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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

Keeping it real at Reality House

From underage drinking to suicide, the annual event helps parents understand pressures their children may be facing.

Five things to know about trauma-informed practice | Public Health Insider

Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACEs, can help us understand how trauma works and how we can help people heal.

  • Apr 3, 2019

State Parks announces two free days in April | Washington State Parks

The two days are April 20 and April 22.

  • Apr 2, 2019

When treats become toxic: reducing harm from cannabis use | Public Health Insider

In 2017, the Washington Poison Center received 378 calls related to cannabis.

  • Apr 1, 2019

Should I go to the ER if I have the flu? | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

The short answer is most people don’t need to go to the ER because of the flu.

  • Mar 26, 2019

It’s been a great year for SoHaPP

Join us this Friday, March 29, at The Claw

  • Mar 25, 2019
Matt Kidd. Submitted photo

True strength has no limits

Covington resident Matt Kidd shares his story about kidney disease to help others during National Kidney Month.

Matt Kidd. Submitted photo

Flu activity surges, increasing demand on health care facilities | Department of Health

People in high risk groups, are very sick, or are worried about their illness should contact their health care provider immediately.

  • Mar 22, 2019

Widespread flu this spring | Public Health Insider

It’s not too late to get a flu shot.

  • Mar 22, 2019

What we can learn from Canada’s new food guidelines | MultiCare Health System

The age-old food pyramid is being done away with.

  • Mar 18, 2019