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                                Pictured left to right: Karen Martin, Primo Voce instructor and Kent Elementary Music Specialist; Nelli Southwick, Covington Elementary; Sophia Dermody, Sunrise Elementary; Elizabeth Ollom, Martin Sortun Elementary; Dennis Mottern, Covington Elementary; Isabelle Paxton, Sunrise Elementary; Irene Biju, Sherwood Forest Elementary, FWSD; Holly Johnson, Maple Valley homeschool; and Taylor Roy, Lake Youngs Elementary. Not pictured is Latin Wombles,Grass Lake Elementary.

Rainer Youth Choirs’ Primo Voce wins first

Covington-based Rainier Youth Choirs’ youngest ensemble won the top award at the adjudicated Music in the Park Festival last weekend, June 7 and 8, in… Continue reading

 

Coving-coving- Convington Chameleon needs a name

City asks residents to help name new ambassador

 

A park survey icon created by the City of Maple Valley.

Maple Valley offers parks survey

City wishes to meet families’ needs for parks

 

DSHS Mobile Service Office is coming to Maple Valley

In need of cash assistance, food assistance, medical assistance or Medicare Savings Program? The Washington State Department of Social and Health Service (DSHS) is sending… Continue reading

Future of major roadway discussed at open house

State Route 169 is a vital north-south commuter and commercial route in the Puget Sound region, which is why local and state leaders are hosting… Continue reading

A few hardworking Kent School District students preparing to graduate from high school received scholarships from the school board.
                                Photo courtesy of the Kent School District.

Kent School Board awards scholarships

Kentlake and Kentwood students received tuition help

A few hardworking Kent School District students preparing to graduate from high school received scholarships from the school board.
                                Photo courtesy of the Kent School District.
A fire severely damaged a home May 4 in the 25300 block of 236th Court Southeast in Maple Valley. Photo courtesy of Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority.

Fire damages Maple Valley home; firefighters save dog

The Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority reports that a fire severely damaged a home May 4 in the 25300 block of 236th Court Southeast in… Continue reading

A fire severely damaged a home May 4 in the 25300 block of 236th Court Southeast in Maple Valley. Photo courtesy of Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority.
A photo of the changes in speed on Highway 169 going through Maple Valley. Submitted photo from the city of Maple Valle
A photo of the changes in speed on Highway 169 going through Maple Valley. Submitted photo from the city of Maple Valle

Chargers stop Conquerors 2-0

Cameron Hoiland and Jordan Rourke each drove in a run as Kentridge baseball defeated Kentwood 2-0 in a North Puget Sound League Cascade Division game… Continue reading

Kentwood wrestlers rule league tournament mats

Kentwood, behind six individual champions, captured the North Puget Sound League Cascade/sub-distinct wrestling meet title at Kent-Meridian High School last Saturday. The Conquerors finished with… Continue reading

Photos by Kayse Angel

Conks roll to dual meet victory

Kentwood dominated Hazen 54-14 in a North Puget Sound League Cascade Division dual wrestling match on Jan. 9. The Conquerors improved to 3-0 in the… Continue reading

Photos by Kayse Angel
Green River College President Suzanne Johnson, who does not dispute a review that found GRC had violated statutory and regulatory requirements, said the school has won an appeal to have the Department of Education greatly reduce its $574,500 fine. FILE PHOTO

Green River College wins appeal; fine reduced for violations

DOE: school failed to report crime statistics and inform public; GRC to pay $250,000

Green River College President Suzanne Johnson, who does not dispute a review that found GRC had violated statutory and regulatory requirements, said the school has won an appeal to have the Department of Education greatly reduce its $574,500 fine. FILE PHOTO
State Senate leaders have decided to suspend an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against state Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, who lost his reelection bid. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Senate calls off investigation into rape allegation against Sen. Fain

Both parties claim the process is a partisan one

State Senate leaders have decided to suspend an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against state Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, who lost his reelection bid. REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The new Dick’s Drive-In off Pacific Highway South in Kent stands shrouded in the Tuesday morning fog as construction nears full completion before its Dec. 12 grand opening. REPORTER PHOTO

New Dick’s Drive-In on Kent’s West Hill to officially open Dec. 12

Popular burger joint plans grand opening, ribbon cutting

The new Dick’s Drive-In off Pacific Highway South in Kent stands shrouded in the Tuesday morning fog as construction nears full completion before its Dec. 12 grand opening. REPORTER PHOTO

Sound Transit Link light rail ridership up 6.9 percent in third quarter

More than 6.6 million riders in the quarter

Seahawks name Tahoma senior as Athlete of the Week

The Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink and KIRO Radio announced Nov. 13 that Karen Sullivan, Tahoma senior basketball player, as week nine’s CenturyLink High School Athlete of… Continue reading

Schrier leads Rossi in hotly-contested 8th Congressional District

Candidates compete for seat vacated by Republican Dave Reichert

Conquerors boot Lancers at the wire, 38-36

Kentwood holds off Kennedy Catholic, will host division crossover playoff game

State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, speaks on the Senate floor. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Seattle woman claims Sen. Fain raped her 11 years ago

Senator denies allegations, asks for full investigation

State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, speaks on the Senate floor. REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Photo by Kayse Angel
                                Hazen and Kentwood battled it out Tuesday in Covington. The Conquerors scored a late goal to win the match 1-0. The loss is Hazen’s first of the season.

Late goal seals the match for Kentwood, beat Hazen 1-0

Some of the information below was provided from a media release by Hazen girls soccer: The Lady Highlanders couldn’t find the net, but Kentwood did… Continue reading

Photo by Kayse Angel
                                Hazen and Kentwood battled it out Tuesday in Covington. The Conquerors scored a late goal to win the match 1-0. The loss is Hazen’s first of the season.