Category Archives: Yelm News

Author with ties to PNW pens book describing her marriage to a man with a secret life as a bank robber

by Bruce A. Smith In her new book, Disguised Blessings, author Jeanne Callahan Trantel tells the story of her life married to a man who led a double life. Advertisements

Posted in Book reviews, Remarkable men and women, Spirituality, Yelm News | 9 Comments

Profile: Anthony Latoski and his efforts to heal a heart attack with focused thought

by Bruce A. Smith  In March 2006, Yelm resident Anthony Latoski suffered a heart attack.  He was 42 years old.

Posted in Culture, People Profiles, Remarkable men and women, Science and Technology, Self Reliance, Spirituality, Yelm News | 3 Comments

Profile: Gloria Peach, hypnotherapist and hand-writing analyst

By Bruce A. Smith One of the advantages of advanced age is that one has had the time to experience many aspects of life – multiple careers, marriage, motherhood and a spiritual quest.

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Profile: The Acorn and Rose Puppet Theater and its founder Molly Piper

  Molly Piper has worked as an artist and children’s author since the 1980’s, and in 2009 she created the Acorn & Rose Puppet Theater in Yelm.  She has given shows and workshops for libraries, schools, museums and homes throughout … Continue reading

Posted in Bethel News, Business, Culture, Entertainment, Folk tales and stories, People Profiles, Remarkable men and women, Yelm News | 16 Comments

Innovative solar hot water heater delivers inexpensive heat to the Pacific Northwest

A thrilled crowd in Yelm Thursday evening viewed an innovative solar hot water heater that delivers enough hot water to heat a home or a greenhouse- even in wintertime. Even more exciting, the heating device was not some pie-in-the-sky prototype … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Environment, Nature, Remarkable men and women, Self Reliance, Yelm News | 6 Comments

Friday Night Funnies – A Full Moon and Fig Newtons

  I saw her first at the Chaco Canyon Ranger Station.  Lean, dark haired, and replete with a harelip, her visage cut to my deepest longings.  My knees went weak and I clutched the ranger’s counter for stability.  Why haven’t … Continue reading

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Thousands enjoy Easter Egg Hunt at Wilcox Farm

  Over two-thousand children and their families came to the 2nd Annual Wilcox Family Farm Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, and enjoyed the day-long festivities under gradually clearing skies.

Posted in Business, Culture, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Self Reliance, Yelm News | 4 Comments