Life

A day in the life of a Civil War soldier, Part IV

Cpl. Theodore Hill Jr. will soon be going home, after a brush with death.

Turkeys Nonni, Noelle, November and Nora at Rooster Haus Rescue in Fall City. Natalie DeFord/staff photo

Turkey rescue: No bird on Thanksgiving menu at this King County sanctuary

“There’s a huge need for roosters. They often end up neglected and abused.”

Turkeys Nonni, Noelle, November and Nora at Rooster Haus Rescue in Fall City. Natalie DeFord/staff photo

A day in the life of a Civil War soldier, Part III

Corporal Hill is heading to Gettysburg.

A connected community is a healthy community

Monica Gaub was recently honored for her 7 years helping coordinate the White River Families First Coalition.

Conversation continues about local homelessness, affordable housing

These are not just big city problems.

Buckley vet recognized by head of Vietnam Memorial Commission

When he came back from overseas, Ray Uebler felt he shouldn’t tell anybody about his service. Times have changed.

A day in the life of a Civil War soldier, Part II

Theodore Hill Jr. is now in the hands of Confederate soldiers.

Winter events and activities during the holiday season

Visits from Santa and tree lighting to wine walks and chocolate — the Plateau has it all.

How to manage holiday stress and depression | MultiCare Health System

The holidays can be stressful — know the signs of when you or a loved one needs a little extra support.

  • Nov 11, 2019

Family finishes Tour du Mont Blanc

The Tour is a 110-mile hike through multiple European counties.

Local artists return for second Freestyle event

It’s an opportunity to watch artists create their work, and then even have a chance to buy it at the end.

A day in the life of a Union soldier | Part I

The descendants of Colonel Theodore Hill Jr. discovered his war diary in 1965.

Students encouraged to seek WIAA scholarships

Two students can receive a $5,000 scholarship, while another eight finalists can receive $1,000.

Holiday Bazaar at Danish Hall

Stop by Nov. 9 for crafts and treats.

Be careful: deathcap mushrooms are in season | Public Health Insider

If you experience symptoms after eating wild mushrooms, call the Washington Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222.

  • Nov 1, 2019

Middle schooler parenting discussion groups

Join local NEXUS professionals and other parents of teens to discuss various issues and accomplishments.

Prevent infant deaths with safe sleeping | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

October is SIDS Awareness Month — it’s one of the top three causes of infant deaths in Pierce County.

  • Oct 28, 2019

Local artist carves 500-plus pound pumpkin

The cow carving took him nearly 5 hours to complete

MakerFest celebrates DIY culture | Pierce County Library System

The Nov. 2 event has everything from science activities and robotics to emergency preparedness and homesteading.

  • Oct 24, 2019

Add a flu shot to your fall traditions | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

More than 40 people in Pierce County died of the flu last year.

  • Oct 23, 2019