Life

UW diploma at 18

Gabriella Sciuchetti, of Covington, started her college career at the age of 14, majoring in aerospace and astrospace engineering.

 

Photo by Kayse Angel
                                The finalized prototype of the missing piece of the gate that Nathanael Junkin made to save the city money.

Pre-teen’s 3D printer helps save the city money

Nathanael Junkin, a student in Covington, recreated a missing piece of the Covington Community Park’s gate with his 3D printer.

 

Go home, start dinner

I’ve often heard that when people retire, they get into a funk because they suddenly feel they have no purpose. They’ve lost their place to… Continue reading

 

This book, like change, is a good thing

Change, they say, is good. It’s the opportunity for growth. It’s a chance to take a breath, reassess, reconfigure. It makes the landscape look fresh;… Continue reading

PCB concentrations from river otter scat collected at latrine sites (geometric means, lipid weights) along the Green-Duwamish River. Left of green vertical line represents Lower Duwamish Waterway. Red horizontal line denotes published threshold for adverse effects on river otters. Graph pulled from Otter Spotter website.

Otters have the inside scoop

Researchers at the Woodland Park Zoo have been examining otter scat to measure the amount of pollutants in the Duwamish River, along with other parts of Washington.

PCB concentrations from river otter scat collected at latrine sites (geometric means, lipid weights) along the Green-Duwamish River. Left of green vertical line represents Lower Duwamish Waterway. Red horizontal line denotes published threshold for adverse effects on river otters. Graph pulled from Otter Spotter website.

Since you’re here

I unexpectedly had the furnace guy out the other day. I messed up the whole system, but as usual the guys at Pacific Heating and… Continue reading

You’ll enjoy ‘Us Against You’ more if you read the prequel

You’re going down. Down, defeated, beaten, and sent home. You’re losing, not winning, and you need to know how it happened so it won’t happen… Continue reading

Photos by Kayse Angel

Rain, sun or hail, they marched on

During the Maple Valley Days parade on Saturday, groups from all over the community continued down Witte Road with a smile on their face despite the rain.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Breaking the fourth wall

Rating: 4 STARS, SHOWTIME The Plot: Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (AKA. Deadpool), brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young… Continue reading

Jack Reich in front of a Black Diamond police car. Submitted photo by Brian Lynch

Annual police, firefighter hoops fundraiser returns

Police officers and firefighters from Enumclaw, Kent, Fife and Mountain View will square off on the basketball court at the Enumclaw Gym on June 10.

Jack Reich in front of a Black Diamond police car. Submitted photo by Brian Lynch

Plants vs. computer issues

Sometimes there are tasks I just don’t want to do. The worst part is that I bring them on myself. For instance, I dislike working… Continue reading

Photo of Kentwood students in front of Carnegie Hall. Submitted photo.

Big voices in the Big Apple

The Kentwood High Choir students performed May 25 at Carnegie Hall in New York.

Photo of Kentwood students in front of Carnegie Hall. Submitted photo.
A rendition of the pavilion. Submitted photo.

Harto has a lot of heart for Covington

New pavilion at Covington Community Park to be named after Councilwoman Margaret Harto.

A rendition of the pavilion. Submitted photo.

‘Born to Fish’ will hook you in

It was not your typical romance. She fell for the first line you fed her and she played hard-to-get, but she was a beauty and… Continue reading

Secure Your Load Day encourages everyone do their part, improve road safety

Properly secured loads saves lives, keeps roadways safe and free of litter

  • Jun 5, 2018

National Trail Day is this weekend

This is a day for people to come together to help improve the local trails.

  • Jun 1, 2018

Off the grid

My husband and I went camping to Rainbow Falls State Park from Wednesday to Saturday last week. It’s one of our “retirement booking” weekends, where… Continue reading

Submitted photo from Marlo Bryant

Time flies when you’re singing

Benicio Bryant, a local teen, went to Germany to compete on The Voice Kids and became a crowd favorite.

Submitted photo from Marlo Bryant

Spoilers ahead: Season two did not disappoint

Diving into the new episodes of the Netflix hit.

‘West Like Lightning’ will get your stamp of approval

Click. No stamps. And: email sent. You didn’t have to hunt an envelope down, and no trip to the mailbox; within a minute or so,… Continue reading