Life

Toys for Joy Wraps Up for 2017

The following is a press release from the Puget Sound. The Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority, the Kent Firefighters Foundation, and Kent Firefighters Union Local… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2017

Local food bank needs your help and more community news

Local food bank needs your help The Black Diamond Community Center’s is currently in need of the following items: instant oatmeal, peanut butter, jam/jelly, canned… Continue reading

A look into ‘American Radical’ by Tamer Elnoury with Kevin Maurer

Let’s pretend. Let’s be cowboys, in search of our lost herd. Or you be a dinosaur and I’ll be an alligator. Let’s pretend we’re cooking… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2017

Crossing the divide of time

My oldest daughter had a friend from California visiting last week. They met playing an online game in which they were also able to converse.… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

She’s ready, a review of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Rating: 4 Stars, SHOWTIME The Plot Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

Man brings holiday cheer by decorating homes

From 6 to 9 p.m. today, Dec. 22, Quintero will be collecting donations for Mary’s Place at his home

How to protect yourself from the flu

The following is a press release by MultiCare Health System. Flu activity is low but increasing in our state, according to the Washington State Department… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2017

A review of ‘Christmas: A Biography’ by The Bookworm

Your halls are nicely decked. So are all the railings and risers to each floor. Cabinets are decked, the doorway looks fabulous and even the… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2017

He always lights up my life

I’ve been married for 25 years and every year I forget how much my husband hates Christmas lights. It’s not that he doesn’t like to… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2017

Free pictures with Santa

On Saturday, Dec. 16 the Covington Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a meet and greet with Santa and Mrs. Clause. The meet and greet… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2017

Teen’s second single due out next year

She’s a typical teenager, but with a career of her own.

Have a merry, eco-friendly holiday

Republic Services is encouraging residents to go green this holiday

Don’t let porch pirates loot your packages

The following is a press release from the Northwest Insurance Council. Online shopping is more popular than ever and offers shoppers a convenient alternative to… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2017

Holiday and Seasonal Safety Tips

The following is a press release from the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority. As we continue through fall and into winter, the Puget Sound Regional… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2017

They shouldn’t trust me alone

Every time I’m interested in something my husband tells me all the reasons it would be a bad idea. It doesn’t matter the interest: children,… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017

Power to subdue your evil foes

Earlier this year, even before June, my mother commented on what a bad year it had been already. I honestly didn’t know what she was… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

Maple Valley girl performs in Macy’s parade

For most families this Thanksgiving, it was a time for eating and spending time with family. For one Maple Valley girl and her mom, it… Continue reading

Kent School District librarian named outstanding teacher-librarian of the year

The following is a press release from the Kent School District. Teacher-librarian Mary (Mimi) Vosper of Grass Lake Elementary School is the Washington Library Association… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2017

Long days and a passion for theater

This may not be her first retirement, but it is definitely her last, with eight people taking her job once she leaves after working for… Continue reading

Turkey tips and holiday help from Maple Valley Fire

Over the last few years, deep frying turkeys on Thanksgiving has become very popular, according to the Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety in a… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2017