Groups like Bonney Lake Buckley Against Drugs and Clean Up Puyallup confront homeless people in Bonney Lake, Buckley and Puyallup. One man was charged with stalking a couple living in an RV near a school .
Puyallup city staff held pre-application meetings with developers in February to discuss potential projects that include ten townhouses, a 46-unit multifamily project and a 10,000-square-foot office space.
In 2011, Erika Thompson started the Wishing Well, providing free new and lightly used clothing and toys for Pierce County foster kids. The operation has a large storefront on Pacific Avenue in Parkland.
ScaleMatrix, a San Diego-based firm that provides data services, officially opened its first center in the Pacific Northwest on March 14 on South Hill. Puyallup leaders hope more technology investment follows.
Ken M. Spooner Farms will dissolve and divide its properties between the two brothers who own them, a Pierce County judge ruled in a lawsuit. The company with land in Puyallup and Olympia is famous for berries.
Maggie McQueen of Puyallup experienced financial, emotional and psychological abuse from her ex-husband before leaving with her children. She was homeless when she started her career as a real estate agent.
Tim’s Kitchen in South Hill opened with a line out the door, an indicator that the community is starved for a restaurant that’s not a chain. The restaurant is an outpost of the original Tim’s Kitchen in Orting.
Meridian Cafe in downtown Puyallup has reopened following a year-long closure after a fire at a neighboring business. The breakfast and lunch cafe opened with a succinct menu of breakfast classics and a made over dining room.
Southern-style barbecue restaurant Famous Dave’s has permanently closed its South Hill Mall location in Puyallup. The Tacoma location on South 72nd Street is still open. The mall is looking for a new tenant.
Class sizes are expected to increase in Puyallup schools in the 2019-20 school year as the district prepares to reduce its staffing. The action follows a three-day strike by teachers demanding higher pay.