Squealing Valley Mud Run

On May 19th, Orting will play host to one of most unique local events I've heard of before: the Squealing Valley Mud Run. Teams of four people will navigate their way through a five mile off road course featuring numerous natural obstacles that will most likely include a lot of mud. The "squeal" in the race's name … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Why Spring is a Great Time to Buy a Home

Flowers are in bloom, the sun is (mostly) shining, and the cold weather has all but disappeared. Spring has finally arrived in Western Washington! Now that Washingtonians have emerged from their winter hibernation, many are deciding that now is a great time to buy a home. So, what are the benefits to moving in the … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Live in Orting

Those who already call Orting their home are familiar with the benefits of living there, but what about those who just moved in or are considering Orting as their future home? The following list briefly details some reasons why Orting is a great place to live. 5. Small Town Community Despite it's growth in recent years, … [Read more...]

2012 Daffodil Classic in Orting

This Sunday, April 15th, the Tacoma Wheelman's Bicycle Club will be hosting the 37th annual Daffodil Classic in Orting. This yearly event starts at 7:00AM at the Orting Middle School. In addition to family friendly courses, there will also be 40, 60, and 100 mile loops for more competitive cyclists. This event is a great … [Read more...]

The Daffodil Parade in Orting

Spring is finally here in Western Washington, and with its arrival comes one of the longest lasting traditions in Pierce County. The Daffodil Festival and parade has been a major attraction for the cities of Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner, and Orting since it began back in 1934. Daffodils were brought into the valley to be … [Read more...]

High Cedars Golf Course

One of Orting's premier communities is located just outside town at High Cedars Golf Course. When High Cedars was built back in 1971, Orting was just a tiny hamlet located in a very rural area. Today, High Cedars Golf Course provides the expanding Orting community with a beautiful location to enjoy one of America's most … [Read more...]

The Ever-growing Orting Population

Those of us who have lived in or around the town of Orting for awhile have seen what a difference the past 20 years have had on the city. What had once been a small, rural community has now become a fast growing town of about 6,700 people. No longer consigned to being just another tiny community, Orting and its citizens … [Read more...]

Four Positive Signs That Say It’s Time to Buy a Home

There have been a number of signs recently that say now is an excellent time to buy a home, particularly here in Pierce County. Sure, you hear that a lot, and it's what you'd expect to find on a real estate blog, right? Take a look at the information and be your own judge. Pending Sales are Rising According to the … [Read more...]

Foothills Dash in Orting

Spring is just around the corner in Western Washington, and what better way for Puyallup Valley residents to celebrate the end to Winter's grey skies than with a run along our beautiful Foothills Trail? The Foothills Dash, an annual fun run that features both 5K and 10K courses, as well as a 1K course for kids, will be … [Read more...]

Edgewood Rambler For Sale-3225 89th Ave E, Edgewood, WA 98371

Edgewood Rambler For Sale-3225 89th Ave E, Edgewood, WA  98371--This is a must see!  This beautiful 3 bedroom 2.25 bathroom home in Edgewood features 1949 sq ft of single level living.  Built in 1985 this home has been pampered and updated.  New light fixtures, Quartz counter tops, remodeled main bathroom and new vinyl in … [Read more...]

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