Life

Liberty robotics team relishes hands-on work and inclusivity

There’s room for everyone at the Iron Patriots 4131 team at Liberty High School.

 

From left, Amanda Tenerelli, Haley Bergman and Lori McEwen were selected by Renton Rotary members as Teachers of the Month for January.

Renton Rotary selects Teachers of the Month for January

Haley Bergman, Lori McEwen and Amanda Tenerelli were selected as Teachers of the Month.

  • Jan 16, 2018

 

Support group for Alzheimer’s caregivers available every Tuesday

Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of every month from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Valley Medical Arts Center.

 

Winter weather tips for your family yard

When Old Man Winter comes calling, homeowners need to keep everyone in the family and your pets safe.

  • Jan 13, 2018

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
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, NBA’s all-time leading scorer, will give the keynote address at the King County Library System Foundation’s 25th annual Literary Lions Gala fundraiser on March 10. (Courtesy photo)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to deliver keynote address at 2018 Literary Lions Gala

The event is March 10 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue.

  • Jan 12, 2018
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, NBA’s all-time leading scorer, will give the keynote address at the King County Library System Foundation’s 25th annual Literary Lions Gala fundraiser on March 10. (Courtesy photo)

King County accepting nominations for 2018 Earth Heroes at School awards program

Nominations due March 1 for awards honoring top efforts in waste prevention, increased recycling and environmental education.

No excuse to exclude houseplants from indoor life

“Houseplants are growing more popular in our high-tech world as humans feel a greater need to be close to growing things.”

Relay for Life Renton to host kickoff meeting Jan. 10

The event is from 6 to 7 p.m., Jan. 10 at Merrill Gardens, 104 Burnett Ave. S.

  • Jan 8, 2018

Resolutions that will ensure your safety

Make a list of accomplishments that are easy to meet and may keep you and your family safe.

  • Jan 7, 2018

Flu activity is increasing – here’s how to protect yourself

“It’s best to get your flu shot early to give it time to be effective.”

  • Jan 7, 2018

‘The Last Jedi’ is predictable but a must-see cultural event

“Unlike almost all superhero movies, “Stars Wars” takes the time to develop those occupying the dark side.”

  • Jan 3, 2018

Renton Rotary selects Youth of the Month for January

Ting Liang, Angeline Martinez and Rafaella Souza were selected as the Youth of the Month.

  • Jan 3, 2018

Renton resident authors book for kids who love horses

Rae Rankin wrote a book as an ode to her daughter and her riding instructor.

Dr. Universe answers why there is cold air in the mountains

Dear Dr. Universe: Why is it so cold up in the mountains if heat rises and it’s closer to the sun? – Andrea, 11 Dear… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2017
Phiona Mutesi, an international chess champion from Uganda who was depicted in a movie “Queen of Katwe,” helps 10-year-old Thalia Smith arrange the chess board as 13-year-old Samantha Valenzuela looks on during a Chess with the Superintendent session Wednesday at Family Life Community Church. The youth, most of whom are students in Federal Way, received a basic lesson from Superintendent Tammy Campbell, while Mutesi walked around offering pointers to students. The students left with a chess board of their own. JESSICA KELLER, the Mirror

Lessons from the Queen of Katwe

Local youth receive chess tips from internationally renowned Ugandan woman

Phiona Mutesi, an international chess champion from Uganda who was depicted in a movie “Queen of Katwe,” helps 10-year-old Thalia Smith arrange the chess board as 13-year-old Samantha Valenzuela looks on during a Chess with the Superintendent session Wednesday at Family Life Community Church. The youth, most of whom are students in Federal Way, received a basic lesson from Superintendent Tammy Campbell, while Mutesi walked around offering pointers to students. The students left with a chess board of their own. JESSICA KELLER, the Mirror

It’s time to make New Years resolutions, for your garden

Marianne Binetti suggests things to focus on in 2018

  • Dec 27, 2017

A recipe to bridge generational and cultural gaps

Renton High School grad creates a recipe storybook, a nod to her Vietnamese community

After Christmas, it’s time for the tree to go back outside

Hellebore gift plants can also be placed outside immediately after the holidays.