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Library to close next month for construction

Wilkeson kids digging in

By Kevin Hanson

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Don’t forget to “fall back” this weekend as daylight savings time officially ends at 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

Wilkeson Elementary School students got busy Friday afternoon, digging in and planting tulip bulbs in three beds in front of their school. The planting was done as part of the Journey North Test Gardens project, in which kids throughout the northern hemisphere plant bulbs in the fall. When the plants emerge and bloom, students announce that spring has arrived in their part of the world. The project helps students understand the relationship between climate, geography and the changing of the seasons. Photos by Kevin Hanson

Weather The rain should continue today, Wednesday, with high temperatures in the upper 50s. The rain continues overnight with lows in the mid-40s and showers are likely Thursday, but the sun may peak through mostly cloudy skies Friday before showers return for the weekend..

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Enumclaw’s library will be closed for more than two weeks, beginning Nov. 11. The closure is planned to extend through Nov. 27, with doors opening again on the 28th. The King County Library System has announced a series of interior upgrades that make closing the library necessary. A system spokeswoman said plans call for new paint, carpet, fixtures and furniture, as well as a new “Cyber Bar.” Things might be configured a bit differently, she said, but nothing will be dramatically different. The library system had earlier announced that patrons will not be able to pick up their holds dur-

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Sympathy for the undead A night on the job with the Maris Farms ‘Monster Safari’ zombies Daniel Nash

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s evening turns to dusk, the first bus into the gated quarantine zone loads up. A rag-tag group of containment specialists—mostly high school students and a visiting group of Microsoft employees—stands at half-attention as a quarantine commander briefs PLAY ALL THREE WEEKS!

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them on the emergency at hand: the cannibalistic infected have grown restless in their free-range prison. More of the undead are venturing toward the outer walls, possibly enough of them to break through. If we were going to keep the outbreak out of the general population, we had to drop them where they stood. “Awesome,” squeals one laughing woman at the front of the line. “This is going to be so fun.” The group files on to the refurbished school bus, painted jet black, windows

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Zac Pitchford, who plays a zombie in Maris Farms’ “Monster Safari” attraction, gets ready for a night on the job. Photo by Daniel Nash

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Enumclaw Courier-Herald, October 31, 2012