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Gene Groesbeck was Enumclaw’s premier movie tycoon from the early days of motion pictures until the mid-1950s.
Well gang, in the last year it has become quite apparent our economy is more screwed up than anyone suspected and there’s no quick fix on the horizon.
In the last three or four years, I’ve written a few columns on Pete’s Pool and there’s surely no need to repeat myself.
Occasionally, some of you ask about my tastes in popular music.
Last week we examined the mass media – a monopolistic fusion of New York publishers, Hollywood studios and Madison Avenue ad agencies – that controlled and dominated movies, music and the literary field during the last century.
Once upon a time many years ago, a few major Hollywood studios – MGM, Warner Brothers, Paramount, etc. – controlled what movies were made, who… Continue reading
Well, you know what they say about the certainties in life: there are only two, death and taxes.
Continued from last week.My previous column dealt with astronomy and the universe. Mainly, it described the gigantic numbers and distances necessary when considering the subject… Continue reading
I’ve always been quite fascinated by astronomy and/or cosmology. The two terms are often used interchangeably, but cosmology can sometimes imply a bit more speculation and philosophy than astronomy.
If you’re a summer tourist just passing through Enumclaw for the first time, your impressions of the town might be a bit negative, especially if you’re driving north on Cole Street.
Throughout my childhood and youthful adult years, I always was told presidents and chairmen of major, international corporations like General Electric and Bank of America received huge salaries because of the enormous responsibilities they carried.
Having written columns on Black Diamond Mayor Becky Olness and Enumclaw mayor Liz Reynolds, it only seems appropriate one should be offered on Buckley Mayor Pat Johnson.
Having written columns on Black Diamond Mayor Becky Olness and Enumclaw mayor Liz Reynolds, it only seems appropriate one should be offered on Buckley Mayor Pat Johnson. Last week we sat down over lattés in the Main Street Coffee Shop.
During the 1930s and '40s, in the dark days of Nazi Germany, there were elite societies within the German Army knows as S.S. Units, members… Continue reading