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National Night Out coming soon and other community news

Three blood drives scheduled for August Cascade Regional Blood Services has announced…

 

Tahoma graduate receives highest honor at Green River College

College is hard enough for most students. To get amazing grades while…

 

Covington Days 2017|Photo Gallery

From Saturday July 15 to Sunday July 16, the public was able…

 

Teens from Kent, Tahoma school districts participate in summer fire school

Firefighting is in Kehaulani Planesi’s blood. Her father is a fireman, her…

Three candidates remain for Kent School Board position

Three candidates are vying for the District No. 4 director position on…

Mandatory 10-digit dialing in Western Washington

Callers in western Washington will have to dial the area code along…

  • Jul 15th, 2017

Parents encouraged their children to shoplift candy|Police Blotter

CIVIL PROBLEM • On July 3 it was reported to officers the…

Miners Day 2017|Photo Gallery

On July 8, Miners Day took place in Black Diamond, Washington. Miners…

Lake Wilderness gets life jacket station

Within the last few years, there have been only a few reported drownings at Lake Wilderness Park. But that is a few too many and the The Maple Valley Fire Department has started a program to take the number to zero.

Paid family and medical leave signed by governor

The McCleary wrestling match gobbled up most of the air space this…

Fire benefit charge back on ballot

The Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety Board of Commissioners placed a…

Citizen award winners and more community news

City council selects citizen award winners Each year, the city of Covington…

Fire Chief Candidates Reception

The Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority is inviting the public to a…

  • Jul 11th, 2017

King County Excavator penalized $16,000

A King County excavator was issued a $16,000 penalty for three violations…

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Finalists for fire chief position

On July 5 three finalists for the position of fire chief with…

  • Jul 9th, 2017

King County Fair opens four-day run July 13

With a healthy sampling of new attractions alongside a handful of old…

Maple Valley outdoor burning regulations

Summer is the time of the year when many people want to…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Lake Wilderness Park gets a life jacket station|Video

On June 30, the Maple Valley Fire Department unveiled a life jacket…

There will be free classes to learn about recycling and other community news

Tahoma class of 1967 50th reunion The graduating class of 1967 from…

Black Diamond residents want recall measure on Councilwoman Pat Pepper

After a bout of court moves, Black Diamond residents are once again…

Legislators find formula for basic education

The stakes were high and so were the doubts. The single most…

Lake Wilderness Fourth of July fun

This Tuesday, Lake Wilderness held events, had live music, food and fireworks…

Shoebox thrown at Famous Footwear Employee|Police Blotter

ASSAULT • On June 15 officers responded to Mattson Middle School to…

Changes to golf course teed up at City Council

The Lake Wilderness Golf Course has had its ups and downs in…

Fireworks spark concerns about safety and insurance

The Northwest Council joins local public safety officials in reminding people that…

  • Jul 4th, 2017

Man sent to hospital due to smoke inhalation on Sunday

Maple Valley Fire and Renton Regional Fire Authority extinguished the fire in his garage.

  • Jul 3rd, 2017

Near drowning at Lake Meridian

On July 1, a male teenager was pulled from Lake Meridian at…

  • Jul 3rd, 2017

Independence Day pie baking contest

The City of Maple Valley will again be hosting the annual homemade…

  • Jul 2nd, 2017

County Council approves funds to increase patrols in unincorporated King County

Communities in unincorporated King County will see increased traffic safety patrols after…

  • Jul 2nd, 2017

Overnight lane and ramp closures near I-405/SR 167 interchange

Late-night drivers who use both southbound and northbound State Route 167 near…

  • Jul 2nd, 2017

SR 520 Bridge toll rates increase starting July 1

Toll rates will increase starting July 1 on the SR 520 Bridge.…

  • Jul 1st, 2017

Gov. Inslee visits Kentwood High School

On June 14, Gov. Jay Inslee visited Kentwood High school to listen…

  • Jul 1st, 2017

Distracted driving law on horizon

Facing a room of teenage drivers, Gina Bagnariol-Benavides told a difficult, devastating…

Traffic on I-90 due to construction

Although the Fourth of July is on a Tuesday this year, a…

  • Jun 30th, 2017

IBEW Local 46 donates $4,600 to Kent School District

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 46, of Kent, recently…

  • Jun 30th, 2017

Attempted shoplifting|Police Blotter

LARCENY •On June 17 officers responded to reports of an attempting shoplifting…

Life jacket stations to come to local lakes

Beginning this weekend local swimmers will have a new resource to help…

  • Jun 29th, 2017

Local businesses scrub-a-dub graffiti from Maple Valley

CAF Outdoor Cleaning founded a program in Maple Valley to clean graffiti…

  • Jun 30th, 2017

There will be an outdoor movie night showing and more community news

Outdoor movie night coming soon On Saturday, July 8, Ravensdale Park will…

Firework laws vary, safety always top priority

Igniting fireworks has been a hotly debated topic for cities in King…