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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Safety improvements to temporarily close Foothills Trail between McMillan and Orting

Safety improvements to temporarily close Foothills Trail between McMillan and Orting  

 A realignment of the Foothills Trail will be underway from July 8 - 26 to improve safety for both vehicle traffic and multi-use trail users.  ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Free Lake Tapps Incident Locators Available

Lake Tapps, WA – The Lake Tapps Incident Locator Program, first launched in 2014 by East Pierce Fire and Rescue, continues to be an effective way to ensure that public safety help gets where

it’s needed when time counts by placing identification numbers on...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Pierce County Talks - Meet the Newest Councilmembers

Grab a cup of coffee and join us as we meet the newest Pierce County Councilmembers. We cover their hobbies, their top priorities and some funny stories as they navigate the first few months on the job.

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Free Workshop at Lake Tapps Teaches Natural Yard Care

TACOMA, Wash.–Caring for your yard the natural way helps keep Lake Tapps beautiful and clean. Learn how at a free workshop Oct. 18, 6-8 p.m., at Island Lodge, 20818 Island Parkway E., Lake Tapps.

Reserve your spot for the workshop: www.t...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Free Workshop at Lake Tapps Teaches Proper Septic Care

Free Workshop at Lake Tapps Teaches Proper Septic Care. Learn why healthy septic systems are important for the environment.

Residents will get expert advice about septic system maintenance. You may qualify for discounts and have a chance to win free septic...

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

SR 162 Spiketon Creek Bridge near Buckley closed permanently

BUCKLEY – Newly discovered pier settlement on the existing State Route 162 Spiketon Creek (Pioneer Way) Bridge in Buckley has led Washington State Department of Transportation officials to permanently close the bridge to travelers.

“Thi...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Pierce County Talks | June 2018 - The Foothills Trail

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There’s 21 miles of Foothills Trail to enjoy in Pierce County. See the coolest parts of the new section from South Prairie to Buckley, plus construction plans for other trail connections in Puyallup, University Place and Tacoma. 

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Parks and Recreation’s winter, spring activity guide now available

Embrace winter now and look forward to what spring has to offer with Parks & Recreation’s winter/spring activity guide.


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Posted on: November 6, 2017

With one school nearly filled, district officials break ground on a new elementary in Tehaleh

The Sumner School District officially introduced plans for its newest elementary school in Tehaleh at a groundbreaking ceremony last week.

Read full article: http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/community/puyallup-herald/ph-sumner/article181768531.html...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Councilman Dan Roach talks with Pierce County Talks on new derelict properties ordinance

A derelict property that welcomes drug activity and crime - the Pierce County Council passed a new ordinance to speed up the cleanup process. 

Watch Pierce County Talks segment on Derelict properties:  https://youtu.be/0waW63lWVUA

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

New road in Bonney Lake gives drivers direct route to Tehaleh

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A new road at 198th and Rhodes Lake Road in Bonney Lake now gives drivers a direct route to Tehaleh from 410.

Video - https://youtu.be/qxewRqlLh_0

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Buckley grants noise exemption for bridge painting

Those who travel the White River Bridge between Enumclaw and Buckley will again face some minor traffic tangles, but there’s no need for motorists to be immediately concerned.

Read full story here:  http://www.courierherald.com/news/buck...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Construction starts on Puyallup River side channel near Orting Sept. 18

Construction of a 1,400-foot Puyallup River side channel near Orting will begin Monday, Sept. 18. This new side channel will reduce impacts to nearby neighborhoods from river flooding and establish salmon habitat.

View complete Press Release here: https://...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Drawdown schedule, projects for Lake Tapps announced

Cascade Water Alliance and the Lake Tapps Community Council today announced the winter 2017/2018 drawdown schedule for Lake Tapps, and noted the long term look at future lake levels.

Read more here: http://www.courierherald.com/news/drawdown-schedule-proje...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Stubborn fire will keep Crystal Mountain closed until snow hits the slopes

With wildfires mellowing out just a little, Crystal Mountain Resort said Monday that it will remain closed.

“Due to ongoing efforts to contain the fire, we will remain closed for the rest of the summer season,” the resort posted on Face...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Lake Tapps Toxic Algae Advisory Lifted

BONNEY LAKE, WA - After more than three weeks, the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department has lifted its toxic algae advisory for Lake Tapps. The advisory went into effect Aug. 1 after an algae bloom was spotted at the northwest end of the lake.

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Mother and son serving on Pierce County Council together

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TACOMA, Wash. – For the first time in Pierce County history, a mother and son will both serve on Pierce County Council together. Longtime State Sen. Pam Roach was recently elected to the second district on the Pierce County Council. She joins her son Dan ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

2016 Fall Events

Pierce County Parks: 
One of the new things happening at Pierce County Parks is 
Freezin Fridays at Sprinker Recreation Center, 7:45-9:45 pm. It’s a great place for teens to come and “chill” with fri...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

New road in Bonney Lake to open soon near Tehaleh

A new road in slated to open in Bonney Lake this April near the Tehaleh development. The one-mile section will give drivers a direct link to 410, rather than weaving through the neighborhood, and should help alleviate some congestion. Hear from Pierce Cou...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

New Property Crimes Unit

Pierce County officials want to reduce the number of property crimes. The 2016 County budget includes funding for a new, special unit in the Sheriff's Department.Read on...

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