Story & Photos – Joseph Boyle This past summer, I got high in Colorado. No, not weed. Four of my motorcycle riding pals and I road to the top of Pikes Peak, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. At the top, which is 14,115’ above sea level, the air is noticeably thin with only 60% of the […]
Friday morning I got the call we have all have been waiting for. Our favorite Mountain Woman, Christine Curren, told me she and her Moon Rise Cafe crew; working night and day, were going to have their Grand Re-Opening on this coming, Monday, January 16, 2012 which is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. They […]
Story & Photo – Joseph Boyle I never leave home without at least one camera and sometimes two. My camera packing policy certainly paid off for me when I caught this fabulous shot. Because I continue to enjoy this photograph, my hope is you will also enjoy the image. When my camera captured this silhouetted […]
Story & Photo – Joseph Boyle This morning on my way to work, I was just turning off Main Street into Starbucks when I spotted the ambulance transporting an elderly gentleman to the hospital. Our favorite Moon Rise Café, located at 6020 Main Street SW inside the Lakewood Towne Center, had just experienced some bad […]
By David Anderson, Tillicum Now that Tillicum’s Camp Murray Gate debacle has been voted overwhelmingly the top West Pierce news story (in The News Tribune) for 2011, it’s time to reflect on what this means.
Story & Photos – Joseph Boyle It was so embarrassing. I see this all the time. A customer drove up to the Safeway Station and parked so close to the gas pump, they had to side step between their minivan and the pump. As the customer worked the credit card and pump hose, she got […]
With a solid safe-driving background built upon a foundation of 22 years of Washington State Patrol Pursuit Driving Instruction, 22 years of traffic enforcement, 16 years of traffic collision investigation and 4 years as a Washington State Certified Driving Instructor, it amazes me when I observe how people operate their cars and trucks.Most drivers could […]
Story & Photo – Joseph Boyle The next time you see Pastor Walt Kellcy, please thank him for his ten years of dedicated service to our Clover Park School Board. He just retired from the board as President, but will not be retired for long. His next community project will be his involvement in bringing […]
By David Anderson Just nights before Christmas, the tree, newly decorated, had not only presents beneath but also four little children, all wrapped in blankets, snuggled together for warmth as the fire in the hearth died to embers. It was the fourth child, our son Matthew, who saved our lives.
Story & Photo – Joseph Boyle The four words in my headline and again in my photo really tell the complete story. The holidays are a traditional time for many to partake in adult beverages. When you drink, do not drive.
By David Anderson We’ve discovered we have more time to gather signatures in the effort to put an initiative on the ballot for a vote of the people on the most significant transportation issue the City of Lakewood is likely ever to face – as many as 12 high speed trains per day through a […]
By David Anderson “The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” As we prepare our New Year’s Resolutions, what’s ‘the main thing’ and where do you get it let alone stay true to it? Steven R. Covey is the author of ‘the main thing’ quote and several others like it. Covey is […]