Essential Public Facilities, dangerous words

[Editor: this is a recap of the anti-airport meeting 1-13-23] It was a brief moment in the meeting about a major international airport being considered in South Pierce County. It was the moment when people asked, “How in the world did they approve ‘the dump?’” The answer, given by former Senator Rasmussen was 3 words,…

Interfaith Community Christmas Concert, Dec. 11

The Interfaith Community Christmas Concert will be held, Sunday, Decem6er 11, 2022 at 7 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 13612 – 224th St. E. Graham, WA 98338. That location is just east of Thrift on 224th Street. Please join our Community as we Celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus…

More Holiday events nearby

From Bee Forever Apiary in Yelm Dear Friends, Neighbors and Customers! We are finally having our last Holiday Bazaars of this years season. We invite you to do your local Holiday shopping with us and look what other crafters and artists have to offer. You will find everything from honey, bee pollen, soaps to our…

Pierce County Fair at Frontier Park Aug 11-14

August 11-14, Graham’s Frontier Park is the place to be. The Pierce County Fair, a quaint, low key, family oriented, local fair is happening this weekend. If you buy your tickets in advance at the fair office, you can even get a discount $5 instead of $7 for entry. If you park in the fair…

Graham-Kapowsin Community Council Senior Center opens June 28

From Council District #3 news: The Graham-Kapowsin Community Council Senior Center is holding an opening ceremony Tuesday (June 28) at 10:15 a.m. Join the opening in Room B at the Frontier Park Lodge, 21718 Meridian Ave. E. in Graham. If you plan to have lunch at the center, please RSVP: 253-921-2914. The center will be open…

Interfaith Community Christmas Concert, Food Drive, Dec. 12

7 p.m., On December 12, 2021, the Interfaith Community Christmas Concert and Food Drive will light up the night at the Graham LDS Church, 13612 224th Street E. This year you may attend in person or use the Zoom link below. All food donations will go to the Cedar Springs Community Church’s Harvest House Food…

Get Tickets for Haunted Headlights in Graham

PIERCE COUNTY PARKS — After a successful first year in 2020, the Haunted Headlights drive-through experience returns to Frontier Park for four days of family-friendly Halloween fun. Tickets go on sale Oct. 1 and must be purchased in advance online. No tickets will be sold at the event. Haunted Headlights participants will remain in their…

August Fairs & Festivals

And once again, there is a chance to gather at local events. Coming soon to a neighborhood near you: • Eatonville Lions Club Arts & Music Festival 2021, August 6-7, 2021 • Pierce County Fair, August 12-15, 2021 • Garfield Street Fair 2021, August 21, 2021 • Lacamas Community Fair, August 28, 2021 Here are…

Festive and Fun! Our holiday lights

Christmas lights are a cheerful product of the season. While Earthlings in the Northern Hemisphere are going through the shortest days of the year, the bright and cheerful lights help brighten both the darkness and our moods. The Frederickson area has a very special computer software engineer whose delight turned to programming Christmas lights at…

Pierce County Parks, new restrictions

Pierce County Parks has worked diligently to provide social, sport, and recreational activities at various sites throughout the county in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to Governor Inslee’s recently released directive and out of an abundance of caution, Pierce County Parks is announcing facility closures and program cancellations as follows: Sprinker Recreation…

OK Hwy Closure at 252nd Street E

Orting-Kapowsin Highway East will be closed south of 252nd Street East July 31 to mid-August Orting-Kapowsin Highway East will be closed about 400 feet south of 252nd Street East from July 31 to mid-August while a box culvert is replaced. The work is part of a larger project that will run from July 27 to…

June 27 blood drive in Graham

GRAHAM — On Saturday, June 27, Cascade Regional Blood Services will have their Bloodmobile in Graham, Washington. Please donate if you can to assist with those hospitalized in this pandemic. Before you arrive to donate, be sure you have eaten well and consumed plenty of non-caffeinated fluids. Bring your picture ID. If you are under…