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School hosts its final Discovery Day

  • May 8, 2009 at 7:00AM

The final Discovery Day for Wickersham School of Discovery made a lasting impression on students and staff, who are preparing to meld their school with neighboring Wilkeson Elementary School. The union is part of the White River School District's effort to trim $4.5 million from its 2009-10 budget.

School hosts its final Discovery Day

  • May 8, 2009 at 7:00AM

The final Discovery Day for Wickersham School of Discovery made a lasting impression on students and staff, who are preparing to meld their school with neighboring Wilkeson Elementary School. The union is part of the White River School District's effort to trim $4.5 million from its 2009-10 budget.

Helac announces another round of cutbacks

  • May 6, 2009 at 1:39PM

Enumclaw's Helac Corporation, a local success story since 1974, has reduced its workforce for the second time in 2009. A staff reduction announced May 5 included 24 employees representing 14 percent of Helac’s total work force of 165 employees.

Trees and shrubs are under attack; right treatment can solve the problem

  • May 6, 2009 at 1:19PM

Spring is finally arriving. As the new leaves begin to expand, various critters will be licking their chops waiting for the feast to begin. Here are symptoms of some of the more common and highly visible insect and disease pests that will soon be eyeing your landscapes.

Saying goodbye is never easy to do

  • May 5, 2009 at 2:00PM

Last week I attended what I am sure will be the start of too many funerals this year. As I have mentioned in the past, my mother and father both turn 75 this year, which means my mom’s and dad’s aunts, uncles, cousins, bothers, sisters are at that age when a simple cold can turn into a life-and-death situation.

They just don’t make ‘em like they used to

  • May 5, 2009 at 2:00PM

Something strange has happened to American movies in the last 15 or 20 years. Most of the highly-honored, critically acclaimed, Academy Award-winning films have proven to be box office duds.

Good models for healthcare exist

  • May 5, 2009 at 2:00PM

Bob Herbold became famous at Microsoft for noticing things others overlooked. He chronicled some of those observations two years ago in one of the better business books of the decade, “Seduced by Success” (McGraw-Hill) which regrettably was not required reading at General Motors and WaMu. Now Herbold is aiming his economic coherence at an issue starving for it: healthcare.

Letters to the Editor Mount Peak must be treated with respect

  • May 5, 2009 at 2:00PM

In the 20-plus years I have climbed Mount Peak, people have been working to save it for public use. The last attempt produced a King County purchase, which made it a park and therefore safe from development. Hats off to all who had a part in this; now it is time to save Mount Peak from ourselves.

Town fire

  • May 4, 2009 at 10:00PM updated May 5, 2009 at 2:00PM

Archives

  • May 5, 2009 at 1:59PM

Five Years Ago

Local Lions will rally for White Cane Days

  • May 5, 2009 at 1:59PM

Enumclaw Lions Club members will be outside the Safeway and QFC grocery stores Friday and Saturday, collecting donations for the Northwest Lions Foundation for Sight and Hearing.

School board gets math recommendations

  • May 5, 2009 at 1:59PM

“There are positive times ahead of us in mathematics,” Terry Parker, Enumclaw School District director of curriculum, instruction and assessment, told the Enumclaw School Board at its regular meeting April 20.

Saying goodbye is never easy to do

  • May 5, 2009 at 1:15PM

Last week I attended what I am sure will be the start of too many funerals this year. As I have mentioned in the past, my mother and father both turn 75 this year, which means my mom’s and dad’s aunts, uncles, cousins, bothers, sisters are at that age when a simple cold can turn into a life-and-death situation.

They just don’t make ‘em like they used to

  • May 5, 2009 at 1:15PM

Something strange has happened to American movies in the last 15 or 20 years. Most of the highly-honored, critically acclaimed, Academy Award-winning films have proven to be box office duds.

Good models for healthcare exist

  • May 5, 2009 at 1:14PM

Bob Herbold became famous at Microsoft for noticing things others overlooked. He chronicled some of those observations two years ago in one of the better business books of the decade, “Seduced by Success” (McGraw-Hill) which regrettably was not required reading at General Motors and WaMu. Now Herbold is aiming his economic coherence at an issue starving for it: healthcare.

Tutoring group can always use more helpers

  • May 5, 2009 at 1:14PM

We, Village Tutors, implemented a new system for tracking students and hours in mid-January. The numbers below, except where noted, represent activity from Jan. 15 to April 23.

Simple precautions can protect children from sports injuries

  • May 5, 2009 at 1:14PM

Spring has finally arrived in western Washington and that means more time spent outdoors. Dr. Jason Brayley, a sports medicine physician with MultiCare Health System, wants to help parents prevent injuries to their children with a few simple precautions.

Tough winter was nature’s way of letting us start over

  • May 5, 2009 at 1:14PM

Marianne Binetti will appear at 3 p.m. Saturday at The Commons at Federal Way, Buds and Blooms Festival. Her topic, “How to Eat Your Front Yard.” Contact: Rose, 253-261-0207.

Heartfelt tale of pigs, chickens leaves readers wanting more

  • May 5, 2009 at 1:13PM

“Coop” by Michael Perry, c. 2009, Harper Collins, $25.99, 368 pages.

Gallery offers new exhibit

  • May 5, 2009 at 1:13PM

The city of Enumclaw’s Gallery 2009 presents “As I See It,” an exhibit by Bonney Lake photographer Mike Dilbeck starting today, Wednesday, and running through June 2.

Dancers take center stage

  • May 5, 2009 at 1:13PM

Tribbett, Fink are wed in Virgin Islands Special Occasions

  • May 4, 2009 at 10:00PM updated May 5, 2009 at 1:13PM

Jennifer Fink and Randy Tribbett were married March 10, 2009, in a private ceremony at the Lime Tree Beach Resort in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The ceremony was officiated by Juliet Roberts.

Arizona vows for Jones and Bertrand Special Occasions

  • May 5, 2009 at 1:12PM

Maggie Jones and Michael Bertrand were married March 27, 2009, in Chandler, Ariz., at Ashley Manor. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Mark Morgan.

Obituaries

  • May 5, 2009 at 1:12PM

Rowena Bertha Hulda Meyer Barker, 85, of Enumclaw died April 25, 2009, at Canterbury House in Auburn, following an extended illness.

As a nation, we have become fools

  • May 5, 2009 at 1:12PM

A little more than 14 years ago on the eve of my 24th birthday, I was resting on my bed anticipating the arrival of my Enumclaw crew who were traveling to Seattle to celebrate my birthday. In a matter of minutes I had an experience that would forever change my life and set me on a different course. Though I was living a life full of sin and disregard for the things of God and though I had no desire to go to church on Sundays, let alone be a pastor, the lord visited me in my room and showed my past, my present and my future.

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