Life

A bad way to make friends

I was out of town a couple weeks ago to a car show with my husband. It wasn’t strange that we attended a car show,… Continue reading

Dive into the story of the average gig-employee

Your allowance was never enough, as a kid. Oh, sure, it bought you what you needed but what you wanted, well, you had to figure… Continue reading

High school civics program gets a $1K lift

The King County Council gave $1,000 to a We the People program at Tahoma High.

Photo by Kayse Angel
                                Quilts the Covington Quilters Guild made for different organizations hang on display at the 2018 Quilt Show.

Sew into the city: Quilters from Covington give back

The Covington Quilters Guild is a non-profit that provides quilts for children and adults with different adversities.

Photo by Kayse Angel
                                Quilts the Covington Quilters Guild made for different organizations hang on display at the 2018 Quilt Show.

Lesson one, pack firewood

I was shopping the other day, getting some last minutes items for another camping/car show excursion. Just as I headed to the cashier the power… Continue reading

“Rebel Talent” will make you wish your employees have the core elements

Your latest hire came highly recommended. His former employer spoke very favorably about him but there was something unsaid that you picked up on, and… Continue reading

Jam sessions outside the ballroom will be a common sight during the Northwest Western Swing Music Festival, where people can bring their instruments and just join in. Photo by Randy Hill, leader of the western swing band, The Oregon Valley Boys.

Time to Swing it, Western style

The Northwest Western Swing Society is holding its annual music, dance and jam fest for the second time at the Enumclaw Expo Center from Aug. 9 - 12.

Jam sessions outside the ballroom will be a common sight during the Northwest Western Swing Music Festival, where people can bring their instruments and just join in. Photo by Randy Hill, leader of the western swing band, The Oregon Valley Boys.

Warm weather will continue across much of Washington

Warmer than normal temperatures will persist through Sunday, climbing as high as 93 degrees.

  • Jul 28, 2018

Hot cars are no place for pets

With the weather getting hotter, it becomes even more dangerous to keep your animal in a car.

Adventures with smart phones

I mentioned a couple weeks ago my mom gave up her landline, using her cell phone exclusively. She’s in her late 70s, she can do… Continue reading

You won’t be disappointed when diving into “The Sinners”

The appointment is on the books. It was made a long time ago, and you couldn’t get out of it if you wanted to. Cancellation… Continue reading

Hot and dry weather straight ahead

The Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority share tips and tricks to stay safe and cool this summer.

  • Jul 24, 2018
Photos by Kayse Angel

Covington Days 2018|Photo Gallery

The annual Covington Days event kicked off last weekend with a parade and then fun-filled activities for the rest of the weekend.

Photos by Kayse Angel

The thing about RVs

The thing about RVs, as in Recreational Vehicle that my husband and I take camping, it’s more than just an RV to us. The progression… Continue reading

You’ll be up on your feet after reading ‘And Then We Danced’

You can’t stop your feet. They need to move, to tap-tap-tap, to side step, and do-si-do. The music’s on and you gotta move. You can’t… Continue reading

Photos by Kayse Angel

Fun in the Sun|Photo Gallery

Kids from all over came to Maple Valley to enjoy Kids’ Festival on July 14.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Local nonprofit raises money for cancer patients

The non-profit, Valley Girls and Guys! are hosting a cancer awareness and donation walk in Maple Valley next year.

Being bold, being heard

UTOPIA Seattle working to enhance the lives of queer and trans people in the area

Local teen starts his own company

Dylan McDonald, 15, created his own online T-shirt company to spread his motto — RyseUp.