Soup Ladies serve up warmth and energy at shooting scene in ElkPlain

By Marianne Lincoln ELK PLAIN, WA The news Tuesday afternoon a Pierce County Sheriff’s Deputy was shot in the arm by a 27 year old man at the Garage Plus business in Elk Plain. This is located at 21607 Mountain Highway). The officer’s injury was not life threatening. Deputies responded to reports of a man threatening…

Mountain Highway blocking collision cleared at 260th

Collision SR 7 Southbound Collision on SR 7 southbound at Milepost 41.97 near 260th St E beginning at 10:51 a.m. on November 28, 2013 until further notice. The right lane is blocked. Cleared Collision SR 7 Southbound Cleared 11:17 am Previous Message: Collision on SR 7 southbound at Milepost 41.97 near 260th St E.  

IBTC Holiday BRAzaar Nov. 23

IBTC Holiday BRAzaar Saturday at 10:00am until November 24 at 3:00pm. Bethel Learning Center – 21818 38th Ave East in Spanaway, WA Please join us for some holiday shopping! Bring your checkbook, your credit cards, and your cash! There are many local direct sellers participating in this event. Proceeds go toward our quest to find a…

Rich Hopkins at 723 Networking Nov. 14

SPANAWAY, WA —  723 Networking will be meeting Thursday morning at 7am. This is a group of community minded business people from the Spanaway, Elk Plain, Frederickson and Graham areas. Rick Hopkins the Pierce County Building Official will be speaking on Nov. 14. If you ever wondered how Pierce County planning and Land Services works,…

It should be Elk Plain when the zip codes changes

By Marianne Lincoln ELK PLAIN, WA — Spanaway currently has two post office buildings. A request has been made from Joint Base Lewis McChord to the Postmaster General in Washington D.C. to give “Bethel Station” it’s own zip code. The reason has to do with the number of gates to the military base being based…

Spanaway Businesses at 723 Networking make donation to SLHS

Spanaway, WA — Tuesday evening at the Bethel School Board meeting, several local business people from 723 Networking presented Spanaway Lake High School’s mentoring program with a check for $741. The money represented the proceeds from ABC Day where the group sold raffle tickets, $1 for a chance to win a big screen TV. All the…

Bethel Community Open Market event on 11/9/2013

Bethel Community Open Market is your chance to shop early for Thanksgiving & Christmas! Our major effort & goal is to increase traffic & participation. There will be more signs & more people will be notified about the event. Signs will be provided pointing to the Food Court. Colored Fliers & Notices are being sent…

Daffodil Pricesses are being chosen

Franklin Pierce High School selected Casey Timble last week. Washington High School will choose their princess in the theater on October 24. Spanaway Lake High chose Connie Smith on September 30. Graham Kapowsin will choose a princess on October 30 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Bethel High will hold their Princess selection on November…

Bethel Over Emerald Ridge 28-21, Homecoming

SPANAWAY, WA — It was all there, the balloons, the streamers, the hats, shirts and school colored camo pants. There was royalty arriving in classic cars at half time, cheerleaders, hoots, howls, the band playing pep tunes and lots of people. The first score went to the Bethel Braves, but the Emerald Ridge Jaguars soon…

It’s Bethel High School Homecoming Week

SPANAWAY, WA — Bethel High School alums are expected Friday at the annual Homecoming Football game. This year Bethel is playing against Emerald Ridge at 7 p.m. There is a group on Facebook called “Bethel Brave Football Tailgates” who area actively promoting the game. On Wednesday, there will be a homecoming skit night. There is no information…

Wind gust possible to 57 mph tonight!

From the National Weather Service: Wind Advisory URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA 1107 AM PDT SUN SEP 29 2013 …POWERFUL AND DAMAGING WINDSTORM TO AFFECT PARTS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON TONIGHT… .EXPLOSIVE DEVELOPMENT IS TAKING PLACE WITH A LOW PRESSURE CENTER THAT WILL MAKE LANDFALL THIS EVENING SOMEWHERE BETWEEN THE FAR NORTH…

In the Bethel District, community is important

ABC Day is about community All Bethel Community Day at Spanaway Lake High School Come join us for the fourth annual All Bethel Community Day on September 28, 2013. ABC Day, sponsored by Bethel Community Services, Bethel School District,Umpqua Bank, Bethel Area Council of PTA’s, Pierce County Fire & Rescue, Air National Guard, Camp Murray…