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 22, 2017

Pierce County July 4 Fireworks Guide 2017: Where To See Shows, Parades

LAKEWOOD, WA - Independence Day is almost here, which means it’s time to make plans for where you’re going to watch fireworks around Pierce County. There are plenty of July 4 events going on this year from Tacoma to Eatonville - and of...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

When and where fireworks are legal in Western Washington- Q13 News Staff

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Though the weather might not show it, summer is officially about to begin.

That means booms and bangs can be heard from across the neighborhood. Dogs look around warily. It’s firework season.

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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.

“Because the algae might move from plac...

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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 22, 2017

County road to Crystal Mountain nearly finished, improves safety

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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...

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...

Posted on: September 12, 2016

Opportunity to serve on the Conservation Futures and Open Space Citizens’ Advisory Board

The Conservation Futures and Open Space Citizens’ Advisory Board (CAB) is looking to fill three vacancies on the board for Pierce County Districts 1, 4 and 5. Individuals must live in the district they are representing and is a four-year term. If you are ...Read on...

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...