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Gallery 2009 presenting “A Taste of Italy” through Aug. 4

Gallery 2009 presenting “A Taste of Italy” through Aug. 4

The city of Enumclaw Gallery 2009 presents photographer Lea Bishop and “A Taste of Italy.” The exhibit opens today, Wednesday and continues through Aug. 4 at City Hall.

  • Jun 29, 2009
Gallery 2009 presenting “A Taste of Italy” through Aug. 4

Poetry Corner

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  • Jun 23, 2009

Students present Honors Recital

Eighteen students of Luanne’s Music Studio performed in her annual Honor’s Recital June 18 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Enumclaw. The students who participated included: Philip Lampkin, Julie Ringering, Michael Lampkin, Emily Davis, Jack Lampkin, Joel Mott, Naomi Engelhart, Marissa Rothermel, Kate Babbitt, Nathan Parks, Aaron Parks, Julia McElroy, Gabe Smith, Sarah Ringering, Alison Haywood, Micah Bolles, Kelsea Babbitt, Kristin Gonzales and Connor Holtz. Also participating were Christian Holtz on the trumpet, playing a duet with his brother Connor, and soloist Darrell Miller also performed, accompanied by Haywood.

  • Jun 23, 2009
Singer and songwiter Kellee Bradley will be one of the performers at Sumner’s Music Off Main concert series. She takes the stage July 10.

Music off Main series kicks off with yesteryear’s blues and rock music

Bring a blanket, chair and picnic dinner and be ready for foot-tapping, hand-clapping evenings at each performance of the city of Sumner’s Music Off Main concert series.

Singer and songwiter Kellee Bradley will be one of the performers at Sumner’s Music Off Main concert series. She takes the stage July 10.

Art, traditional or alternative, adds beauty to life

For those of you who enjoy reading about my sightings of nature’s art in motion, I’ll share with you what I observed recently. I’m also sending words of encouragement and love to my friend and gifted photographer Julie Taylor who is battling cancer. Julie has captured incredible moments in nature through her camera lens. You can view her photography by going to her Web site http://julietaylorphotography.com.

Singer and songwiter Kellee Bradley will be one of the performers at Sumner’s Music Off Main concert series. She takes the stage July 10.

Music off Main series kicks off with yesteryear’s blues and rock music

Bring a blanket, chair and picnic dinner and be ready for foot-tapping, hand-clapping evenings at each performance of the city of Sumner’s Music Off Main concert series.

  • Jun 22, 2009
Singer and songwiter Kellee Bradley will be one of the performers at Sumner’s Music Off Main concert series. She takes the stage July 10.

“My Ambulance Education” is a good read, but is a bit heavy on the gore

“My Ambulance Edu-cation” by Joseph F. Clark, c. 2009, Firefly Books, $19.95, 254 pages.

  • Jun 22, 2009

Step Out With Seniors

Over the past few weeks I have learned a lot about taking good care of myself. I had an easy surgery, but developed complications which extended the recovery and never could have gotten where I am on my own. Here is some of what I learned. Hopefully, you will never need to use it, but, if you do, take it to heart.

Linda Tallent and Fanzi Reichlin put together a meal during class at the senior center. Below
Linda Tallent and Fanzi Reichlin put together a meal during class at the senior center. Below

Seniors pay special tribute to their fathers

From milking cows in wee-morning hours to hiding chewing tobacco from their wives, fathers who were loved a generation ago left imprints that remain with their families today. In honor of Father’s Day, seniors from Sumner offered to pay tribute to these remarkable men and some of the greatest lessons they left behind.

Concert band performing

The Gateway Concert Band will present “Name Those Tunes XI” at 7 p.m. Monday at Rotary Centennial Park, on the corner of Griffin Avenue and Railroad Street.

Gateway Band plays Monday

The Gateway Concert Band will present “Name Those Tunes XI” at 7 p.m. Monday at Rotary Centennial Park, on the corner of Griffin Avenue and Railroad Street.

  • Jun 16, 2009
Know the difference

Know the difference

Although many people believe a cardiac arrest and a heart attack are the same, they really are two different life-threatening medical emergencies that affect the heart.

  • Jun 16, 2009
Know the difference

Energy drinks are big business, but watch for the crash

Since the first can charged onto the market in 1997, energy drinks have become a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States. But when you reach for an energy drink to give you a boost before a big game, workout, critical test or work project, what is the real cost of that rush?

  • Jun 16, 2009

Aging is unavoidable, but transition can be made a bit easier

When it comes to healthful aging, a preventive approach is the key to success. By implementing some simple healthy habits today, we can achieve a healthier future. “Our bodies’ health -- particularly as we age -- requires that we take precautionary measures to strengthen ourselves,” explains Dr. Donnica L. Moore, women’s health expert and advocate, and editor in chief of Women’s Health for Life (DK 2009). Consider her tips for healthful aging as part of an improved wellness plan.

  • Jun 16, 2009

Thriller traces 30-year-old case of missing New York child

“After Etan” by Lisa R. Cohen, c.2009, Grand Central Publishing, $25.99, 379 pages.

  • Jun 16, 2009

Log Show for kids Saturday

Plateau youngsters have been honing their logging skills for this year’s Buckley Junior Log Show’s big weekend, and it won’t be long until more than 100 young participants can show how much they have improved over the last 12 months.

Top scores for orchestra

Enumclaw High School band teacher Eric Stevens found a wonderful surprise in his mailbox. The results from May’s Green River Music Regional Orchestra Concert, which took place at Kentlake High School, showed the EHS orchestra scored straight 1s.

Know the difference

Know the difference

Although many people believe a cardiac arrest and a heart attack are the same, they really are two different life-threatening medical emergencies that affect the heart.

Know the difference

Energy drinks are big business, but watch for the crash

Since the first can charged onto the market in 1997, energy drinks have become a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States. But when you reach for an energy drink to give you a boost before a big game, workout, critical test or work project, what is the real cost of that rush?