SNOW! Winter Storm Warning

Pierce County Emergency Management –  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Cascades of Pierce County until 12 p.m. Sunday. Up to two feet of new snow is expected by Sunday afternoon. Snow levels near 3500 feet this evening falling to below 2500 feet late tonight and below 1500 feet…

Sankta Lucia at PLU Dec 11

On Sunday, December 11 at from 5 PM – 7 PM, Pacific Lutheran University’s Scandinavian Cultural center will celebrate the Swedish Sankta Lucia Festival. Admission is $5. For over 60 years, PLU has celebrated young women who embody integrity, steadfastness, and care, much like Saint Lucy. There will be music, dancing, community kids, and lots of…

Stuff the Bus – Dec 3, 2016

It’s time to help your neighbors celebrate the holidays, even if they are in a rough patch. The Bethel School District Bus Dries will be out in force helping you with donation at the Spanaway Walmart on Saturday, December 3, 2016. All donations benefit the Mom & Pop Christmas Shop. 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Public invited to help design Cross Park in Frederickson

Pierce County Parks is hosting a public meeting Wednesday, Dec. 7 in the evening to gather comments on the site design for Phase 1 of Cross Park in the Frederickson area of unincorporated Pierce County. Phase 1 will develop the northern 3.5 acres of the 64-acre park along Military Road. The northern portion of the…

Keep the kids busy this winter break with Eco Explorers Camp

Unplug your child this winter and let them experience winter break the way it used to be – at Eco Explorers camp – a great outdoor adventure designed to lead to a deeper understanding of some of Pierce County’s oldest natural treasures; Spanaway Lake Park, Bresemann Forest and Sprinker Recreation Center. Kids ages 8 to…

FAA Drone Information

Pierce County Public Works Airport & Ferry Administration just sent out theseregulations to assist anyone who is considering owning a drone. FAA Drone Information 2016 1.    If I’m just flying my UAS inside a building, or in my own yard, do I have to register it? If you’re flying indoors, you do not need to…

SPAMALOT at the Triad Theater

THE TRIAD THEATER is located at 102 Yelm Ave East in Yelm.  Doors open 30-45 min prior to Showtime Nov 25 & 26.  Tickets are selling FAST and to SOLD OUT Crowds! CLICK TO PURCHASE SPAMALOT TICKETS LAST CHANCE TO SEE SPAMALOT – the last Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in November- Standing Room Only and The…

Pierce County Council to hear resolution related to growth and infrastructure investment within the urban growth area

The Pierce County Council’s Community Development Committee will hear a resolution that articulates the County’s focus and efforts to manage growth in the central urban growth area. During the committee meeting on Monday, Nov. 21 at 1:30 p.m., the committee will hear Resolution No. 2016-150 the “Urban Communities of Pierce” initiative. The initiative supports and…

Thun Field Airport Study

Hello Pilots using Pierce County Airport – Thun Field, We are 7 months into the airport operations study at Thun Field. Two wireless infrared cameras have been placed at each end of the runway approximately 130 feet in the grass, in line with the centerline, 9 inches high, 3 feet long, 16 inches wide, and…

Residents of Frederickson – meeting

Greetings This is your meeting reminder for this Saturdays Frederickson Clover Creek Community Council monthly meeting @ 9 AM. It’s held at the Christ Community Baptist Church at 8016 176th St. E. 11/21/16 The Friends of Stan & Joan Cross Park will meet on Monday, November 21 at the Pierce County Skill Center at 7…

That NEW City in South Pierce?

This is notice of the Community Development Committee and final Council hearings on Proposal No. R2016-150. A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Supporting the “Urban Communities of Pierce” Report and Implementation Actions (October 2016), and Directing County Departments to Incorporate the Recommendations Into Future Efforts to Strategically Invest and Prioritize County Resources to Prepare…