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Enumclaw Courier-Herald Letters to the Editor | March 9

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM updated Mar 10, 2013 at 11:20AM

Don’t expect to pay less for city natural gas

Consumer complaints to Washington attorney general highest since 2002

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM updated Mar 10, 2013 at 10:26AM

Washington consumers filed 25,197 written complaints with the Attorney General’s Office in 2008 – the greatest number since 2002. Gripes about health care businesses and commercial banks moved into the top 10 and telecommunications maintained its stronghold as the industry to generate the most criticism.

White River Schools cuts will include elementary music, PE

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM updated Mar 10, 2013 at 9:00AM

As part of its budget reductions, the White River School District will drop its elementary physical education and music programs.

Doggone pet owners want to start cat fight

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

There are dog people and cat people, and never the twain shall meet. Of course, some people, like myself, like both.

Corporate bonuses creating big headache

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

There’s an old expression still used when someone falls short of a goal while giving it their all: “Give him an ‘A’ for effort.”

High-tech guitar lessons for learner

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Technology brings a lot of wonderful advantages to our lives, allowing us to connect instantly with friends far away and organize entire months of our lives on a small hand-held device.

Community Calendar

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Book dishes inside scoop on the Fed

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

“Bernanke’s Test: Ben Bernanke, Alan Greenspan and the Drama of the Central Banker” by Johan Van Overtveldt, c. 2009, B2 Books, $26.00, 287 pages, includes notes and index.

Did roses survive our rugged winter weather? Maybe

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

• Marianne Binetti offers a free rose growing-rose pruning seminar at 9 a.m. Saturday at Windmill Gardens in Sumner, Learn how to prune, fertilize and plant all types of roses.

Pesticides should be used responsibly

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Spring is approaching, buds are beginning to swell and insects and diseases will soon begin to flourish.

White River High FFA team tackles biosolids for state contest

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Note: This is the text from a presentation delivered by White River High students at a recent meeting of the school board.

Contest Winners

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

These two young prize


  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Five Years Ago

City planning business summit for April

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Members of the local business scene are being invited to an economic summit that will seek to identify problems and brainstorm possible solutions to Enumclaw’s current doldrums.

New shop joins Buckley’s downtown scene

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Buckley is becoming known for its second-hand stores and the newest shop to dovetail into the category is The Robin’s Nest, which specializes in horse tack, furniture, clothes, hats, jewelry, guitars, model train sets, collectables and just about everything else under the sun.

Chamber hears tips for thriving in a tough economy

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

At our chamber-sponsored February Business Breakfast we discussed how to make it through these tough economic times. According to Jeff Perlot, business management faculty member and small business adviser at Green River Community College, the first key is to keep moving. He compared it with a rock climber who sees a storm coming. If the climber stays frozen and tries to wait out the storm, they may never make if off the rock. You need to keep climbing. Stay disciplined. Pick a few key things you want to accomplish each day and do them. That’s the only way to get to the top. 

Downtown location new home for photo studio

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Sharon Hinman can recite several reasons why she moved her photographic studio from her garage on the outskirts of Enumclaw to Griffin Avenue – like the location is more visible and the amenities are more appealing – but the top reason for the move is because of her dog.

“Would you like fries with that?”

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

What do you think are the most profitable words ever? Some would say they are, “Would you like fries with that?” It transforms the purchase of a hamburger into a package deal, in many cases doubling the size of the original sale. All because of six simple words.

Hornets score coach of year and MVP

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

The South Puget Sound League 3A’s most valuable players were found on the Plateau this season. So were the top coaches.

Kahne earns top 10 finish at Atlanta

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

With his first top 10 finish of the 2009 season at Atlanta Sunday, it looks like Enumclaw NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kasey Kahne is getting the jump on the consistency he wants from the No. 9 Budweiser Dodge team.

Sports Briefs

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Padgett earns

Bonney Lake’s season ends short of state tournament

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Bonney Lake High’s dream of reaching the Class 3A state basketball tournament came crashing down Saturday when the Panther girls fell to Auburn Mountainview 59-52 in a winner-to-state, loser-out game at Auburn High.

Becker’s absence will create void for Hornets

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

The White River High girls tennis team will be without two-time state participant Maggie Becker this season. Becker moved out of district, but coach Jason Swaser said there are plenty of returning members ready to fill her No. 1 singles position.

Chemistry keys 2009 success

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

The beauty of having a predominantly junior squad, according to White River baseball coach Mike Williams, is players know the fundamentals and what position they are going to be playing.

Hornets plan on being in playoffs when dust settles

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

With a strong core of returning players, a postseason appearance certainly seems possible for the 2009 edition of the White River High soccer program.

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