Category Archives: South Hill
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
A dramatic rescue took place earlier this month at the Mel Korum YMCA in South Hill, and the Mountain News is delighted to post the details as presented in this press release from Assistant Chief Ed Hrivnak of the Central … 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 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
Over the past week, a handful of Puyallup-area school teachers began collecting stories about Charlie, 7, and Braden, 5, Powell, the two boys killed by their father, Josh Powell, on February 5 near Graham.
~ 1. The Mountain News-WA launches on February 7, 2011 After months of planning and preparations, the Mountain News-WA flickered into life upon our computer screens with our first posting on February 7. Eleven months later we’ve reached 100,000-plus hits and posted 230 … Continue reading