In Memoriam for the unclaimed

PIERCE COUNTY, WA — You are invited to join Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier and Medical Examiner Karen Kline-Parhamovich, M.D. for a ceremony to lay unclaimed decedents to rest.  What happens when someone dies, and no one claims their body? In Pierce County, the Medical Examiner’s office arranges the cremation of the decedents and provides…

Replacing the Milroy Bridge

Pierce County seeks public input on early environmental findings for River Crossing Bridge project Early findings from an environmental review of a proposed new bridge across the Puyallup River into Fife are available for public review and comment through Friday, Sept. 24. The bridge project – known as the River Crossing – is part of…

Aug. 21, Garfield Street Fair

PARKLAND — The Garfield Street Fair will be held on August 21, 2021, in the PLU parking lot. There will be a car show will be in the middle and the vendor spaces with be along Garfield Street and other spaces around the car show. The event will run from 10 am to 3 pm….

Back To School Fair

Annual Back To School Fair 8/21: Free School Supplies Our Savior Lutheran Church will be having its Annual Back To School Fair on Saturday, Aug 21 from 10-Noon. Students must be present to participate. Our Savior Lutheran Church is located at 4519 112th St E, Tacoma, WA 98446.

Aug 26 at Keithly Middle School

Pierce County Councilmembers Jani Hitchen and Marty Campbell will be in Parkland for a Community conversation on Thursday, Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. at Keithley Middle School, 12324 L Street South, Tacoma. Bring your questions to the meeting where we will create space for a Parkland community conversation. In addition, we have invited several Parkland…

Health information for hot weather

Colling centers in Puyallup Colling Centers around Pierce County including Cross Park – Cooling Center From the Tacoma Pierce County Health Department When the weather heats up, know how to stay safe. When outside temperatures are very high, the danger for heat-related illness rises. Older adults, young children, and people with mental illness and chronic…

Unclaimed deceased residents, County seeking friends or family

Pierce County Medical Examiner seeks family or friends for more than 170 unclaimed decedents What happens when someone dies, and no one claims their body? In the case of Pierce County, Wash., the Medical Examiner’s office arranges the cremation of the decedents and provides a respectful ceremony at a final resting place. A public memorial…

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…

July 31, Aug. 1 – Living History Weekend

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – – On July 31and Aug. 1, the Lewis Army Museum on Joint Base Lewis-McChord will host its annual “Living History Weekend” event featuring historic military vehicles, living history displays and activities for all ages. The two-day event will coincide with the museum’s grand reopening and is open to the general…

Little Park Restaurant property update

[UPDATE: The Flying Tomato, formerly a restaurant between South Hill and Graham, has purchased the Little Park Property. They plan to open their restaurant there. You can see there is activity on the site, clearing out old furnishings.We have not learned what other property will be considered for tiny homes.] [UPDATE 7-31-21: Note from Councilmember…