Assisting children starts close to home

In a commentary by Bill Glass, founder of Bill Glass Ministries, he told of an incident at a Seattle Special Olympics event some years ago. Bill Glass has a grandson with Down’s Syndrome. The games had started and the 100-yard dash was the subject of Glass’ story. Nine contestants, all physically or mentally handicapped, lined […]

Editorial: Newspapers must adjust to changing business climate

The conversion of the venerable Seattle Post-Intelligencer to an Internet-only news source — with a staff of 20 in the newsroom rather than the 165 who were there a day earlier — following closely on the death of the Rocky Mountain News in Denver, is another sad milestone in what we prefer not to call […]

Parents, students should have right to choose

By Freedom Newspapers If those who try to forecast on the basis of comments during oral argument — always fun but not always reliable — are correct, the U.S. Supreme Court is likely to strike down “voluntary” integration plans in school districts in Seattle and Louisville. Both districts assign students to schools in an effort […]

Greenwalt back in Seattle

CNJ staff Clovis’ Cisti Greenwalt is back in the WNBA, and back in Seattle. The 2001 Clovis High graduate played in four games with the Storm earlier this season, then was traded to the expansion Chicago Sky in late June and promptly cut. The 6-foot-5 center, who had been living and working out in Sacramento, […]

Chicago cuts Greenwalt’s season short

CNJ staff Cisti Greenwalt’s recent venture into the WNBA turned out to be a short one. The 6-foot-5 Greenwalt, a 2001 Clovis High graduate, had a tryout with Sacramento in preseason before signing with the Seattle Storm in early June. She played in four games for the Storm, scoring two points and grabbing eight rebounds […]

Greenwalt finds comfort with Storm

By Dave Wagner: CNJ Sports Writer The Seattle Storm view former Clovis High standout Cisti Greenwalt as project. Storm coach and player personnel director Anne Donovan said the team was looking for a young post player when they signed the 6-foot-5 Greenwalt in late May. “Our staff watched her quite a bit when she was […]

Greenwalt sees first WNBA action

CNJ Staff Former Clovis High standout Cisti Greenwalt saw her first game action Wednesday night with the WNBA’s Seattle Storm. Greenwalt played the final 4:30 of the Storm’s 86-73 home victory over the Chicago Sky. She finished scoreless on 0-for-1 shooting. Greenwalt signed with Seattle on May 26, according to her mother, Terri Greenwalt. She […]

Greenwalt signs with Seattle

CNJ staff Former Clovis High standout Cisti Greenwalt signed recently with the WNBA’s Seattle Storm. Greenwalt signed with Seattle on May 26, according to her mother, Terri Greenwalt, and dressed for the first time in an 89-87 home loss to San Antonio on Sunday, although she did not see action. Seattle (3-3) hosts the Chicago […]

Lopez, Claudio J.

Claudio Joseph Lopez, 74, of Seattle and previously of Clovis, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, at Highline Hospital in Seattle of pneumonia. He was born June 4, 1921. He worked for Santa Fe Railroad and the Clovis Post Office. He was a Scottish Rite Mason and a veteran of World War II, serving as a […]

Richardson, Bertha

Bertha Richardson Services: Have been held. Bertha Joan Hernandez Richardson, 50, of formerly of Fort Sumner, died Wednesday, June 23, 2004, in Seattle. She was born on Dec. 21, 1953, in Fort Sumner, to Carlos and Pauline Hernandez. She was raised in San Mateo, Calif. She graduated from Hillsdale High School in San Mateo in […]