Wally DuChateau

WALLY’S WORLD: Concept of death gets more real as we get older

Well, you know what they say about the certainties in life: there are only two, death and taxes.

WALLY’S WORLD: Numbers are just too big to comprehend

Continued from last week.My previous column dealt with astronomy and the universe. Mainly, it described the gigantic numbers and distances necessary when considering the subject… Continue reading

WALLY’S WORLD: Stars provide answers, but plenty of questions

I’ve always been quite fascinated by astronomy and/or cosmology. The two terms are often used interchangeably, but cosmology can sometimes imply a bit more speculation and philosophy than astronomy.

WALLY’S WORLD: Downtown Enumclaw shows signs of life

If you’re a summer tourist just passing through Enumclaw for the first time, your impressions of the town might be a bit negative, especially if you’re driving north on Cole Street.

WALLY’S WORLD: When it’s tough, CEOs earn the bucks

Throughout my childhood and youthful adult years, I always was told presidents and chairmen of major, international corporations like General Electric and Bank of America received huge salaries because of the enormous responsibilities they carried.

WALLY’S WORLD: Buckley mayor prepared for some growth

Having written columns on Black Diamond Mayor Becky Olness and Enumclaw mayor Liz Reynolds, it only seems appropriate one should be offered on Buckley Mayor Pat Johnson.

WALLY’S WORLD: Buckley mayor presiding over town poised for growth

Having written columns on Black Diamond Mayor Becky Olness and Enumclaw mayor Liz Reynolds, it only seems appropriate one should be offered on Buckley Mayor Pat Johnson. Last week we sat down over lattés in the Main Street Coffee Shop.

WALLY’S WORLD: “Despicable” Arizona law will continue to draw heat

During the 1930s and '40s, in the dark days of Nazi Germany, there were elite societies within the German Army knows as S.S. Units, members… Continue reading