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MultiCare joins forces to bring new mental health hospital to Tacoma

The state of Washington currently ranks 48th out of 50 states for prevalence of mental health services


Class shows teenagers the dangers of distracted driving

In recent years, the amount of distracted drivers and car accidents have gone up


Heroin, assaults, hit and run and more | Police Blotter

A male was arrested with heroin on his person and booked for his felony warrant on May 18


Pig roast, graduates, blood drive and more | News and Notes

The Black Diamond Community Center is gearing up for another wonderful fundraising event

Be thankful for the ups and the downs

I have always been a firm believer that everything happens for a reason

Pillow fight, fighting sisters, smashed window and more | Police Blotter

A boyfriend threw a pillow at his drunk girlfriend on May 13

Before I became an adult I wish I knew…

…how to eat like an adult

Candidates file for elected office

Many elected office positions are open and ready to be filled, and many already have candidates

Stolen credit cards, fraud costing victim $150,000 and more | Police Blotter

A stolen credit card was used on April 28. Suspect(s) used stolen credit card to buy food

A fifth grader assaulted a school employee on April 28

ASSAULT • A fifth grader assaulted a school employee on April 28. According to the police report, there was a lunchroom disturbance at Covington Elementary.… Continue reading

Summer events kick off soon around towns

Covington, Maple Valley and Black Diamond are preparing for a summer of festivities, food and music

Alleged assault at Home Depot | Police Blotter

ASSAULT • An alleged assault was reported on April 19. According to the police report, the alleged assault happened at Home Depot. DUI • It… Continue reading

Thinking of running for office? May 19 is the deadline to file

Candidate filing opens the Monday two weeks prior to Memorial Day.

Embezzlement, suspicious tools, and more | Police Blotter

An employee stole by debit card at Home Depot on April 14

Covington Elementary School from design to breaking ground

Ground breaking is May 5 at the new school, expected to open August 2018

12 men were arrested during online child sex sting

Two men, one from Kent and one from Renton were charged in an online child sex sting operation on April 24

Narcotics, auto theft and more | Police Blotter

On April 7 a narcotics activity was reported

Kentlake drama teacher takes final bow

“I think it’s time,” Pamela Cressey simply said when asked why she was retiring as a teacher and director

The simple truth: nagging never ends

Once upon a time, I was a kid who lived at home and was tired of having adults nag me

A look at Gone Girl from book to movie

Every story has two sides to it; every person will tell the story the way they see it