Kayse Angel

Community rallies together for Maple Valley fire victim

Cause of the fire is accidental due to a malfunction in the fireplace.

Dawn Wakeley, executive director of teaching and learning, presenting at the Engage Tahoma meeting on April 25. Photo by Kevin Patteson

Tahoma School District makes case for another tech levy

Discussion stems from levy’s failure in February 2018 election.

Dawn Wakeley, executive director of teaching and learning, presenting at the Engage Tahoma meeting on April 25. Photo by Kevin Patteson

Harlem Wizards take on Tahoma staff

Fundraiser benefits Tahoma Schools Foundation and PTAs.

A Kentwood softball player steps up to the plate during the April 25 game against Kentridge.

Conks beat the Chargers 8-0

The Kentwood Conks softball team took on the Kentridge Chargers on April 25 at Kentwood High School. The Conks beat the Chargers in a shutout… Continue reading

A Kentwood softball player steps up to the plate during the April 25 game against Kentridge.
Emma Rochleau will be competing in the Senior Showcase Invitational on May 16-18 in Ft. Myers Beach, Florida. Courtesy photo

Local gymnast Emma Rochleau to compete in nationals

Tahoma student will participate in vault, bars, floor and beam events.

Emma Rochleau will be competing in the Senior Showcase Invitational on May 16-18 in Ft. Myers Beach, Florida. Courtesy photo

Mora Iced Creamery comes to Covington

Franchise hosts grand opening at 17327 SE 270th Place.

Bear Metal Robotics joins top six in the world

Tahoma High School students compete at second world championship.

Fishing boats sit on the shore of Lake Wilderness during the Hooked On Fishing Derby. Photo by Kayse Angel

The 2019 Hooked On Fishing Derby

The derby took place at Lake Wilderness in Maple Valley over the weekend

Fishing boats sit on the shore of Lake Wilderness during the Hooked On Fishing Derby. Photo by Kayse Angel

Maple Valley wood carver creates chainsaw art

Ken Gruenes spends his retired days creating art out of tree stumps with his chainsaw.

Hunter Coffman and his family pose with Stitch in Hawaii. One of Hunter’s dreams was to meet Stitch and it was mad possible because of community support. Submitted photo from Laura Coffman

Hunter’s legacy lives on

Laura and Atom Coffman from Maple Valley started a nonprofit in honor of their son who passed away last year to cancer.

Hunter Coffman and his family pose with Stitch in Hawaii. One of Hunter’s dreams was to meet Stitch and it was mad possible because of community support. Submitted photo from Laura Coffman

Covington receives Tree City USA Award, again

City’s Arbor Day event is April 26

Lake Wilderness Easter Egg Hunt

The egg hunt took place on Saturday, April 20.

File photo of a boat from last year’s Hooked on Fishing Derby. Photo by Kayse Angel

Hooked on Fishing Derby: Preview

The 2019 Hooked on Fishing Opening Day is April 26

File photo of a boat from last year’s Hooked on Fishing Derby. Photo by Kayse Angel
Hitesh Boinpally and Sen. Mark Mullet at STEM Signing Day in Olympia. Submitted photo

Tahoma High student commits to STEM studies at UW

Tahoma student Hitesh Boinpally is one of the nearly 50 students who committed to pursuing STEM careers at the STEM Signing Day on April 12.… Continue reading

Hitesh Boinpally and Sen. Mark Mullet at STEM Signing Day in Olympia. Submitted photo
Jennifer Harjehausen poses with her family next to her new nameplate in Covington City Hall on April 11 during her swearing in. Photo by Kayse Angel

Third time’s the charm for new Covington Council member

Jennifer Harjehausen was chosen to fill Position No. 2 on Covington City Council.

Jennifer Harjehausen poses with her family next to her new nameplate in Covington City Hall on April 11 during her swearing in. Photo by Kayse Angel

Tahoma works to reduce class sizes

Kindergarten to third grade classrooms need to have 15 to 17 students in them

School board gains first student representative

Kentridge senior selected to join Kent School District Board of Directors.

Covington council unanimously appointed new member

Jennifer Harjehausen was chosen to fill position No. 2.

School safety main talking point within Tahoma

Superintendent Tony Giurado discusses steps the district is taking to ensure school safety.

Photo by Kayse Angel 
                                Crockett’s Public House opened its new location in Maple Valley near the new Monarch Apartments in Four Corners.

New dining option opens in Four Corners

Crockett’s opened its doors to the public on March 24 in Maple Valley

Photo by Kayse Angel 
                                Crockett’s Public House opened its new location in Maple Valley near the new Monarch Apartments in Four Corners.