Life

Spring is coming, and so is baby bird season

Local songbird rehabilitation nonprofit Featherhaven is looking for volunteers this season.

Caregiving film dives into dysfunctional family dynamics | Pierce County

The film will be shown at the Grand Cinema in Tacoma on March 9.

  • Feb 28, 2019

Dr. Merrill says keep moving, no matter how you do it

Even regular walking can reduce the risks of physical and mental illnesses.

  • Feb 26, 2019

Talk to a Doc: Cannabis use while pregnant and breastfeeding | Public Health Insider

Doctors are recommending women do not use marijuana, even lotions or edibles that contain little THC, while pregnant or breastfeeding.

  • Feb 25, 2019

Time to register for St. Paddy’s 5K

The current early-registration entry fee is $30.

For whodunit lovers, this short story is a gleefully-dark delight

Growing older is a very good thing. First of all, there’s a secret to it: aging isn’t as important as are the perks of aging.… Continue reading

Measles outbreak prompts health officials to encourage vaccinations

90 percent of people who pass through a measles-infected area — even hours after the sick person has left — can become sick.

  • Feb 18, 2019

Search no more, you’ll want to read ‘Hero Dogs’

You felt like such a loser. It was a feeling that didn’t last long, only long enough to ruin your day until you realized that… Continue reading

Talented teens invited to enter library’s art contest | Pierce County Library System

The contest is open to any Pierce County students seventh grade and up.

  • Feb 12, 2019

Whether you like mystery or humor, this book has it for you

You didn’t recognize the number. So you didn’t answer the phone. That’s how you operate these days: accept calls you know and keep your money… Continue reading

Care at home is the key to healthcare | Pierce County

Four presentations for learning how you can care for loved ones at home.

  • Feb 4, 2019

Five things to think about when it comes to vaccinations | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Measles hasn’t gone away, so think twice before not vaccinating.

  • Feb 4, 2019

Memory Care Support Group to host first meeting

They begin Feb. 7, and are continued to continue every first Thursday of the month.

Enumclaw Rotary hosting annual father-daughter dance

The event is Saturday, Feb. 2.

A book full of heart-pounding adventure, bravery, thrills and heroics

You never wanted to get caught. Wasn’t that the point of playing Hide & Seek? To sneak out, lay low, and sneak back to safety?… Continue reading

Tame tax time headaches with help at local libraries | Pierce County Library System

From February through mid-April, AARP Tax-Aide and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance volunteers will provide free one-on-one tax consultations at four Pierce County Library System locations.

  • Jan 29, 2019

Be king to your community, your environment, and yourself

Let’s do some beautification out at Boise Creek.

Annual STEAM Expo planned for Feb. 7

The event is free for attendees of all ages.

You won’t be able to let ‘Maid’ go

That thing? You’re ready to let it go. It sparks joy, but not enough. Or it doesn’t, and you’re not sure why you didn’t donate… Continue reading

Flu activity elevated in Washington | MultiCare Health System

It’s not too late to get your flu shot.

  • Jan 22, 2019