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Endometriosis runs in families. A woman whose mother or sister has endometriosis is six times more likely to get the disease than other women.

Common disease takes aim at women

Endometriosis is a common disease affecting millions of women worldwide and about 15 percent of the reproductive-aged women in the United States. Typically associated with painful periods, evidence strongly suggests it may also lead to infertility.

Endometriosis runs in families. A woman whose mother or sister has endometriosis is six times more likely to get the disease than other women.

Sports fans will enjoy “Crooked” book – bet on it

“Crooked: A History of Cheating in Sports” by Fran Zimniuch, c.2009, Taylor Trade, $16.95, 193 pages.

ManeStage production is Saturday in Sumner

ManeStage Theatre Company opens William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 7 p.m. Saturday outdoors at Sunset Chev Stadium. Performances will follow at 2 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. July 24, and 2 p.m. July 25 and 26.

Kellee Bradley sings during her Friday performance at Music on Main Street at Heritage Park in Sumner. About 200 people gathered around the gazebo under sunny skies.
Kellee Bradley sings during her Friday performance at Music on Main Street at Heritage Park in Sumner. About 200 people gathered around the gazebo under sunny skies.

Sports fans will enjoy “Crooked” book – you can bet on it

“Crooked: A History of Cheating in Sports” by Fran Zimniuch, c.2009, Taylor Trade, $16.95, 193 pages.

  • Jul 14, 2009

Following a few simple tips will produce great roses

Marianne Binetti will be making the following appearances:

  • Jul 7, 2009

The Compleat Home Gardener Marianne Binetti Time to evaluate your plants

Marianne Binetti will be making the following appearances:

LaVerna Waller sits and listens to live music Thursday under sunny skies at the Bonney Lake Senior Center. The senior celebrated the Fourth of July with an Elvis impersonator and barbecue.
LaVerna Waller sits and listens to live music Thursday under sunny skies at the Bonney Lake Senior Center. The senior celebrated the Fourth of July with an Elvis impersonator and barbecue.

‘Beauty’ of a book is a modern-day tale

“B as in Beauty” by Alberto Ferreras, c. 2009, Grand Central Publishing, $13.99, 335 pages, includes book group guides in English and Spanish.

  • Jul 7, 2009

Free lunch program needs volunteers

Volunteers are needed to help with the Buckley Youth Center’s summer lunch program.

  • Jun 30, 2009

Backpack collection for fall under way

With the start of the school year just around the corner, Enumclaw Youth and Family Services, along with Plateau Outreach Ministries, is again asking community members, businesses and churches for support in providing school supplies and backpacks to more than 300 low-income children in the community.

  • Jun 30, 2009
Sports physicals are an important tool to evaluate injuries in the past that may be warning signs of future problems

Physicals can prevent future injuries

Summer vacation has arrived, but soon enough young athletes from across the region will be getting ready to participate in school sports. The annual mad dash to get those pre-participation sports physicals done before school starts is right around the corner.

  • Jun 30, 2009
Sports physicals are an important tool to evaluate injuries in the past that may be warning signs of future problems

Celebrate Independence Day with floral fireworks

Celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks display of flowers in the garden. Hardy fuchsias get my vote as the flowering shrub that explodes with the most blooms this time of year. If you’re tired of replacing that thirsty, weeping fuchsia basket each spring then consider the more upright, hardy fuchsia shrubs that come back year after year when planted into the ground. This is a good week to visit the nurseries or public display gardens to see hardy fuchsias in bloom. You‘ll soon know why the dangling blooms on these shrubs are called “ladies earrings.”

  • Jun 30, 2009

Moon landing is out of this world

“Magnificent Desolation” by Buzz Aldrin with Ken Abraham, c. 2009, Harmony Books, $27, 326 pages, includes index.

  • Jun 30, 2009

Free lunch program needs volunteers

Volunteers are needed to help with the Buckley Youth Center’s summer lunch program.

Backpack collection for fall under way

With the start of the school year just around the corner, Enumclaw Youth and Family Services, along with Plateau Outreach Ministries, is again asking community members, businesses and churches for support in providing school supplies and backpacks to more than 300 low-income children in the community.

Sports physicals are an important tool to evaluate injuries in the past that may be warning signs of future problems

Physicals can prevent future injuries

Summer vacation has arrived, but soon enough young athletes from across the region will be getting ready to participate in school sports. The annual mad dash to get those pre-participation sports physicals done before school starts is right around the corner.

Sports physicals are an important tool to evaluate injuries in the past that may be warning signs of future problems

The Compleat Home Gardener Marianne Binetti

Celebrate July 4 with colorful plants

Music off Main kicks off Friday

Sumner’s Music off Main concert series starts Friday with a performance by Pat Moss and New Frontier.