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Obe Quarless and Caribbean Connection to play Saturday at People’s Community Center

September 23, 2016

Steel pan virtuoso Obe Quarless and his band, Caribbean Connection, will entertain Saturday with high energy, danceable calypso and soca music at S... Read More
Metro Parks Today: September 2016

September 9, 2016

The end of summer is traditionally the end of Metro Parks’ “high season,” but take a look around the park district, and you&r... Read More
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park accredited for another five years following rigorous review

September 9, 2016

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park was granted another five-year accreditation Thursday by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums during the group&rsquo... Read More
Help Metro Parks improve traffic flow, parking at Point Defiance Park

September 8, 2016

First of several public meetings begins at 6 p.m. Sept. 29 in the Pagoda; public input needed With more than 3 million visits to Point Defianc... Read More
Online archive to showcase some of Metro Parks’ art works, cultural artifacts

September 7, 2016

Site features photos, descriptions of historic structures, memorials, and art in parks, facilities   Ever wonder about the origin of the sta... Read More
Muskox calf makes debut at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

September 5, 2016

He looks like a short, stocky ball of fluffy gray and white fur with short, stubby legs and huge brown eyes. But when fully grown, Hudson could we... Read More
Bonfires, Beaver Pelts and Bogeymen canceled this year

September 5, 2016

The private Fort Nisqually Foundation has canceled this fall’s Bonfires, Beaver Pelts and Bogeymen fundraising event for logistical reasons.... Read More
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park sets annual attendance record

September 5, 2016

Nature called – with grunts and growls, hoots and howls, bleats and bellows. And the public answered in record-shattering numbers. Northwe... Read More
Fort Nisqually Living History Museum welcomes volunteers

September 5, 2016

Dave Petterson grips the steel knife handle so it lays flat against one fist. He clasps a piece of flint in the other hand. Sparks fly as he swiftl... Read More
The wildest run of the year takes off Sept. 17 at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

September 5, 2016

There’s still time to register for Run Wild at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, but runners and walkers need to move fast – race day is qu... Read More

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