Budget deficits, potential lay-offs, and long-term sustainability | Fire Chief update

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 5:00PM

After the levy failure, the department met seven times for more than 30 hours with the Local 3520 Executive Board to discuss possible solutions to this budget crisis. Although there have been positive discussions in these meetings, the department’s leadership and the Local 3520 Executive Board have fundamentally different perceptions on budgets, the use of the Ending Fund Balance and the overall long-term financial stability of the department.

Evening Yoga Classes | Pierce County Parks

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 7:01PM

A new session of Hatha Yoga at the Frontier Park Lodge, 21800 Meridian S in Graham starts Tuesday, Jan 6 & Thursday, Jan 8.

Tae Kwon Do | Pierce County Parks

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 6:59PM

Pierce County Parks and Recreation offers Tae Kwon Do for ages 7-adult at Frontier Park, 21800 Meridian S in Graham.

Puget Sound sport crabbing to close Dec. 31 | Department of Wildlife

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 1:00PM

Puget Sound marine areas currently open for recreational winter crabbing will close at 5 p.m. on Dec. 31, after which all sport crabbers licensed to fish for crab in the Sound will have through Feb. 1 to report their winter catch.

Mount Rainier winter access schedule 2014-2015

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 12:00PM

Acting Superintendent Tracy Swartout advises that Mount Rainier has transitioned to winter hours of operation and service. Warmer than average temperatures, several flood events, and high winds marked an interesting end to November and start to December. Winter recreation demand will be increasing as temperatures cool and the holidays approach. The entire Mount Rainier Team, including its concessionaires, partners, and scores of volunteers, is preparing for winter operations and visitors.

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