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Pierce County officials celebrate pilot transportation program at Sumner Senior Center

Several Pierce County officials were on hand Wednesday at the Sumner Senior Center to celebrate the newest transportation project in Pierce County.

Beyond the Borders Connector is a free pilot transportation program available to seniors 65 and older, eligible low-income residents and those with disabilities in Sumner and Bonney Lake, as well as Spanaway, Roy and Yelm. Launched at the beginning of March, it is an extension of a transportation program that has been running for about 10 years throughout Pierce County, and is funded by a grant through Pierce County Community Connections.

This program accommodates

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Roy seeks to fill City Council Position 1 vacancy

The City of Roy is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on the city council.

The city is accepting applications for City Council Position 1, the Public Safety & Emergency Management position. The spot opened up following the resignation of Councilman William Llewellyn on March 8.

City Clerk-Treasurer Debbie Dearinger said the council is seeking candidates who want what’s best for the City of Roy. The council hopes to make an appointment at the council meeting following the application deadline, Dearinger said, however the city has received no applications for the vacancy.

Letters of interest for the position will be

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