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I’m sitting at Starbucks thinking about our shift from the USA of past centuries to our USA of today.
Every season in Sumner is special, but summer seems more so, maybe because our name practically is “summer.”
I took my aisle seat on a flight destined for Orlando. Sitting next to me was a couple, probably in their mid-40s, the wife being in the center position next to me while her husband occupied the seat by the window.
The program runs June 24 through Sept. 3 and is offered at al branches of the Pierce County Library System.
Check out BLHS’ graduation at the Showware Center this year!
Yes, we continue to have traffic throughout Sumner. The question is, what are we doing about it?
Families throughout the area, particularly school-age children, can receive nutritious meals throughout the summer months. In all cases, food is provided free, courtesy of local school districts, cities and civic organizations.
Check out Sumner High School’s 2017 graduation!
Have you ever noticed that in most bookstores, the religion section is right next to the self-help section? I understand why bookstores situate these genres next to each other.
Yesterday was Flag Day, and a small fact you may not know is that around Flag Day every year, the City replaces all our American flags with new ones and properly disposes of the old ones.
The event is part of National Flag Week and ends Saturday, June 17.
Check out the Hornets in their graduation garb as they receive their high school diplomas.
The Enumclaw High School graduating class of 1967 is preparing for a 50-year reunion and organizers are looking for some missing classmates.
Recently our adult education class at Calvary Presbyterian Church has been studying the difficult subject of genocide. We have included the Syrian refugee crisis and the forced famine in the Sudan as part of this subject.
A pair of White River School District students were honored by members of the Buckley Kiwanis Club, selected as the organization’s Students of the Month.
Puget Sound Business Journal broke the news about Amazon expanding in Sumner. They are improving nearly 500,000 square feet which almost doubles their size in Sumner.
From household objects like lamps and shower heads to printable pants and dresses, people can learn how to print those and more during free “Intro to 3-D Printing” classes at public libraries in Bonney Lake and Sumner.
On June 2, the Washington State Department of Health announced an ongoing Salmonella outbreak associated with live poultry. As of the latest update on this outbreak, 16 people in Washington (including two in King County) have been diagnosed with Salmonella, though the outbreak is affecting people nationwide.
Many older adults have a dream that they will be able to live worry-free lives after their working years. In theory, Social Security, retirement benefits and savings are their means to continue living healthy, active lives. But often times that income shrinks and financial pressures grow.
We’ve all heard the “it takes a village” phrase for raising children. Really, it also takes a “village” to do anything really great.