Gymnasts pose in their respected placements. Submitted photo

Local youth gymnasts reach the big time

Nine kids from Summit Gymnastics went to the USA Gymnastics Regional Championships.

Pacific Coast Coal Company geologist Mike Conaboy shows off a small seam of coal on the surface close to Pit 2, where the company will be mining coal. Photo by Ray Still

Plans to open King County coal mine later this year move forward

The Department of the Interior has granted a permit to resume mining at the Black Diamond location.

She can (and did) do it all

Maple Valley City Manager Laura Philpot participated in the Ironman Triathlon, which consists of swimming, running and biking a total of 140.6 miles.

Field is set for fall election season

Check out who is running in the area legislative and congressional districts.

Faith, doubt, and Pedro the Lion

How David Bazan’s religious roots set the stage for his band’s very relevant return.

Memorial Day begins the most dangerous time of the year

According to the Puget Sound Regional Fire, summer can be the most dangerous time for teens to drive.

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While Glory Cancro’s book will be available in English, it was also be translated to Khazakh. Illustration by Glory Cancro.

For the love of Kazakh kids

An active arts member in the Bonney Lake community wants to publish a book for Western Mongolian kids.

Board members sought|News and Notes

Board members sought The Black Diamond Community Center is looking for new members to join the center’s Board of Directors. Continue reading...

Residential burglary|Police Blotter

FAMILY DISTURBANCE • On May 15 when officers were dispatched to a call, the receiver could hear a verbal argument Continue reading...

Lake Wilderness Golf Course. Photo from lakewildernessgc.com

Meeting at Lake Wilderness Golf Course

The meeting is to discuss potential changes to the golf course and is open to community members.

Concert this Saturday at Tahoma and more community news

Concert this Saturday at Tahoma The Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra is celebrating American composers with a concert at the Continue reading...

Sports

Season ends after tough losses in regionals

Tahoma and Kentlake secured a spot in the 4A baseball state tournament. The season ended May 19 for both the… Continue reading

 

May Madness begins today for Tahoma, Kentwood

The top seven 4A softball teams from the West Central District/Southwest District competing for the title of best in state… Continue reading

 

 

Life

No Mini-Mes here

Sometimes I think my youngest daughter can’t possibly be mine. Her tastes and opinions are often completely opposite my own,… Continue reading

 

This political biography is unlike any others

Sometimes, it’s good to take account. You’ll know where you stand when you do. You’ll see achievements clearly, and re-hash… Continue reading

 

Marketplace

Connect2Classes Tested: 7 Steps to Better Photography

Take the fear out of using those digital camera functions with Hudson’s Photo Workshops

 

In addition to being a key employer, Boeing also works to protect the environment, educate students, support veterans and military families, and more.

Boeing releases Community and Economic Benefits Report

Company’s wide-ranging influence includes employment, education, environment and charitable giving

 

Search Advertising Remains One of the Best Ways to Reach Customers

Every search can be considered a signal of intent, giving advertisers a massive opportunity.

 

Boeing’s six-week Fabrication internship has hosted about 120 high school interns over the last five years.

Fabrication internship emphasizes STEM education among Puget Sound high schoolers

‘One-of-a-kind opportunity’ lets students explore manufacturing and engineering techniques