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Crystal Mountain Ski Resort is sold to local owner manager

On March 31, 2017, the resort was acquired by John Kircher

  • Apr 25th, 2017

 

Four Kent School District schools earn awards

Four elementary schools received Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction 2016 Washington Achievement Awards

  • Apr 25th, 2017

 

Spring clean your way to energy savings

Five ways to save during warmer months

  • Apr 24th, 2017

 

Distracted drivers: killers at large

Mother’s mission focused on legislation banning hand-held devices while driving

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Unemployment rate dropped to near-record low in March

Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 4.9 to 4.7 percent in March

  • Apr 21st, 2017

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

Black Diamond residents file recall vote charges

Black Diamond residents have tossed around the idea to file a recall vote for two councilmembers

Kent School District hosts community budget meetings to discuss hiring, spending freeze

The Kent School District will host two budget information meetings to discuss…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Enumclaw Recycling and Transfer Station opens daily beginning May 1

The increase from five to seven days a week enhances customer service, convenience

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Northbound I-5 preservation work between Kent and Seattle began April 17

Projects will rehabilitate large sections along 22 miles of interstate in the next three years

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Covington man arrested after West Valley Highway crash

Kent Police arrested a 20-year-old Covington man for investigation of vehicular assault…

Kent School District hosts town hall meetings on technology use

The Kent School District will host a series of town hall meetings…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Saucedo name Kent School District’s Teacher of the Year

Denisha Saucedo, a sixth grade teacher at Kent Elementary, has been named…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Secure your ID with shred day

The Better Business Bureau and local companies host free identiy theft protection event

  • Apr 17th, 2017

King County Elections hosts candidate workshops

King County Elections will host candidate workshops from 2-4 p.m. Friday, April…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Kent School District implements hiring, spending freeze

Last week officials instituted a spending and hiring freeze to help curb a budget shortfall

The Tahoma Robotics Club headed to World Championship

The team qualified after competing at the Pacific Northwest District Championship on April 7

  • Apr 15th, 2017

Call 811 before digging

A great reminder for anyone planning on digging, call 811 before starting a project

  • Apr 15th, 2017

King County celebrates 911 education month

The county celebrates with birthday party at local elementary school

‘We are better than fear’

Gov. Inslee, interfaith community gather to find ways to address hate crimes

Earth Day, fishing derby, recycling and more | News and Notes

The Lake Sawyer Park Foundation is hosting its annual Earth Day event on Saturday, April 22

Tahoma School District looking into getting Chromebooks for students

Students starting from grades 6 through 12 could be getting their own Chromebookcomputers soon

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Shoplifters, car prowlers, a stabbing and more | Police Blotter

A juvenile was caught shoplifting at Foss Market on March 31

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Editor’s note | Clarification to Overnight parking story

The city of Covington Community Development Director Richard Hart requested a clarification…

  • Apr 13th, 2017

Better late than never, right?

Better late than never, right? Last week, the Black Diamond City Council…

Maple Valley couple part of second kidney swap on the West Coast

From the young age of 3, Patrick Boatsman knew that dialysis or a kidney transplant was in his future

Snohomish County jury rules in favor of Cedar Grove

A Snohomish County Superior Court jury ruled in favor of Cedar Grove Composting in a nuisance claim

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Oil prices surge as U.S. launches missile attack on Syria

Oil prices were trading higher after the U.S. launched a missile attack on Syria Thursday night

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Dunn recognizes local service in the “War to End all Wars”

100 years ago, Woodrow Wilson sought a declaration of war to join our allies in the Great War

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Geological surveys release new homeowners guide to landslides

The new guides were made to help homeowners identify and reduce landslide hazards around the home

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Collision kills 22-year-old Covington man on SR 18

A 22-year-old man from Covington died Sunday morning in a one-vehicle collision…

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The month wants to call attention to a deadly and costly problem

  • Apr 9th, 2017

Overnight parking for homeless in the works

Nancy Huntington had the idea of having a safe place for homeless individuals to stay overnight in their cars

Kent School District hosts sign-up event for Section 8 housing wait list

The Kent School District and the King County Housing Authority (KCHA) will…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Tips for avoiding prom scams

Before teenagers dance the night away, families will need a checklist to prepare for a scam-free prom

  • Apr 7th, 2017

New plans and events | Community News and Notes

Kent School District held its first of two meetings to discuss the district’s strategic plan

Judge clarifies ruling in OPMA case

The King County Superior Court recently clarified its most recent ruling in the OPMA case

Stolen checks, broken chair, car prowler and more | Police Blotter

On March 29 it was reported that a check was stolen from a mailbox and was cashed

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Stolen vehicle, shoplifters, bar fight and more | Police Blotter

On March 24 it was reported that a vehicle was stolen from a residence in Pebble Creek