Category Archives: Parkland
Open Letter to Pierce County Councilmember Jim McCune, District 3 By Wayne Cooke Re: Homelessness Dear Jim, I have spent many hours researching our “homeless problem,” sparked by my friendship with a young homeless couple from Graham. As our representative, … Continue reading
~ 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
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
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.
Special to the Mountain News Editor’s Note: The Mountain News received the following press release from the Pierce County Auditor’s Office, the agency that administers our elections. Pierce County is mailing corrected ballots to 1,422 voters in the new 10th … Continue reading
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
by Bruce A. Smith Although our area has been graced this month with several days of sunshine and cloudless skies, it has spelled doom and suffering for many residents of Pierce County as the air – particularly on weekends … Continue reading