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The third week of June has summer annual plants filling in the beds, perennials putting on a show – and everyone wishing they had planted a vegetable garden.
For several months, students at Rock Creek and Glacier Park elementary schools checked their heart rates, monitored their eating habits and tracked their exercise time regularly. They wrote down how many times they jumped rope, what they ate for dinner, and how fast their heart beats when resting and running.
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Matsiko Children’s Choir, a touring group of 29 children from Uganda, is scheduled to perform at Common Ground Church in Maple Valley tomorrow.
Gardening events happening in Covington.
The second week of June is when your tulip bulb greens are at their ugliest. But resist the urge to purge. Leaving the foliage of spring-blooming bulbs will ensure that the flowers will return next spring.
This is the third year that my family has had the pleasure to host an exchange student from China. We really look forward to it each summer. It’s like adding a sister or brother to the family. At first, we feel anxious and excited, but we try not to overwhelm our new friend with our enthusiasm and let her adjust to my family as we all try to greet her at once. By the second or third day, we have all settled in and she is communicating very well with us.
State Reps. Glenn Anderson and Jay Rodne are urging their 5th District constituency, including Maple Valley residents, to plan ahead and take advantage of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) assistance as the transition date from analog to digital television moves closer.
Days gone by at the old Black Diamond High School will be relived during a reunion next Wednesday of the former school’s classmates.
Ever met one of those people who seemingly can do everything? I know a guy like that.
A listing of events happening in Covington and Maple Valley.
Susan and Jeff Walters were featured in the Reporter Jan. 26 in an article about the local housing market. Here’s their update on how they fared selling their home.
The first week of June is Tomato Time. It is also the first week to think about setting pepper and other heat-loving plants out into the garden.
Covington Library’s next Game On events, in which teens can play GameCube, Xbox 360, PS2 and Nintendo Wii games, is scheduled for 4 p.m. June 4 and June 18.
I helped a friend and his wife load their stuff into a big U-Haul some days ago. They were moving to southern California. Some people think a move from this part of the world to that part is sort of like trading a gentle scalp massage for a whack on the head with a garden rake.
Faith-based support for sufferers of fibromyalgia