The best little Fair in Pierce County – Aug 26-27

The Lacamas Community Fair is taking place the weekend of August 26 – 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It has everything you expect in a fair, preserves, quilting, produce, food, kids events, horses, rabbits and chickens. From Spanaway – SR7, Pacific Avenue, take the Roy exit (at the Roy-Y) SR507. Turn left about…

Memorial Day Service at Bethany Cemetery May 29

Each year at the small cemetery near Muck Creek on the Mountain Highway, Bethany Lutheran Church holds a wonderful celebration of Memorial Day. The event is complete  with a Flag and Firing Detail from JBLM and keynote speaker,  Chaplain Art Sortland (Capt, USN, Ret) to honor the day. This well attended event is located in a lovely…

Wetlands and Pierce County – can they coexist?

By Marianne Lincoln Two developments currently in process are raising the eyebrows of planning and development watchers in the county. These are called Ally Brook and Phoebe’s Meadows. In Phoebes Meadows, the developer actually didn’t want to build as many houses (4) as PALS (Planning and Land Services) demanded he put on the parcel (10)….

Nature Walk on Saturday, May 13

Upcoming events for the Nisqually Land Trust Join us for our first Nature Walk on Saturday, May 13! River Walk at Nisqually River Shoreline near Yelm  Saturday, May 13, 10 am – 11:30 am George Walter, board member and founder of the Land Trust, will guide the walk and share stories about how this forested shoreline was preserved….

Growth – Is it managed in Pierce County?

Back in the early 1990’s the Washington State legislature passed the Growth Management Act. Since that time in Pierce County lot sizes have grown much smaller, there is more traffic congestion in unincorporated areas and now there are restrictions on who can get a well put on their property in rural areas. Did ‘we’ preserve our…

Bethel SD seeks members for Long Range Facilities Task Force

Group to study overcrowded and aging schools districtwide Recent studies show as many as 3,000 more students will enter Bethel Schools in the next decade. Do we have enough space? Will we be ready? The Bethel School District is now seeking staff, parents, students and community members for its Long Range Facilities Task Force. The…

Lacamas Creek Bridge to close July 13 for replacement

The Lacamas Creek Bridge, located along 288th Street South just east of 48th Avenue South, will close July 13 while it is replaced. The bridge is expected to open in mid-October. A 7.5 mile detour will take motorists along 40th Avenue South, Tisch Road South, and 72nd Avenue South. A detour route is available here. The…

Join, help your community and be happier as a result

South Pierce County has many local organizations from Rotary, Lions and Kiwanis to community associations in the unincorporated areas. These groups are made up of volunteers who care about the people and places around them. They put in countless unpaid hours to make your lives better. If you are feeling low, participating in one of these…

Lacamas Community Spring Fling May 9th

SPRING FLING May 9th 9am-4pm LACAMAS COMM. CENTER 32113 8th AVE. S, ROY Bazaar – Garage Sale & Small Equine Play Day Breakfast starts at 8am- 2 eggs, 2 pancakes, ham & hash browns $4 Several crafters will be on site, selling their unique hand made goods. Come find that special gift for Mother’s Day. Also on…

Harvest Fest at the Lacamas Community Center Oct. 4th

HARVEST FEST 10 am – 4 pm October 4th Lacamas Community Center 32113 8th Ave S Roy FREE MAKE …IT TAKE IT CRAFTS (for kids) FREE ICE CREAM SOCIAL 1-3pm FREE MINI PONY PLAYDAY-COSTUME PARTY 20 VENDERS WITH HANDCRAFTED ITEMS BREAKFAST STARTS AT 8:30 am – 11 2 eggs, 2 pancakes, ham and home hashbrowns…

Lacamas Community Club Harvest Fest Oct. 4

Lacamas Community Club Harvest Fest Saturday, October 4    at 10:00am This is to celebrate the year we’ve finished and get excited for the year coming up! Games, Jumping, Costume contest with your Small Equine. Friends are welcome, and friendly sm-eq’s are welcome. The Lacamas Comm Club will have their kitchen open for food purchases for…