Puyallup Fairground Events

The crowds and noise are gone. Traffic snarls are back to normal, and the lights and smells of the Puyallup Fair have gone away for another year. Most people not from the Puyallup area only visit once per year - when the Puyallup Fair is running. Those people, as well as many residents of the Puyallup Valley area, are … [Read more...]

End of Puyallup Fair Marks Beginning of Fall

With the final day of the Puyallup Fair having come and gone, Autumn is finally upon us, bringing cool, blustery days and thoughts of Halloween and the end of the year holidays. The falling leaves also send another message: now is the time to get serious if you want to be in your next home by Christmas. … [Read more...]

Orting Red Hat Days

An Orting tradition of over 60 years will continue in 2012. Orting Red Hat Days, an event which marks the beginning of hunting season, occurs on October 6th. … [Read more...]

Autumn Home Maintenance

With the gorgeous, nearly perfect weather we've been having in Western Washington lately, it's difficult to imagine the blustery, rain filled days that are only a few weeks away. If you've lived in the area for even a few Northwest Autumns, though, you know just how quickly the seasons change here. … [Read more...]

Hiring a Short Sale Specialist

Going through the short sale process, both as a buyer but particularly as a seller, can be one of the most stressful ordeals many people will experience. Just like you would want a skilled and qualified attorney if you're involved in a legal matter, so too should you desire that skill and experience when hiring a short sale … [Read more...]

Hounds on the Hill Puyallup

Dog lovers in our area are looking forward to a fun event taking place this weekend at the Pierce College campus in Puyallup. Hounds on the Hill, a brand new charity dog walk and dog related street fair, begins this Saturday at 8AM. … [Read more...]

Ride the Sounder to the Mariners Games!

Although the Seattle Mariners have played some lousy baseball the last 5 years or so, Western Washington residents still love going to beautiful Safeco Field on a gorgeous Washington afternoon to enjoy a game. Even if a friend gives you free tickets, however, the cost of attending a game can be pretty steep, particularly … [Read more...]

Orting Summerfest

This weekend should prove to be a fun one for residents of Orting and the surrounding communities. Orting Summerfest, a summer festival for all ages, will be held this Saturday, August 11th, in the city park.  … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Understanding Real Estate Terms

Understanding real estate terminology and acronyms can be nearly impossible for those both new and experienced in buying and selling real estate. Even though real estate agents do their best to give great customer service to their clients, it's quite easy to forget that not everyone uses these terms each day. Here are … [Read more...]

The Big O Ride in Orting

Western Washington is a popular location for motorcycle enthusiasts to enjoy a ride. The feel of the open air on your face as you cruise down a forested highway with Mt. Rainier in the background is about as good as it can get! If you're a bike owner but only tend to cruise around town, now is your chance to expand your … [Read more...]

Orting School Superintendent Named Semi-Finalist for “Superintendent of the Year” Award

Some great news surfaced yesterday with the announcement that Michelle Curry, the Orting school superintendent, has been named a semi-finalist for the "Superintendent of the Year" award by the National Association of School Superintendents (NASS). Curry was chosen as one of six semi-finalists for a number of reasons, … [Read more...]

Sumner Rhubarb Days

One of the many great reasons for living in the Puyallup Valley is all of the festivals and events each of the towns in our area have during the summer. If you're looking for something unique and interesting to do next Friday or Saturday (July 13th and 14th), head into downtown Sumner and check out the Sumner Rhubarb … [Read more...]

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