August 21, LeMay Car Show

43rd Annual LeMay Car Show Saturday August 21, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission: $15 general | $5 student (6-17 years old) | FREE for Foundation members. – Register to volunteer – Featuring more than 1,000 vintage vehicles and access to the whole museum collection! The LeMay Annual Show is a unique event. More than…

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…

Parkland Community Trail Open House April 1

Help Shape the Design of the Parkland Community Trail Detailed Design has begun on the Parkland Community Trail! Pierce County Parks is working to bring an all-ages, all-abilities bike and pedestrian trail connecting Parkland neighborhoods to schools and parks. Parkland lacks adequate sidewalk or bicycling facilities and we hope that building this trail will improve…

Recent County Planning Changes Challenged

By Marianne Lincoln, February 23, 2021 Three separate challenges to the recently adopted planning amendments called Centers and Corridors have been submitted to the Washington State Growth Management Hearings Board. The challenges caused the Pierce County Council to delay the effective dates at today’s County Council meeting (2-23-2021). The implementation of the plans was delayed…

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…

Let’s help neighbors for the holidays locally…

By Marianne Lincoln Several events are occurring this week before Thanksgiving through the Christmas season in 2020 to help other local folks struggling through this difficult year. These are the events and dates you can help out locally with toy, clothing and food drives for the holidays. Each has further information as you read through…

Deadline for Clover Creek stormwater presentations

8/31 deadline for Presentation Proposals on the topic of Stormwater in the Chambers-Clover Creek Watershed Final Notice: The Chambers Clover Creek Watershed Council invites individuals with knowledge or expertise on the topic of Stormwater to submit a short topic abstract to be considered for the annual Chambers-Clover Creek Watershed Issues Forum, scheduled for the late…

BRT – Bus Rapid Transit virtual public meeting August 27

Join our virtual public meeting! Interested in the learning the latest about the Pierce Transit Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project? Join us online for a project update and an opportunity to interact directly with the project team! We hope you can join us virtually via Zoom on August 27, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m….

Our local Suffrage Centennial Aug. 26

There is a National Historic site in Parkland of which not many are aware. No, not the Oregon Trail marker at the former Brookdale Golf Course, although that is significant too. The historic designation is at is the former home of Emma Smith DeVoe at 133rd and B Street East. Born in Illinois, Mrs. DeVoe…

Final Environmental Impact Statement released

From Pierce County: The draft updates have progressed through public open houses, land use advisory commission meetings and the Planning Commission’s final recommendations to the County Council. Due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, the council’s consideration process has been postponed. Final Environmental Impact Statement released Part of the update process…