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Local artists return for second Freestyle event

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.

Local artists return for second Freestyle event
A day in the life of a Union soldier | Part I

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

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

A day in the life of a Union soldier | Part I
Students encouraged to seek WIAA scholarships

Students encouraged to seek WIAA scholarships

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

Students encouraged to seek WIAA scholarships
Holiday Bazaar at Danish Hall

Holiday Bazaar at Danish Hall

Stop by Nov. 9 for crafts and treats.

Holiday Bazaar at Danish Hall
Be careful: deathcap mushrooms are in season | Public Health Insider

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
Be careful: deathcap mushrooms are in season | Public Health Insider
Middle schooler parenting discussion groups

Middle schooler parenting discussion groups

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

Middle schooler parenting discussion groups
Prevent infant deaths with safe sleeping | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

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
Prevent infant deaths with safe sleeping | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
Local artist carves 500-plus pound pumpkin

Local artist carves 500-plus pound pumpkin

The cow carving took him nearly 5 hours to complete

Local artist carves 500-plus pound pumpkin
MakerFest celebrates DIY culture | Pierce County Library System

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
MakerFest celebrates DIY culture | Pierce County Library System
Add a flu shot to your fall traditions | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

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
Add a flu shot to your fall traditions | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
Harvest activities on the Plateau

Harvest activities on the Plateau

There’s haunted houses, pumpkin patches, craft fairs, and even a “farm to fork” fundraiser to Samsarafest.

Harvest activities on the Plateau
Myriad services offered at resource fair

Myriad services offered at resource fair

The Enumclaw library and the Escuela de la Vida is hosting a resource fair for everyone this Friday, Oct. 18.

Myriad services offered at resource fair
Annual coat drive helps battle the winter chill

Annual coat drive helps battle the winter chill

Gamblin Motors is hosting the drive through Nov. 30.

Annual coat drive helps battle the winter chill
You need to do more than ‘practice safe sex’ to be sexually healthy | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

You need to do more than ‘practice safe sex’ to be sexually healthy | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

The World Health Organization has a broad definition of sexual health, which includes not only physical safety, but mental and social well-being.

  • Oct 16, 2019
You need to do more than ‘practice safe sex’ to be sexually healthy | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
Avoid e-cigarettes, says CDC | MultiCare Health System

Avoid e-cigarettes, says CDC | MultiCare Health System

More than 1,080 cases of vaping-related illnesses have been reported across the country.

  • Oct 14, 2019
Avoid e-cigarettes, says CDC | MultiCare Health System
All invited to attend kick-off conversation about affordable housing

All invited to attend kick-off conversation about affordable housing

The Calvary Presbyterian church will be hosting a “community conversation” on affordable housing on Oct. 26.

All invited to attend kick-off conversation about affordable housing
Rates of sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise in Washington | Department of Health

Rates of sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise in Washington | Department of Health

Rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis have all been rising over the last few years.

  • Oct 9, 2019
Rates of sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise in Washington | Department of Health
Passport Day tomorrow, Oct. 5 | King County

Passport Day tomorrow, Oct. 5 | King County

Go to Renton to apply or renew your passport.

  • Oct 4, 2019
Passport Day tomorrow, Oct. 5 | King County
Danish Hall received much-needed repairs

Danish Hall received much-needed repairs

The project allowed the original wood of the building to be shown for the first time in decades.

Danish Hall received much-needed repairs
Flu poised to strike; vaccine now widely available for all ages | Department of Health

Flu poised to strike; vaccine now widely available for all ages | Department of Health

241 people in Washington died from the flu last year.

  • Oct 3, 2019
Flu poised to strike; vaccine now widely available for all ages | Department of Health