Life

Appreciate what we have and strive for better | Church Corner

I’m sitting at Starbucks thinking about our shift from the USA of past centuries to our USA of today.

  • Jul 9, 2017

Summertime in Sumner | Sumner Mayor Update

Every season in Sumner is special, but summer seems more so, maybe because our name practically is “summer.”

  • Jul 5, 2017

Faith has us take the hand of the hurting | Church Corner

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.

  • Jul 3, 2017

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.

  • Jun 22, 2017

Bonney Lake High School Graduation 2017 | Gallery

Check out BLHS’ graduation at the Showware Center this year!

  • Jun 21, 2017

TIPs for Sumner traffic | Sumner Mayor Update

Yes, we continue to have traffic throughout Sumner. The question is, what are we doing about it?

  • Jun 21, 2017

Free meals during the summer months

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.

  • Jun 21, 2017

Sumner High School Graduation 2017 | Gallery

Check out Sumner High School’s 2017 graduation!

  • Jun 20, 2017

True faith is not found in the self-help section | Church Corner

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.

  • Jun 19, 2017

Forever in peace | Sumner Mayor Update

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.

  • Jun 15, 2017

Worn American flags can be turned in, traded for new

The event is part of National Flag Week and ends Saturday, June 17.

  • Jun 14, 2017

Enumclaw High School Class of 2017 | Gallery

Check out the Hornets in their graduation garb as they receive their high school diplomas.

Classmates sought for 50-year EHS reunion

The Enumclaw High School graduating class of 1967 is preparing for a 50-year reunion and organizers are looking for some missing classmates.

  • Jun 13, 2017

Lust for power and money has brought horrible acts | Church Corner

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.

  • Jun 11, 2017

Buckley Kiwanis name Students of the Month

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.

  • Jun 8, 2017

Amazon expanding in Sumner | Sumner Mayor Update

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.

  • Jun 7, 2017

3-D printing classes at Pierce County libraries

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.

  • Jun 6, 2017

Public health vet says ‘don’t kiss your chicks’ | Public Health Insider

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.

  • Jun 5, 2017

Save every last cent with Pierce County | Aging and Disability Resource Center

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.

  • Jun 5, 2017

Remembering Memorial Day | Sumner Mayor Update

We’ve all heard the “it takes a village” phrase for raising children. Really, it also takes a “village” to do anything really great.

  • Jun 1, 2017