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State championships next stop

Tahoma wrestling team wins districts, Kentlake and Kentwood third

  • Feb 19th, 2017 8:30am

Covington Councilman releases third thriller novel

Covington City Councilman Sean Smith often sits quietly at the dais during council meetings, listening

  • Feb 8th, 2017 12:23pm

Sunday morning crash near Enumclaw

One injured transported to Harborview Medical Center

  • Feb 5th, 2017 10:04pm

National Weather Service releases winter storm warning for east Puget Sound region

Possible snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches by 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6.

  • Feb 5th, 2017 9:17pm

Falcons take the top spot over Kentridge for 4A NPSL Cascade title

It was the third time this season the Falcons and Chargers met on hardwood.

  • Feb 1st, 2017 10:06am

Legislature opens doors to 2017 long session

The opening day party of the 2017 Olympia legislative session was Monday.

  • Jan 14th, 2017 8:30am

Woman stabbed at QFC in Maple Valley

Early report of a woman stabbed by a person known to her

  • Dec 29th, 2016 9:53pm

Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety prepares for a new chief

Fire chief Brad Doerflinger retires after 37 years of service

  • Dec 1st, 2016 4:05pm

Tahoma, Kentlake and Kentwood compete at state swim

The swimmers from Tahoma, Kentlake and Kentwood competed in the 4A girls state swim meet Saturday at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

  • Nov 17th, 2016 10:34am

Conks, Bears place in top eight at state

Kentwood and Tahoma traveled to Kennewick to participate in the tournament

  • Nov 16th, 2016 3:00pm

Tahoma cross country teams finish in top 10

The Tahoma boys and girls cross country teams made the trip to the Sun Willows Golf Course Saturday to run in the 4A state cross country championship.

  • Nov 14th, 2016 12:47pm

5th and 47th Legislative and statewide election results

In the 47th Legislative District the incumbents have been return to office…

  • Nov 10th, 2016 4:42pm

Two programs meet the challenge of cradle to career education in King County

If there is a core concept in our communities and country, it is to provide an excellent and equitable education for our children – for all of our children.

  • Nov 10th, 2016 4:36pm

Tahoma cross country on the road again to state

The girls team finished second and the boys finished in third place 4A West Central District meet.

  • Nov 2nd, 2016 6:30pm

Tahoma races to the top taking subdistrict cross country championship

Next stop is the Westside Classic Saturday at American Lake Veterans Golf Course

  • Oct 31st, 2016 1:07pm

Tahoma races to the top taking subdistrict cross country championship

Next stop is the Westside Classic Saturday at American Lake Veterans Golf Course

  • Oct 27th, 2016 9:25pm

Tahoma races to the top taking subdistrict cross country championship

Next stop is the Westside Classic Saturday at American Lake Veterans Golf Course

  • Oct 27th, 2016 9:25pm

Reporter staff wins multiple awards | Washington Newspaper Publisher Association

Assistant Editor Sarah Brenden and Reporter Ana Karen Perez-Guzman won numerous awards in the Washington Newspaper Publisher Association 2016 Better Newspaper Contest.

  • Oct 20th, 2016 9:00pm

Bit of heavy weather brewing | Our Corner

Well hasn't this election cycle been a sloppy bucket of fun.

  • Oct 14th, 2016 8:00pm

Magendanz and Mullet seek 5th District Senate seat | Forum

Editor's note: Challenger Rep. Chad Magendanz, R-Issaquah, and incumbent Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, are seeking the 5th District state Senate position. The two candidates answered the following questions from The Reporter editorial department.

  • Oct 13th, 2016 8:25pm

Health survey will help understand the needs of communities

For The Reporter

  • Oct 8th, 2016 5:00pm

Kentwood water polo stops Hornets

For The Reporter

  • Sep 22nd, 2016 8:30pm

O B Harbor, Horse of the Meet | Emerald Downs

Trainer Chris Stenslie's O B Harbor was voted Horse of the Meet, Top Sprinter and Top Handicap Horse at Emerald Downs. Stenslie lives in Enumclaw.

