Category Archives: Frederickson

Proposed road closure in Frederickson ignites controversy

by Josh Magill Over the last few months, a proposal to close a portion of 180th Street East in Frederickson has quietly moved its way through the Pierce County processes.  However, as stated by county engineer Brian Stacey at the … Continue reading

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Beyond the Borders expands to help folks without transportation

~ Editor’s Note It’s with a sigh of relief I’ve learned today that one program that truly helps people is being maintained as governmental budgets continue to be slashed.  One big example is the “Beyond the Borders” shuttle service that … Continue reading

Posted in Ashford, Business, Eatonville News, Frederickson, Graham News, Kapowsin, Orting, Parkland, Puyallup, Roy News, South Hill, Spanaway, Yelm News | 2 Comments

Central Pierce Fire District to send relief supplies to stricken firefighters in New York

Editor’s Note:  The Mountain News has received the following press release from the Central Pierce Fire District, which serves Frederickson, Spanaway, South Hill and Parkland.  They have announced a relief effort to help firefighters in New York and New Jersey … Continue reading

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Frederickson residents get enlightened about air quality

By Josh Magill The Frederickson – Clover Creek Community Council monthly meeting on Saturday morning featured a presentation on air quality in Pierce County.  The primary presenters were Alexandria Teague from the Pierce County Planning & Land Services Department, and Kathy … Continue reading

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Trillium presents award to IKEA distribution center in Frederickson

By Josh Magill  Sean Cantu’s smile lit up the enormous warehouse as he helped present Trillium’s “Top Employer of the Year” award on Wednesday afternoon to the employees of IKEA’s distribution center in Frederickson.  The honors were accepted by Pam … Continue reading

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Voting in Frederickson – a personal tale

by Josh Magill No lines or waiting greeted voters on Tuesday afternoon at the polling center set up inside Pierce County’s Maintenance Facility near Canyon Road and 192nd Street in Frederickson.

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Thinking of Sandy and Full Moons

By Bruce A. Smith, and photo by Josh Magill  Like many, I was consumed with watching coverage of Hurricane Sandy this evening. 

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