A rhapsody of colors

The sunshine this morning is a

No matter how wretched we’ve been, we have mercy through Jesus Christ

As a pastor and minister of the gospel I find myself frequently required to bring a message of absolute to a culture being increasingly steeped in teachings of relativity. Is anything black or white? Doesn’t it seem like there is a resistance to any teachings of right and wrong? There is this false idea that to stand for what is “right” is narrow-minded and to stand against what is “wrong” is hatred. But I like what my Grandpa always says, “If you don’t stand for something, you’ll stoop for anything!”

  • Nov 25, 2008

•The artwork of five Sumner School District students

•The artwork of five Sumner School District students was chosen from 190 entries in the Tacoma Art Museum’s annual Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) contest.

Tristan Hanon

Sumner High FFA earns first place

Four Sumner High School FFA members took first place among 38 teams in the 81st National FFA Convention’s Meats and Career Development competition that took place in October in Indianapolis.

Tristan Hanon
Jared Ulsberger

Performing arts classes come to 4-H

L. William King has a performing arts dream to share with teens, and it’s happening with the Bonney Lake 4-H Dreamers.The Parkland resident leads the… Continue reading

Jared Ulsberger

Northwest gardeners have plenty to be thankful for

It is time to give thanks and gardeners in the Pacific Northwest have plenty of reasons to get down on their knees in gratitude. While down there kneeling, you should also take the time to pull a few weeds, plant a few more bulbs and offer some thanks for the following:

Jerry Hermanson hopes the auction of a football will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Stainless steel football to hit auction

Jerry Hermanson and football go together like Jerry Rice and wide receivers.

Jerry Hermanson hopes the auction of a football will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Senior shares learning struggles

By all appearances, Emerald Schultz has everything going for her. She’s an 18-year-old high school senior with good grades, takes advanced-placement classes and serves as the captain of her school’s cheer team. She’s also the editor of her school’s yearbook, sings the national anthem at sporting events and performs at weddings and funerals. If that’s not enough, her drama resumé includes appearances in two TV commercials.