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Puyallup River Watershed Council is keeping it clean

Sep 19th, 2019 | By
Puyallup River Watershed Council is keeping it clean

Nothing makes the Puyallup River Watershed Council happier than clean water, a healthy environment and thriving communities. That’s the never-ending goal of the council, which works with local residents, governments and businesses to protect and enhance the health of the watershed that stretches from Mount Rainier to Tacoma’s Commencement Bay. The watershed spans about 1,040
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Talking about memory loss

Sep 9th, 2019 | By

A six-part series of discussions about memory loss for individuals with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, their families and caregivers will begin in September, hosted by Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources. Topics (under the title of “Oh My Gosh, Now What?”) will include warning signs and symptoms, managing behavior, how the disease progresses, legal and
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Some stuff is off the recyclable list

Sep 5th, 2019 | By

Shredded paper, milk and juice cartons, and plastic plant pots are no longer accepted in Pierce County’s recycling program. This change affects all recycling, whether curbside or at drop-off locations, in the county’s solid-waste system. The county system doesn’t include Tacoma, Ruston, Auburn, Pacific or Joint Base Lewis-McChord. While paper milk and  juice cartons are
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Party time for the State Fair

Aug 27th, 2019 | By
Party time for the State Fair

The Washington State Fair in Puyallup is back for another year of rides, vendors, entertainment, food and exhibits. Billed as Washington’s biggest party, the fair opens Aug. 30 and continues through Sept. 22 except for Tuesdays and Sept. 4, when it will be closed. Information about admission prices, concert lineups, and special Pierce Transit bus
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