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Seniors: take steps to relieve the stress in your lives

Stress causes changes in our body. Our heart rate goes up, blood pressure goes up, breathing becomes shallow, our eyes dilate and our entire body goes into a “ready to attack" mode in order to handle whatever is causing the stress. Our body’s systems do this without our even thinking about it.

Coupon-clipping booming thanks to online offers

A tried and true way to save money in a tough economy is clipping coupons. Because of the Internet, however, a savvy consumer no longer has to wield a pair of scissors in order to reap rewards.

Coupon-clipping booming thanks to online offers

A tried and true way to save money in a tough economy is clipping coupons. Because of the Internet, however, a savvy consumer no longer has to wield a pair of scissors in order to reap rewards.

  • May 13, 2009

Pests are eyeing the landscapes and yard flora

Spring is finally arriving. As the new leaves begin to expand, various critters will be licking their chops waiting for the feast to begin. The following are symptoms of some of the more common and highly visible insects and disease pests that will soon be eyeing your landscapes.

Organic gardening is a growing hobby

One of the hottest trends in gardening today is organic gardening, which relies on natural processes to grow plants. There is now a growing consensus among scientists that organically grown fruits and vegetables may contain higher levels of nutrients than conventionally grown produce.

  • May 12, 2009

Scouts launch eco-friendly car wash

Cub Scout Pack 500, Boy Scout Troop 422, the city of Enumclaw, King County and the State Department of Ecology will team up May 23 to host an environmentally friendly “green” car wash to educate the public about things we all can do to protect water quality.

  • May 12, 2009

Pests are eyeing the landscapes and yard flora

Spring is finally arriving. As the new leaves begin to expand, various critters will be licking their chops waiting for the feast to begin. The following are symptoms of some of the more common and highly visible insects and disease pests that will soon be eyeing your landscapes.

Public gardens provide blooming experience for all

Marianne Binetti will appear at noon Saturday at the Elma Home and Garden Show. Her topic: “How to Eat Your Front Yard.” Contact Rhonda, 360-534-9684.

  • May 12, 2009

Student musicians receive top ratings

Enumclaw High School’s Greg Rufener, Naomi Eide and David Schiff, White River High School’s Matt Reed and Bonney Lake High School’s percussion ensemble all received superior or higher ratings at the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) and Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA) 2009 State Solo and Ensemble Contests April 24 and 25 at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Wash.

Plateau galleries feature updated exhibits

Green River Community College Enumclaw and Enumclaw City Hall will feature local ceramic artist Audrey Josias’ “Creating with Clay” and Mitzi Lindgren’s “Exploring Boundaries.”

  • May 12, 2009

Swine flu can become a pandemic

Pandemic: an epidemic of infectious disease that spreads through populations across a large region, for instance, a continent, or even worldwide.

The Compleat Home Gardener Marianne Binetti May gardens are bursting with color

The second week in May is bursting with color in neighborhoods all over the region as flowering trees and blooming shrubs were busy putting on a show for Mother’s Day.

Scouts launch eco-friendly car wash

Cub Scout Pack 500, Boy Scout Troop 422, the city of Enumclaw, King County and the State Department of Ecology will team up May 23 to host an environmentally friendly “green” car wash to educate the public about things we all can do to protect water quality.

Book details hard lessons learned by military chaplain

“Faith Under Fire” by Roger Benimoff, c.2009, Crown, $23.95, 268 pages.

Mike Dilbeck exhibit runs through June 2

The city of Enumclaw’s Gallery 2009 presents “As I See It,” an exhibit by Bonney Lake photographer Mike Dilbeck starting today, Wednesday, and running through June 2.

A Clean ‘Claw

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  • May 12, 2009

Chaplain’s war tale stretches from divine to dispirited

“Faith Under Fire” by Roger Benimoff, c.2009, Crown, $23.95, 268 pages.

  • May 12, 2009

SLIDESHOW: Native American Indian Pow Wow

The annual Native American Pow Wow held at the Enumclaw High School, Enumclaw, WA on May 2, 2009.Click Here… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2009

Trees and shrubs are under attack; right treatment can solve the problem

Spring is finally arriving. As the new leaves begin to expand, various critters will be licking their chops waiting for the feast to begin. Here are symptoms of some of the more common and highly visible insect and disease pests that will soon be eyeing your landscapes.