42nd Annual LeMay Car Show August 31

TACOMA, WA—The 42nd Annual LeMay Show is preparing for yet another year on Sat., August 31, 2019, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. What started out as a simple gathering held by Harold and Nancy LeMay with a couple friends, a lemonade stand, and few cars has grown into show that feature over 1,000 vintage vehicles…

First-of-its-kind boat slide gets ribbon cutting August 23

PIERCE COUNTY, WA — Washington’s first slide-style boat launch is scheduled to open Friday, August 23 at 10:00 a.m. at Riverside Park in Sumner. At the ribbon cutting on the high bank of the Puyallup River there will be a demonstration of lowering and raising boats along the river. The slide’s opening coincides with fishing season….

Sprinker Mobile Food Fest August 19, 2019

PIERCE COUNTY, WA —  Sprinker Recreation Center’s ballfields will have a fleet of tasty mobile goodness from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 17 at Pierce County Parks & Recreation fifth annual Mobile Food Fest. In addition to the 24 delicious reasons to attend the admission-free at Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 C St….

Garfield Street Fair August 17, 2019

PARKLAND, WA — The community of Parkland, Washington is about to have some special local events! Friday, August 16, there will be a Movie Night at Trinity Lutheran Church starting at 7:30 p.m. they will feature the movie: On Golden Pond. Saturday, August 17, Garfield Street will be closed all day. The Garfield Street Fair…

Freddie Fest August 10, 2019

The Frederickson Clover Creek Community Council is proud to invite you all to their annual Freddie Fest held on the grounds of Sound Life Church (3425 176th Street East Tacoma, WA, 98446). Freddie Fest includes vendor booths, a chili cookoff and a car show. Every year there is lots of special entertainment for both adults…

Pierce County Fair debuts horse mounting ramp at special dedication

Join the time-honored annual tradition that celebrates rural life, agriculture, and family-oriented fun at the Pierce County Fair Aug. 8-11 at Frontier Park in Graham. Reminiscent of agricultural fairs, the Pierce County Fair embraces our local riches. Situated amongst the firs and green grass, the fair offers a variety of favorites for visitors of all…

Anderson Island ferry service suspended

Pierce County Ferry service is suspended until further notice following a failure of the Anderson Island dock. A marine contracting crew is on-scene and assessing the situation and making the repair to the dock. Please plan for ferry service to be suspended throughout the morning. Another update will be provided at 10 a.m. about next…

Back to School Fair at Our Savior Lutheran Church – Aug. 17

Annual Back To School Fair 8/17: Free School Supplies It’s that time again… Our Annual Back To School Fair. Join us Saturday, Aug 17, 2019, from 10-Noon at Our Savior Lutheran Church. Students must be present to participate. Our Savior Lutheran Church is located at 4519 112th St E , Tacoma, WA 98446.

County Roads: High friction surface treatment to be applied to a few

High friction surface treatment coming to Pierce County roads Pierce County will install a surface treatment at six roadway locations starting Aug. 5. The treatment – called a high friction surface treatment – will be applied at the following locations: • 122nd Street East/Military Road East – two curves near bottom of hill • McCutcheon…

Planning Commission considers huge land use changes in unincorporated areas

Controversial land use changes to the Frederickson, Parkland, Spanaway, Midland,  South Hill and Mid-County (Summit, Waller, North Clover Creek Collins) areas are progressing through the formal process of adoption in Pierce County. These changes involve housing and business uses, but not an accompanying infrastructure plan. Therefore the communities, already overcrowded for urban growth that has…

Hand Car Races in Wilkeson July 21, 2019

The third Saturday in July the town of Wilkeson is taken over with festivities. Historically, Wilkeson is a coal mining town, complete with brick coke ovens and lots of railroad tracks. It is in a quaint, rural setting with sandstone block buildings, entry arch and onion domed Holy Trinity Orthodox Church. It is nestled in…