Life

A modern fairytale with a twist

He did it on one knee. One knee, with a nervous grin on his face and a velvet box in his shaking hands, asking you… Continue reading

Animal oxygen masks donated to Tukwila Fire

The masks fit animals of all sizes to protect them in an emergency.

Read the first two books before tackling ‘Banished’

Well, look at you. And you do — ten times a day, there in the mirror, brushing your teeth, doing makeup and hair. Look at… Continue reading

Join EarthCorp to help Tukwila’s environment

EarthCorps has been working with Green Tukwila for several years now.

  • Feb 13, 2018

BECU grant program

BECU is offering a new grant program for first-time home buyers.

  • Feb 12, 2018
Local business partners load donated food items into the SnackPack mobile. About 220 homeless students in the Tukwila School District receive weekend meals from the Tukwila Weekend SnackPack Program every Friday throughout the school year. (PRNewsfoto/Inspirus Credit Union)

Helping homeless Tukwila students get meals

The following is a press release from inspirus credit union. According to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, nearly 40,000 students across Washington State… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2018
Local business partners load donated food items into the SnackPack mobile. About 220 homeless students in the Tukwila School District receive weekend meals from the Tukwila Weekend SnackPack Program every Friday throughout the school year. (PRNewsfoto/Inspirus Credit Union)
The finishing touches are cemented in shape on a Popsicle stick bridge. Photos Ted Huetter/The Museum of Flight.

A happy haven for young engineering geeks

The following is a press release from The Museum of Flight. On Feb. 10 two free, perennial events provide a wonderland and a haven for… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2018
The finishing touches are cemented in shape on a Popsicle stick bridge. Photos Ted Huetter/The Museum of Flight.
Boeing 787 Dreamliner Number 3 at The Museum of Flight. Ted Huetter/The Museum of Flight.

Panel of Flight Experts Looks at All Perspectives of Aviation Safety

The following is a press release from The Museum of Flight. The subject of commercial aviation safety will be discussed from the perspective of expert… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2018
Boeing 787 Dreamliner Number 3 at The Museum of Flight. Ted Huetter/The Museum of Flight.

It may take time to sink into but ‘How to Stop Time’ is worth the read

The big hand is on the “12.” And the little hand is, well, you’ve known how to tell time since you were small. It’s something… Continue reading

Free class on soil and plants scheduled for Feb. 10

Natural Yard Care is hosting the event 10 a.m. at King County South Treatment Plant.

  • Feb 2, 2018

Effects of seasonal affective disorder can last up to six months

The disorder is generally more common in women and in those older than 20 years old, according to Dr. Shannon Markegard.

With help from ‘The Grumpy Gardener,’ you can prepare for spring | The Bookworm

Normally, you’d never allow it. Holes in your yard? No way! Trenches near your garage? Nuh-uh, except in the spring, when you start thinking about… Continue reading

This book will WOW you | Point of Review

Wow. Just… wow. Did you see that? Wasn’t it awesome? It was a once-in-a-lifetime sight and you almost missed it; now, you’ll never forget it.… Continue reading

Tukwila Pool offers free swim lessons through grant

Funding from Kaiser Permanente provides classes to income-eligible familes in 2018.

Former Tukwila mayor’s influence still impacts community

Charles Otis Baker was city’s longest serving mayor with a 15-year tenure.

  • Jan 19, 2018

‘School of Awake’ offers advice to adolescent girls

Twinkle, twinkle. For as long as you can remember, you’ve known how tiny you are among the stars. They’re huge and there are millions of… Continue reading

The past is the past, a review of ‘Robicheaux’

You don’t want to talk about it. You’ve been through rough times, had a few problems, but that’s all in the past. Today’s a new… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018

What would MLK do? A review on ‘Dear Martin’

What if your entire future was mapped out for you? All you’d have to do is show up, keep your nose clean and your mouth… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018

Highline College’s Black and Brown Male Summit empowers young men

Back in 2009, I joined with some of my college colleagues to create the Black and Brown Male Summit, inspired by one we had attended… Continue reading