Special Candidate Filing Period – July 10, 11, and 12, 2017

[Editor: People needed to step up…] From the Pierce County Auditor A special filing period will he held July 10 – 12, 2017 as no candidate filings were received during the regular filing period for the following offices: City of Roy – Mayor, Council Positions 1, 3, & 4 Dieringer School District No. 343 –…

Grade: Incomplete

  By Marianne Lincoln Pierce County’s Centers and Corridors Proposal (C&C) is NOT a plan. It is a pathway to build and sell thousands of houses. It is a proposal that keeps jobs in the planning department and jobs in housing construction, real estate and mortgage industries. Pierce County has gone on a promotional tour for…

Chip Seal Fail on O-K Highway

By Marianne Lincoln Remember the recent chip sealing project Pierce County was doing on the Orting Kapowsin Highway at the end of May? Have you noticed the loose gravel all over the road since that time? That loose gravel is not normal, in fact, the past several years, the county has been using a technique…

Parkland Potluck June 24

On Saturday, June 24th from 4 to 7 p.m., the community of Parkland is going to have a get together at Mayfair Park. This is a local area event for residents. It will be a potluck, so be sure to bring a dish of one of your favorite recipe’s to share. The event is sponsored…

County Council passes supplemental budget

Council passes 2017 supplemental budget with emphasis on behavioral health The Pierce County Council has authorized $2.3 million in funding to support the behavioral health needs of the County. The $11.3 million 2017 supplemental budget focuses on four Council priorities: behavioral health, homelessness, public nuisance properties and economic development. The behavioral health funding includes: $500,000…

PLU Berry Festivals

The Annual Berry Festivals June 14 – Strawberries, July 12 – Raspberries and Aug. 2 – Blueberries Time: 11:30a – 1pm The Annual Berry Festivals at PLU are an exciting summertime activity for students, staff, and the Parkland community.  Each event, held once-a-month in the summer, focuses on a delicious summertime fruit and features summery desserts and free,…

Concert & Ice Cream July 14

Trinity Lutheran Church will be hosting a Midsummer Concert and Ice Cream Social on Friday, July 14th, 7:00 PM. Trinity Lutheran Church is located in Parkland at 12115 Park Avenue South, Tacoma, WA 98444.

Community Meeting in Frederickson June 17

Greetings, June 17 is our monthly meeting @ 9AM. We will have a representative from Pierce County Planning give a presentation on their Centers and Corridors plan that will rezone properties in Frederickson and the surrounding communities to accommodate 60,000 new residents. Existing Cities must plan for an additional 140,000 people. We would expect them to…

Triad Theater – Yelm events

THE TRIAD THEATER is located at 102 E Yelm Ave in Yelm.  Doors open 30 minutes prior to Showtime and “Pay at the Door” except where noted.  QUICK CLICKS:  The Triad Website;  Triad FACEBOOK Page;  JUNE Calendar (revised 5/28)  Our New Awning will arrive and be installed sometime in June!! Friday, June 2nd – Animal Communicator and Psychic Cherrie Spring…

June 3 Spring Fling

Come support your local crafters, June 3rd. Have some *FREE ICE CREAM* and BEST Pancake Breakfast, only $3.50! Breakfast is served from 8-11am. The events will be held at the historic Lacamas Community Center, 32113 8th Ave S, Roy.

Next Lake Kapowsin Cleanup July 15

Hello All: We had a great work party last Saturday (5/20/17) at Lake Kapowsin boat launch with a total of 19 volunteers.  Thanks to all that helped!!   Fish and Wildlife access managers Derek Hacker and John Evans also came and worked on the parking area green spaces to increase visibility for security. We cleared about 740…

The Post needs a small 4 door car

Do you have a little 4 door car that runs well but isn’t much of value as a trade in? Would you like to donate it to the Pierce Prairie Post and take a charitable deduction on  your taxes instead? The PPP is in need of a small sedan that gets reasonable gas mileage for…