Life

Old cow path nearly blocked freeway construction

In the late 1960s, the state of Washington issued contracts to build Interstate 405 through Tukwila connecting Renton to Interstate 5. As with many large… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2018

Otter poop has the inside scoop

Researchers at the Woodland Park Zoo have been examining otter scat to measure the amount of pollutants in the Duwamish River, along with other parts of Washington.

This book, like change, is a good thing

Change, they say, is good. It’s the opportunity for growth. It’s a chance to take a breath, reassess, reconfigure. It makes the landscape look fresh;… Continue reading

Spoilers ahead: Season two did not disappoint

Diving into the new episodes of the Netflix hit.

You’ll enjoy ‘Us Against You’ more if you read the prequel

You’re going down. Down, defeated, beaten, and sent home. You’re losing, not winning, and you need to know how it happened so it won’t happen… Continue reading

Photo from the Museum of Flight

Free admission for dads on Father’s Day

The Museum of Flight will let dads and their kids in for free on Father’s Day.

  • Jun 8, 2018
Photo from the Museum of Flight

‘Born to Fish’ will hook you in

It was not your typical romance. She fell for the first line you fed her and she played hard-to-get, but she was a beauty and… Continue reading

Secure Your Load Day encourages everyone do their part, improve road safety

Properly secured loads saves lives, keeps roadways safe and free of litter

  • Jun 5, 2018

‘West Like Lightning’ will get your stamp of approval

Click. No stamps. And: email sent. You didn’t have to hunt an envelope down, and no trip to the mailbox; within a minute or so,… Continue reading

This political biography is unlike any others

Sometimes, it’s good to take account. You’ll know where you stand when you do. You’ll see achievements clearly, and re-hash disappointments. You can plan the… Continue reading

Foster students speak up

Graduating seniors from Foster High School will present projects they did about community issues as part of a project requirement.

  • May 22, 2018

Free music program opens for kids in Tukwila

The program focuses on keyboard piano lessons and is for kids ages 8 to 13 years old.

MESA Day success

The Foster teams won first and second place for high school arduino as well as judges choice overall.

  • May 17, 2018

Once you start “The Last Cowboys,” you won’t want to stop

You can’t take it with you. People have tried for millennia to keep all their toys but eventually, there comes a time to step aside… Continue reading

Spend Mother’s Day with mom reading stories from ‘Tough Mothers’

Your mom is tough as nails. The minute you were placed in her arms, she became your personal warrior, cheerleader, and banker. She remembers the… Continue reading

Mount St. Helens Visitor Center gears up for spring, summer events

There will be a diverse series of programs offered that explore the eruptions of Mount St. Helens and the regions recovery over the last years.

  • May 4, 2018

You can’t hide from reality, we aren’t immortal

We all gotta go sometime. For most of us, that time is later: eight, nine decades of wringing out every last drop of life, if… Continue reading

The narrator, fantasy will draw you into ‘Tomorrow’

You have a little shadow. All day long, wherever you go, your dog is right beside you. He goes from bedroom to kitchen, to the… Continue reading

The following is a picture from Toby Gallier’s blog, Further.

Local man to hike PCT, raising funds for Alzheimer’s Association

He has received $6,545 of his $26,500 goal to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association.

The following is a picture from Toby Gallier’s blog, Further.

“W is for Welcome: A celebration of America’s diversity”

The kid down the block looks nothing like you. His parents don’t look like your parents, either. You go to different churches, eat different things,… Continue reading