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Keep public jobs for legal residents

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:20PM

It used to be difficult for an employer to know whether or not they were hiring illegal residents, but that has changed.

Some folks just can’t be trusted with a gun

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:20PM

Three or four months ago, I read an unsettling story in The Seattle Times. I can’t remember where the incident happened, but it wasn’t around here. Anyway, a fellow had boarded a bus to go home. He’d just been fired from his job and, presumably, was a bit befuddled and strung out, which may have contributed to his alleged grumpy mood. For whatever reason – the article was short on details – he became upset over a woman seated near him and called her a “friggin’ bitch.” They exited the bus at the same stop, whereupon the woman pulled a handgun from her purse – she had a permit to carry a concealed weapon – and shot him. She told police the man had insulted her.

Letters to the Editor Chamber happy with plan for better business

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:19PM

As the president of the Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce, I would like to commend Councilmember Liz Reynolds for proposing her 10-point plan to “Boost Enumclaw’s Economy.” The full City Council has responded positively and acted quickly by working in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce, Mount Rainier Independent Business Alliance and the city’s Community Economic Development Committee.

Bloom big, die young: so goes the life of an annual

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:19PM

Marianne Binetti will be making the following appearances:

Gear up for National Bike Month

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:19PM

May is National Bike Month and perhaps you’ve pulled your bike down from the garage rafters and decided to take a ride around the block.

Hearing loss is becoming silent health crisis

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:18PM

Many Enumclaw-area residents may not be aware that they are battling a silent health crisis – one that affects more than 30 million people. In fact, hearing loss, the third-leading health condition among Americans, impacts one in 10 people, about 40 percent of whom are younger than 65 years old. Recognizing the severity of these statistics, Sears Hearing Aid Service Center of Enumclaw is honoring Better Hearing Month this May. The local hearing solution center is offering tips for members of the local community to actively help prevent hearing loss.

Obesity can be a weighty challenge for many children

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:18PM

In the past 20 years, the number of obese children and adolescents has tripled in the United States, resulting in a public health crisis never before seen. One in three children are now considered obese or overweight. Obesity continues to rise at an alarming rate; jeopardizing the future health and well being of our children. Fortunately, by educating ourselves and taking action, this trend can be reversed.

It’s OK to cheat in the garden

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:18PM

“How to Cheat at Gardening and Yard Work” by Jeff Bredenberg, c.2009, Rodale, $18.95, 371 pages, includes index.

Most important time is spent with kids

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:18PM

A young person in my church has a shirt that says, “Procrastinators Unite Tomorrow.” The shirt always makes me smile because I can identify with it. There are times in my life where that quote would have been my quote. I’d like to think that as I’ve gotten older and more “mature” this statement is less true about me.

Aging population stays flexible and strong by keeping active

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:17PM

Bill Monten was finishing up his weight-lifting routine at the Enumclaw Fitness Center Thursday morning.

Living today creates a better tomorrow

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:17PM

Each year, the month of May is proclaimed Older Americans Month throughout the nation. The Administration on Aging develops a theme for Older Americans Month and the President signs a proclamation regarding Older Americans Month in celebration of the achievements and contributions of the nation’s older persons.

Positive attitude can alleviate the stress that builds

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:17PM

Have you ever heard someone say, “I’ve been so busy lately I have barely had time to breathe!” or words to that effect? Has your life at one time or another been so busy that you felt it has been nearly out of control?

Pete’s Pool

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:16PM


  • May 19, 2009 at 11:16PM

Five Years Ago

Two-time qualifier

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:15PM

Sports Briefs

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:14PM

All-Star race has different finish for Kahne this year

Sports Briefs

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:12PM

Four Hornets make Junior Olympics

Leaps and Bounds

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:12PM

Sports Brief

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:12PM

Enumclaw High graduate Brian Scalabrine and the defending NBA champion Boston Celtics were outmanned by the Orlando Magic 101-82 Sunday in Game 7 of the best-of-seven NBA Eastern Conference semifinal series.

College ball could be a short stop on Marquez’ way to the major leagues

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:10PM

Throughout his playing career, Bryan Marquez knew what was coming next.

Community effort kept teacher cutbacks to just two

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:09PM

There was generally good news stemming from the Enumclaw School Board’s special meeting May 11, when Enumclaw School District Superintendent Mike Nelson announced the district would most likely only be letting two teachers go Friday – but, still, it hits hard.

White River considers sale of downtown Buckley property

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:08PM

No one spoke for, or against, the White River School District’s plans to get an appraisal for its downtown Buckley Educational Service Center and perhaps put it on the real estate market.

EHS teacher to toss out first pitch

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:08PM

The second part of Enumclaw High School Spanish teacher Molly Chang’s experience as the Sylvan and King 5 Teachers Who Make A Difference award winner will take place at 1:30 p.m. Monday when she throws out the first pitch at the Tacoma Rainiers baseball game.

Poetry problem resolved

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:07PM

Editor’s note: The Courier-Herald accepts monthly submissions from members of the local Poetry Jam. A poem published in the May 13 edition contained work attributed to a member, but was taken from a poem originally penned by William Randolph Hearst. The following are responses from both the association and its member who submitted the poem.

Fatality involves pair of area drivers

  • May 19, 2009 at 11:07PM

One person was killed and three injured, including a Buckley and Bonney Lake man, Thursday on River Road between Puyallup and Tacoma.

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