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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Help for small businesses

Small businesses are the heart and soul of our economy and our communities. 

As a small business owner myself for more than 40 years, I know that what we are experiencing during this COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. Adjusting our business opera...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Resolution R2020-20 delivers a Strategic Plan for Behavioral Health System Improvements

I have sponsored resolution R2020-20 which requests the Regional System of Care Committee Deliver to the Council by October 1, 2020, a Strategic Plan for Behavioral Health System Improvements to Inform Future Behavioral Health Tax Expenditures;  ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Transforming Behavioral Health in Pierce County

Essential to developing new, additional resources to successfully transform our region’s behavioral health system is first creating a comprehensive plan.  Funding an array of providers without first developing a comprehensive vision wil...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Parks and Economic Development Focus of Pierce County Council Meeting

The Pierce County Council will hold an in-district Council meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Sept. 17, at Tehaleh Heights Elementary School, 17520 Berkeley Parkway East in Bonney Lake. This in-district meeting will be chaired by Councilmember Dave Morell, Pierce Co...

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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: 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: 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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District 1 News
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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