Weekend Briefing | June 6 – 10, 2016

This weekend, make sure to keep your eyes open for East Pierce firefighters fundraising for the Muscular Dystrophy Association during their annual Fill the Boot event! Also, the Foothills Trail is getting improved as sections between South Prairie and Buckley are getting paved. A Buckley resident has visited more than 100 countries and is still going strong - read about his adventures here. And don't forget to check out which Panthers and Spartans got SPSL 3A postseason awards in this week's Weekend Briefing!

Talks of Foothills Trail improvements

The Foothills Trail, which connect Puyallup to Buckley and eventually into Enumclaw, is getting some improvements this summer. The groundbreaking for improvements to the trail segments between South Prairie and Buckley started last Tuesday and should be finished by the end of 2017. There are also talks of building a footbridge to span the White River and connect the trail to King County. Read more about the Foothills Trail improvements here.

East Pierce firefighters prepare for weekend Fill the Boot event

East Pierce firefighters are currently fundraising for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and will be around Bonney Lake, Edgewood and Lake Tapps all weekend. The money raised helps kids with muscular dystrophy go to a summer camp organized by Muscular Dystrophy Association and modified so the kids can participate in every-day camp activites. Find out where and when firefighters will be fundraising here.

From Buckley to the four corners of the world

Buckley resident Kyle Frawley has been all around the world. To date, he’s travelled to 568 cities in 101 countries, and for the most part, the airlines have footed the flight bill. Read about Frawley’s exotic adventures and how he manages to fly so cheaply here.

Area athletes receive postseason honors

South Puget Sound League 3A has awarded Spartans and Panthers alike with many postseason awards this year! Check out this year’s top fastball player of the year and who made the all-league first teams here.

 

 

 

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