Feb. 10 & 11, Rock the Rink Ice Show

PIERCE COUNTY PARKS — Bring your friends and family to Pierce County Parks’ exciting new ice show: Rock the Rink! Join the fun at Tacoma’s Sprinker Recreation Center to watch this upbeat and thrilling ice show featuring decades of nostalgic tunes that will get you on your feet and ready to dance. The show will…

Whose idea was this big incorporation study area?

[Editorial: Terry Hurd, Frederickson Clover Creek Community Council presented this at the Frederickson Land Use Advisory Commission (LUAC) meeting on January 23, 2023, while the feasibility study team was taking public comment.] Cities are the pride of every state. Mayors’ voices carry much weight addressing issues. Big city, big voice. Cities are the focus of…

Jan. 9, 7pm, Environmental Compliance Webinar for Tiny Home Village

From newsletter of Councilmember Jani Hitchen, Jan. 5, 2023: ***Pierce County Village Update*** Many of you have reached out to my office about the proposed Pierce County Village currently sited in Spanaway. There have been a lot of questions, many of which I had myself. I share a link to a resolution below that I think may…

Farms to commercial airports? Graham meeting Jan. 13

The Coalition Against Graham and Eatonville-Roy Airports will be holding a meeting at Graham Kapowsin High School on Friday, January 13, 2023 for the public to come hear about and hopefully express their feeling about the two sites (of 3) that the Washington State Legislatures Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission (CACC) has selected as potential sites…

Recap: Meeting on the Pierce County Tiny Home Village in Spanaway

[Editor note: hard to squeeze in a story with two days of back to back meetings. The County loaded the first two business days of the year for people in Spanaway. 6:30 p.m. in Midland the land use committee will hear about the incorporation study that Rep. Melanie Morgan started] Link to Pierce County TV…

The wolf is wearing a sheep’s coat of helping the homeless

By Marianne Lincoln [Editor Note: This is my testimony to the Planning Commission for 1-3-2023. RR (Rural Resource) Zone is has a maximum density of three housing units per acre with a extenuating circumstances. Normally, two per acre. So with nearly 400 on 27 acres they’re over limit, even though they say they count four…

Comments by County Reviewers of the Tiny Homes Project in Spanaway

[Editor: This is information from the project site at Planning and Land Services and these are comments by County employees who are moving the project along as part of their jobs. Those of you who may want to make public comments, may find some of their comments useful information from which to ask questions.] Reviewer…

Help improve Sprinker Recreation Center

From Pierce County Help us improve Sprinker! After 48 years of serving the Parkland, Spanaway, and greater Pierce County communities, Sprinker Recreation Center‘s indoor spaces are in need of updates and improvements.  Since 2016, Pierce County has been listening to and engaging with the Parkland and Spanaway communities to help redesign the Sprinker Recreation Center’s outdoor…

Tiny Homes Project causes water worries in Spanaway

They call it need. They call it supportive housing. They call it mental health crisis. They use all the words they can to evoke empathy for their cause. What they are not saying is they are using this bleeding heart approach to cause harm to Spanaway water resources and its political future. “They” are Pierce…