Child tax credit: How families can get the rest of their money in 2022

Although the IRS paid out the last monthly installment of the expanded child tax credit in December, millions of parents should be on the lookout for a letter from the agency that will help them collect the remaining half of the money when they file their 2021 tax returns. 

Honest conversations may be best way to address racism, teens say

Racism exists.Hurtful and vulgar acts occur daily in local schools.That’s what a group of teens had to say last month at a Q13 News panel discussion.“I get really offended,” said Cierra Martinez, a junior from Federal Way. “Just the jokes they try to make about race are just something I feel should be taken a little more serious.

Teens these days may be busier than ever, and it’s stressing them out

Teenage life is busy these days.That’s what a group of high school students we sat down with recently made clear.When asked what was the biggest challenge teens face, junior Hope Martin from Silverdale didn’t hesitate.“I would say it’s definitely extracurriculars with academic classes and trying to find the perfect balance of getting everything you need to get done in a day,” she said.She wasn’t alone in her assessment.“I read this study that Gen z students are depressed, stressed, and grade obsessed,” said Daniel Lee, a junior at Olympia High. “I feel like achievement on grades.