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Art can make your children smarter

Kidz Workshop maintains high standards when hiring teachers

  • Jul 2, 2008
Jisoo Jeong

World famous trains offer alternative to driving | Column

Traveling today, particularly if it involves the airlines, can be a hassle to say the least. Driving vacations have lost some of their luster with the high price of gas. One great alternative is to explore by train. Train tours take you back to the golden era of luxury train travel, with dining cars set with fine linen and crystal, and observation cars offering panoramic views.

  • Jul 2, 2008

Federal Way company looks to make social networks safer | Commentary

Social networking sites such as Myspace.com and Facebook.com are common “stomping grounds” for many youth ages 11-19.

  • Jun 30, 2008

Super-duper chili cheese dogs

Ingredients

  • Jun 27, 2008

Fiji: South Pacific paradise without the cannibals

One of the world’s more exotic destinations, Fiji is a tropical paradise in the South Pacific, made up of 322 islands nearly 2,000 miles east of Australia.

  • Jun 27, 2008
Christian Faith Center Pastor Jerry McClain helps load a carton of food onto a trailer June 16 for delivery to the Multi-Service Center/Federal Way Food Bank. Christian Faith Center delivered more than 15

Christian Faith Center drops off food bank donations | Federal Way events

A list of ongoing events in and around Federal Way.

  • Jun 25, 2008
Christian Faith Center Pastor Jerry McClain helps load a carton of food onto a trailer June 16 for delivery to the Multi-Service Center/Federal Way Food Bank. Christian Faith Center delivered more than 15

A friend recently asked me to write about the appropriate age for youth to have a “boyfriend” or “girlfriend.” There is no one-size-fits-all answer. Much depends on each family’s values and customs. Often, I find parents have different concerns depending on whether they are discussing sons or daughters. Regardless of gender, I believe it’s important to think about your expectations and concerns, then discuss them with your child.

  • Jun 25, 2008

Parents should talk with teens about relationships — no matter how awkward

A friend recently asked me to write about the appropriate age for youth to have a “boyfriend” or “girlfriend.” There is no one-size-fits-all answer. Much depends on each family’s values and customs. Often, I find parents have different concerns depending on whether they are discussing sons or daughters. Regardless of gender, I believe it’s important to think about your expectations and concerns, then discuss them with your child.

  • Jun 25, 2008

Don’t be afraid to trim early bloomers

The last week in June is the time to get snippy.

  • Jun 25, 2008

The last week in June is the time to get snippy.

  • Jun 24, 2008

June is LGBT Pride month. This acronym has numerous variations, like LGBTQ and LGBTQIA. Due to widespread confusion about these terms, here’s a vocabulary lesson.

  • Jun 19, 2008

Wash. Rep. Miloscia sole winner of U.S. homelessness council award | Briefs

The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness selected State Rep. Mark Miloscia, D-District 30, to receive its annual national “Home for Every American” State Legislative Award. He is the sole recipient of this award for 2008. Miloscia will be honored for his leadership, partnership, and results at the council’s third annual national summit for jurisdictional leaders at the National Press Club in Washington.

  • Jun 19, 2008

There’s still time this season to plant a veggie garden | Marianne Binetti

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. It’s not too late! Fill some pots with potting soil, dig up some fresh ground and buy vegetable starts this week for a late-summer harvest.

  • Jun 19, 2008

Tourism booming on ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ island | Column

The Commonwealth of Dominica is one of the British Windward Islands, situated between Guadeloupe and Martinique in the Caribbean. Tourism has dramatically increased on the island since it became the setting for the hit movie series “Pirates of the Caribbean” as well as the CBS reality series “Pirate Master.”

  • Jun 18, 2008

The Commonwealth of Dominica is one of the British Windward Islands, situated between Guadeloupe and Martinique in the Caribbean. Tourism has dramatically increased on the island since it became the setting for the hit movie series “Pirates of the Caribbean” as well as the CBS reality series “Pirate Master.”

  • Jun 17, 2008

Show opens Nov. 9

  • Jun 13, 2008

Harmony Kings will hold a free concert

4:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at Steel Lake Presbyterian Church

  • Jun 13, 2008

Show opens Jan. 25 at Knutzen theater

  • Jun 13, 2008

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