Life

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Hazen sophomore gets excited for business summer camp

Washington Business Week gave her friendships and courage, a student says

 

Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Dr. Universe explains belly buttons

Ask Dr. Universe is a science-education column from Washington State University.

  • Jan 17, 2019

 

Mother Nature prefers her landscape to be layered

If you’re looking for low maintenance, put down layers of tall-, medium- and low-growing plants.

 

‘Talk to Me’ draws from real life

The view from above was stunning. The cliché says that people look like ants when you’re looking down from a ledge, and they do. Trees… Continue reading

Photo by Haley Ausbun
                                The Browne’s treehouse has evolved from child playland to den.

The transformation of a treehouse

The structure went from pirate playground to practical den.

Photo by Haley Ausbun
                                The Browne’s treehouse has evolved from child playland to den.
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Dr. Universe tells us the smelliest fruit

Ask Dr. Universe is a science-education column from Washington State University.

  • Jan 10, 2019
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Winter is time to dream big, get seed packets ready

Dreary winter days can be spent ordering seed packets, providing dreams of new plants in the spring.

A complicated man, a look into ‘The Mule’

Recommendation: 3/5 Stars, STREAM Plot: “A 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Illinois for a Mexican… Continue reading

Breathe easier in 2019

Kick start your lung health with National Take the Stairs Day, Jan. 9

  • Jan 9, 2019

You’ll want to hang tight when reading ‘The New Iberia Blues’

Your hand is deep in a bucket of crunchy goodness. Without popcorn, a movie is just a bunch of flickering lights, a series of stills… Continue reading

‘Roma:’ two lives, one story

Recommendation: 4/5 Stars, SHOWTIME Plot: “A story that chronicles a year in the life of a middle-class family in Mexico City in the early 1970s,”… Continue reading

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                                The Hilands Barber Shop just a couple days before closure.

Folks say goodbye to the Hilands Barber Shop

The Barbershop’s lease was terminated for a new mixed-use property in the Highlands.

Photo by Haley Ausbun.
                                The Hilands Barber Shop just a couple days before closure.
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Dr. Universe explains bunnies

Ask Dr. Universe is a science-education column from Washington State University.

  • Jan 3, 2019
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Get growing toward a happier, healthier life

The new year is a time for fresh starts and you can change a lot In your garden this coming year just by resolving a… Continue reading

This book is loaded with both controversy and solutions

First shift begins in early morning. You hit work then, and run all day for that weekly paycheck. Second shift starts the minute you pick… Continue reading

Shop With A Cop took place at the Covington Walmart where more than 600 children participated in the event and about 135 law enforcement personnel volunteered their time. Photo courtesy of Angela Van Liew

Over 600 children participate in Shop With A Cop

The King County Sheriff’s Office hosted Shop With A Cop, and children from all over King County were able to participate.

Shop With A Cop took place at the Covington Walmart where more than 600 children participated in the event and about 135 law enforcement personnel volunteered their time. Photo courtesy of Angela Van Liew

Lunchbox brings memories

About 15 years ago, Diane Lawrence was on a summer road trip near Boise, Idaho. She saw an old-school garage sale on the side of… Continue reading

The return, a review of ‘Ben is Back’

Recommendation: 4/5 Stars, SHOWTIME Plot: “A drug-addicted teenage boy shows up unexpectedly at his family’s home on Christmas Eve,” according to IMBD. Review: Lucas Hedges… Continue reading

Bella, Luna head the list of King County’s top pet names

From the King County council:

  • Dec 28, 2018
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Dr. Universe explains earthquakes

Ask Dr. Universe is a science-education column from Washington State University.

  • Dec 27, 2018
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan