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A look at what's going on events-wise in the Covington area.
Cara Rudd, a well-traveled entertainer who has appeared on stages since she was 7 years old and has worked as a choreographer for the Tahoma School District, is the reigning Miss Auburn. That makes the 21-year-old a candidate for Miss Washington – the title she or another young woman will hold after the state pageant July 11-12 in Tacoma.
Compared to other living things, we humans are peculiar in lots of ways. This brilliant insight occurred to me the other night while I was watching a creepy movie on TV. I was alone in the house, and the movie was phenomenally scary. Suddenly, our family cat leapt onto my back. My scream was so loud that even the characters in the movie stopped what they were doing to look at me.
Today I’m an energetic mother of three who runs, bikes, dances and even stands all day without getting tired. But just two years ago, I weighed 390 pounds and couldn’t even think of doing any of these activities.
Two young Maple Valley men are preparing to serve as missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – one in Ukraine and one in Mexico.
For just a few hours a day, local children can escape their normal lives and immerse themselves in a different landscape.
One of the most common emergencies I see is a pet that got into something they shouldn’t have.
WaterWise demonstration garden: Self-guided tours showcase plants and gardening methods that conserve water. Plant list available at garden or from Web site. Guided tours available for groups of 12 or more with advance registration. Hours: Dawn-dusk daily. Covington Water District, 18631 S.E. 300th Place, Covington. 253-631-0565, ext. 170, or www.covingtonwater.com.
Kentlake High School’s student production of “Damn Yankees” last spring has won rave reviews from the pros.
Online information about the risks of children left alone in cars is available at http://ggweather.com/heat/, www.kidsandcars.org and www.safekids.org.
Is it ever okay to leave a child in the car alone?
June, a traditional wedding month, is over. But King County’s parks are still ripe for nuptials, officials say.
Can you spot the sentence that is not contained within our nation’s Declaration of Independence?
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Animal lovers opened opened their hearts, homes and wallets during the Suuper Pet Adoptathon last Saturday at King County’s animal control shelter in Kent.
This time of year is baby (called cria) birthing season at Alpacas at Morning Star Ranch in Ravensdale.
The other day, I thought of a new law that ought to be enacted.