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New third option on birth certificates

The following is a press release from the Department of Health. The Department of Health announced today that a new rule will allow people to… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2018

Nominations sought for King County’s Earth Heroes at School awards program

The following is a press release from King County. King County is seeking nominations for the Earth Heroes at School program which recognizes students, teachers,… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2018

Presidential Primary date change

The following is a press release from the Secretary of State. Voter turnout in Washington can be dramatically improved if the Legislature implements a few… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2018

All Home announces departure of their director

The following is a press release from All Home, whose vision is to see homelessness become rare in King County, according to their website. Mark… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2018

Free tax workshop and more community news

January meeting announcement The Greater Maple Valley Unincorporated Area Council will hold its monthly meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8. The… Continue reading

A suspect was charged with third degree theft|Police Blotter

LARCENY • On Dec. 19 a male subject was charged with third degree theft by investigation after reportedly stealing items from the Covington Marshalls. •… Continue reading

First Kent fire of the year

The following is a press release from the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority. The Kent area’s first house fire of the year took place shortly… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2018

Revenue offers free tax workshop in Seattle

The following is a press release from Washington State Department of Revenue. Business owners in Washington are responsible for knowing which taxes to report. To… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2018

Man charged with child rape, exploitation

Black Diamond police arrested the man, 38, on Dec. 7, and he was charged in the King County Superior Court on Dec. 12.

Kent house fire due to electrical malfunction

The following is a press release from the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority. A homeowner and his family are safe today after an early morning… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2017

Tahoma School District proposes three new levies

The Tahoma School District is proposing three levies for the Feb. 13, 2018 ballot. The levies include a bus levy and two replacement levies. According… Continue reading

The feds focus on mail theft during the holiday season

The following is a press release form the Department of Justice. Five people have been charged federally in five separate mail theft cases brought in… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2017

Important Holiday Service Reminder

The following is a press release from Republic Services. Republic Services said that customers in the Bellevue area will need to make service adjustments during… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2017

Black Diamond council passes budget, opposes coal mine and recycling center

The last Black Diamond City Council meeting of 2017 has come and gone, with the city wrapping up this year’s business quickly and efficiently. The biggest item on the Dec. 7 agenda was passing the 2018 budget, which was approved unanimously by the council.

Tahoma students dip their toes into college

Green River will be offering classes at Tahoma in 2018

Gov. Jay Inslee. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Inslee talks clean-energy economy, climate

Governor vows to fight, and win, those battles for the state

Gov. Jay Inslee. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Re-elected and New Board Members Take Oath of Office

The following is a press release from the Kent School District. Re-elected board member Maya Vengadasalem and newly elected board member Denise Daniels took the… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2017

Fire at Kent commercial building

The release stated there is millions of dollars worth of damage.

  • Dec 18, 2017

King County Metro launches ‘Walk safe’ pedestrian awareness campaign

The following is a press release from King County. King County Metro leaders and transit drivers are distributing “Walk safe” pedestrian safety tip cards as… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2017

Student reported hearing another student talk about having a gun|Police Blotter

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES • On Nov. 29 officers were called to Mattson Middle School because a student reported hearing another student talk about having a gun.… Continue reading