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Phone scam: Phony cop calls Black Diamond residents

Some Black Diamond residents have been the target of a recent phone scam by an individual that identifies themselves as a police officer, at times using a legitimate officer’s name.

  • Oct 17, 2017

October declared as Flood Awareness Month

The following is a press release from Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety King County Executive Dow Constantine and King County Flood Control District Chair… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2017

Local firefighter teams to deploy to help California Wildfires

Three strike teams of firefighters will leave this region early tomorrow morning, Oct. 14, for California to bolster the efforts to contain the wildfires in… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

Spooktacular Halloween House of Lights in Covington and more community news

Computer help offered at community center The Greater Maple Valley Community Center’s 50 and older program is offering a computer assistance and education course. Volunteers… Continue reading

Ten Trails plat before City Council

Oakpointe is gearing up to start home construction in the Ten Trails project in Black Diamond — the developer is only waiting for is final… Continue reading

Officers were contacted for drug activity at the Dollar Tree in Covington|Police Blotter

TRESPASS • A homeless man was trespassed from the Covington Library parking lot after he was found camping there. The police report stated he was… Continue reading

Black Diamond mayoral debate|Part 3

Editor’s Note: The Reporter is publishing a three-part debate between Black Diamond Mayor Carol Benson and her opponent Judy Baxley. Two weeks ago, candidates answered… Continue reading

King County executive launches newest Best Starts for kids initiative

King County Executive Dow Constantine today, Oct. 10, launched the newest Best Starts for kids initiative, one that will provide young people with the opportunities… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Private companies going door-to-door claiming they work for local fire departments

The King County Fire Chiefs Association, along with East Pierce Fire, Maple Valley Fire and Puget Sound Fire would like to notify their communities that… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Flu claimed 49 lives last year | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department reported 49 flu-related deaths among Pierce County residents in the 2016-2017 season. It was the deadliest flu season of the last… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2017

Voter registration deadline Monday, Oct. 9 | King County Elections

Citizens who want to vote in the November 7 general election have until Monday, October 9 to register to vote or update voter registration information… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2017

Maple Vally fire respond to a garage fire

Units of Maple Valley Fire responded to what was initially called a garage fire at 1:10 p.m. today, Oct. 6. When firefighters arrived in the… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017

The Elk Run Farm is currently looking for fall gardening assistance and more community news

Fall recycling event The 2017 fall recycling collection event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at Rock Creek Elementary School… Continue reading

Bringing comfort amid the chaos

Off-duty firefighter Dean McAuley, who happened to be attending the music festival, helps save a young woman, treats others struck by gunfire during horrific Las Vegas shooting

  • Oct 5, 2017

Black Diamond mayoral debate | Part 2

Editor’s note: With the general election four weeks away and ballots soon to be in the hands of voters, the Reporter is publishing a three-part… Continue reading

Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety responded to a 2-story house fire

A family of three has been displaced due to the fire.

County Council declares October Disability Awareness Month

The following is a press release from King County Council. The Metropolitan King County Council recognized on Oct. 2 the talents and contributions of citizens… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2017

Firefighters to deliver winter jackets to children in need of them

The following is a press release from the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority. The firefighters of Kent Local 1747 and police officers of the Kent… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2017

Maple Valley to hold public hearing about Fire and Life Safety levy

The city of Maple Valley is going to hold a public hearing to consider Council Resolution R-17-1181, the potential declaration of the support of Maple… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2017

Grants help salmon habitat work, programs in Lake Washington-Cedar-Sammamish watershed

The King County Flood Control District has approved more than $2.3 million in Cooperative Watershed Management grant funding to support ongoing chinook salmon recovery efforts… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017