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…

SLHS Holiday Craft Fair Sunday until 3 p.m.

SPANAWAY, WA — Did you remember to turn your clock back Saturday night? Then you should be on time for the Spanaway Lake Holiday Craft Fair on Sunday. It runs until 3 p.m. Jewelry, holiday items, hats, mittens, kitchen towels, homemade soaps, wind chimes, wood carved into many lovely things, shortbread cookies, salads, quilts, blankets to…

Update on Spanaway accident victim

The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s office released the name of the deceased as Amanda Halvorson, age 23. Our hearts go out to her friends and family. If there are any updates or news from the family, they are welcome to contact us here at the Pierce Prairie Post.

In search of a Wapato in Spanaway

I was recently in the Northwest room of the Tacoma Public Library, looking for information about Spanaway Park. The librarian found this rare book about the period when the lake was a water source for the City of Tacoma. Without going into detail, use of the lake for water only lasted from 1899 to 1905….

Celebrate! Spanaway Business Directory

A few years ago, members of the Celebrate! Spanaway group created a Spanaway Business Directory with the help of Pierce County Councilwoman Barbara Gelman and the Pierce County Office of Economic Development. Use it to find services in the area. The Celebrate! Spanaway Committee was formed in the late 1990’s by Jean Sensel, a business owner…