Category Archives: Frederickson

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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Ballot Misprint Update – Spanaway, Parkland and Frederickson affected

By Josh Magill  The Mountain New obtained more information from Pierce County Auditor, Julie Anderson, on Tuesday, Oct 23, regarding the announcement of misprinted ballots in two precincts of the 10th congressional district. 

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Dedication celebrates completion of Phase 2 at the Pierce County Skills Center

By Josh Magill  Just days after celebrating other building openings across town, such as the Bethel Learning Center and the remodel of Shining Mountain Elementary School, Bethel School District executives were at it again.  The excitement of these many new or … Continue reading

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All Bethel Community Day strengthens bonds between neighbors

By Angela Magill A bit of dread swelled up inside my chest as I battled the traffic outside Bethel High School early Saturday morning.  Just more than a month ago I had volunteered to be president of the local community … Continue reading

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Frederickson News – Bethel to open Learning Center amid a flurry of community events

By Josh Magill Though temperatures are dropping and it seems fall is upon us, events and meetings in the Frederickson and Spanaway areas have not gone into hibernation.  Just the opposite is happening due to some planning and dedications.  Ironically, … Continue reading

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Freddie Town News – summer’s 2nd Family Movie Night brings smiles and community ties

by Josh Magill “We’re not in Kansas anymore, Toto.  We must be over the rainbow,” proclaims Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, which was the movie shown at Frederickson’s second family movie night of the summer.  The feeling also emanated … Continue reading

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Freddie Town News – F-CCCC monthly meeting stirs debate with county official over wood stoves

 by Josh Magill A jolly group of fourteen members attended the monthly meeting of Frederickson-Clover Creek Community Council on Saturday morning last week.  The bright colors and pictures on the walls of the meeting room inside Christ Community Baptist Church … Continue reading

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