50% Growth in 25 years – PSM Plan

[Editor Note: Contrast this with the County information about Frederickson, you can clearly see their bias toward growing Frederickson. Frederickson tripled (300%) P-S-M is noted to have grown 50% in that same timeframe. The Census of 2020 will tell us more soon.] From the Pierce County Planning page for the Parkland-Spanaway-Midland Plan PIERCE COUNTY —…

Frederickson’s population has tripled in 25 years

[Item taken from the Pierce County Frederickson Community Plan webpage.] [Editor Note: Frederickson has a LUAC meeting on January 27, 2020 at 7 p.m. in the Bethel Learning Center – this is a MUST read for anyone in the Bethel School District area. It includes a county incorporation push paragraph!] PIERCE COUNTY — Frederickson’s population…

Planning Commission meetings on community plan updates

The Pierce County Planning Commission has scheduled eight additional meetings on the Frederickson, Mid-County, Parkland-Spanaway-Midland and South Hill community plan updates in early 2020. The commission is scheduled to make its final recommendations on the updates in March. Community plans provide direction on how growth and development will occur. The plans address topics such as…

Central Pierce F&R Public Meeting Feb. 3

CENTRAL PIERCE FIRE AND RESCUE — A Special Board Meeting/Public Hearing on the proposed Capital Facility Plan has been scheduled for February 3rd, 5:00 p.m., at District Headquarters, 17520 22nd Avenue East, Tacoma, WA 98445. Additional information can be found at this link to their webpage. At this public hearing the Board of Commissioners will…

Public invited to help design Parkland Community Trail

PIERCE COUNTY PARKS – Pierce County Parks design a trail through Parkland that will be friendly to all users – whether they bike, stroll or roll. The trail will connect parks and schools from Pacific Lutheran University to Sprinker Recreation Center. Parks will collect public input regarding the trail’s design and route, at a series…

Sheriff Pastor on Seattle shootings Jan. 22

Posted in Facebook by Sheriff Paul Pastor, 1-22-2020, 9:00 p.m. Tonight in Seattle: Shootings as No Surprise Like many of you, I watched the news coverage of the shootings in Seattle tonight. I believe that both Seattle Police and Fire / Paramedics responded quickly and well. Chief Best’s on-scene media presentation was extremely good. I…

New Rotary Chapter Forming – Jan. 25

The local Rotary Club is forming a new chapter for Graham Frederickson and Eatonville. GFE Rotary will help local businesses address issues facing their business and others and help them support their surrounding communities. The event will be held at Frontier Park Lodge, Saturday, January 25, starting at 6 pm. The cost is $15 for…

Jan. 23 Friends of Spanaway Lake

FOSL – Friends of Spanaway Lake will be holding it’s annual meeting on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at the Rainier Room of Sprinker Recreation Center from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The agenda includes electing several board positions. There will also be an update on decreasing phosphorus and algae in Spanaway Lake.  

Graham Vendor Opportunity at EXPO

The Graham-Kapowsin Community Council’s (GKCC) 17th annual fundraiser, Graham Home & Garden EXPO is Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 10-4 pm at Frontier Park Lodge (21718 Meridian E, Graham, WA). We are looking for vendors, shoppers, fun run/walk participants, and sponsors to help raise money for this worthwhile cause. All of the money raised for…

Ice skating championships runs through the weekend at Sprinker

PIERCE COUNTY — Ice Sports Industry (ISI) has selected Sprinker Recreation Center to host the Ice Sports Industry West Coast Championships, Jan. 17-18, as their first national event of the year. This annual recreational ice skating competition expects 300 skaters ranging in ages 3 to 73, from Alaska, California, Texas, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington, competing…

County Proposing to Suspend Centers and Corridors Revisions

PIERCE COUNTY – The Pierce County Council is backing off the Centers and Corridors Proposal. A Special Rules and Operations Committee and final Council hearings on Proposal No. R2020-6 will be held January 21 in committee and January 28 in front of the full Council for a final vote. R2020-6 is a Resolution of the…