Life

Free yard care tips for the ‘green’ gardener | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Does your yard need a fall facelift? Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department and the city of University Place are here to help.

  • Sep 14, 2017

Gear up for Touch-A-Truck | Pierce County

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.

  • Sep 8, 2017

Gallery 2017 to host Waskul’s ‘Feelings’ photo exhibit

The city of Enumclaw and 4Culture of King County will present the photographic images of Mary Waskul.

  • Sep 5, 2017

Black Diamond gearing up for annual Labor Days celebration

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.

  • Aug 29, 2017

Plan ahead now for Labor Day Travel | Department of Transportation

Heading out for one last summer holiday weekend? Planning ahead could be the key to smooth sailing whether on land or sea.

  • Aug 23, 2017

4 tips for making the back-to-school transition successful | MultiCare

It’s almost that time of year again. The early mornings, the homework, the busy schedules and most important, structured meals.

  • Aug 23, 2017

Kidz Kraze Festival presents host of free activities | Pierce County

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.

  • Aug 21, 2017

Drug free coalition hosts awareness walk Aug. 31

A walk to highlight International Overdose Awareness Day is being sponsored by the Foothills Drug Free Coalition.

  • Aug 15, 2017

Festival brings full day of music to downtown Enumclaw

Downtown Enumclaw will be filled with tunes of all types Saturday as the fifth annual Enumclaw Music Festival brings performers to three stages.

  • Aug 15, 2017

Weigh in on the future of Sumner parks | Sumner Mayor Update

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.

  • Aug 9, 2017

Garlic and Goats festival returns to Buckley

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.

  • Aug 9, 2017

Chorale recruiting additional members, planning concerts

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.

  • Aug 8, 2017

God, gators and gumbo; local teens serve in New Orleans

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.

  • Aug 8, 2017

To catch a suspect (or two) | Sumner Mayor Update

Believe it or not, there are people who move to Sumner, figuring that a safe community means nothing bad ever happens.

  • Aug 3, 2017

Time for back to school immunizations | Department of Health

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.

  • Jul 31, 2017

Change, even in Sumner | Sumner Mayor Update

After almost twenty years in public service, one of the things of which I am most proud is the staff that serves our city.

  • Jul 27, 2017

Take flight at the Annual Kite Festival | Pierce County

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.

  • Jul 26, 2017

King County Fair | Photo Gallery

The King County Fair opened the gates to the longest running fair west of the Mississippi

Buckley Summer Series continues with family-friendly performance, concert

Entertainment starts at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

  • Jul 13, 2017

Tunes@Tapps begins concert series

Allan Yorke Park was filled with the sound of the Generals 7 Dixie Land Band.