Life

Just give her a toothpick for Heaven’s sake

These last several weeks, my husband and I have been making the hour drive up to see his mother, who is in hospice care. During… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2017

Was it something I said?

Three mornings a week I swim at the Covington Aquatic Center. I’m usually alone for the last half hour. I arrive as the first shift… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2017

Outstanding Kentwood senior graduates

During his four years at Kentwood High School, Warren Bacote-Wilson has found his place and made an impact. The senior, who will graduate alongside his… Continue reading

Ask Dr. Universe

Dear Dr. Universe: Why do snakes shed their skin? Kalitia, 12, Zimmerman, Minn.

  • Jun 12, 2017

Keep kids active this summer

Keep kids active this summer The city of Covington partnered with the Covington Chamber of Commerce to bring the Play Unplugged program back to the… Continue reading

Zone 3 Explorers gear up for regional competition

Zone 3 Explorers is a program for young adults and is designed to train them to work in the fire service.

Kentlake senior overcomes challenges, embraces diversity

Kentlake High School senior Jayke Chavez has embraced the diversity in the Kent School District, emerging as a leader among his peers. Home-schooled until he… Continue reading

Dump your own trash, I’m busy | Living with Gleigh

We seem to be the dumping ground for stuff no one wants. In other words, we tend to end up with random objects that people… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2017

Summer reading: Relax, learn and have fun

It seemed like winter was longer‐than‐usual this year, but it’s behind us now

  • Jun 1, 2017

The Great Chocolate Incident | Living with Gleigh

If anything could have made me cry, it would have been the Great Chocolate Incident

  • Jun 1, 2017

Dr. Universe explains where our blood comes from

Why do we have blood? Where does it come from? –Norelle, Olympia, Wash.

  • May 31, 2017

Be thankful for the ups and the downs

I have always been a firm believer that everything happens for a reason

Nobody gets paid enough to deal with the likes of me | Living with Gleigh

My family was more than happy to get away from me as I chattered nonstop

  • May 25, 2017

Dr. Universe describes the journey of island animals

How do animals get to islands?

  • May 24, 2017

Rethinking yardwork to take care of your body

In the Pacific Northwest, spring is the vacation-like feel that comes with along overdue blue sky

  • May 20, 2017

Ardent adoration isn’t always necessary | Living with Gleigh

I’ve always maintained Mother’s Day is a holiday for mothers whose mothers have passed away or live far away

  • May 18, 2017

Before I became an adult I wish I knew…

…how to eat like an adult

The long, simple lives of turtles are explored by Dr. Universe

How do turtles live so much longer than other animals?

  • May 17, 2017

Getting the facts on colonoscopies: 5 myths debunked

Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women in the United States

  • May 13, 2017

‘13 Reasons Why’ is worth settling in and watching

It’s no secret when a new show is released on Netflix