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Holiday gifts can be found in Bonney Lake

We are very fortunate to have so many great places to find unique holiday gifts while supporting our local economy. Bonney Lake is full of hidden little gems, and I don’t mean the precious stones , although it might be a good place to start.

Artist hand paints ornaments

No two snowflakes are the same. And Linda Studebaker knows it.

December’s prime time for some dirt-cheap decorating

Need dirt-cheap decorating ideas? Early December is the perfect time to prune and trim and harvest a wheelbarrow full of free garden greens for decorating inside and out.

  • Dec 2, 2008

Mom’s gravy and dressing were the best

We are pleased to present readers’ favorite holiday recipes throughout the holiday season. Readers are welcome to submit their favorite recipe, along with a brief accompanying memory, to jhalone@courierherald.com.

Enumclaw’s Dodsons celebrate golden anniversary

Enumclaw residents Ron and Kay Dodson celebrated 50 years of marriage Nov. 29, 2008. They were married Nov. 29, 1958, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Yakima, Wash.

  • Dec 2, 2008

Mom’s gravy and dressing were the best | Bonney Lake-Sumner Reader Recipes

We are pleased to present readers’ favorite holiday recipes throughout the holiday season. Readers are welcome to submit their favorite recipe, along with a brief accompanying memory, to jhalone@courierherald.com.

Hints for going green are tough to take

“Green Christmas” by Jennifer Basye Sander and Peter Sander, with Anne Basye, c. 2008, Adams Media, $7.95, 192 pages, includes index.

  • Dec 1, 2008

Bauer, Enos plan wedding for February

Dennis Bauer and Jeanie Mannon announce the engagement of their daughter Karly J. Bauer to Shawn M. Enos, son of Steve and Kim Burnside.

  • Dec 1, 2008

Couple wed in Buckley then off to Hawaii

Eric Crivello and Heather Frost were married Aug. 29, 2008, at the Tracy Castle in Buckley, followed by a honeymoon in Hawaii.

  • Dec 1, 2008

Fifty years of wedded bliss for Scotts

Ken and Jody Scott were honored guests at a surprise 50th anniversary celebration on Nov. 15. About 80 family members and friends joined in the celebration.

  • Dec 1, 2008

Bride carries on wedding tradition

Rob and Tricia Wittner announce the marriage of their son, Curtis Justin Wittner, to Kelsey Kristine Gullaksen of Tualatin, Ore.

  • Dec 1, 2008

How to create holiday decorations on a budget

Need dirt-cheap decorating ideas? Early December is the perfect time to prune and trim and harvest a wheelbarrow full of free garden greens for decorating inside and out.

A rhapsody of colors

The sunshine this morning is a

No matter how wretched we’ve been, we have mercy through Jesus Christ

As a pastor and minister of the gospel I find myself frequently required to bring a message of absolute to a culture being increasingly steeped in teachings of relativity. Is anything black or white? Doesn’t it seem like there is a resistance to any teachings of right and wrong? There is this false idea that to stand for what is “right” is narrow-minded and to stand against what is “wrong” is hatred. But I like what my Grandpa always says, “If you don’t stand for something, you’ll stoop for anything!”

  • Nov 25, 2008

•The artwork of five Sumner School District students

•The artwork of five Sumner School District students was chosen from 190 entries in the Tacoma Art Museum’s annual Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) contest.

Sumner High FFA earns first place

Four Sumner High School FFA members took first place among 38 teams in the 81st National FFA Convention’s Meats and Career Development competition that took place in October in Indianapolis.

Performing arts classes come to 4-H

L. William King has a performing arts dream to share with teens, and it’s happening with the Bonney Lake 4-H Dreamers.The Parkland resident leads the… Continue reading

Northwest gardeners have plenty to be thankful for

It is time to give thanks and gardeners in the Pacific Northwest have plenty of reasons to get down on their knees in gratitude. While down there kneeling, you should also take the time to pull a few weeds, plant a few more bulbs and offer some thanks for the following:

Stainless steel football to hit auction

Jerry Hermanson and football go together like Jerry Rice and wide receivers.

Senior shares learning struggles

By all appearances, Emerald Schultz has everything going for her. She’s an 18-year-old high school senior with good grades, takes advanced-placement classes and serves as the captain of her school’s cheer team. She’s also the editor of her school’s yearbook, sings the national anthem at sporting events and performs at weddings and funerals. If that’s not enough, her drama resumé includes appearances in two TV commercials.