Archbishop visits Sacred Heart

Archbishop J. Peter Sartain celebrated Confirmation at Sacred Heart Parish in Enumclaw April 30, then visited the local parish cemetery to consecrate new ground for Christian burials.

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Enumclaw teacher part of nationwide science initiative

Enumclaw’s Lisa Horton is one of 50 educators from throughout the Unites States chosen to be a teacher adviser for the “Bringing the Universe to America’s Classrooms” initiative.

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Clinkingbeard wins fourth All-Around Logger | Log Show Results

For the fourth year in a row, Billy Clinkingbeard walked off with All-Around Logger honors. The Buckley native won five events to grab this year’s trophy.

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Libraries host summer reading program

The program runs June 24 through Sept. 3 and is offered at al branches of the Pierce County Library System.

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News

Glacier Middle School bullying incident may lead to court suit

A media storm hit Buckley this past week after a student at Glacier Middle School was told by several students to commit suicide.

 

East Pierce battles two-acre brush fire

At 6:29 PM on Sunday, June 25th , at the height of the hot temperatures, crews from East Pierce Fire and Rescue were dispatched to a large brush fire near the Tehaleh Development, off of 198th Avenue E, and were on scene for three hours.

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Sports

Familiar names among Log Show winners

Each year, the Junior Log Show kicks off Log Show festivities, drawing competitors, family and friends to the Log Show Grounds in Buckley.

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Opinion

Presenting a third way of thinking

During my training as the political action person for the Sumner Education Association, we were told teachers make lousy legislators because they try to be “fair.” Being a state legislator is not about fairness to all, the Washington Education Association speaker said. It’s helping your special interest group and putting them above all other groups in the state.

 

Focusing on the many ties that bind us

We humans often find it difficult to face reality. Many of us have created adaptive ways to avoid what is uncomfortable. Eventually, the power of reality pushes through our ignorance and our unwillingness/inability to see things as they really are.

 

Marketplace

Celebrate Summer’s Therapeutic Benefits in Nature

University of Washington’s Botanic Gardens provides an oasis in the heart of the city

 

Summer Camps Are Wise Investments in Your Kid’s Future

Seattle’s Academy of Interactive Entertainment and Blue Ribbon Cooking help turn hobbies into careers

 

Boeing hits it out of the park for veterans and their families

Flo Groberg has seen and experienced more than most people can imagine.…

 

Five Creative Skills You Can Learn in One Weekend

Nurture your creative instincts with classes by local experts

 

Business

Searching for the words that unite us | Don Brunell

Two days before last year’s presidential election, Frank Luntz walked away from a CBS 60 Minutes focus group leaving people uncontrollably screaming at one another. He couldn’t stop it. Nobody could.

 

Statewide sales at record levels

Across the state of Washington, big gains in construction and new and used auto sales helped fuel a jump in taxable retail sales to a record $145.9 billion in 2016, a 7.8 percent increase over calendar year 2015.

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