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Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman certifies the results of the 2018 General Election in Olympia on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Courtesy Office of the Secretary of State

Historic high-turnout midterm election|Secretary of State

According to statistics compiled by the Office of Secretary of State, the general election turnout approached two additional participation records.

  • Dec 8, 2018

 

Courtesy photo Elisa Lewis
                                Charlotte Sweeney and Music Buddy, Joseph Clift, are seen here trying out an accordion.

Maple Valley holiday concert is Dec. 14 and more community news

Maple Valley holiday concert is Dec. 14 The Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra will be hosting its holiday concert at Kentlake High School at 7… Continue reading

 

Enumclaw police officer Amanda Reeves will be assigned to Enumclaw High School as the first school resource officer. The position is a joint effort of the school district and police department. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Enumclaw High will have full-time cop on campus

Enumclaw High School will have an on duty officer on its campus starting in 2019.

 

Submitted photo from Maple Valley

Hometown Holidays is right around the corner|city of Maple Valley

Maple Valley is hosting its annual Hometown Holiday event on Dec. 6.

  • Dec 4, 2018
Submitted photo from Maple Valley

New tool will help elementary school educators

KCSARC created Trauma-Informed Classroom resources for middle and high school educators and most recently in Aug. 2018, it started Launch Pad.

Santa is coming to town and more community news

Santa is coming to town The Black Diamond Community Center will be hosting its holiday celebration on Friday, Dec. 7. Caroling, hot chocolate and cookies… Continue reading

I-1639: Gun store owners concerned

Two local gun store owners discuss concerns about Initiative 1639

Keeping the Faith, grabbing the spotlight

Fiery and determined, Faith Young said she’s a lot like Annie, the orphan girl of musical stage. “Like Annie, I never give up and like… Continue reading

A new public health campaign launched this week by the FNHA is aimed at delaying cannabis use and reducing the harms for young people, as well as expectant and breastfeeding mothers. (Submitted)

First Nations Health Authority launches campaign on cannabis use

Ad messages focused on harm reduction for youth and women who are breastfeeding or pregnant

  • Nov 28, 2018
A new public health campaign launched this week by the FNHA is aimed at delaying cannabis use and reducing the harms for young people, as well as expectant and breastfeeding mothers. (Submitted)
The new Dick’s Drive-In off Pacific Highway South in Kent stands shrouded in the Tuesday morning fog as construction nears full completion before its Dec. 12 grand opening. REPORTER PHOTO

New Dick’s Drive-In on Kent’s West Hill to officially open Dec. 12

Popular burger joint plans grand opening, ribbon cutting

The new Dick’s Drive-In off Pacific Highway South in Kent stands shrouded in the Tuesday morning fog as construction nears full completion before its Dec. 12 grand opening. REPORTER PHOTO

Covington house fire

All four residents and their dog made it out safely.

  • Nov 27, 2018

Sound Transit Link light rail ridership up 6.9 percent in third quarter

More than 6.6 million riders in the quarter

King County Sheriff’s Office still investigating double shooting

Two men injured in Nov. 7 shootout; no arrests yet

KCLS Foundation awarded $80,000 Boeing Grant|King County Library System

The grant is for KCLS to expand it’s STEM education program.

  • Nov 22, 2018

Kentlake grad graduates military training and more community news

Free ice skating on appreciation day For the third year in a row, the Bellevue Downtown Association and the King County Library System is offering… Continue reading

State Senate leaders say an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against state Sen. Joe Fain will continue even though he lost his reelection bid. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Senate committee to move forward with investigation into rape allegation against Fain

But some question whether to proceed with probe in wake of the senator losing his reelection bid

State Senate leaders say an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against state Sen. Joe Fain will continue even though he lost his reelection bid. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Enumclaw’s Nelson honored as state Superintendent of the Year

The district’s Board of Directors was also given the honor of being named the 2018 Board of Distinction.

KCLS honored with top national ratings|King County Library System

The Library Journal Index of Public Library Services announced on Oct. 30 the results of its 11th annual review of U.S public libraries.

  • Nov 16, 2018

King County approves gun warning sign requirement

Warning signs must be posted in all King County gun stores and firing ranges.