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…

April 13 Hearing on new zoning

PIERCE COUNTY, WA – Pierce County residents are invited to learn about and provide feedback on proposed updates to the Frederickson, Mid-County, Parkland-Spanaway-Midland and South Hill Community Plans at an April 13 open house. Community plans provide direction on how growth and development will be handled. The plans address topics such as zoning, transportation, the look…

Lakewood Water Pipeline? Meeting Feb. 6

At this time, there is a plan for city density development in the communities of Frederickson, South Hill, Spanaway and Parkland. The key question is: Will there be enough water? Federal Law prohibits pumping water from another source (Tacoma’s Green River Water) into our Sole Source Aquifer. Can Spanaway Water, Firgrove Water, Rainier View Water…

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…

Need to shred documents?

Free Shredding Events GRAHAM: August 1, 2015 LOCATION: Frontier Park, Home of the Pierce County Fair TIME: 10:00 AM CONTACT: Betty Backstrom @ 253-847-4754 Free Document Shredding, Food drive and opportunity to purchase discount Fair Tickets   TACOMA: August 1, 9 am – 1 pm Sound Credit Union, 3633 Pacific Avenue. Shredding provided courtesy of…

723 Networking, next meeting April 9

Join us this week at “723 Networking – Building Business Pride in Your Community”!   THURSDAY – April 9th, 2015 at 7:23am on the dot! The Hangar Inn Pierce County Airport – THUN FIELD 16807 103rd Ave E Puyallup, WA 98374 (253) 848-7516 ________________________________________ 7:01   Breakfast and Networking Welcome to “723 – Building Business PRIDE…

Free document shredding and used cell phone recycling event

The Better Business Bureau is hosting a free shredding event on Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at their DuPont Better Business Bureau Parking Lot location. Click here for full event details. Gather unneeded and outdated personal documents and old cellular phones for Better Business Bureau’s biannual BBB Secure Your ID…

Coffee & Connections

April 1 Coffee & Connections 1st Wednesday of the Month Date:    8:00 – 9:00 am Time:    Spanaway Lake Golf Course 15602 Pacific Ave. S – Tacoma, WA 98444 Cost:    Coffee service on your own Info:      Click Here   The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber South County Branch hosts Coffee & Connections on the first Wednesday of every month. Enjoy…

Graham Business Association

GRAHAM BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Wednesday, March 18, 2015  Start your day right with the Graham Business Assn. SPONSORED BY: ICIT Solutions, Kamar Oyenuga 7:00 a.m. – Networking and Breakfast At Graham Fire & Rescue at 23014-70th Ave E, Graham (Meridian, R 224th, L 70th Ave, R 4/10’s mile, 1st driveway) 7:30 a.m. – Meeting – Jimmy Morgan, President–Come…

Spanaway welcomes Burger King – happy “patties” day

The Pierce Prairie Post dropped by the new Spanaway Burger King a few days ago. Speaking with the Project Manager Joe and the Construction Manager Randy, we discovered the week of St. Patrick’s Day is the possible opening time. It is good to see a traditional hamburger place opening again in the heart of Spanaway….