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Hanukkah, Jewish Festival of Lights still celebrated

Hanukkah, Jewish Festival of Lights still celebrated

November 13, 2017

Amazingly, the oil lasted for eight days, and so the holiday Hanukkah is meant to celebrate those eight days of oil. A candle is lit for every night of Hanukkah...

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Christmas traditions are not the same the world over

Christmas traditions are not the same the world over

November 13, 2017

But Christmas traditions are not always about Santa, reindeer, or even about a Jewish baby born in a Bethlehem barn.

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Happy Kwanzaa! … When is it? And what is Kwanzaa?

Happy Kwanzaa! … When is it? And what is Kwanzaa?

November 13, 2017

Three candles are red, which represents struggles. One black candle represents people. And the remaining three green represents the future.

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Krampus rides again!

Krampus rides again!

November 13, 2017

Half-goat, half-demon and 100% horrific — it is the horned monster of the night, Krampus. He’s t...

Night of tricks comes from 18th-century tradition

Night of tricks comes from 18th-century tradition

October 18, 2017

Mischief Night is an evening where people can engage in tricks as start to the Halloween festivities...

Golf scramble puts money in students’ pockets

Golf scramble puts money in students’ pockets

September 19, 2017

Every year the Pierce College Foundation hands out thousands of dollars in scholarships. Recipients ...

Thank Caesar for July and August

Thank Caesar for July and August

June 17, 2017

Time manipulation is an illusion. It is man-made invention to help civilizations track the seasons a...

A song that needs no introduction

A song that needs no introduction

June 15, 2017

It is dark outside. The droning of traffic on far away streets fills the night air. Over the white n...

A Time to Reflect on Memorial Day

A Time to Reflect on Memorial Day

June 15, 2017

Once again red, white, and blue will hang from light poles and businesses in the communities will ca...

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

May 17, 2017

With Military Spouse Appreciation Day approaching, I asked; what is it about this niche group of people th...

Miss Pierce Washington

Miss Pierce Washington

May 17, 2017

It is not every day that a celebrity graduates from a community college. Yet, next month, Mrs. Pierce Wa...

Homegrown News Goes Viral

Homegrown News Goes Viral

May 17, 2017

Set into the floor of the main entrance of the University of Washington is a mosaic of a compass. Th...

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