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Teens encouraged to volunteer at Pierce County libraries

The opportunity is offered at all Pierce County Library locations.

  • May 16, 2019

‘Elk on the Trail’ art installation hosts public ribbon cutting

The event is 4 p.m., May 19 near the corner of state Route 410 and Warner Avenue.

VFW 1949 hosts annual Memorial Day ceremony

There will be a flyover of WWII-era planes.

Enumclaw Lions hosting annual White Cane Days

Lions Club volunteers will be at the local QFC on May 10 and 11.

Whole-person health is the key to wellbeing | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

27 percent of Pierce County 10th graders considered attempting suicide in the past year.

  • May 3, 2019

Film explores bond between caregiver and ALS patient

“You’re Not You” will show on Saturday, May 11, at the Grand Cinema.

  • May 2, 2019

State officials urge action on youth mental health trends | Department of Health

An increasing number of teenagers are feeling uncontrollable anxiety and have contemplated suicide.

  • May 1, 2019

Green River-Enumclaw program takes a look at urban wildfires

Come meet Green River College Natural Resource Instructor Chuck Wytko, a Buckley local.

  • Apr 29, 2019

What numbers show about firearm homicides | Public Health Insider

The highest rates of death by firearm homicide occurred among young adults 18 to 24, men, and residents of high-poverty neighborhoods

  • Apr 29, 2019

1-800-RECYCLE gets a new online database

The new webpage helps bring Ecology into the 21st century.

“Weed” like you to get home safe this weekend | Public Health Insider

It’s not safe or legal to drive while high.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Enumclaw Senior Center facelift boosted by grant from county levy

Much of the $94,000 went toward making the building more ADA accessible and other capital improvements.

Daffodil princesses appear at local libraries

Bonney Lake and Sumner have their events April 27, while Buckley will host its royalty May 4.

Community group to gather in advance of Little Lake Forest meeting

The pre-meeting is this Saturday, April 20.

Ten Trails hosts Easter egg hunt

The first Hometown Social of the year is April 20.

Blooming questions answered by admitted “garden nerd” | Dennis Tompkins

I track when trees bloom. That probably makes me pretty geeky.

  • Apr 10, 2019

CBD: Concern, or no big deal? | Public Health Insider

It’s one of 80 cannabinoids, but research is limited.

  • Apr 10, 2019

Happy National Public Health Week? Our house is on fire… | Public Health Insider

… and it’s about time we acted like it.

  • Apr 8, 2019