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Does your yard need a fall facelift? Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department and the city of University Place are here to help.
Pierce County Parks and Recreation will host its 10th annual Touch-A-Truck event Saturday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 C St. S. in Tacoma.
The city of Enumclaw and 4Culture of King County will present the photographic images of Mary Waskul.
The three-day festival, carrying the theme “Experience A New adventure,” gets rolling at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, and wraps up at 4 p.m. Monday. Most activities will take place at the elementary school ball field.
Heading out for one last summer holiday weekend? Planning ahead could be the key to smooth sailing whether on land or sea.
It’s almost that time of year again. The early mornings, the homework, the busy schedules and most important, structured meals.
Pierce County Parks & Recreation invites you to experience what it has to offer it at its inaugural Kidz Kraze Festival from 12 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27.
A walk to highlight International Overdose Awareness Day is being sponsored by the Foothills Drug Free Coalition.
Downtown Enumclaw will be filled with tunes of all types Saturday as the fifth annual Enumclaw Music Festival brings performers to three stages.
A little over a year ago, I had the honor of “opening” the new zip line in Loyalty Park by riding it into a ribbon.
The festival’s intent is to promote small, local farms by highlighting different varieties of garlic, letting people interact with farm animals and giving people access to a local working farm for the day, according to the event’s hosts and owners of Simple Goodness Farm Ross and Venise Cunningham.
I could have spent the first days of my summer like any other kid. Going to the lake, relaxing with friends, playing video games. Instead, I was flown down to New Orleans, slept on the floor of an empty church, and told to work. And I couldn’t be more grateful.
The four-part, nonprofit organization boasts close to 40 members who rehearse from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at the Enumclaw Senior Center. The next round of rehearsals begins Sept. 7.
Believe it or not, there are people who move to Sumner, figuring that a safe community means nothing bad ever happens.
The Washington State Department of Health is urging parents and guardians to make sure their kids’ immunizations are up to date before heading back to school this fall.
After almost twenty years in public service, one of the things of which I am most proud is the staff that serves our city.
Hundreds of colorful kites of all shapes and sizes will fill the skies over Chambers Creek Regional Park at the annual Kite Festival set for Saturday, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The King County Fair opened the gates to the longest running fair west of the Mississippi
Entertainment starts at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays.
Allan Yorke Park was filled with the sound of the Generals 7 Dixie Land Band.
I’m sitting at Starbucks thinking about our shift from the USA of past centuries to our USA of today.
Every season in Sumner is special, but summer seems more so, maybe because our name practically is “summer.”
I took my aisle seat on a flight destined for Orlando. Sitting next to me was a couple, probably in their mid-40s, the wife being in the center position next to me while her husband occupied the seat by the window.
The program runs June 24 through Sept. 3 and is offered at al branches of the Pierce County Library System.
Check out BLHS’ graduation at the Showware Center this year!
Yes, we continue to have traffic throughout Sumner. The question is, what are we doing about it?
Families throughout the area, particularly school-age children, can receive nutritious meals throughout the summer months. In all cases, food is provided free, courtesy of local school districts, cities and civic organizations.
Check out Sumner High School’s 2017 graduation!
Have you ever noticed that in most bookstores, the religion section is right next to the self-help section? I understand why bookstores situate these genres next to each other.
Yesterday was Flag Day, and a small fact you may not know is that around Flag Day every year, the City replaces all our American flags with new ones and properly disposes of the old ones.
The event is part of National Flag Week and ends Saturday, June 17.
Check out the Hornets in their graduation garb as they receive their high school diplomas.
The Enumclaw High School graduating class of 1967 is preparing for a 50-year reunion and organizers are looking for some missing classmates.
Recently our adult education class at Calvary Presbyterian Church has been studying the difficult subject of genocide. We have included the Syrian refugee crisis and the forced famine in the Sudan as part of this subject.
A pair of White River School District students were honored by members of the Buckley Kiwanis Club, selected as the organization’s Students of the Month.
Puget Sound Business Journal broke the news about Amazon expanding in Sumner. They are improving nearly 500,000 square feet which almost doubles their size in Sumner.
From household objects like lamps and shower heads to printable pants and dresses, people can learn how to print those and more during free “Intro to 3-D Printing” classes at public libraries in Bonney Lake and Sumner.
On June 2, the Washington State Department of Health announced an ongoing Salmonella outbreak associated with live poultry. As of the latest update on this outbreak, 16 people in Washington (including two in King County) have been diagnosed with Salmonella, though the outbreak is affecting people nationwide.
Many older adults have a dream that they will be able to live worry-free lives after their working years. In theory, Social Security, retirement benefits and savings are their means to continue living healthy, active lives. But often times that income shrinks and financial pressures grow.
We’ve all heard the “it takes a village” phrase for raising children. Really, it also takes a “village” to do anything really great.
Cold water can cause even the strongest swimmers to become incapacitated from cold-water shock, causing muscles to stop working within minutes of immersion in cold water. The best decision this time of year, especially for rivers, is to stay out.
It’s as easy as putting one foot in front of the other. Whether taking a simple stroll or tackling a strenuous hiking trail, there are abundant opportunities to enjoy life outdoors. Here’s a look at just a few local favorite destinations.
It’s no secret when a new show is released on Netflix. Posts can be seen all over social media discussing this new must watch show or movie. And a month ago when “13 Reasons Why” was released, it was no different.
My wife and I recently watched the live movie version of “Beauty and the Beast.” It is indeed a “tale as old as time.”
The city of Enumclaw’s Gallery 2017, in conjunction with 4Culture of King County, presents a showing by local painter Gary LaTurner.
Why is it so hard to be wronged? In general, human beings hate seeing a wrong go unpunished, especially when we are the ones wronged.
Local churches are partnering to host an interfaith, non-partisan community event and donation drive to bless refugees who have been forced from their home countries and resettled to the Seattle area.