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Dining In: 'Tis the season to fudge on your diet

Garden tasks for December

gardening If you have family members visiting from the frozen Midwest or the snowy East during the holidays, they may be surprised to find that gardening continues during winter in the Maritime Northwest.

WashPIRG releases 'Trouble in Toyland' annual report

unsafe toys No one likes to think about a child dying from playing with a toy, yet holiday shoppers need to be aware that such tragic deaths do occur each year.

Don't trash Christmas!

Christmas recycling Did you know that Christmas produces more garbage than any other time of year? The ideals of recycling and producing less garbage seem to fly out the window when shoppers are faced with brilliant store displays, fabulously wrapped gifts, and eager-to-shred-packaging children.

Put a living tree on your table

tabletop trees A tabletop real Christmas tree provides an alternative for apartment dwellers and others with limited space.

Accessibility a problem for Christmas tree cutters

tree cutting Many Christmas tree cutting areas in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest remain inaccessible due to road wash-outs, mud slides, and flooding.

Girl Scouts know how hunger hurts

food drive Door hangers will be appearing on the front doors of homes throughout the Puget Sound when Girl Scouts begin their annual food collection drive Dec. 9-17.

Free guide offers Pike Place Market holiday information

Pike Place Learn about special foods and other holiday treats in the Pike Place Market Holiday Food Guide.


Health and safety classes offered at Evergreen Hospital

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