Life

Determining a tree’s value

Trees have value. A large tree in a nice landscape may be worth thousands of dollars.

  • Sep 7, 2009

A story of the perfect dog

“A Big Little Life: A Memoir of a Joyful Dog” by Dean Koontz, c. 2009, Hyperion, $24.99, 271 pages.

Fall reminders of gardening needs

Early September is when the color yellow should remind gardeners about fall garden chores

Auburn Symphony Orchestra providing transportation to some shows

Once again the Auburn Symphony Orchestra will provide round-trip bus service for Enumclaw residents to select performances during the 2009-10 season.

A story of the perfect dog

The Perfect Dog is highly intelligent. And – no matter what anybody else claims – The Perfect Dog is your dog.

  • Sep 7, 2009

Fall brings gardening chores

Early September is when the color yellow should remind gardeners about fall garden chores.

  • Sep 7, 2009

Learning to live dangerously

“How to Live Dangerously: The Hazards of Helmets, the Benefits of Bacteria, and the Risks of Living Too Safe” by Warwick Cairns, c.2009, St. Martin’s Press, $12.95, 160 pages.

Dr. Jason Brayley is part of a team working to educate parents and students about concussions.

Sports concussion program helps students and providers

MultiCare's Sports Concussion Program is helping students, parents and providers work with new laws.

  • Sep 1, 2009
Dr. Jason Brayley is part of a team working to educate parents and students about concussions.

Book offers advice on avoiding worry

“AdaptAbility” by M.J. Ryan, c. 2009, Broadway Books, $18.99, 227 pages.You woke up at 3:42 this morning, but what are you gonna do?Every day, you… Continue reading

Tips as the summer winds down

By Marianne BinettiThe fourth week of August is a good time to take cuttings of your favorite shrubs, continue deadheading annuals, perennials and roses and… Continue reading

The lead singer for Riverbend performs at Tunes@Tapps.

Riverbend performs at Allan Yorke Park as part of the Tunes@Tapps concert series

Riverbend, a Seattle-based band, provided live music during the Aug. 19 Tunes@Tapps concert series at Allan Yorke Park in Bonney Lake. About 200 attended the… Continue reading

The lead singer for Riverbend performs at Tunes@Tapps.
The cast of 9- to 14-year-olds

SLIDESHOW: Big Finale

Stage Door Theatre Summer Youth Camp's season closed Aug. 15 with the musical/comedy "Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr."

The cast of 9- to 14-year-olds

Take The Quiz

1. Drinking water can reduce your risk of colon cancer over your lifetime?

  • Aug 18, 2009
Water Wonders

Water Wonders

We are going to talk seriously about water and dehydration. Don’t check out. Do not move on to read something else. You must read this article. Yes, you. The woman who is 54. The man who is 72. The young adult in his or her 40s but has parents in their 60s and grandparents in their 80s. And yes, if you are the woman who is 85, but swears you get enough water to drink.

  • Aug 18, 2009
Water Wonders

Flu bug might return

A King County girl died July 18 from complications of H1N1 influenza (swine flu) and her underlying health conditions. This is the second reported H1N1 death in King County.

  • Aug 18, 2009
Getting a leg up on osteoarthritis

Getting a leg up on osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis of the knee develops gradually over time with symptoms like stiffness after getting out of bed or sitting for a long period of time, pain, swelling, tenderness or a crunching sound when walking.

  • Aug 18, 2009
Getting a leg up on osteoarthritis

New book is a lot of fun, believe it or not

“Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Seeing is Believing,” c. 2009, Ripley Publishing, $28.95, 265 pages.

  • Aug 18, 2009

Bluegrass festival starts Friday

The city of Enumclaw is gearing up this weekend’s bluegrass festival at the Enumclaw Expo Center fieldhouse.

  • Aug 18, 2009

Flu bug might return

A King County girl died July 18 from complications of H1N1 influenza (swine flu) and her underlying health conditions. This is the second reported H1N1 death in King County.

Getting a leg up on osteoarthritis

Getting a leg up on osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, also known as “wear and tear” arthritis, is a degenerative joint disease that affects knees, hips, back and small joints in the fingers. Osteoarthritis of the knee is the most common form of the disease. It is the most common disability found among Americans, affecting more than 10 million people in the United States today. That number is expected to double over the next 20 years.

Getting a leg up on osteoarthritis