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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.

Joy has, officially, left the building

Over the weekend we had to put our precious little dog, Pip, down. She had a stroke in the middle of the night. My youngest… Continue reading

Photos by Ray Miller-Still

Black Diamond’s Miner’s Day

Miner’s Day is held every summer in Black Diamond to celebrate the city’s mining history.

Photos by Ray Miller-Still

A fan of “The Simpsons” or not, you’ll want to get a hold of “Springfield Confidential”

On any other day, you’d scream to sleep in. But Saturday mornings were different: you were up sometimes before the sun, cereal in-bowl, TV on… Continue reading

My Favorite Martins

Steve Martin and Martin Short discuss bringing their two-man comedy extravaganza back to Seattle.

Black Diamond Backyard BBQ

Photos by Ray Miller-Still Families from Black Diamond, Enumclaw, and even as far as Renton came down to celebrate the Ten Trails’ first-ever Hometown Social,… Continue reading

Pulling the plug on landlines

My mom decided to give up her landline and use her cell phone exclusively to rid herself of solicitor calls she gets randomly throughout the… Continue reading

Photos by Kayse Angel

Summer fire school is in session

The Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority is hosting their third Summer Fire School for high school students.

Photos by Kayse Angel

‘Bearskin’ is a thriller like no other

Sometimes, you just need to get away. Out of your element, far from the usual. A change of scenery is called-for, a temporary life unlike… Continue reading