ABC Day is Back! Bethel High, Oct. 1

ABC Day is Back! We’re incredibly excited to announce that All Bethel Community Day is back! Like past ABC Days, this year’s event will feature live music, fun and educational vendors, professional wrestling, a superhero parade, a petting zoo, great food, and a number of military vehicles! Mark your calendars: ABC Day will take place…

Lucky Collector Car Auction, June 4th & 5th

The Lucky Collector Car Auction is June 4th & 5th at LeMay Collections at Marymount!!! There are 200 cars expected! There will be plenty of vehicles to choose from: sports cars, muscle cars, exotic cars, true classics, pickup trucks, motorcycles, and some automobilia, as well as some really unusual rarities. You may be hunting for…

Sunday, May 29, Memorial Day Service at Fir Lane

Fir Lane Memorial Park will hold a Memorial Day Program on Sunday, May 29, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. 924 East 176th Street, Spanaway, WA 98387. The public is invited. An Honor Guard from JBLM will be present to pay tribute to those who served and gave their all.

Spanaway historic cemetery cleanup, May 24 & 25

First, the Kiwanis on May 24, from 4 to 7 p.m. will do some preliminary work on the cemetery. Then, on May 25, the youth and their leaders from 4 congregations of the Latter Day Saints Church will be mowing, weed eating, and doing general cleanup at the Spanaway Cemetery from 4:15 to 6 p.m….

June 6 meeting about historic Parkland School

Councilmember Jani Hitchen has reserved a room at the James Sales School to have a community discussion about the fate of the historic Parkland School. The meeting will be held June 6. 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at 11213 Sheridan Ave S, Tacoma, WA 98444. It was only May 15, when a group of people in…

6th Council District Meeting May 25

Every year, the County Council has meetings in each district instead of the Council Chambers. The 6th District, which includes West Parkland, Lakewood and Anderson Island, has a meeting May 25, at 6 p.m. at the Lakewood City Hall Council Chambers, 6000 Main Street SW, Lakewood, WA 98499. It is also available on Zoom at:…

The FATE of Parkland School, June 21

On May 17, the Pierce County Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission almost did not have a quorum, but when the Vice Chair finally came on line 10 minutes late, they were surprised by the 41 people signed on to their Zoom meeting. It was stated that it was the largest turnout of any meeting they…

May 17 Public Meeting to decide fate of the old Parkland School

Pierce County Landmarks and Historic Preservation zoom meeting Tuesday 6 p.m. where the fate of our Parkland School building could be decided.  Go to https://www.piercecountywa.gov/5938/Landmarks-and-Historic-Preservation, to find out more about the meeting or, here is the pertinent information: Starts at 6pm, Tuesday night (May 17), Call in number (253) 215-8782, i.d. 938 3347 5756, pass code 594581.  …

Shady Acres reaches 60 years

By Marianne Lincoln On April 19, 1962, Harold LeMay, Jack Brown and William “Bill” Black filed the Shady Acres Corporation at the State of Washington Secretary of State’s Office. It started as a piece of property on 208th Street. George Brown Road (46th Ave.) ran through the middle of it diagonally. The three subdivided the…

2022: April 30th & May 1st , LeMay Wine, Spirits & Chocolate Event

April 30th & May 1stLeMay Wine, Spirits & Chocolate Event Saturday 3pm- 9pm; Sunday 12pm-4pm Enjoy locally crafted wine, artisan spirits, chocolate, & more! This two-day premier event will feature live music and carefully selected wineries, distilleries, chocolate, decadent sweets and specialty gift vendors from around Washington. It is an annual tradition in the South…

Would Mackenzie Scott help us?

Spanaway is just a little place really. It is an unincorporated community with very little in the way of amenities compared to other areas of the county. We have no voice on the Pierce County Regional Council because we are not a city. We share a fraction of a County Council person with other communities,…

8th Avenue East Road Work

PIERCE COUNTY — Work to resurface 8th Avenue East from 336th Street East to 288th Street East will begin April 11. The project is expected to be complete in mid-May. The project area is located south of Joint Base Lewis-McChord between 8th Avenue South and State Route 7. Approximately 200 feet of guardrail will be…