Opinion

Top tips for a season filled with ripe tomatoes

Holy procrastination! I know you meant to grow tomatoes, herbs and vegetables this summer but maybe you still haven’t planted a thing. There is a… Continue reading

2020 Census and the importance of being counted

2020 Census and the importance of being counted

Census affects everything from government representation to federal funding.

2020 Census and the importance of being counted
Letters to the editor for the week of July 12

Letters to the editor for the week of July 12

Resident lends support to local candidate Dear editor, I met Covington City Council member Sean Smith probably around the summer of 2017, when I was… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019
Letters to the editor for the week of July 12
Goodbye to Gleigh

Goodbye to Gleigh

Living with Gleigh’s last column

Goodbye to Gleigh
Keep up on your gardening to-do list

Keep up on your gardening to-do list

Time to manage your garden before July

Keep up on your gardening to-do list
An untitled experience

An untitled experience

Local poet shares work around #MeToo

  • Jun 29, 2019
An untitled experience
Seaosns wait for no woman

Seaosns wait for no woman

Living with Gleigh

Seaosns wait for no woman
Standing up to sexual assault - A letter to our Renton community

Standing up to sexual assault – A letter to our Renton community

Earlier this month, we all learned about a sexual assault that took place in downtown Renton, a part of the city King County Sexual Assault… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2019
Standing up to sexual assault - A letter to our Renton community
Stop and smell the perennials

Stop and smell the perennials

Check out these events Molbak’s Woodville presents “Small Space Gardens and Decorationg Balconies, Decks” at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 22. No registration is needed… Continue reading

Stop and smell the perennials
Letters to the editor for the week of June 21

Letters to the editor for the week of June 21

Company fills in the gaps Dear editor, The Black Diamond Community Center’s north end parking lot had potholes as deep as the Grand Canyon. Senior… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019
Letters to the editor for the week of June 21
Hysteria-ectomy

Hysteria-ectomy

Living with Gleigh

Hysteria-ectomy
Logan Kantola, 9, from Tahoma Elementary School, says “All I wear is tie-dye.”                                Photo courtesy of D’Ann Tedford.

Tie-dye for Pride

Local and Seattle parades foster interest in tie-dye clothing

  • Jun 16, 2019
Logan Kantola, 9, from Tahoma Elementary School, says “All I wear is tie-dye.”                                Photo courtesy of D’Ann Tedford.
Separate the rotten from the ripe

Separate the rotten from the ripe

Community pages can do better to spread information, and not libel

  • Jun 15, 2019
Separate the rotten from the ripe
Time to fertilize your potted plants

Time to fertilize your potted plants

It’s second / third week of June and your annual plants such as petunias, marigolds and coleus may need fertilizing this week, especially if they… Continue reading

Time to fertilize your potted plants
I have a vision

I have a vision

Living with Gleigh

I have a vision
Photo by D’Ann Tedford                                 Senior Softball Manager and Coach Gene Tuffs holds a softball, a slow pitch bat and a tennis racquet signed by Billie Jean King. Judi Kloss, an assistant coach, handed out basketballs to those along the Maple Valley Days parade route.

Parade catches senior gifts

Wielding bats, balls, gloves and a huge array of enough sports equipment to stock a store, Maple Valley Merchants Plus scored “an astonishing success” in… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019
Photo by D’Ann Tedford                                 Senior Softball Manager and Coach Gene Tuffs holds a softball, a slow pitch bat and a tennis racquet signed by Billie Jean King. Judi Kloss, an assistant coach, handed out basketballs to those along the Maple Valley Days parade route.
Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

The 2019 session of the Legislature included controversy, compromise, surprise, new law and more.

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws
Heat loving plants need care in June

Heat loving plants need care in June

The beginning of June can be a fickle season. Tomatoes, peppers, basil and warmth loving annuals such as zinnias need to get into the ground… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019
Heat loving plants need care in June
Come on reader light my fire

Come on reader light my fire

“Coffee with the Editor” events provided thoughtful, exciting conversation

  • Jun 5, 2019
Come on reader light my fire
Is there too much technology?

Is there too much technology?

Have you ever stopped to consider whether there is too much technology? Ads are shown on TV advertising Alexa and Echo. These devices are asked… Continue reading

Is there too much technology?