Water

By Marianne Lincoln 1-18-2019 WaterIt rains.It pours.You get all soaked going out the door.It’s in the air.It’s on the ground.It’s everywhere you look around.You dig a hole.It fills right up.There’s more than enough to fill your cup.Build a road,It pulls it down.The potholes spread all over town.Build a house, With a gorgeous view,It slides right…

FCCCC to hold meeting January 15

The Frederickson CLover Creek Community Council will be holding an in person meeting January 15, 2022 at the Christ Community Baptist Church 8016 176th St. E.                  Regular Monthly Membership Meeting Agenda               Christ Community Baptist Church 8016 176th St. E.          January 15, 2022, at 9AM      Website: http://www.fcccc.us Agenda Items Welcome, Call to order,…

Warming Shelters 12-28-2021

It’s cold, very cold out there! Please be safe. If you need to get warm, here are some options.This is copied from Pierce County’s link: Pierce County Overnight Shelters Below are the Overnight Shelters open to the general community. Other shelters, such as the Stability Site, are operating but require referrals through other agencies. Only…

Charity deductions are easier this year

Recent legislation includes several provisions to help individuals and businesses who give to charity. The Spanaway Community Association (DBA Pierce Prairie Post) is a qualifying 501(c)(3) organization that can be a write off on your 2021 taxes. We appreciate your contributions. If you contribute before the end of 2021, you can deduct it from your…

Central Pierce Fire & Rescue hosting Santa visits

Many of us remember Santa riding on a fire truck through our streets for days before Christmas, passing out candy canes to children who spotted him. The fire district has grown significantly since then and the task is time consuming. Our firefighters have found a solution. They will tour Santa on specific routes in each…

Interfaith Community Christmas Concert, Food Drive, Dec. 12

7 p.m., On December 12, 2021, the Interfaith Community Christmas Concert and Food Drive will light up the night at the Graham LDS Church, 13612 224th Street E. This year you may attend in person or use the Zoom link below. All food donations will go to the Cedar Springs Community Church’s Harvest House Food…

Public Comment, new County Council Districts

On December 6, 2021, on a zoom link, the public may comment on the changes in the newly proposed County Council District map. From the Council email: Due to discrepancies in data that appeared in the GIS version of the map submitted Monday, Nov. 29, the Districting Master has resubmitted the map for public review….

50 years ago, I listened

By Marianne Lincoln It was the day before Thanksgiving, 1971. I arrived home from school at 2:15 p.m. I heard the news say there was a skyjacking taking place on a flight from Portland, Oregon. It was headed to Seattle. I thought to myself, this is interesting, I bet I can find out first-hand what…

Watershed Manager asks state to mandate water law

Letter from Cindy Beckett, EPA Certified Watershed Manager, to the Washington State Legislature Pierce County, Washington has very literally and permanently destroyed 60% of its water resources to date, the rest is on the chopping block now. That includes the recharge area to the people’s Sole Source Aquifer, our only Salmon bearing creek system that…

River Flood Warning until SAT 5:41 PM PST

From McChord SFB Weather Alerts Action Recommended Avoid the subject event as per the instructions Issued By Seattle/Tacoma – WA, US, National Weather Service Affected Area Nisqually River Near National Description …FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON… WHAT…Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast. WHERE…Nisqually River Near National….