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Since demand for doctors has outpaced the services offered in Maple Valley in recent years, Valley Medical Center officials have decided to build a new clinic at Four Corners.
Maple Valley residents will be able to welcome a new business to Four Corners in about a year as Panera Bread Co. plans to open a new location there.
Tahoma junior Mickey Bergsma strikes a pose during the runway walk portion of the Mr. Tahoma pageant Jan. 17.
Courtney Thompson has that intangible it factor which allows her to make those around her better, a quality that Seattle documentary producers Jack and Leslie Hamann believe comes through in the hour-long film they made about the Kentlake graduate’s life in 2013.
Years ago I thought my dream job was covering the WNBA for a daily newspaper or Sports Illustrated.
While Kentridge remains undefeated and alone at the top of the South Puget Sound League North’s boys basketball standings, the three teams tied for second heading into play Tuesday night battled it out.
Don Vondran was a senior at Thomas Jefferson High when a math teacher suggested he pursue engineering.
Superintendent Edward Lee Vargas explained the reasoning behind the levies Jan. 9 during a Covington Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Kentlake High. The levies seek about $307 million in taxpayer dollars,
The girls did not rush out of the gym. Instead, they lingered, chatting, joking around and having fun together. This is what the seniors — there are six — on the team think separate the Conquerors squad from the rest of the South Puget Sound League North. It’s a level of chemistry which is a result of a half dozen girls who began playing together years ago.
Residents have one more opportunity to offer their input on the proposed Hawk property subarea plan at the Covington City Council meeting Jan. 28.
Former Kent School District music teacher Darren Motamedy performed Saturday night at The Spot in Maple Valley.
Tina McDonough pointed to her head then her heart as she described the impact of delivering dozens of blankets to cancer patients around the world since February.
Winter break means holiday hoops tournaments and non-league contests for prep girls and boys basketball teams from Kentwood, Kentlake and Tahoma.
As you saw in the Dec. 27 issue review of our top stories of the year, there were highs, lows and controversies. In 2013 there were state championships, deaths, election triumphs and defeats, but as always there was change.
Concerned that the initial dollar amount for a pair of levies proposed for the Feb. 11 ballot, members of the Kent School District Board of Directors approved putting the measures to voters with a request for a higher rate.
Isabella Cabaccang, 5, splashes along the surface of the water on a toy mat Monday during a public swim at Covington Aquatic Center. Staff decided to add public swims over winter break such as this one.
A trio of Kentwood wrestlers brought home medals from the Rogers Girls Holiday Wrestling Tournament Dec. 21 and helped the Conquerors take fifth place as a team.
It looked like any other Christmas party as families celebrated together at the Greater Maple Valley Community Center.
Covington Taco Time to sell coupon books in January with all proceeds going to the nonprofit
Kentwood's Lizzy Roller, a member of the Conquerors' girls soccer team, helped present the 5th Annual Kicks for the Cure fundraiser check Dec. 18 at MultiCare in Covington. The Kicks for the Cure game against Kentridge in October, along with other events, helped raise more than $3,500 for diagnostic services at the Covington MultiCare location.
Kentwood's Dalton Meyers works to score points against Tahoma's Justin Weiding in the 145 pound match during a dual meet between the Conquerors and the Bears Dec. 18. Meyers won 8-0.
Kentlake's Josh Beckler pins his opponent from Auburn in the 160 pound weight class to end a dual meet between the teams Dec. 18.
Tahoma, the reigning league dual meet champion for more for the better part of the past decade, appears to be in a rebuilding year. Kentwood’s Meyers brothers, Dalton and Walker, will look to continue the family tradition of bringing home medals from state. Kentlake juniors Nick Smith and Josh Beckler should set the standard for Falcons this season.
The purchase of a $10 bracelet could have a far reaching ripple effect.
A year ago the Tahoma boys basketball team won its first league championship in school history but the Bears already learned how hard it is to repeat.
Sometimes I forget about the need of those in the community who have less than my family does so sometimes I forget about the Food Pantry at the Black Diamond Community Center, the Storehouse at Real Life Church or Maple Valley Food Bank and Emergency Services.
Nearly three years after a storm which dumped record amounts of rain on the region washed out the bridge in Jenkins Creek Park in Covington, the city received grant funding to pay to replace the span.
Not only is Cimaomo the newest City Council member, but at 28, he is the youngest. He is passionate about politics and government and he knows it will take time to learn how to be a council member.
A year ago the Vikings women’s soccer team made it to the round of 16 teams in the NCAA Division II tournament for the first time in WWU history, but fell in an overtime loss to University of California San Diego.
Volunteers at the Maple Valley Food Bank helped prepare to open for distribution Tuesday morning.
Covington staff members were finalizing all the details Monday for the city’s annual community tree lighting set for Saturday night.
With Auburn School District’s recent declaration that two of its high schools will drop from 4A to 3A in the South Puget Sound League, officials who run the SPSL 4A are considering options.
With the focus on an auction and live music at DaVine in Maple Valley, Pull Together’s first fundraising event was a success.
It may be years before the town center vision in Covington becomes reality but officials hope the work put in now will pay off when development begins.
Kentwood’s Ashley Rolsma will trade soccer for rugby at the college level
As Covington officials prepare the city’s budget for 2014 there is a shift in strategy for managing what is in the coffers.
As the clock struck midnight on Halloween, the winter holiday season immediately descended upon us, despite the protestations of many of my friends at least.
What was once planned as a larger project for the Covington Aquatic Center will now likely be complete in separate parts.
Maple Valley residents Greg and Jessi Powell, own Kent location, help Backpack Buddies program
Covington Aquatic Center staff celebrated a major milestone Nov. 15 when the 100,000th in-water customer of 2013 came through the doors.