Comments by County Reviewers of the Tiny Homes Project in Spanaway

[Editor: This is information from the project site at Planning and Land Services and these are comments by County employees who are moving the project along as part of their jobs. Those of you who may want to make public comments, may find some of their comments useful information from which to ask questions.] Reviewer…

We cannot live without good drinking water

By Marianne Lincoln My many years of local travels to meeting after meeting have allowed me to be on email, Facebook and texting lists from some amazing local people with long time experience in keeping our communities safe and our leaders in check. Leaders like to be admired, but sometimes, it’s difficult to appreciate their…

Help improve Sprinker Recreation Center

From Pierce County Help us improve Sprinker! After 48 years of serving the Parkland, Spanaway, and greater Pierce County communities, Sprinker Recreation Center‘s indoor spaces are in need of updates and improvements.  Since 2016, Pierce County has been listening to and engaging with the Parkland and Spanaway communities to help redesign the Sprinker Recreation Center’s outdoor…

Local Kiwanis gifts first year teachers

It was an inspiration of Parklands-Spanaway Kiwanis President Bruce Rice. One night he was thinking about how difficult it is to graduate from college, be burdened with student debt, rent payments and also try to start teaching in a classroom where often teachers have to use their own resources to acquire supplies for their students’…

Tiny Homes Project causes water worries in Spanaway

They call it need. They call it supportive housing. They call it mental health crisis. They use all the words they can to evoke empathy for their cause. What they are not saying is they are using this bleeding heart approach to cause harm to Spanaway water resources and its political future. “They” are Pierce…

Transportation input to WSDOT

From WSDOT – Olympic Region Public input needed for transportation study focusing on connectivity in south Pierce County Online open house runs Dec. 1-16 PUYALLUP – People who live, work, play and commute through south Pierce County have an opportunity to provide feedback on a study focused on improving connectivity on multiple state highways. The…

Interfaith Community Christmas Concert, Dec. 11

The Interfaith Community Christmas Concert will be held, Sunday, Decem6er 11, 2022 at 7 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 13612 – 224th St. E. Graham, WA 98338. That location is just east of Thrift on 224th Street. Please join our Community as we Celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus…

More Holiday events nearby

From Bee Forever Apiary in Yelm Dear Friends, Neighbors and Customers! We are finally having our last Holiday Bazaars of this years season. We invite you to do your local Holiday shopping with us and look what other crafters and artists have to offer. You will find everything from honey, bee pollen, soaps to our…

Help support Winterfest 2022

Each year, community services in the Parkland-Spanaway area support low-income families by collecting items for Winterfest. Families receive invitations from those community services to participate in the event. Winterfest has served hundreds of local families over the past 30 years. They share refreshments, hold a children’s fair with games, face painting, a visit with Santa,…