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‘A Healing Justice’ should be on your bookshelf

Your pup is a pretty respectable watch dog. If anyone merely considers walking by your house, it doesn’t go unnoticed. And if someone actually dares… Continue reading

Submitted photo by Nicole Casey
                                Rocks that students and community members painted to show love and support were set around the “spirit rock” at Tahoma High School.

Painting rocks: It’s more than just art

Painted rocks are being place around the large rock at Tahoma High School to share feelings and express kindness to one another.

Submitted photo by Nicole Casey
                                Rocks that students and community members painted to show love and support were set around the “spirit rock” at Tahoma High School.

Look. Listen. Learn.

Puget Sound Fire celebrates Fire Prevention Week by holding a contest and creating two new forms of non-emergency contacts.

The Halloween candy was breached

Last week my husband decided to repair our hall bathroom. The area where the wallboard meets the 60s, pink tile had developed a hole. We’ve… Continue reading

Mountain biking is coming to Maple Valley

Two locals started a mountain biking team in Maple Valley.

Signs to look for, support for survivors

Anyone can play a role in preventing suicide, you don’t have to be a professional.

Full of Detours, a review on “Galveston”

As time went on, this grew into one of my favorite movies of the year — Nathan Box.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Wearing purple to raise awareness

Every year the city of Covington is lit in purple lights for the month of October to raise awareness about domestic violence.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Hoping a cat doesn’t crash the party

Rat-a-tat-tat. That’s what my husband and I woke up to the other morning. What the? I threw open the bedroom curtains and looked out. A… Continue reading

Sweet story conceals nail biting thriller

A kid’s gotta do what a kid’s gotta do. If it’s your responsibility — real or perceived — you need to make things happen. You… Continue reading

Clinging to hope | Cinephile movie review

“Ashes in the Snow” receives four out of five stars — a movie worth seeing in the theater.

Students made a sign to display at the last home Tahoma football game on Sept. 21 to honor the death of their fellow students who have died. Photo by Kayse Angel

Confusion, sadness and hope

Following the death of three students at Tahoma High School, Garrett Sypole’s mom and a current student are trying to change the way suicide is dealt with in Maple Valley.

Students made a sign to display at the last home Tahoma football game on Sept. 21 to honor the death of their fellow students who have died. Photo by Kayse Angel

No. 1 in the No. 2 business

I feel like I have a lot of adventures I didn’t sign up for. This is yet another. Although 27 years ago when my husband… Continue reading

This creepy tale will keep you turning the pages

Your future was laid out before. It’s all set. You have plans, and a method to execute them. Each step of your journey will progress… Continue reading

It’s OK to let the ball roll

A few weeks ago, I ran into a couple women with whom I’d been friends when our children were young. We were all in a… Continue reading

Some days, it’s good to feel needed

Some days, you just need a hug. Other days, you only want to be left alone to think your thoughts, gather your feelings, and miss… Continue reading

Flu season is among us

A flu shot could prevent serious illness.

  • Sep 15, 2018
An example of Nancy Ziegler water color paintings. Submitted photo.

Age is just a number

A local Covington artist started painting after she retired at 55 years old.

An example of Nancy Ziegler water color paintings. Submitted photo.

Ancestry CAR

If you follow my column, you know that my husband and I attend car shows all summer, namely rod runs. Street rods are modified vintage… Continue reading

Brad Belcher, founder of Bicycle Rescue for Youth, stands surrounded by some of the bikes he has or is going to work on restoring for kids in need.

Kids’ dreams come true one bike at a time

Local community member creates nonprofit that provides bikes for kids in need.

Brad Belcher, founder of Bicycle Rescue for Youth, stands surrounded by some of the bikes he has or is going to work on restoring for kids in need.