Life

Dinner aids BASK

Terry and Talayna Worth are hosting a fundraising dinner for the Black Diamond Community Center’s Before and After School Kids (BASK) program Saturday at the Black Diamond Eagles, 32618 Railroad Ave.

Organizers searching for school supplies

Christine Adkins is starting to worry about whether there will be enough school supplies to fill the 350 backpacks for low-income children in the community.

Boot Camp for New Dads helps first-time fathers become knowledgeable

Support groups aimed at helping whole family

Achieving a healthy lifestyle happens because of access to information and tools. That is why MultiCare provides a wide variety of classes and support groups for Mom, Dad and the whole family. Below is a small listing of the classes and groups provided by MultiCare.

Boot Camp for New Dads helps first-time fathers become knowledgeable

“Disobedient Girl” is great start for novelist

“A Disobedient Girl” by Ru Freeman, c. 2009, Atria Books, $25.00, 384 pages.

“Disobedient Girl” is great start for novelist

“A Disobedient Girl” by Ru Freeman, c. 2009, Atria Books, $25.00, 384 pages.

  • Aug 4, 2009
Buckley native Blaine Larsen’s “It Did” should be hitting airwaves any day now.

Larsen’s latest single and album reflect his life

Blaine Larsen’s back and doing things his way.

Buckley native Blaine Larsen’s “It Did” should be hitting airwaves any day now.
Sunny skies greeted the Scottish Highland Games and Clan Gathering Saturday and Sunday at the Enumclaw Expo Center and so did the large crowds that always turn out for the event. Above

SLIDESHOW: A big day for Scots

Crowds filled the Enumclaw Expo Center for the annual Scottish Highland Games and Clan Gathering.

  • Jul 30, 2009
Sunny skies greeted the Scottish Highland Games and Clan Gathering Saturday and Sunday at the Enumclaw Expo Center and so did the large crowds that always turn out for the event. Above

“Dogged Pursuit” is the pick of the litter

“Dogged Pursuit” by Robert Rodi, c. 2009, Hudson Street Press, $24.95, 274 pages.

Stan Purvis as a young man and in later years with his wife Cecilia.

Purvis counts decades of service to town he loves

Sumner’s Stan Purvis has been around to see a little town grow to the community it is today.

  • Jul 28, 2009
Stan Purvis as a young man and in later years with his wife Cecilia.
Florence Massey knew she would one day live in Bonney Lake. After plenty of visits to the area

Thirteen trips later, Massey made her way to Bonney Lake

After visiting the Bonney Lake area in 1962, Florence Massey and her husband Joseph knew they would one day make it their home.

  • Jul 28, 2009
Florence Massey knew she would one day live in Bonney Lake. After plenty of visits to the area
Skeek Gonzales

Gonzales ready to share tales of Wilkeson past

Lambert “Skeek” Gon-zales proclaims to know more about the history of Wilkeson and its glory days – when the rich natural resources fueled the local economy – than any person alive.

Skeek Gonzales

Base Camp reports successful three-day showing at the fair

The city of Enumclaw’s 16th annual juried art exhibit, Base Camp, closed July 18 after a successful three-day run during Enumclaw’s King County Fair. Nearly 2,500 visitors viewed artwork by artists from the region. Viewers made donations and cast votes for the popular “People’s Choice Award.” Woodinville artist Linda Baker was the public-selected winner for her photograph entitled “Lilly.” Baker will receive $115, the total of donations made by exhibit visitors.

  • Jul 28, 2009
Florence Massey knew she would one day live in Bonney Lake. After plenty of visits to the area

Thirteen trips later, Massey made her way to Bonney Lake

After visiting the Bonney Lake area in 1962, Florence Massey and her husband Joseph knew they would one day make it their home.

Florence Massey knew she would one day live in Bonney Lake. After plenty of visits to the area
A group dances to the live music of Idol Eyez during the Tunes@Tapps series July 22 at Allan Yorke Park in Bonney Lake.
A group dances to the live music of Idol Eyez during the Tunes@Tapps series July 22 at Allan Yorke Park in Bonney Lake.

“Best in Show” honors earned by Cascade Home-ec 4-H group

The Enumclaw-based Cascade Home-Ec 4-H leader Jim Olson was bursting with pride as Enumclaw’s King County Fair closed its gates. As he was putting the final touches on a plate of beets, a judge from the Washington State Fair Commission handed him the black and white rosette for Best in Show.

For pet lovers, “Dogged Pursuit” is the pick of the litter

“Dogged Pursuit” by Robert Rodi, c. 2009, Hudson Street Press, $24.95, 274 pages.

  • Jul 27, 2009
Manestage Productions  rehearses its latest play
Manestage Productions  rehearses its latest play

Area author’s book doing well

“Prada and Prejudice,” written by the Enumclaw’s Mandy Hubbard, hit store shelves in June and has been picking up positive reviews and some high profile readers.

Poetry Corner

Grip the words firmly in your glove