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.

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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.

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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.

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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: August 16, 2017

Pierce County Council meeting to be held in Bonney Lake on Aug. 24

The Pierce County Council will hold an In-district Council meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 24, at the Bonney Lake Justice and Municipal Center, 9002 Main Street in Bonney Lake. This in-district meeting will be chaired by District 1 Councilmember Dan Roach.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Sunrise Village community events

See what's happening in Sunrise Village - summer concerts, Saturday night Cruz-Ins : http://www.mysunrisevillage.com/events

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

WSDA discovers first-ever live female gypsy moths in Puyallup and Graham area

OLYMPIA — For the first time in its more than 40-year history of trapping for gypsy moths, the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has discovered actively reproducing female gypsy moths during annual summer trapping.

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Thun Field Advisory Commission (TFAC) meeting

A meeting of the Pierce County Thun Field Advisory Commission (TFAC) will be held on Thursday, August 17, 2017, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Thun Field Civil Air Patrol building, 16915 103rd Ave. E., Puyallup, WA 98374.

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Toxic Algae Warning Issued For Lake Tapps

Toxic Algae Warning Issued For Lake Tapps

The toxic algae bloom in Lake Tapps can be harmful to pets and children.

By Neal McNamara (Patch Staff) - Updated August 1, 2017 7:14 pm ET

BONNEY LAKE, WA - The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department has detected a ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Pierce County TV Talks

PC TV interviews Councilman Dan Roach and Sheriff's Sgt. Brian Ward, head of the Marine Division on Lake Tapps and recently allocated money for additional patrol on the the lake.   

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Patrol the waters of Lake Tapps with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Marine Services Unit

The Pierce County Council added an additional $30,000 to beef up patrols on Lake Tapps in 2017. Go for a ride along with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Marine Services Unit for a look at the kind of policing they do on the water.

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Planning a dip in Lake Tapps? Watch for toxic algae

People playing in and around Lake Tapps are being warned about possible toxic algae in some parts of the water.

The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department has issued an advisory and posted signs in the area.

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Pierce County Parks invites comments on the future of Lake Tapps County Park

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Community members can help shape the future of Lake Tapps County Park by attending an open house on Thursday, April 27. The meeting will be held at North Tapps Middle School, 20029 12th St. E. in Bonney Lake at 5:30 pm.

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Daffodil Festival princesses visit Pierce County Council

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It's a day councilmembers look forward to every year. See the special visit from the 2017 Daffodil Court and learn why the Council names them Ambassadors of Pierce County.

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Snowfall and gondola draw crowds to Crystal Mountain

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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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