Fall festivities all October long at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

It’s time for “spooky” fall fun at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park! From exploring the forest at night to watching animals enjoy fall offerings like pumpkins, there is something for everyone to enjoy. The park will be decorated with eerie spider webs and pumpkins everywhere. We encourage guests to wear their Halloween costumes for both events below (we ask that adults leave their scary masks and face paint at home, please).

Eatonville schools open with emphasis on safety

The five Eatonville schools now have upgraded security at main entrances.

Local climber becomes oldest woman to summit Mt. Rainier

78-year-old Rose Vanderhoof summited Mt. Rainier for the ninth time during the summer.

Northwest Trek, partners return northern leopard frogs to wild

Since spring, the frogs have grown from egg masses to tadpoles to froglets at Northwest Trek and Oregon Zoo.

AgWest grant helps support Eatonville School District

Eatonville was awarded a total of $44,200 to fund commercial-grade refrigerators that can support the needs of the food service program.

County library offers tools for students

Tools for Students is a suite of online tools to help with reports, science experiments, languages and more.

Hoedown for History on Sept. 16

Proceeds will benefit the South Pierce County Historical Society.

State receives $23M in funding to bolster energy grid resilience

Funding will be distributed over five years based on population size, land area, and probability and severity of disruptive events.

State officials field questions over proposed refrigerant program

Ecology is tasked with regulating hydrofluorocarbons, which are considered “super-pollutants” that can contribute.

Light rail service between Bellevue and Redmond set for spring launch

Sound Transit board has authorized up to $43 million to fund projects necessary to open the East Link Starter Line in March.

Prep football: With new coach in place, Cruisers prepare for season

Eatonville returns 13 starters as quest for another league title and state playoffs berth begins.

DNR to operators: Stop flying drones near wildfires

'Can’t believe we have to say this,' the agency posted on social media.

September is National Preparedness Month

The 2023 theme is 'Preparing for older adults'

Washington State Parks collects $14M more than 2021-23 projections

State Parks has collected $141.7 million so far in the current 2021-23 biennium.

U.S. F&W releases hunting numbers for Wash., country

In Washington, 185,147 hunting licenses were issued in 2021, or 2.4 for every 100 people.