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20-year-old man charged with first degree manslaughter

20-year-old man charged with first degree manslaughter

Loren Christopher Mertes pulled the trigger on a shotgun, killing his friend.

20-year-old man charged with first degree manslaughter
Concert series for Maple Valley Food Bank and more community news

Concert series for Maple Valley Food Bank and more community news

Concert series for Maple Valley Food Bank The Maple Valley Food Bank is hosting a concert series that began July 19 and runs through July… Continue reading

Concert series for Maple Valley Food Bank and more community news
Local teacher named Teacher of the Year and more community news

Local teacher named Teacher of the Year and more community news

Local teacher named Teacher of the Year Halee Webster, a teacher at Crestwood Elementary in Covington, was named teacher of the year as part of… Continue reading

Local teacher named Teacher of the Year and more community news
Bike challenge and rodeo Saturday and more community news

Bike challenge and rodeo Saturday and more community news

KSD employees of year named The Kent School District announced June 12, 11 employees of the year for the 2017-2018 school year. Among those honored… Continue reading

Bike challenge and rodeo Saturday and more community news
One dead, one injured following collision Sunday night

One dead, one injured following collision Sunday night

A Renton motorcyclist died after he struck a vehicle June 17 on state Route 169 in Maple Valley.

One dead, one injured following collision Sunday night
Summer games coming July 7 and more community news

Summer games coming July 7 and more community news

Summer games coming July 7 Natalie Reynolds from Maple Valley along with performers from 25 states and Canada will perform with the Seattle Cascades in… Continue reading

Summer games coming July 7 and more community news
Kentlake graduate serves with Navy and more community news

Kentlake graduate serves with Navy and more community news

Kentlake graduate serves with Navy Petty Officer Third Class Breanna Arroyos, a 2012 Kentlake graduate, currently serves with a U.S. Navy strike fighter squadron. She… Continue reading

Kentlake graduate serves with Navy and more community news
Maple Valley looking for arts commissioners and more community news

Maple Valley looking for arts commissioners and more community news

Wastemobile coming to Covington area The household hazardous waste collection service known as Wastemobile is coming to the Covington-Kent area June 8-10. The collection will… Continue reading

Maple Valley looking for arts commissioners and more community news
Spoilers ahead: Season two did not disappoint

Spoilers ahead: Season two did not disappoint

Diving into the new episodes of the Netflix hit.

Spoilers ahead: Season two did not disappoint
Season ends after tough losses in regionals

Season ends after tough losses in regionals

Tahoma and Kentlake secured a spot in the 4A baseball state tournament. The season ended May 19 for both the Bears and Falcons when both… Continue reading

Season ends after tough losses in regionals
Board members sought|News and Notes

Board members sought|News and Notes

Board members sought The Black Diamond Community Center is looking for new members to join the center’s Board of Directors. The board meets the second… Continue reading

Board members sought|News and Notes
May Madness begins today for Tahoma, Kentwood

May Madness begins today for Tahoma, Kentwood

The top seven 4A softball teams from the West Central District/Southwest District competing for the title of best in state have been decided. Two of… Continue reading

May Madness begins today for Tahoma, Kentwood
Residential burglary|Police Blotter

Residential burglary|Police Blotter

FAMILY DISTURBANCE • On May 15 when officers were dispatched to a call, the receiver could hear a verbal argument between a male and female.… Continue reading

Residential burglary|Police Blotter
Field is set for fall election season

Field is set for fall election season

Check out who is running in the area legislative and congressional districts.

Field is set for fall election season
Concert this Saturday at Tahoma and more community news

Concert this Saturday at Tahoma and more community news

Concert this Saturday at Tahoma The Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra is celebrating American composers with a concert at the new performing arts auditorium at… Continue reading

Concert this Saturday at Tahoma and more community news
Council awards winners at dinner

Council awards winners at dinner

More than 220 guests attended and more than $7,500 was raised for the Kent School District.

Council awards winners at dinner
Kentwood student caught shoplifting|Police Blotter

Kentwood student caught shoplifting|Police Blotter

The following entries are compiled from police reports from the King County Sheriff’s Office: STOLEN LICENSE PLATES • On May 8 it was reported that… Continue reading

Kentwood student caught shoplifting|Police Blotter
Photos by Kayse Angel

Season ends for Falcons, Conks and Bears|Photo Gallery

Following Tuesday’s loser out, first round West Central/Southwest matches — Kentlake, Kentwood and Tahoma boys soccer seasons came to an end. The Falcons lost 3-2… Continue reading

Photos by Kayse Angel
Tahoma senior Nick Dazell pitches during Tuesday’s 5-4 win over Kentridge. Photo by Kayse Angel

Tahoma heads to district semifinals

The Bears advance. In a district tournament match up against the Kentridge Chargers, Tahoma’s baseball team punched its ticket to the next round winning Tuesday’s… Continue reading

Tahoma senior Nick Dazell pitches during Tuesday’s 5-4 win over Kentridge. Photo by Kayse Angel
Local company wins Master Builders Association award and more community news

Local company wins Master Builders Association award and more community news

Memorial Day festivities at Tahoma National Cemetery The Tahoma National Cemetery is hosting an event Monday, May 28 at 1 p.m. to remember and honor… Continue reading

Local company wins Master Builders Association award and more community news