Adopt-a-Highway is back!

WSDOT — After more than a year of being suspended due to the pandemic, WSDOT’s volunteer Adopt-a-Highway groups are heading back out to help clear roadway trash and litter. Groups can resume their important work helping keep our highways clean.   Become involvedWant to become even more involved in keeping our state beautiful? Consider forming…

Use AmazonSmile and help the Pierce Prairie Post

The Pierce Prairie Post operates under the Spanaway Community Association’s 501(c)(3) status. It is eligible for donations through AmazonSmile. If you shop on Amazon, try shopping on AmazonSmile and donate to your local news. Choose Spanaway Community Association as your charity of choice and then shop the way you already do, but using AmazonSmile. Local…

Spanaway Lakefront owners petition County for special assessment district

By Marianne Lincoln, 5-3-2021 The Friends of Spanaway Lake (FOSL) , a 501(c)(3) non-profit association of lakefront property owners, has drawn up a petition to the County Council to create a special Lake Management District (LMD). This Special taxing area would charge each lake lot owner between $4 to $8 per lakefront foot to help…

Cars & Comedy at Marymount May 13

THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2021 AT 6 PM PDT – 8:30 PM PDT Cars & Comedy For a Cause LeMay Collections at Marymount The public is welcome, every 2nd Tuesday for an in-person indoor comedy show supporting the Marymount Event Center. The Marymount Event Center is located in the Main Museum, which features over a dozen…

No COVID19 Vaccine sites in Parkland Spanaway?

By Editor Marianne Lincoln I invite you to correct me if I have missed something. Reading through the available locations for COVID19 vaccines, there is a location in Elk Plain at the Fred Meyer. There is a Location in Summit at the Albertson’s Pharmacy. But the Pacific Avenue corridor in Parkland and Spanaway has no…

Washington State Legislature 2021 Session

By Marianne Lincoln, 2-17-2021 The Washington State Legislature is currently in its long session, which typically ends in the third week of April. Bills that are being considered this year can be found here. If you have a concern about a state issues or a bill being considered, you can find the list of contacts…

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…

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…