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Boost in state money leads to fewer layoffs in Kent School District

Reporter staff A boost in state money will bring relief and save some jobs in the budget-beset Kent School District. According to a school district… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2018
Joe Fain speaking. Photo from the Joe Fain website.

South King County Mayors Unanimously Endorse Senator Fain’s Re-election Bid

Covington Mayor, Jeff Wagner, is among the mayors that is supporting the re-election of Joe Fain.

  • Apr 2, 2018
Joe Fain speaking. Photo from the Joe Fain website.

Shelter again offers services for runaways, homeless youth

The South King Youth Shelter is open and running once again.

King County Elections Director requests funding to provide ballots with prepaid postage

King County Elections is requesting funds from the County Council to provide all voters with mail-in ballots that have prepaid postage starting this year.

  • Mar 31, 2018
Superintendent Mike Nelson shares a laugh with his audience during the recent “Jazzing Up Education” fundraising luncheon. KEVIN HANSON PHOTO

Wallets open for Enumclaw Schools Foundation; more fundraisers on the way

By the end of the fundraiser $29,000 was raised.

Superintendent Mike Nelson shares a laugh with his audience during the recent “Jazzing Up Education” fundraising luncheon. KEVIN HANSON PHOTO
Inderjit Singh

Police searching for missing Federal Way woman

Indjerit Singh was reported missing Monday, March 26.

Inderjit Singh
Dr. Shannon Hader, a candidate for the 8th Congressional District seat, fields a question as her opponents, Jason Rittereiser and Kim Schrier, look on during their forum in Auburn on March 16. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Democrats weigh in on issues

Three 8th Congressional District candidates discuss health care, economics and the opioid crisis

Dr. Shannon Hader, a candidate for the 8th Congressional District seat, fields a question as her opponents, Jason Rittereiser and Kim Schrier, look on during their forum in Auburn on March 16. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Black Diamond police boating class and more community news

Black Diamond police boating class From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28 the Black Diamond Police Department are hosting an Adventure in Boating… Continue reading

The graphic above explains how property taxes will decrease starting in 2019. Submitted photo from the Tahoma School District

District explains potential cuts

The April election could make or break the Tahoma School District

The graphic above explains how property taxes will decrease starting in 2019. Submitted photo from the Tahoma School District

South King County and Puget Sound Fire responded to Kent fire

A fire broke out in an apartment in Kent on Friday evening.

  • Mar 27, 2018
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New sidewalk in Covington will be built next year

The new sidewalk will make 164th Avenue more accessible for the public.

Image pulled from Google Maps.
Councilmember Dunn with Governor Inslee as he signs SB 5522 into law. Submitted photo.

Bill focused on preventing newborn abandonment signed into law

Gov. Jay Inslee signed the bill into law on March 22.

  • Mar 26, 2018
Councilmember Dunn with Governor Inslee as he signs SB 5522 into law. Submitted photo.

Kent School District plans four Community Conversations in April

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

  • Mar 24, 2018

Kent School District announces reductions, reorganization

Latest cuts necessary to close budget gap

  • Mar 23, 2018
The black 1998 Acura, left, crossed the center median on Highway 18 late Wednesday and was hit by the pickup. WSP is looking for anyone who may have information on the collision. Courtesy photo

27 year old in custody due to fatal collision on SR 18

Washington State Patrol responded around 11:40 p.m. March 21 to reports of a serious collision on westbound state Route 18 near Southeast 231st in Maple… Continue reading

The black 1998 Acura, left, crossed the center median on Highway 18 late Wednesday and was hit by the pickup. WSP is looking for anyone who may have information on the collision. Courtesy photo
Councilmembers and other city staff members stand in front of the old beach house at Lake Wilderness Park. Photo by Kayse Angel

Maple Valley holds Beach House Bash

Construction for the beach house at Lake Wilderness Park will start soon.

Councilmembers and other city staff members stand in front of the old beach house at Lake Wilderness Park. Photo by Kayse Angel

Scam warning from Sheriff’s Office and more community news

Kentlake culinary team places among best in state The culinary team from Kentlake placed second in state following the Washington ProStart Culinary competition in Spokane… Continue reading

Megan Sheridan resigns from her spot on council

The Maple Valley Council are currently looking for applicants for the recently opened position.

Tukwila man pleads guilty to child pornography

The man faces at least 15 years in prison

Photos by Kayse Angel

Gov. Jay Inslee signs package of bills at Foster High School

These bills are intended to improve participation and representation in the Washington elections.

Photos by Kayse Angel