Kayse Angel

Foster homes needed in Covington/Kent area

There are more foster children than there are homes for them in this area.

 

Photos by Kayse Angel

Operation Warm: More than just a coat

Fire stations from around the area all come together to pass out jackets to kids in need of them.

 

Submitted photo from the city of Maple Valley
                                Trees being removed from Summit Park construction site.

Trees put to good use

Trees being removed from the Summit Park construction site will be repurposed.

 

Submitted photo by Nicole Casey
                                Rocks that students and community members painted to show love and support were set around the “spirit rock” at Tahoma High School.

Painting rocks: It’s more than just art

Painted rocks are being place around the large rock at Tahoma High School to share feelings and express kindness to one another.

Submitted photo by Nicole Casey
                                Rocks that students and community members painted to show love and support were set around the “spirit rock” at Tahoma High School.

Look. Listen. Learn.

Puget Sound Fire celebrates Fire Prevention Week by holding a contest and creating two new forms of non-emergency contacts.

Mountain biking is coming to Maple Valley

Two locals started a mountain biking team in Maple Valley.

Signs to look for, support for survivors

Anyone can play a role in preventing suicide, you don’t have to be a professional.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Wearing purple to raise awareness

Every year the city of Covington is lit in purple lights for the month of October to raise awareness about domestic violence.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Covington resident picked as Highline College Vice President

Josh Gerstman spent 19 years at Green River College before moving onto Highline College.

Students made a sign to display at the last home Tahoma football game on Sept. 21 to honor the death of their fellow students who have died. Photo by Kayse Angel

Confusion, sadness and hope

Following the death of three students at Tahoma High School, Garrett Sypole’s mom and a current student are trying to change the way suicide is dealt with in Maple Valley.

Students made a sign to display at the last home Tahoma football game on Sept. 21 to honor the death of their fellow students who have died. Photo by Kayse Angel
Photos by Kayse Angel

Tahoma loses second game of the season

The Bears have had two wins so far this season having only had four regular season games. During their most recently played game, the Bears… Continue reading

Photos by Kayse Angel
Photo courtesy Maple Valley City Council meeting packet
                                Pictured here is a small bronze sculpture to show what the bronze finish will look like when the statue is complete.

Look out! A bear is coming to Maple Valley

The City Council approved to have a sculpture of a bruin placed at the roundabout at the east entrance of Tahoma High School.

Photo courtesy Maple Valley City Council meeting packet
                                Pictured here is a small bronze sculpture to show what the bronze finish will look like when the statue is complete.

Council OKs police substation

This substation will give police more of a presence in one of the busiest areas of the city.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Community gathered Monday to show united front for Tahoma

A candlelight vigil offered support to anyone affected by the death of two Tahoma students.

Photos by Kayse Angel
An example of Nancy Ziegler water color paintings. Submitted photo.

Age is just a number

A local Covington artist started painting after she retired at 55 years old.

An example of Nancy Ziegler water color paintings. Submitted photo.
Brad Belcher, founder of Bicycle Rescue for Youth, stands surrounded by some of the bikes he has or is going to work on restoring for kids in need.

Kids’ dreams come true one bike at a time

Local community member creates nonprofit that provides bikes for kids in need.

Brad Belcher, founder of Bicycle Rescue for Youth, stands surrounded by some of the bikes he has or is going to work on restoring for kids in need.
Students from the Sister City Exchange Program stand with city of Covington officials at
                                Covington City Hall. Submitted photo

Covington has sister city in Japan

Ten students from the sister city came to visit Covington last month.

Students from the Sister City Exchange Program stand with city of Covington officials at
                                Covington City Hall. Submitted photo
Jack Reich in front of a Black Diamond police car. Submitted photo by Brian Lynch

Black Diamond police get little chief, too

The Black Diamond Police Department honored Jack Reich as their Police Chief for a Day.

Jack Reich in front of a Black Diamond police car. Submitted photo by Brian Lynch

Little chiefs can have big dreams, too

Two special kids were honored as Chief for a Day by the Covington Police Department and the King County Sheriff’s Department.

UPDATE: Tahoma School Board approves contract

In a 5-0 vote, the board approved to a three-year contract with the Tahoma Education Association.