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Kent teen faces criminal assistance charge in East Hill shooting death

Kentwood High student reportedly helped Auburn teen flee scene.

Possible CO poisoning leads to man’s death

The King County medical examiner will identify and determine cause of death

Burn ban lifted for King and Snohomish county, continues for greater pierce county

The following is a press release from Puget Sound Clean Air Agency. With fog lifting across the region, the sun is warming the ground and… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2017

New recycling rule starts Jan. 2 at King County transfer stations and drop boxes

The following is a press release from King County. To reduce waste and save room in the landfill, the King County Solid Waste Division (SWD)… Continue reading

  • Dec 9, 2017

Pepper addresses ‘false’ recall charges in community meeting

The meeting, held at the Black Diamond library, was a chance for voters to have “an opportunity to hear from both sides before they decide to sign,” the recall petition, Pepper wrote in an announcement for the meeting.

Covington-Maple Valley Reporter switches to new reader-comment tool

The Covington-Maple Valley Reporter has switched to a different reader-comments platform. The service provided by Civil Comments soon will be unavailable, so we’ve returned to… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2017

Toys for Joy Returns

The following is a press release from the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority. The Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority, Kent Firefighters Local 1747, and the… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2017

Renton skatepark faces doom, skating community asks city for help

Longacres Skatepark, built illegally underneath I-405 pass, is the only covered skatepark in the region that’s open to the public.

King County Library System selects new director

Well-regarded librarian brings decades of innovation in diverse communities to King County

  • Dec 7, 2017

Public hearing about park property and more community news

Public hearing regarding park property The Covington City Council will be holding a public hearing Tuesday, Dec. 12 for consideration to surplus the city’s Cedar… Continue reading

Council votes to ban safe injection site

The Covington City Council voted 6-1 at the Nov. 28 meeting to not allow a safe injection site in Covington. This vote came following the… Continue reading

Missing woman found in Lacey | King County Sheriff’s Office

Lacey Police Department officers found her in good health

  • Dec 5, 2017

Council takes first steps to making County Code Gender-Neutral

Unanimous support for making changes to gendered pronouns and historically gendered terms.

  • Dec 5, 2017

Officials respond to commercial fire

The following is a press release from the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority. What started as a sprinkler water flow alarm (SWFA) at 7 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Maple Valley City Council enact interim zoning regulations

The following is a press release from the city of Maple Valley. On Monday, Nov. 27, the Maple Valley City Council passed an ordinance enacting… Continue reading

  • Dec 3, 2017

Facts and tips about the flu from Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety

The following is a press release from Maple Valley and Life Safety. Each fall and winter Maple Valley Fire responds to many 9-1-1 calls where… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2017

Attempted break-in at Ulta Beauty in Covington|Police Blotter

BURGLARY • On Nov. 16 it was reported the front door of the Hacienda Del Mar restaurant was broken. The police report stated the cash… Continue reading

Court rules signatures must be re-collected in recall effort

Two new developments have been made in the Black Diamond recall case against Councilwoman Pat Pepper.

Break-ins prompt officers to provide preventive tips

A series of break-ins have occurred over the past weeks in the Black Diamond area, including the Post Office. Black Diamond Police Commander, Larry Colagiovanni,… Continue reading

Holiday celebration in Maple Valley and more community news

Holiday celebration comes to Maple Valley Maple Valley Hometown Holidays will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 at the Northeast corner… Continue reading