Life

Mother-daughter team featured at Gallery 2017

“Our Journey Together” will be on display through May 2.

  • Apr 11, 2017

Series offers help and support for beginning stage of Alzheimer’s | Pierce County

Pierce County’s Aging and Disability Resource Center is presenting “Oh My Gosh – Now What?” a free six-part series of discussions for families and individuals that focuses on the initial journey of memory loss through Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

  • Apr 10, 2017

Our souls long illumination | Church Corner

I bought a watch for my wife last Christmas, or maybe the one before that, I dunno. Anyway, it quit working so I took it in to have the battery changed. I laid it on the counter and said, “it needs a new battery.”

  • Apr 9, 2017

Students set to shine at 11th annual Death by Chocolate

Death is inevitable, but death by chocolate is a whole other story.

Doubt sometimes leads to a growth in faith | Church Corner

As part of preparation for Lent and Easter, I have revisited the Scriptures about Jesus’ post-resurrection appearances.

  • Apr 2, 2017

126 years of his and her stories | Sumner Mayor Update

On Tuesday evening, the students of Sumner University got a Historic Sampler Tour of Sumner, starting with the Ryan House, driving through town and ending at the Sumner City Cemetery.

  • Mar 30, 2017

Making the right choices | Church Corner

We’re all going to get what’s coming our way regardless.

  • Mar 28, 2017

Law and Order… Sumner | Sumner Mayor Update

No, the popular TV show has not worked its way through all the major cities and reached Sumner (although that would be an interesting idea).

  • Mar 22, 2017

Gallery 2017 hosts Simpson showing

The city of Enumclaw’s Gallery 2017 presents “Living in the Arts,” a showing by painter Lyudmila Simpson.

  • Mar 22, 2017

The real test of faith is loving your enemies | Church Corner

It’s easy to succeed when you never try anything hard.

  • Mar 21, 2017

Remember to honor the good in others | Church Corner

As we move into Lent, I am especially mindful of all that I have to be thankful for and to be part of the community of Enumclaw as a chaplain at St. Elizabeth Hospital; in this small way, it is a big part of my own thanksgiving!

  • Mar 21, 2017

Ditching the blahs | Sumner Mayor Update

We’ve all heard of having the blues, but in Western Washington many of us tend to get the blahs. Too many rainy, gray days can take their toll on everybody.

  • Mar 16, 2017

All invited to BL Community Resource Fair

The free event will feature crafting, gardening, home repair and yard maintenance, library resources and YMCA games.

  • Mar 14, 2017

More than a job | Sumner Update

This week, we said goodbye to Bill Pugh, who retired from the City of Sumner. You may know Mr. Pugh from his nine years serving as our public works director.

  • Mar 1, 2017

Let’s fill our days with compassionate love | Church Corner

Valentine’s Day was just a few days ago. The holiday of love. But really, shouldn’t every day be a day of love?

  • Feb 27, 2017

Getting through every day with God at my side | Church Corner

Recently I have been reading “The Measure Of A Man: a spiritual autobiography,” by Sidney Poitier.

  • Feb 19, 2017

Forum designed to help businesses prepare for a disaster | Pierce County

Join Pierce County’s Economic Development Department along with County, Federal and State partners at its first post disaster recovery forum Tuesday, March 7 from 8 a.m. to noon at Dacca Barn, 2820 54th Ave. E. in Fife.

  • Feb 15, 2017

Enumclaw Youth and Family Services has new name

After 43 years of growth, Enumclaw Youth and Family Services is renewing its commitment to local youth and families with a new name and brand – Nexus Youth and Families. The new brand was officially unveiled Feb. 10 in Auburn.

  • Feb 14, 2017

We decide exactly what we’ll receive from God | Church Corner

Here it is February already! Does it still feel like a new year to you? I always get excited about the new year: the possibilities for change, the chance to put some things behind me and the promise of a whole new beginning.

  • Feb 12, 2017

Plateau Young Life expands offerings

“Accepted” is how 14-year-old Beau Murphy feels when he participates in Wyldlife Club. Club leaders and kids immediately embraced all of him – including his cerebral palsy – which gave him a sense of belonging.

  • Feb 9, 2017