Spanaway Lakefest weekend Sept 9-10

The 2017 Yapachino Memorial Regatta Nationals, limited hydroplanes will be at Spanaway Lake September 9 – 10, 2017. Expect rooster tails and lots of noise for a couple days between 10 am and 6 pm. There will be boats on display and food trucks at Spanaway Park, you are welcome to come down and be…

High School 9/11 flag ceremony

On Monday, September 11th, JROTC cadets from Bethel, Graham-Kapowsin and Spanaway Lake high schools will be teaming up for a Patriot Day flag ceremony. Cadets in uniform from across the district will honor the day together with members of the Graham Fire Department. Below you’ll find the schedule of events. If you plan on attending,…

Happy first day of school!

Everyone please be safe out there – school is starting and kids are on the roads possibly when it is still dark out. Drivers, please drive carefully and respectfully near school zones.    

The best little Fair in Pierce County – Aug 26-27

The Lacamas Community Fair is taking place the weekend of August 26 – 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It has everything you expect in a fair, preserves, quilting, produce, food, kids events, horses, rabbits and chickens. From Spanaway – SR7, Pacific Avenue, take the Roy exit (at the Roy-Y) SR507. Turn left about…

August 26 – Lemay Cars and Mobile Food Fest

Pierce County, Washington — Parkland and Spanaway will be exceptionally busy today with the annual visitor trek to see the Lemay Car Collection on C Street and at Marymount on 152nd Street. Once you find parking, there are shuttles that will take you between the two locations. At the same time, the Sprinker Recreation Center –…

Comments on wetland and stream protection due soon!

Hello friends, The Clean Water Act is one of the cornerstones of water protection for the entire country. Now, Trump’s EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is working to undo years of work by removing critical wetlands and streams from the act’s protection. We can’t let this happen. Urge the EPA to keep wetlands and streams under…

Kidz Kraze Festival presents host of free activities Aug. 27

Have you explored the North Meadow at Chambers Creek Regional Park? Pierce County Parks & Recreation invites you to experience what it has to offer it at its inaugural Kidz Kraze Festival from 12 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27. The event and parking located at Chambers Creek Regional Park North Meadow, 4952 Grandview…

Thank you for 5 years!

By Marianne Lincoln Today is the 5th anniversary of the Pierce Prairie Post. Five years ago, I was debating with myself if I could get enough information, photos, stories to make it work. Thank you to everyone who sends me press releases, stories, photos and leads! You are the ones who help me make it…

Spanaway Lake Watershed

As promised, the draft Spanaway Lake Watershed-scale Stormwater Management Plan is available for review on our website: http://www.co.pierce.wa.us/spanawaywatershedplan     Background:  The Spanaway Lake Watershed-scale Stormwater Management Plan is a requirement of the Washington State Phase I Municipal Stormwater Permit (2013-18).  The Permit requires watershed modeling to predict whether water quality standards for temperature, copper,…

Winning! – at Freddie Fest

Saturday was the annual Freddie Fest at the Sound Life Church on the corner of 176th Street and 36th Avenue, just south of Clover Creek Elementary School. It was a day almost as hot as the chili in the contest. Hundreds of beautiful restored cars, trucks and vans, almost a dozen chili competitors, vendors, bouncy…

Events abound!

August 10 – 13 – Pierce County Fair in Graham (10am – 10pm, Th, F, S | Sun 10am – 6 pm) August 12 – Freddie Fest, in Frederickson Fridays – Orting Valley Farmer’s Market (3-7pm) August 19 – Garfield Street Fair in Parkland August 26 – 40th Annual LeMay/Marymount Car Show August 26027 – Lacamas Community…