Life

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.

Tutoring group can always use more helpers

We, Village Tutors, implemented a new system for tracking students and hours in mid-January. The numbers below, except where noted, represent activity from Jan. 15 to April 23.

  • May 5, 2009

Simple precautions can protect children from sports injuries

Spring has finally arrived in western Washington and that means more time spent outdoors. Dr. Jason Brayley, a sports medicine physician with MultiCare Health System, wants to help parents prevent injuries to their children with a few simple precautions.

  • May 5, 2009

Heartfelt tale of pigs, chickens leaves readers wanting more

“Coop” by Michael Perry, c. 2009, Harper Collins, $25.99, 368 pages.

  • May 5, 2009

Gallery offers new exhibit

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.

  • May 5, 2009

Tutoring group can always use more helpers

We, Village Tutors, implemented a new system for tracking students and hours in mid-January. The numbers below, except where noted, represent activity from Jan. 15 to April 23.

Simple precautions can protect children from sports injuries

Spring has finally arrived in western Washington and that means more time spent outdoors. Dr. Jason Brayley, a sports medicine physician with MultiCare Health System, wants to help parents prevent injuries to their children with a few simple precautions.

The Compleat Home Gardener Marianne Binetti

Commit now to getting rid of dead plants

ManeStage presents classic “Snow White” in Sumner

ManeStage Theatre Company presents the northwest premiere of the award-winning musical production “Snow White.”

Farm memories shared in “Coop”

“Coop” by Michael Perry, c. 2009, Harper Collins, $25.99, 368 pages.

Tough winter was nature’s way of letting us start over

Marianne Binetti will appear at 3 p.m. Saturday at The Commons at Federal Way, Buds and Blooms Festival. Her topic, “How to Eat Your Front Yard.” Contact: Rose, 253-261-0207.

  • May 5, 2009

Simple tips help keep kids safe

Spring has finally arrived in western Washington and that means more time spent outdoors. Dr. Jason Brayley, a sports medicine physician with MultiCare Health System, wants to help parents prevent injuries to their children with a few simple precautions.

Simple tips help keep kids safe

Spring has finally arrived in western Washington and that means more time spent outdoors. Dr. Jason Brayley, a sports medicine physician with MultiCare Health System, wants to help parents prevent injuries to their children with a few simple precautions.

  • Apr 30, 2009

City’s BaseCamp exhibit returns to the fair

The city of Enumclaw’s 16th annual juried art exhibit, BaseCamp, returns to the King County Fair.

  • Apr 27, 2009

Organic gardening experiencing wave of popularity

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.

Organic gardening experiencing wave of popularity

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.

  • Apr 22, 2009

EHS student to solo for Tacoma Youth Orchestra

Music has been instrumental in Kaelynn Dirks’ life for years.

  • Apr 21, 2009

Righting wrongs with an ounce of optimism

Have you ever thought that someone was being quixotic? Knew someone who fights windmills? What about someone who has a sidekick?

  • Apr 21, 2009