Fairly Spiritual: Pitching good garage sale etiquette

I have been known to frequent the occasional garage sale.As I travel between the planned destinations of my life, there have been times when a… Continue reading

Queensryche headlines Pain in the Grass concert Saturday

This Saturday's Pain in the Grass rock concert will feature all the usual sounds rock concert concertgoers are used to hearing. Distorted guitars, rumbling bass and thundering drums will mingle with a wide range of vocal stylings courtesy of the seven band lineup – including supporting acts Seether, Shinedown, Sevendust, Drowning Pool, Earshot and Jet Black Stare.

  • Aug 25, 2008

Fairly Spiritual: Announcing the future president of the United States

I’ve decided to announce my son’s candidacy for the 2040 presidential election. Nathan will be 37 by then (two years above the 35 year-old age… Continue reading

Auburn A&E Calendar | Aug. 23

Children’s Dance Theater open house: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 23. Come register for classes, learn more about the program and meet some of the teachers. Children’s Dance Theater, 14 B St. N.E., Suites 1 and 2, Auburn.

  • Aug 23, 2008

Auburn A&E Calendar | Aug. 20

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  • Aug 19, 2008

Fairly Spiritual: Flame of help could burn bright with $300 million

Rumor has it China spent $300 million on the opening ceremony of the Olympics. It looked more like $299 million if you ask me, but… Continue reading

Auburn Reporter Special Events | Aug. 16

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  • Aug 15, 2008

Auburn A&E Calendar | Aug. 9

Auburn Good Ol’ Days Festival: Aug. 9-10. Features sporting events, carnival, children’s activities, art shows, car show, poetry, parade and more. Downtown Auburn. 253-939-3389 or

  • Aug 14, 2008

Auburn Mountainview’s ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ benefits drama students

The idea lit up like a stage light in Paul Fouhy’s head. What if past high school drama students could pull off a summer musical to benefit young casts of tomorrow? Surely, such an production with seasoned alumni actors and actresses could work?

Auburn A&E Calendar | Aug. 13

Auburn Tourism: For special events in the Auburn area, visit the Web site: Kids SummerStage: Noon Aug. 13. Juggler Mario Lorenz to perform. Cost: Free. Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth St. S.E., Auburn. 253-931-3043 or

  • Aug 14, 2008

Auburn’s ‘Pacin’ Parson’ heads through Ohio on cross-country walk

Auburn’s Don Stevenson is walking 13,000 miles to raise awareness and funds for Huntington’s disease (HD), a progressively degenerative brain disorder.

  • Aug 14, 2008

NAMA brings star lineup to White River Amphitheatre on Saturday

The Native American Music Association will present a special concert featuring upcoming NAMA Hall of Fame inductees Redbone with their certified gold recording of "Come… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2008

Fairly Spiritual: An angel’s perspective on human maturity | Column

It is a little know earthly fact that angels are avid readers. Instead of writing today’s column, I thought I’d include an angelic entry that can be found under “Human Maturity” in The Angel’s Handbook for Understanding Human Behavior (currently a best seller in the celestial realm). This excerpt is printed without angelic permission.

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  • Aug 6, 2008

Stage stars: Auburn On Stage! crowns champions

Dayla Walker, 31, captured the fourth annual Auburn On Stage! singing competition, formerly known as Auburn Idol, during the finals Friday night at Les Gove… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2008

Niehaus’ soothing voice comforts a frustrated fan | Column

God might love you and me, but his love for the Seattle Mariners is less certain. If he does love the Mariners, it’s the kind of love that does little to benefit Seattle sports fans. He might have the grace to forgive the Mariners’ sins (of which there are plenty), but I don’t think his love extends to healing their pitching woes or batting averages.

  • Aug 5, 2008


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  • Aug 5, 2008