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Thousands of volunteers across the country donate countless hours of service to help low-income homeowners make essential repairs to their homes at no charge


April 10, 2024 at 5:04 p.m.


Driving Change: AARP Champions Legislation for Washingtonians

This legislative session, AARP's priority bills made it to the finish line and were signed by the Governor

On April 22, 1854, Steilacoom Becomes Washington Territory's First Incorporated Town

Originally two separate and competing towns founded in 1851, they are combined into one

Washington Heroines Honored

Washington state had five heroines from history who made the list of the country's most iconic women

Seattle Air Quality Rates High in New Report

The report discusses air quality around the globe, and offers insight into local air quality, including specific reports for Seattle and the Northwest

An Encore Career at Washington State Parks

Rex Schultz shares his journey from retiring as a PGA golf professional to working as a park aide, engagement coordinator and more with Washington State Parks

This Season, Maryhill Museum Offers a Unique Perspective on the Columbia River

Given its position on a hill high above the mighty Columbia River, it only seems fitting that the Maryhill Museum of Art's new exhibition is an exploration of the river itself

End of Life Doula

Kathy told the senior center group that finding someone you trust who can listen deeply to your questions and concerns about death can help you accept and work through the intensely personal process of dying

For Seattle, Bartell's Has Always Been More Than a Drugstore

If I can time it correctly, I’d like to be the very last customer at closing time in the very last standing Bartell Drugs

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A Brief History of Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier became the nation's 5th national park in 1899

I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face

“Making art is good for our hearts.” The group is also doing a performance for the residents at a senior living community

Caring for the Caregiver Free Event

AARP Washington, BECU, and KING 5 invite you to a free event on March 19 with NBC News/MSNBC Anchor Richard Lui and Dr. Kate Zhong, geriatric psychiatrist

Free Rose Pruning Demonstration

Join the Seattle Rose Society for its annual rose pruning demonstration at Woodland Park Rose Garden

Library Program Lets People Check Out Blood Pressure Kits

Library patrons at Timberland Regional Library’s 29 locations and five “Anywhere Library” vans will be able to check out an at home blood pressure monitoring kit

Survey Finds San Juan Islands Dream Choice for Lottery Winners

Washington had four real estate options that winners would most likely purchase