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Rajiv Nagaich is an elder law attorney, author, adjunct law school professor, and retirement planning visionary who has achieved national recognition for his cutting-edge work with retirees and his contributions to the practice of elder law. He is the founder of two firms based in Federal Way: Life Point Law, an elder law and estate planning firm, and AgingOptions, a firm that provides retirement-related education to consumers and professionals.

‘Back to normal’ could be the worst thing to happen for some seniors | Senior Lifestyles

Is it over yet? COVID, that is? When will things get back to normal, we wonder. Isn’t it what we all want? It’s not what… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2021

 

Photo by Ray Miller-Still 
Two Buckley Log Show contestants team up to see which couple can hand-saw through a log the fastest.

At a glance | September 2021 events

Log show, rallycross racing, the return to school and more.

  • Aug 27, 2021

 

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness

By Larry Lark, contributor Residents of the PNW are no strangers to Subaru. In fact, they seem to be everywhere. The 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness… Continue reading

  • Aug 25, 2021

 

2021 McLaren GT. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 McLaren GT

By Larry Lark, contributor I’m not sure words can do the 2021 McLaren GT justice. But given the privilege of a four-day, 300-mile test drive,… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2021
2021 McLaren GT. Courtesy photo
2022 Kia Carnival SX. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2022 Kia Carnival SX

By Larry Lark, contributor It’s the way of the world. As old models go, new one’s replace them. Kinda like humans, I guess. The all-new… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2021
2022 Kia Carnival SX. Courtesy photo
Car review: 2021 Lexus LC 500

Car review: 2021 Lexus LC 500

By Larry Lark, contributor I can’t think of many more fun ways to enjoy summer than behind the wheel of the 2021 Lexus LC 500… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2021
Car review: 2021 Lexus LC 500
Car review: 2021 Toyota Venza Limited

Car review: 2021 Toyota Venza Limited

By Larry Lark, contributor Many people are unfamiliar with Toyota’s Venza, but not for long. Slotted between the compact RAV4 and the full-size Highlander, Venza… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2021
Car review: 2021 Toyota Venza Limited
2021 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0T SE

Car review: 2021 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0T SE

By Larry Lark, contributor The mid-size 2021 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0T SE has been refreshed, giving the German four-door sedan with a rakish hatchback a new… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2021
2021 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0T SE
2022 Honda Civic Touring

Car review: 2022 Honda Civic Touring

By Larry Lark, contributor You’ve all heard and read the idiom attributed to Benjamin Franklin: “But in this world nothing can be said to be… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2021
2022 Honda Civic Touring
2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited

Car review: 2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited

By Larry Lark, contributor Hyundai’s “horse” in the compact sports utility market niche is the 2022 Tucson. My tester was the Limited with all-wheel drive.… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2021
2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited
2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL

By Larry Lark, contributor It always starts around this time of year. The first 2022 test drive is the Mitsubishi Outlander SEL sports utility vehicle.… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2021
2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL. Courtesy photo
2021 Infiniti QX80 Sensory. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 Infiniti QX80 Sensory

By Larry Lark, contributor If you’re looking for a full-size, affordable, luxury SUV, check out the 2021 Infiniti QX80 Sensory four-wheel drive. Now in its… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2021
2021 Infiniti QX80 Sensory. Courtesy photo
PHOTOS BY KEVIN HANSON
The River Trail at the Mud Mountain Dam Recreation Area provides a walk that offers occasional looks at the White River. The entry off the Rim Trail is well-marked and, of course, warning signs are necessary.

Mud Mountain trails offer a quick, and not too challenging, getaway

Looking for trails? The Mud Mountain Dam recreation area has three within easy access.

PHOTOS BY KEVIN HANSON
The River Trail at the Mud Mountain Dam Recreation Area provides a walk that offers occasional looks at the White River. The entry off the Rim Trail is well-marked and, of course, warning signs are necessary.
The crowd at the 2018 Midsummer Festival. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)

At a glance | August 2021 events

Rodeo, car shows and more

  • Jul 26, 2021
The crowd at the 2018 Midsummer Festival. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)
PHOTOS BY KEVIN HANSON Every Tuesday at 11 a.m., Aubree Axelson can be found at Enumclaw’s Flensted Park, reading stories to kids and their parents. It’s a volunteer effort by Axelson, who spends most of the year in front of youngsters while serving as a kindergarten teacher at Elk Ridge Elementary in Buckley. The Tuesday events are a drop-in affair, no cost and no need to register.

At a glance | July 2021 events

The Courier-Herald is excited to bring back our monthly “At A Glance” event calendar. We launched At A Glance in December 2019, but printed the… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2021
PHOTOS BY KEVIN HANSON Every Tuesday at 11 a.m., Aubree Axelson can be found at Enumclaw’s Flensted Park, reading stories to kids and their parents. It’s a volunteer effort by Axelson, who spends most of the year in front of youngsters while serving as a kindergarten teacher at Elk Ridge Elementary in Buckley. The Tuesday events are a drop-in affair, no cost and no need to register.
Rajiv Nagaich is an elder law attorney, author, adjunct law school professor, and retirement planning visionary who has achieved national recognition for his cutting-edge work with retirees and his contributions to the practice of elder law. He is the founder of two firms based in Federal Way: Life Point Law, an elder law and estate planning firm, and AgingOptions, a firm that provides retirement-related education to consumers and professionals.

You probably won’t die in your sleep | Senior Lifestyles

Traditional estate planning is based on notions that are out of sync with today’s realities. Is the goal of your estate plan to make things… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2021
Rajiv Nagaich is an elder law attorney, author, adjunct law school professor, and retirement planning visionary who has achieved national recognition for his cutting-edge work with retirees and his contributions to the practice of elder law. He is the founder of two firms based in Federal Way: Life Point Law, an elder law and estate planning firm, and AgingOptions, a firm that provides retirement-related education to consumers and professionals.
2021 Lexus IS350 AWD F-Sport

Car review: 2021 Lexus IS350 AWD F-Sport

By Larry Lark, contributor When it comes to manufacturing compact luxury sports sedans, the folks at Lexus know what they’re doing. With more than 20… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2021
2021 Lexus IS350 AWD F-Sport
2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S

Car review: 2021 Mercedes AMG E63 S sedan

By Larry Lark, contributor The latest incarnation of the Mercedes AMG E63 S sedan exemplifies textbook German engineering. This 2021 model builds on the high-performance… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2021
2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S
2021 Mazda3 Premium Plus

Car review: 2021 Mazda3 Premium Plus

By Larry Lark, contributor The Mazda3 has always looked the part of a sports car. Now, with a Skyactiv-G, 2.5-liter, DOHC turbocharged engine, it acts… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 2021
2021 Mazda3 Premium Plus
2021 Toyota 4Runner 4x4 Trail Special Edition

Car review: 2021 Toyota 4Runner 4×4 Trail Special Edition

By Larry Lark, contributor If the great outdoors is your playground, it only makes sense the 2021 Toyota 4Runner 4x4 Trail Special Edition is the… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 2021
2021 Toyota 4Runner 4x4 Trail Special Edition