Sprinker Mobile Food Fest August 19, 2019

PIERCE COUNTY, WA —  Sprinker Recreation Center’s ballfields will have a fleet of tasty mobile goodness from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 17 at Pierce County Parks & Recreation fifth annual Mobile Food Fest. In addition to the 24 delicious reasons to attend the admission-free at Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 C St….

Garfield Street Fair August 17, 2019

PARKLAND, WA — The community of Parkland, Washington is about to have some special local events! Friday, August 16, there will be a Movie Night at Trinity Lutheran Church starting at 7:30 p.m. they will feature the movie: On Golden Pond. Saturday, August 17, Garfield Street will be closed all day. The Garfield Street Fair…

Back to School Fair at Our Savior Lutheran Church – Aug. 17

Annual Back To School Fair 8/17: Free School Supplies It’s that time again… Our Annual Back To School Fair. Join us Saturday, Aug 17, 2019, from 10-Noon at Our Savior Lutheran Church. Students must be present to participate. Our Savior Lutheran Church is located at 4519 112th St E , Tacoma, WA 98446.

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…

Important Zoning Updates

PIERCE COUNTY — The Pierce County Planning Commission will consider proposed updates to the Frederickson, Mid-County, Parkland-Spanaway-Midland and South Hill community plans at public meetings over the next few months. Community plans provide direction on how growth and development will occur. The plans address topics such as zoning, transportation, the look and feel of the…

Fireworks rules in unincorporated areas

The 4th of July is approaching. Tribal Fireworks booths are already selling fireworks.  Illegal fireworks are subject to confiscation and possible  criminal charges. State licensed sales of legal fireworks will begin on June 28. It’s a good time to review what the laws are concerning your decision to light that first tempting firecracker. Here is…

IMPORTANT Community Plan Update Meetings

Frederickson and PSM (Parkland Spanaway Midland) community plan update open houses and hearings will be held this next two weeks. This is in regard to the Centers and Corridors Proposal changes. One hour before the hearings in front of the Land Use Advisory Committee (LUAC), there is an open house where attendees can peruse the…

Rotary’s Surrender the Booty Bash May 18

Service clubs are a vital part of a functioning community. The Parkland Spanaway Rotary  has been active in the area for a very long time, providing scholarships to students in the Bethel and Franklin Pierce School Districts as well as charitable services in the community. The Surrender the Booty Bash is their annual auction fundraiser….

Community Planning Changes

The Land Use Advisory Commissions for Frederickson, Mid-County, Parkland-Spanaway-Midland and South Hill will consider proposed updates to each area’s community plan at public meetings in May and June. Community plans provide direction on how growth and development will occur. The plans address topics such as zoning, transportation, the look and feel of the community, and…

Cinco de Mayo in Parkland May 4, 2019

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated in Parkland, Washington. On May 4, Garfield Street will be shut down between Park Avenue and C Street. There will be vendors, live music and celebration. The businesses on Garfield Street put this event on for the community. The event is schedule to last from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.,…

April 27 – Norwegian Heritage Festival

The Norwegian Heritage Festival is by far the most popular event each year for the Scandinavian Cultural Center at Pacific Lutheran University. This year it takes place on Saturday, April 27, 2019. The hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Anderson University Center, 12180 Park Avenue S. This event is held on both…