Since demand for doctors has outpaced the services offered in Maple Valley in recent years, Valley Medical Center officials have decided to build a new clinic at Four Corners.
Courtney Thompson has that intangible it factor which allows her to make those around her better, a quality that Seattle documentary producers Jack and Leslie Hamann believe comes through in the hour-long film they made about the Kentlake graduate’s life in 2013.
While Kentridge remains undefeated and alone at the top of the South Puget Sound League North’s boys basketball standings, the three teams tied for second heading into play Tuesday night battled it out.
Superintendent Edward Lee Vargas explained the reasoning behind the levies Jan. 9 during a Covington Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Kentlake High. The levies seek about $307 million in taxpayer dollars,
The girls did not rush out of the gym. Instead, they lingered, chatting, joking around and having fun together. This is what the seniors — there are six — on the team think separate the Conquerors squad from the rest of the South Puget Sound League North. It’s a level of chemistry which is a result of a half dozen girls who began playing together years ago.
As you saw in the Dec. 27 issue review of our top stories of the year, there were highs, lows and controversies. In 2013 there were state championships, deaths, election triumphs and defeats, but as always there was change.
Concerned that the initial dollar amount for a pair of levies proposed for the Feb. 11 ballot, members of the Kent School District Board of Directors approved putting the measures to voters with a request for a higher rate.
Isabella Cabaccang, 5, splashes along the surface of the water on a toy mat Monday during a public swim at Covington Aquatic Center. Staff decided to add public swims over winter break such as this one.
Kentwood’s Lizzy Roller, a member of the Conquerors’ girls soccer team, helped present the 5th Annual Kicks for the Cure fundraiser check Dec. 18 at MultiCare in Covington. The Kicks for the Cure game against Kentridge in October, along with other events, helped raise more than $3,500 for diagnostic services at the Covington MultiCare location.
Tahoma, the reigning league dual meet champion for more for the better part of the past decade, appears to be in a rebuilding year. Kentwood’s Meyers brothers, Dalton and Walker, will look to continue the family tradition of bringing home medals from state. Kentlake juniors Nick Smith and Josh Beckler should set the standard for Falcons this season.
Sometimes I forget about the need of those in the community who have less than my family does so sometimes I forget about the Food Pantry at the Black Diamond Community Center, the Storehouse at Real Life Church or Maple Valley Food Bank and Emergency Services.
Nearly three years after a storm which dumped record amounts of rain on the region washed out the bridge in Jenkins Creek Park in Covington, the city received grant funding to pay to replace the span.