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Debating talk radio’s tilt to the right

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:12PM

Let’s start where everyone agrees. There are far more conservative voices on the radio than liberal voices. Most people digest this morsel of information with a shoulder shrug. There are, after all, more than 30 other stations on the dial, along with hundreds of choices on satellite radio, and of course limitless options for what you play on your iPod or the CD player in your car.

Pop some corn, settle in for a date with Oscar

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:12PM

Well, gang, after considerable promotion and the usual display of Vera Wang evening attire worn by a long parade of emotional retards, the Critics’ Choice Awards, People’s Choice Awards and the Golden Globes are finally behind us and – if you can muster any further suspense and interest in the movies and the superstars who make them – we can prepare yet another bowl of popcorn and settle back to watch the most prestigious crapshoot of the bunch, the Oscars.

Heart health book published for February

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:11PM

With February being American Heart Month, there is no better time to take steps toward improving your heart’s health and overall well-being through better diet and exercise.

Alaskan wilderness adventure provides beautiful memories to last a lifetime

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:11PM

It was late in the day and the marshlands stretched for miles, with shallow channels leading in numerous directions, draining away the last of the salt water before low tide. Trudging across the mud flats, my kayak sliding easily behind me on the slick surface, I kept my mind on high alert. I’m tired and alone. Cold and hungry. Can’t make any mistakes here. The Forest Service cabin peeked above the tall grass and after 10 hours of steady paddling through rainsqualls, the cabin, with a woodstove and dry wood, was all I craved for the day’s efforts.

Stroke warning signs are easily detected

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:11PM

Stroke, also called brain attack, occurs when bloodflow to the brain is disrupted. Disruption in bloodflow is caused when either a blood clot or piece of plaque blocks one of the vital blood vessels in the brain (ischemic stroke), or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts, spilling blood into surrounding tissues (hemorrhagic stroke).

Sometimes God’s will gets tested

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:11PM

I’m reading this passage that says “accept all authority – the king as head of state and the officials he has appointed…It is God’s will that your good lives should silence those who make foolish accusations against you” while I’m waiting for the final inspection by the electrical inspector. So when she comes in and starts taking off all the covers, getting out the ladder and climbing up in the crawl space, looking behind the panels and being incredibly thorough, the electrician looks at me with a kind of worried expression on his face and whispers, “man, she’s tough.” And I’m fine with that because I’m not the electrician.

A Happy Valentine’s Day

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:11PM

Heart health supporters seeing red in February

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:10PM

If you watched the news on Channel 4 Feb. 6, you noticed that all the women wore red dresses and the men red ties. They were celebrating “Go Red for Women Day” sponsored by the American Heart Association.

“Amazing Moments” is a hit for sports fans in the family

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:10PM

“A is for Amazing Moments” by Brad Herzog, illustrated by Melanie Rose, c.2008, Sleeping Bear Press, $17.95, 40 pages.

Think about getting cool-season crops in the ground

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:10PM

Marianne Binetti will speak at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show, 10 a.m. Saturday on “New Plants for Old Gardens” and at 2 p.m. Sunday on “Garden Thunder from Down Under.” The show is at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle. For more information go to www.gardenshow.com.

Passing the Gavel

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:10PM

Archives

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:10PM

Five Years Ago

Chocolate Paradise

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:09PM

Black Diamond kicks off golden anniversary

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:09PM

Though Black Diamond has been inhabited since before the days when coal was king at the turn of the 20th century, it has only been incorporated as a town for 50 years.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Fast Facts

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:09PM

That NASCAR is the No. 1 spectator sport as 17 of 20 highest attended U.S. sporting events in 2008 were NASCAR races.

2009 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES SCHEDULE

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:09PM

Date Site

It’s 9 Time

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:08PM

This could be the season it all clicks for NASCAR Sprint Cup hometown hero Kasey Kahne.

WR finishes season with loss

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:08PM

White River High’s boys basketball team expended every ounce of energy toward upsetting its rival on Enumclaw’s home court Friday, but just couldn’t get it done before a noisy and lively partisan Enumclaw crowd, falling 64-55.

League-leading Hornets prepare for postseason

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:08PM

The White River High girls wrapped up a perfect South Puget Sound League 3A season with a Friday night victory over Enumclaw and now look forward to postseason play.

Five Lady Hornets off to state match

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:08PM

White River wrestling coach Joe Klein was beaming Saturday night. Not only did his boys team put five wrestlers into the state tournament, but so did the Hornets’ girls team. Plus, the Lady Hornets carried home a fourth-place finish from the regional tournament Saturday at Emerald Ridge, finishing one point behind Enumclaw with host Emerald Ridge and Rogers tying for the title.

Sports Briefs

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:07PM

Brown brings

Spartans close out season campaign with victory

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:07PM

The Sumner Spartans’ seniors made sure a disappointing basketball season ended on a high note. They scored 22 points in the final period for a 58-59 win over their district rivals, the Bonney Lake Panthers, in South Puget Sound League 3A play Feb. 13 at home.

Sumner falls to Bonney Lake in season finale

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:07PM

In their final game of the season, the Sumner High girls fought for every rebound and loose ball against the playoff-bound Bonney Lake Panthers.

Third-place finishes boost Hornets run into state tourney

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:07PM

Jenny Paterson, Chantelle Bailey, Rose Johnson and Breanna Flaquinti are already making history as part of the first girls wrestling team to represent Enumclaw High at Mat Classic, the state wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday, but they’re not finished yet. The quartet hope to bring home some hardware for the trophy case as well.

Hornets earn league’s No. 3 seed into districts

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:07PM

The Enumclaw High girls completed the South Puget Sound League 3A portion of their schedule with an 11-5 record, good for third place and a Friday night date in the opening round of the subdistrict basketball tournament.

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