Summit Rummage Sale June 7

Summit United Methodist Church at 104th & Canyon Road is holding a Rummage Sale on Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Summit United Methodist Church is located at 5316 104th St E, Tacoma, WA. The sale will include household Items, clothing, furniture and more. The donations support local and world mission projects. Advertisements

Waller Road Adopt-A-Road Clean-up, May 17

Waller Road Adopt-A-Road Clean-up this Saturday, May 17, 2014 9:00 AM – Noon The Summit-Waller Community Association invites any interested party  to participate in their litter patrol clean-up of Waller Road E from SR 512 to Pioneer Way E ( a 5 mile stretch ). Interested citizens should plan to sign-in at 9925 Waller Road E…

21st Annual Summit-Waller Community Associaton General Membership and Community Meeting

SUMMIT-WALLER, WA – The Summit-Waller Community Association will hold its annual General Membership and Community Meeting this Tuesday, May 6 from 7-9 pm at the Mid-County Community Center, 10205  44th Avenue East [ directly behind Central Avenue Elementary School ]. Special guest speakers include: Jeananne Conwell ( Mid-County community Center), Ann Poetter (Evergreen Lutheran High School), Mark Williams & Hugh Taylor (Pierce…

Pierce County Parks Appreciation Day

Pierce County Parks and the Summit-Waller Community Association are seeking volunteers to help clear trails, remove litter, and remove invasive Scotch Broom and English Ivy from the 160-acre, county-owned Orangegate Property (Park) located in the Summit-Waller Community.  The work party is scheduled on Parks Appreciation Day, Saturday, April 26 from 9:00 am until Noon. Anyone interested…

Support Puyallup and Franklin Pierce Schools

A quality educational environment is an essential pillar of a community’s character and quality of life.  Therefore, community support for its schools is critical. The Summit-Waller Community Association Board of Directors on behalf of our community membership encourages all voters to approve both levy propositions before the voters in the Puyallup and Franklin Pierce School…

County Council meeting Wednesday in Parkland

PARKLAND, WA —  The weekly Pierce County Council meeting will be on Wednesday in Parkland at the Central Pierce Fire and Rescue Station at 100 South 114th Street (114th & A Street). The meeting is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. The agenda can be found here. I will draw your attention to the following item up…

School board honored as a school board of distinction for 4th consecutive year

FRANKLIN PIERCE — The Franklin Pierce School District Board of Directors — Cole Roberts (Chair), John Harstad (Vice Chair), Doug Carlson, Mary Sherman and Mark Baumgarten — has been recognized as a 2013 Washington State School Board of Distinction by the Washington State School Board Directors’ Association. This is the fourth consecutive year that Franklin Pierce…

Gateways is for youth and families (and it needs your help)

By Wayne Cooke Love playing Bingo?  Ever play at the Bingo Hall on  Bridgeport in Lakewood?  If you did, you may know that you were supporting a very unique program: GATEWAYS.  Gateways is the present day version of an older program dating back to 1890, when it was known as the Children’s Industrial Home and…

Daffodil Pricesses are being chosen

Franklin Pierce High School selected Casey Timble last week. Washington High School will choose their princess in the theater on October 24. Spanaway Lake High chose Connie Smith on September 30. Graham Kapowsin will choose a princess on October 30 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Bethel High will hold their Princess selection on November…

Waller Road Neighborhood Watch, Oct. 4

Friday. October 4th, 2013 at 7 PM will be our regular Waller Road Neighborhood Watch meeting at Mid-County Community Center, 10205 44th Avenue East. We will begin our meeting with an update on the criminal activity in our community.  Followed by a presentation on the big screen of the Sheriff’s Department crime map. Then questions…

Grant provides FP another resource officer

Pierce County Sheriff receives school resource officer grant, officer to serve Franklin Pierce Schools PARKLAND, WA — On Sept. 27, the Department of Justice’s Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) division announced that Pierce County Sheriff’s Dept. received a COPS hiring grant for $125,000. The grant award is in partnership with Franklin Pierce Schools. The grant…

Wind gust possible to 57 mph tonight!

From the National Weather Service: Wind Advisory URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA 1107 AM PDT SUN SEP 29 2013 …POWERFUL AND DAMAGING WINDSTORM TO AFFECT PARTS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON TONIGHT… .EXPLOSIVE DEVELOPMENT IS TAKING PLACE WITH A LOW PRESSURE CENTER THAT WILL MAKE LANDFALL THIS EVENING SOMEWHERE BETWEEN THE FAR NORTH…