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Buckley bears brunt of winter wind storm

  • Dec 23, 2008 at 8:00PM

A snow and windstorm swept through the area Saturday and Sunday leaving snow drifts and icy roads with the most severe damage hitting Buckley.

King County: Affordable housing, living wage head latest report

  • Dec 15, 2008 at 9:10PM

Many aspects of living in King County have improved or remain unchanged in recent years, yet residents face serious challenges in terms of affordable housing, living wage incomes and transportation choices. In addition, more children live in poverty, and the gap between the rich and poor continues to grow, according to the new Communities Count 2008 Report released recently.

Buckley land lease gets public airing

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

The city of Buckley hosted a public hearing Dec. 9 to unveil its proposed plan to eventually enter into a half-century land lease agreement with the state’s Department of Social and Health Services, involving a 138-acre agricultural parcel on the grounds of Rainier School.

Cold-weather tips can prevent disasters | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

  • Dec 15, 2008 at 9:59PM

The following are tips from East Pierce Fire and Rescue to help prepare for cold weather emergencies and possible power outages.

'Retail survivors' tales comprise 'The Customer is Always Wrong' | Book Review

  • Dec 15, 2008 at 9:17PM

You knew it was a bad time of year to go to that store, but you went in anyhow and wished you hadn’t. The lines were long and filled with grumps and kids, both way past nap time. You couldn’t find anything because the place was a mess. The sound system was broken and the same Christmas song was playing over and over and over until you thought you’d scream. You couldn’t wait to get out of there. Too bad you were the person behind the cash register.

Season by any name should be filled with joy | Enumclaw Letters to the Editor

  • Dec 15, 2008 at 11:24PM

Ah, yes, ‘tis the season of peace, good will and merriment. Except of course for those who wish to usurp the season for a holiday that you or I or someone doesn’t celebrate. Then we must jealously guard our symbols and holiday time against those who wish to steal them. We must say Merry Christmas or Happy Hanukkah or whatever, defiantly, to let others know that our holiday is best. Those who are timid will meekly say happy holidays, or seasons greetings for fear of offending.

Swimming: Enumclaw Hornets post more district times

  • Dec 15, 2008 at 9:12PM

The Enumclaw High boys swim team posted more district times on its way to a 98-81 nonleague loss to Capital Thursday and then finished fifth to bring home a trophy from the Rogers Holiday Relays in Puyallup Saturday.

No need to travel for great sports

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

Maybe it is the amount of caffeine consumed by folks here in the Northwest that fuels our storied overachiever status, but don’t we expect the same from our pro, college and high school athletes?

No need to travel for great sports

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

Maybe it is the amount of caffeine consumed by folks here in the Northwest that fuels our storied overachiever status, but don’t we expect the same from our pro, college and high school athletes?

Money in the pocket or for gas tax?

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

Most people who read this column drive, so here’s an early Christmas present: log onto seattlegasprices.com and you’ll find the lowest price of gasoline in your community. Just click on the name of your hometown. Right now, it’s selling for $1.59 in Auburn, $1.60 in Covington, $1.62 in Kent, $1.77 in Bellevue, $1.89 in Redmond and $1.64 in Renton. Five months ago it was more than $4 a gallon. Nice trend.

It’s a joyous season despite tough times

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

Well, here we are again, forsaking the routine, workaday world to slip joyfully into romance. Bring on the hectic shopping sprees, gaudy tinsel and the multi-colored, twinkling flash of Southcenter, downtown Seattle, and living-room Christmas trees. We’ll stroll once more down Santa Claus Lane and through the dainty lights along Fifth Avenue.

First day of fun at Crystal

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

Well deserved

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

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  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

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Buckley land lease gets public airing

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

The city of Buckley hosted a public hearing Dec. 9 to unveil its proposed plan to eventually enter into a half-century land lease agreement with the state’s Department of Social and Health Services, involving a 138-acre agricultural parcel on the grounds of Rainier School.

Money in the pocket or for gas tax?

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

Most people who read this column drive, so here’s an early Christmas present: log onto seattlegasprices.com and you’ll find the lowest price of gasoline in your community. Just click on the name of your hometown. Right now, it’s selling for $1.59 in Auburn, $1.60 in Covington, $1.62 in Kent, $1.77 in Bellevue, $1.89 in Redmond and $1.64 in Renton. Five months ago it was more than $4 a gallon. Nice trend.

It’s a joyous season despite tough times

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

Well, here we are again, forsaking the routine, workaday world to slip joyfully into romance. Bring on the hectic shopping sprees, gaudy tinsel and the multi-colored, twinkling flash of Southcenter, downtown Seattle, and living-room Christmas trees. We’ll stroll once more down Santa Claus Lane and through the dainty lights along Fifth Avenue.

First day of fun at Crystal

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

Well deserved

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

Archives

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

Ten Years Ago

Holiday poem remains popular through the years

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

After writing this column for more than 25 years, this is still the most requested reprint, so as a gift each year I repeat this tradition and offer the column so it can be sent copywrite free from my Web site, www.binettigarden.com. Just go to the very bottom of the opening Web page.

Eagles to provide free meal for all

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

The Buckley Eagles are offering a holiday present to the entire community.

Rainier workers contribute

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

The annual Rainier School Local No. 491 Of Washington State Employees food drive was a success with 3,146 nonperishable food items recently delivered to the Buckley Kiwanis Food Bank.

Musical benefit planned

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

A benefit for a local youngster battling leukemia is planned for Jan. 10.

Caroling Thank You

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 8:00PM

The Black Diamond Community Center celebrated its 16th annual dinner auction on Nov. 1, 2008. Over 100 people attended the auction and many groups assisted in so many ways it would be impossible to list them all. I am always humbled when we have any event because of the amount of community members who show up to help. Following is a list of those who donated items, attended the event and who supported the dinner auction by volunteering.

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