Tiffany Nguyen, 17, left, of Kent, laughs with Tiffany Jinks, 16, of Tacoma, as she attempts to grab candy with an alligator clamp while learning about laparoscopic surgery last week during Nurse Camp at Tacoma General Hospital. Photo by Patrick Hagerty

Getting a hands-on opportunity, a real-life look

MultiCare’s annual Nurse Camp inspires future medical professionals

Covington names its Citizen of the Year

Jennifer Harjehausen was honored at Citizen of the Year during the July 10 council meeting. She has been living in Covington for about 14 years and loves volunteering in it.

Marty McFadden wrangled form help from the Enumclaw Church of Latter Day Saints to help him and his family unpack the moving truck, which came all the way from South Jordan, Utah to Black Diamond. Photo by Ray Still

First family officially moves into Ten Trails

It was hard for the McFaddens to find a home, with houses flying off the market within days, even hours. So Marty told his agent to stop looking at what’s already been built, and start searching for what is going to be built, leading him and his family to Black Diamond.

Justin Olds and Miguel McCoy from Maple Valley, stand side by side, showing off their gold medals. Photo by Kayse Angel

Two Maple Valley teens take home the gold

Justin Olds and Miguel McCoy, both of Maple Valley, participated in the 2018 Special Olympics and both won gold medals.

Photos by Kayse Angel

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Kids from all over came to Maple Valley to enjoy Kids’ Festival on July 14.

Local nonprofit raises money for cancer patients

The non-profit, Valley Girls and Guys! are hosting a cancer awareness and donation walk in Maple Valley next year.

Green River students build fan app for Seattle Thunderbirds

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Plett crowned Miss Cornucopia

Kentwood honors student earns $3,000 scholarship from Kent Lions

Concert series for Maple Valley Food Bank and more community news

Concert series for Maple Valley Food Bank The Maple Valley Food Bank is hosting a concert series that began July Continue reading...

Pamphlets, primary ballots headed for voters’ hands

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News
The Carlton Complex wildfire burned in north-central Washington state in 2014. Photo by Jason Kriess/Wikimedia Commons

King County burn ban under way

Other counties across the state have already enacted similar restrictions.

 

Dianne Laurine, a Commissioner for the Seattle Commission for People with Disabilities says that she needs plastic straws to drink liquids, and that she easily bites through ones made out of paper. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Straw ban leaves disabled community feeling high and dry

Although disabled people are exempted from Seattle’s new law, the impacted community says that businesses haven’t gotten the message.

 

Sports
Vince Olsen delivers a pitch during the District 10 championship game. Olsen struck out seven. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Kent falls to Auburn in classic duel for District 10 title

All-Stars come up short in pursuit of a state tournament spot

 

Third time proves charm for Seattle Seawolves, win first ever Major League Rugby championship title

Seattle rallies in second half to clinch coveted win over Glendale in league final

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Northwest

The man on Iron Mountain

Chuck Pillon has been living on a 10-acre junk-filled property near Renton for decades.

 

Life

The thing about RVs

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You’ll be up on your feet after reading ‘And Then We Danced’

You can’t stop your feet. They need to move, to tap-tap-tap, to side step, and do-si-do. The music’s on and… Continue reading