture wins $30 million Air Force project

A joint venture between Korte and MACNAK Construction has been awarded a contract to design and build a three-story, 240-person dormitory on Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.

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