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Less government is the best advice

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:11AM

Gen. Colin Powell is the walking embodiment of the American Dream. Raised in the Bronx, the decorated Vietnam veteran served as President Reagan’s national security adviser, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under the first President Bush and Secretary of State for the second President Bush. Many people think he would have been the country’s first African American President had he run in 1996 against Bill Clinton.

College doesn’t always equate to better pay

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:11AM

Based upon reliable news reports and every other speech made by our new president, most American families are having a difficult time scraping together enough money to send their children to college. And even after the kids have saved all they can from part-time work, the parents have contributed the last of their retirement funds and every possible financial aid and scholarship has been exhausted, many college grads stumble away from their alma mater so far in debt it’ll take the next 20 years to pay it off, especially in today’s tanked economy. Indeed, a surprising number of modern grads won’t be able to find jobs in their chosen field and will, consequently, decide to continue their education into graduate school, as if this will necessarily increase their marketability – when, in fact, it may simply be throwing more money down the drain.

Whoa, Lindsay call me, please

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:11AM

Oh, Lindsay Lohan. After watching your recent mock-personal e-harmony advertisement, I have just two words for you: Call me!

Organic gardening is a growing hobby

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:11AM

One of the hottest trends in gardening today is organic gardening, which relies on natural processes to grow plants. There is now a growing consensus among scientists that organically grown fruits and vegetables may contain higher levels of nutrients than conventionally grown produce.

A Clean ‘Claw

  • May 11, 2009 at 10:00PM updated May 12, 2009 at 1:11AM

Scouts launch eco-friendly car wash

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:10AM

Cub Scout Pack 500, Boy Scout Troop 422, the city of Enumclaw, King County and the State Department of Ecology will team up May 23 to host an environmentally friendly “green” car wash to educate the public about things we all can do to protect water quality.

Pests are eyeing the landscapes and yard flora

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:10AM

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

Chaplain’s war tale stretches from divine to dispirited

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:10AM

“Faith Under Fire” by Roger Benimoff, c.2009, Crown, $23.95, 268 pages.

Public gardens provide blooming experience for all

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:10AM

Marianne Binetti will appear at noon Saturday at the Elma Home and Garden Show. Her topic: “How to Eat Your Front Yard.” Contact Rhonda, 360-534-9684.

Student musicians receive top ratings

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:09AM

Enumclaw High School’s Greg Rufener, Naomi Eide and David Schiff, White River High School’s Matt Reed and Bonney Lake High School’s percussion ensemble all received superior or higher ratings at the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) and Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA) 2009 State Solo and Ensemble Contests April 24 and 25 at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Wash.

Plateau galleries feature updated exhibits

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:09AM

Green River Community College Enumclaw and Enumclaw City Hall will feature local ceramic artist Audrey Josias’ “Creating with Clay” and Mitzi Lindgren’s “Exploring Boundaries.”

Take a deep breath and plunge into the rewarding world of foster parenting

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:09AM

Last summer, my wife and I began one of the greatest adventures of our lives: we became foster parents. She was interested in adopting children and I was often ready to give away our own kids, so foster parenting seemed like a good compromise.

Wilkeson school days

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  • May 12, 2009 at 1:08AM

Five Years Ago

Open house follows remodel

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:08AM

Molen Orthodontics invites the public to check out its remodeled Enumclaw office.

City amendment makes it easier to “buy local”

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:08AM

In an effort to keep its dollars close to home, the Enumclaw City Council proposed local legislation that would increase the city’s ability to “shop local.”

Auto detailer keeps busy

  • May 11, 2009 at 10:00PM updated May 12, 2009 at 1:08AM

There are a lot of elements of Jorge Espinosa’s job as an automobile detailer that he likes, but the bottom line and the objective that makes him most proud is the “before and after” picture in his mind’s eye.

College, city teaming up to offer May 27 financing workshop

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:07AM

During these uncertain economic times, two things appear clear: first, that many businesses are struggling to make ends meet; and, second, that many business owners have questions about financing options and opportunities.

Helac announces second round of job cuts

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:07AM

Enumclaw’s Helac Corporation, a local success story since 1974, has reduced its workforce for the second time in 2009.

City is looking at 10-step proposal

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:07AM

On April 27, a proposal to help “Boost Enumclaw’s Economy” was presented at City Council by the chamber’s City Council liaison and chair of the Community Economic Development Committee, Liz Reynolds. As a result, council voted to forward this to the CED Committee to begin looking at options. Given the level of uncertainty in today’s economy and the resulting recession, this 10-step plan to help promote businesses in Enumclaw was a result of feedback from businesses struggling to survive.

Sports Brief

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:05AM

Registration for baseball under way

Sports Brief

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:04AM

Scalabrine and Celtics keep rolling

Paterson pushes Hornets to second

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:03AM

With the leadership of three-time state champion, senior Jennifer Paterson, Enumclaw High’s judo team took second place at the 28th annual High School Judo Championships Saturday.

Enumclaw Expo Center hosts annual Spring Dairy Show Saturday

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:02AM

About 100 kids and approximately 120 animals from across the state are expected for Saturday’s annual Spring Dairy Show at the Enumclaw Expo Center.

White River High opts for activity-athletic coordinator

  • May 12, 2009 at 1:02AM

White River High girls basketball coach Chris Gibson will take on additional responsibilities as the school’s athletics and activities coordinator.

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