This mild winter has been great for enjoying the outdoors, but it has also been great for the fleas and ticks of the Pacific Northwest. Preventative measures and early intervention can save both pet and owner a lot of misery. Itching is the most common symptom of a flea bite, but it is also the symptom of many common ailments like food allergies, environmental sensitivities and other skin conditions.
“Faith,” it says, “is the evidence of things unseen.” Too often, we read this and only think of the word “unseen” in terms of our desired outcome: it isn’t yet visible, hasn’t come to pass.
Since my oldest daughter has been away at college, my water bill has gone down quite markedly, but when she was home this weekend, her shower seemed longer than normal.
The city of Enumclaw’s Gallery 2015 will be displaying the work of photographer Michael Diegel through March 3.
I struggle a lot with the idea of Valentine’s Day. The present idea of it is quite contrary to its bloody origins. St. Valentine was a Christian martyr, who was arrested and beheaded for conducting marriages when they were outlawed by the Roman emperor.
The Enumclaw Rotary Club recognized a trio of high school seniors as their “Students of The Month” during the club’s Jan. 15 meeting.
Your family room on Super Bowl Sunday may have looked a lot like mine. The people were different, but the emotions were similar across the Northwest.From the moment the game started to the time it ended, we experienced a roller coaster of every emotion possible. Our family room went from jumping, high-five, ecstatic joy when Kearse caught that amazing bouncing catch – to complete dumbfounded silence when the heartwrenching interception on the one-yard line sealed our fate.
If you were to ask a handful of persons where they most often experience the presence of God, they are likely to say in prayer, during worship, in personal moments of reflection and in nature.
Do you know what you’re looking for?
Here we are, just a few days into a new year and like every new year, I was wondering about the resolutions I might need to make.
Doctors from ACCES (A BluePearl Veterinary Partners Hospital) encourage you to consider your pet when setting your New Year’s resolutions for 2015.
Get outdoors and learn about winter ecology snowshoeing on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest January through March.
“So,” she said, “I’m sure glad that’s over.” “Glad what’s over?” I responded, though I suspected I knew what she was talking about. “Christmas!” she exclaimed, “I’m glad Christmas is over.”
Mowich Lake is a popular destination during the summer months. But when winter lays its frozen shroud across the lake, human visitation plummets.
Acting Superintendent Tracy Swartout advises that Mount Rainier has transitioned to winter hours of operation and service.
Much like many of their human counterparts, pets do not always relish winter.
Since launching in November 2013, the Washington State Library/Microsoft IT Academyhas seen a steady increase in enrollees statewide, and is making a powerful impact for thousands of Washingtonians.
While many people might think the lackadaisical lifestyle of the housecat is the epitome of stress-free living, stress can be conveyed in ways often considered to be behavior problems.
The infancy narrative of the Babe born in Bethlehem inspires our hearts to renewed graces of hope and gratitude every year.
Puget Sound Energy (PSE) and Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas) have signed agreements to cooperate on launching an innovative battery storage project in Whatcom County that could pave the way for larger scale efforts in PSE’s service territory.