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Free webinar about business taxes

The Washington State Department of Revenue is offering a free webinar about business taxes on Jan. 9.

  • Dec 28, 2018

Start off the new year with a First Day Hike at a Washington state park

No Discover Pass will be needed for any of the Washington State Parks on Jan. 1

  • Dec 27, 2018

Learn about favorite writers in ‘A Sidecar Named Desire’

The holiday season started with a cup of cheer. Then there was a sip of wassail, some mistletoe and wine, and rummy-tum-tum along the way.… Continue reading

Blood donors needed as local supply dips to emergency levels

Bloodworks Northwest is urging people to give blood and platelets after patient needs spiked to unusually high levels in the Northwest, depleting the blood supply.… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018

A dietitian’s thoughts on the ‘keto’ diet

You’ve probably heard about the popular “keto” diet in the news this year. What’s it all about, and is it healthy? What does “keto” mean… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018

Students advance in Samsung STEM contest

Two Foster High School students are participating in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest.

You don’t have to like it, but you will

You don’t have to like it. That’s the way it is with parental decisions. You may not agree with Mom and Dad and you can… Continue reading

The Shop With A Cop event took place on Dec. 8 at Target. Photo from Tukwila Police Department Facebook.

Shop With A Cop is another success

The Tukwila Police Department hosted Shop With A Cop on Dec. 8 to provide gifts for kids and their families.

The Shop With A Cop event took place on Dec. 8 at Target. Photo from Tukwila Police Department Facebook.

Prepare to dive into the inner workings of a library

The possibilities seem endless. Row upon row of books awaits you, each representing a fact to learn, a crime to solve, a future to visit,… Continue reading

This book is sure to put you in the Christmas mood

You thought you knew what was inside the box. Though it was wrapped, you could tell what it was. You shook it, upended it and… Continue reading

Holiday Safety Tips|Puget Sound Fire Authority

The Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority gives tips on how to stay safe this holiday season.

  • Dec 3, 2018

Seattle Southside will host annual luncheon

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its annual Holiday Luncheon on Dec. 14.

  • Nov 29, 2018

Science-minded readers will love ‘Never Home Alone’

Ahhhhh, a quiet night at home. You’ve been promising yourself that for a long time. A nice dinner. Maybe a movie, or soft music and… Continue reading

Annual scary story contest names ‘Found Out’ as honorable mention

Foster High School recently hosted its scary story contest for the third year. The English Department along with the school librarian came up with the… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2018
Alex Zaputil sailing upwind during a sailboat racing competition. Submitted photo from Vanessa Zaputil

Online schooling for one tidal wave of a kid

Alex Zaputil is a student in Tukwila who has decided to take online schooling to pursue his dreams in sailboat racing.

Alex Zaputil sailing upwind during a sailboat racing competition. Submitted photo from Vanessa Zaputil

Annual scary story contest names ‘The Obsession’ as third place

Foster High School recently hosted its scary story contest for the third year. The English Department along with the school librarian came up with the… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2018

Annual scary story contest names ‘Unsea of Trees’ as second place

Foster High School recently hosted its scary story contest for the third year. The English Department along with the school librarian came up with the… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2018

The perfect book to read while snuggling

A dog says “woof.” Cats meow, horses neigh, cows go “Mooooo,” sheep say “Baaaaaaa,” and chicks peep-peep-peep. Every animal around the world, from living room… Continue reading

Annual scary story contest names ‘The Creeper’ as winning piece

Foster High School recently hosted its scary story contest for the third year. The English Department along with the school librarian came up with the… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2018

A step closer to closing education gap for black students

A local organization in the Seattle area called Black Education Strategy Roundtable (BESR) is trying to close the achievement gap for students of color. According… Continue reading