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                                Lisette Terry was invited to recount her challenges and success in her STEAM field at the recent Enumclaw School District and Enumclaw Schools Foundation STEAM luncheon.
                                Lisette Terry was invited to recount her challenges and success in her STEAM field at the recent Enumclaw School District and Enumclaw Schools Foundation STEAM luncheon. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

In STEAM and business, ask questions and get noticed

Lisette Terry’s path toward becoming a civil engineer was unusual, she said. “A lot of engineers I met along the way, maybe their dad has… Continue reading

Photo by Ray Miller-Still
                                Lisette Terry was invited to recount her challenges and success in her STEAM field at the recent Enumclaw School District and Enumclaw Schools Foundation STEAM luncheon.
                                Lisette Terry was invited to recount her challenges and success in her STEAM field at the recent Enumclaw School District and Enumclaw Schools Foundation STEAM luncheon. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Holiday basket food needs and more community news

Holiday basket food needs The Maple Valley Food Bank provides around 500 local families and individuals with a holiday basket for Thanksgiving and Christmas. These… Continue reading

The water turbine that the Covington Water District is using to cut back on energy usage and cost. Submitted photo

Covington Water District introduces a hydro turbine to save money

The turbine will save the water district about $16,000 annually.

The water turbine that the Covington Water District is using to cut back on energy usage and cost. Submitted photo

Metro revises timeline for RapidRide bus expansion

After originally aiming to build 20 additional fast-service bus lines on high demand routes by 2040, King County Metro has changed its construction timelines and put 13 of those projects on hold.

UPDATE: Maple Valley home destroyed by fire

The residents of the house that caught fire on Maxwell Road Southeast were found and contacted.

  • Oct 22, 2018

Candidates for state office stake out their positions before Auburn crowd

47th and 31st Legislative districts represented at chamber-backed event

City Council deliberates proposed ideas from Planning Commission

The Maple Valley Council looked to the Planning Commission to review the current zoning code and provide a recommendation to council regarding mixed uses in the city.

Puget Sound Fire warns about misleading solicitation calls

Phone solicitors seek money to support fire departments

  • Oct 18, 2018

Save the date for community presentation and more community news

Save the date for community presentation R.E.A.D.Y. (Real Emergency Aid Depends on You), a community presentation on behavioral health, mental health and suicide prevention will… Continue reading

Rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain divides King County Council

In a recent interview, Councilmember Kathy Lambert blamed Fain’s accuser for the alleged rape. Then Lambert’s colleagues distanced themselves from her comments.

WSP has investigated eight traffic related deaths in seven days in King County

Just this year, 38 people have died in traffic related incidents, WSP said in a press release.

  • Oct 16, 2018
Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Paul Allen dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder, developer, and philanthropist struggled with cancer for decades

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald
Submitted photo from the city of Maple Valley
                                Trees being removed from Summit Park construction site.

Trees put to good use

Trees being removed from the Summit Park construction site will be repurposed.

Submitted photo from the city of Maple Valley
                                Trees being removed from Summit Park construction site.

Couple charged in death of Renton man

Updated from “Married couple booked into King County Jail for murder of 67-year-old victim”

UW awarded $40 million in GEAR UP grants in partnership with Kent schools

The University of Washington Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) has been awarded $40 million in GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

State Supreme Court strikes down death penalty

All nine justices found the use of capital punishment in Washington state unconstitutional and racially biased.

Donations needed to help with conference service project

Kent-Meridian High School along with surrounding schools will be hosting the 38th annual Association of Washington Student Leaders (AWSL) conference from Oct. 12 to 14.… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2018

Collection for domestic violence survivors and more community news

4Culture office hours next week The King County Cultural Funding Agency and 4Culture staff will be holding office hours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.… Continue reading

Maple Valley ranked No.11 for safest city in Washington

The list of the 20 safest cities to live in Washington was released by SafeWise.

  • Oct 10, 2018

Incarcerated and infirmed: How Northwest Detention Center is failing sick inmates

Inadequate medical care plagues immigrants at facility, but ICE claims otherwise