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A voter drops of their ballot at a drop off box in Maple Valley for the November 2017 election. File photo by Kayse Angel

Take two, Tahoma EP&O levy passing

Currently, the TSD levy is passing and the Puget Sound Regional Fire Proposition 1 is failing.

 

Water District gets new name

The King County Council approved to change the name of Water District No. 111 to Lake Meridian Water District.

  • Apr 24, 2018

 

A visual of where to pay your taxes online from the King County website.

Property taxes are due for the first half of 2018

Tax payments can be made online, by mail, at King County Community Service Centers or in person by April 30.

  • Apr 23, 2018

 

Opening day trout derby is this weekend and more community news

Construction artwork More than 30 pieces of artwork were submitted by students throughout the Tahoma School District that will be hung on the construction fence… Continue reading

A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

County plans for second safe drug site on hold

Following intense resistance to the proposal from the suburbs, county officials are taking a wait-and-see approach.

A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

KCSARC launches campaign to end sexual violence

Maple Valley, Covington and other South King County cities recognized April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Marc Schuh, owner of the Covington Chick-fil-A, along with his wife, Covington Mayor Jeff Wagner and Covington Chamber of Commerce members cut the ribbon during opening day. Photo by Sarah Brenden

Side stepping congestion

There was less traffic than anticipated during the opening of the new Chick-Fil-A in Covington.

Marc Schuh, owner of the Covington Chick-fil-A, along with his wife, Covington Mayor Jeff Wagner and Covington Chamber of Commerce members cut the ribbon during opening day. Photo by Sarah Brenden

Don’t get caught celebrating 4/20 while driving

King County Sheriff’s Office Precinct 3 will conduct an impaired driver emphasis tomorrow.

King County Council passes renter protections bill

The legislation is intended to prevent landlords from discriminating based on the source of a prospective tenant’s income.

Feds set slight increase in national park fees

Visitors to Mount Rainier National Park could have been looking at huge increases in entrance fees this summer — some jumping as much as 300… Continue reading

Scenic Hill fifth-grader Ismail Moalim leads the crowd in front of Kent School District headquarters with uplifting words at the April 4 rally to push for the superintendent’s resignation. He cites his teachers as his inspiration for attending the rally. Megan Saunders photo, for the Reporter

Residents rally for leadership accountability in Kent School District

Residents hit the pavement outside Kent School District HQ calling for superintendent’s resignation, money for their schools

  • Apr 16, 2018
Scenic Hill fifth-grader Ismail Moalim leads the crowd in front of Kent School District headquarters with uplifting words at the April 4 rally to push for the superintendent’s resignation. He cites his teachers as his inspiration for attending the rally. Megan Saunders photo, for the Reporter

Washington’s Summer Fire Rules officially begin sunday

Prevention measures to protect life and property are in effect April 15 to October 15 on 13 million acres of DNR-protected lands.

  • Apr 14, 2018

King County Sheriff’s deputies to carry naloxone

All 450 deputies are slated carry the heroin overdose antidote by mid-summer.

Kent’s Puget Sound Fire seeks property tax hike to sustain services

Voters to decide whether to restore previous rate

Critics say draft plan from county task force on homelessness underwhelms

One Table’s first stab at recommendations leaves some members calling for a bolder, clearly financed plan.

An afternoon with author Sean Smith and more community news

DECA Club receives check The Rotary Club of Kent presented a $500 check to the DECA Club of Kentlake High School April 3. Connor Heindel,… Continue reading

Mark Smith, the president and chief operating officer for Auburn and Covington MultiCare, cuts the ribbon for the new MultiCare facility in Covington on April 7. Photo by Kayse Angel

MultiCare opens its doors in Covington

MultiCare will officially open its doors to patients in Covington on April 24.

Mark Smith, the president and chief operating officer for Auburn and Covington MultiCare, cuts the ribbon for the new MultiCare facility in Covington on April 7. Photo by Kayse Angel
A detailed diagram explains the traffic plan Covington has planned for the opening day of Chick-fil-A and the weeks to follow. Submitted photo

Chick-fil-A opening festivities begin tomorrow

More traffic is likely but the city has a traffic plan in place to help with the increase

A detailed diagram explains the traffic plan Covington has planned for the opening day of Chick-fil-A and the weeks to follow. Submitted photo

Renton teacher charged with molesting students

Michael Robert Munro, 27, was charged with two counts of first-degree child molestation and one count of communication with a minor for immoral purposes.

Kent School District plans four Community Conversations in April

Public meetings at Kent-Meridian, Kentwood, Kentridge and Kentlake

  • Apr 8, 2018