Life

A book full of heart-pounding adventure, bravery, thrills and heroics

You never wanted to get caught. Wasn’t that the point of playing Hide & Seek? To sneak out, lay low, and sneak back to safety?… Continue reading

New government members sworn in

For the 26th year, Talbot Hill Elementary School held an inauguration to swear in the 2018-2019 student government. Sworn in as president was Aliya and… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2019
Photo by Haley Ausbun.
                                Vadis CEO Christopher Christian (top left) awards Brewmasters Taproom’s Marley Rall (center)”Inclusive Employer for the Year” for King County. Also featured in the photo is taproom employee Debbie (bottom center), Airways Brewing’s Aaron Gibbs (top right) and 4-year-old daughter Hazel Gibbs (bottom right), who created a special IPA for the Jan. 24 celebration and fundraiser.

Local taproom receives inclusive employer honor

The Brewmaster’s Taproom won “Inclusive Employer of the Year” for King County

Photo by Haley Ausbun.
                                Vadis CEO Christopher Christian (top left) awards Brewmasters Taproom’s Marley Rall (center)”Inclusive Employer for the Year” for King County. Also featured in the photo is taproom employee Debbie (bottom center), Airways Brewing’s Aaron Gibbs (top right) and 4-year-old daughter Hazel Gibbs (bottom right), who created a special IPA for the Jan. 24 celebration and fundraiser.
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Dr. Universe explains clouds

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

  • Jan 24, 2019
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

The digital divide

It took me many years to learn the difference between a cord and a cable, and I’m still not sure I completely understand. When I… Continue reading

January is perfect time to start learning and begin layering

For the middle layer of your landscape, turn to hard-working shrubs.

You won’t be able to let ‘Maid’ go

That thing? You’re ready to let it go. It sparks joy, but not enough. Or it doesn’t, and you’re not sure why you didn’t donate… Continue reading

Photos courtesy of Washington Business Week

Hazen sophomore gets excited for business summer camp

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

Photos courtesy of Washington Business Week
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Dr. Universe explains belly buttons

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

  • Jan 17, 2019
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

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

Photo by Haley Ausbun.
                                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