  • Sep 21st, 2016 9:15pm

Oakpointe, community gather for celebration

After many years of legal zigs and zags the first phase of the Oakpointe Communities master planned development in Black Diamond is under construction.

  • Sep 15th, 2016 4:00pm

Covington Community Park celebration

A gathering of residents, state legislators, Covington city leaders and staff came together the morning of Aug. 18 to celebrate the progress of the community park.

  • Sep 1st, 2016 4:00pm

Perhaps a Pie brings victory for Enumclaw trainer

Long shot Perhaps a Pie took the lead in the at 1-1/8 miles Emerald Downs Distaff and ran straight to the winner's circle.

  • Aug 18th, 2016 6:15pm

California invader Point Piper wins Longacres Mile with dramatic stretch win

California invader Point Piper came into Emerald Downs Sunday, Aug. 14, and won the $200,000 Grade 3 Longacres Mile setting a track record in 1 minute, 32.9 seconds.

  • Aug 17th, 2016 8:30pm

The 81st Longacres Mile is Sunday | Emerald Downs

A field of 11 thoroughbreds are expected to run in the 81st edition of the Grade 3 Longacres Mile Handicap Sunday at Emerald Downs.

  • Aug 12th, 2016 7:00pm

Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety fire benefit charge within reach of supermajority

The Maple Valley Fire & Life Safety fire benefit charge is short, but within reach of the 60 percent supermajority necessary to pass the measure at nearly 59 percent.

  • Aug 3rd, 2016 5:14pm

Maple Valley Fire & Life Safety benefit charge failing | Primary Election Results

The Maple Valley Fire & Life Safety fire benefit charge appears to have fallen short of the required 60 percent to pass in the Aug. 2 primary election result, while the incumbents in both the 11th and 5th legislative districts gathered the top shares of the votes.

  • Aug 11th, 2016 5:00pm

Finding your inner adult | Our Corner

During a recent editorial department meeting our star goddess reporter Ana Karen Perez Guzman described her idea for a series of columns about becoming an adult. The first installment was last week. It was a very fine column about protecting yourself from burglary and what to do if it happens.

  • Jul 15th, 2016 7:15pm

Emerald Downs celebrates 20 years of racing

By Dennis Box

  • Jun 16th, 2016 6:00pm

Postseason shifts to state games | Spring Sports

State playoff action began this week with games, meets and matches planned through Saturday.

  • May 27th, 2016 6:00pm

And the political race is on | Our Corner

Here we go round the political bush.

  • May 19th, 2016 8:00pm

Lost in the age of swipe | Our Corner

I bought a new phone.

  • May 6th, 2016 6:00pm

Emerald Downs 20th season features possible historic Mile

Stryker Phd is on a path to find a charmed number – three. If the stars line up as planned, the 7-year-old son of Bertrando will aim for his third consecutive trip to the Longacres Mile winner’s circle Aug. 14 at Emerald Downs.

  • Apr 6th, 2016 10:34pm

Opera shines a light on Mr. Fun Guy | Our Corner

After careful and painstaking deliberation, I have decided it is time to disclose my secret identity that I have kept shrouded behind my newspaper editor facade. In real life, I am Mr. Fun Guy.

  • Apr 1st, 2016 10:34pm

Conks and Falcons take games to the Dome | 4A State Tourney

The Kentwood boys and Kentlake girls played under the bright lights at the Tacoma Dome in the 2016 Hardwood Classic 4A basketball championships.

  • Mar 9th, 2016 10:02pm

Enumclaw man pleads guilty to child rape | Regional Justice Center

Ryan Allan Rothermel entered guilty pleas Friday to three counts of third-degree child rape.

  • Mar 11th, 2016 5:58am