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$30 car tab proposal returns to ballot in November

Tim Eyman-led initiative would restrict car tabs and transportation benefit districts in Washington.

 

Covington Chamber is back to its roots 20 years later

The Covington Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 27th birthday

 

Lake Wilderness Beach closed due to bacteria, again

Many people may not want to dive into the cool waters at Lake Wilderness Park during these cooler days, but adventurous beach goers are being… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2019

 

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King County alcohol production ordinance could be approved by year’s end

Update to county code has been more than a year in the making.

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Autumn is here, enjoy it with the Fall Festival

The second annual event brings community to the chamber

KCSO found all but one of the 108 allegations of excessive or unnecessary use of force were justified

The Office of Law Enforcement Oversight has released its annual 2018 report.

New leaders, new space for the farmers market

Mark Hoben looks to help transition the Maple Valley Farmers Market to the Legacy Site

He allegedly sold narcotics to minors until Maple Valley police stepped in

A smoke shop clerk in Maple Valley had been arrested for allegedly selling narcotics to minors after an undercover police investigation. The Maple Valley Police… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019

Fun run aims to bring ‘health equity’

The 12th annual Outpatient Physical Therapy Summer’s End Fun Run hosted in Covington

Dresses for a school full of royalty

PTA volunteers offer free homecoming, prom dresses to Tahoma, Kent students

Cars on the lawn? That’s now a no-no in Covington

Covington City Council votes to approve a max number of vehicles, parking laws in residential zones

Parents successfully fight against ‘sexist’ dress code

Tahoma Schools approves new policy focused less on girls’ clothing

King County Sheriff Department deputies searching the woods behind the Ten Trails housing development in Black Diamond for additional human remains. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Human remains found in Black Diamond

The King County Sheriff’s Department is out searching for any additional remains near Ten Trails.

King County Sheriff Department deputies searching the woods behind the Ten Trails housing development in Black Diamond for additional human remains. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
The Tahoma track team, with coach Jeff Brady in the bottom row on the left, after winning the 2019 state championship title. 
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                                The entire Tahoma track and field, and cross country coaching staff. 
                                Photo courtesy of Jeff Brady.

Tahoma track stars and track coaches both share state titles

Coach Jeff Brady earns coach of the year for Washington state second year in a row

The Tahoma track team, with coach Jeff Brady in the bottom row on the left, after winning the 2019 state championship title. 
                                Photo courtesy of Jeff Brady. 
                                The entire Tahoma track and field, and cross country coaching staff. 
                                Photo courtesy of Jeff Brady.
Photo by Ray Miller-Still 
                                The City of Black Diamond came out Aug. 22 to celebrate the official opening of the pedestrian bridge that passes over the Rock Creek on Roberts Drive. In order to make sure pedestrians and city officials could safely perform the ribbon cutting and have photos taken, the Black Diamond Police Department and Mountain View Fire and Rescue (with Black Diamond’s historical fire engine) blocked off the street for a few minutes.

To fund fire department, Black Diamond property taxes could jump

Editor’s note: An unknown technical issue in the Aug. 28 edition of The Courier-Herald resulted in this story not being fully published. Additionally, some financial… Continue reading

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                                The City of Black Diamond came out Aug. 22 to celebrate the official opening of the pedestrian bridge that passes over the Rock Creek on Roberts Drive. In order to make sure pedestrians and city officials could safely perform the ribbon cutting and have photos taken, the Black Diamond Police Department and Mountain View Fire and Rescue (with Black Diamond’s historical fire engine) blocked off the street for a few minutes.
Photo courtesy of the FARF 5k Superhero Run. Photos by Mark Mandi.

Capes, masks and running shoes

Capes, masks and running shoes

Photo courtesy of the FARF 5k Superhero Run. Photos by Mark Mandi.

Local athlete takes bronze at Para-Pan American Games

Maple Valley’s Abbey Nardella already made her community proud by being accepted to compete at the Para-Pan American games in Peru. Now she’s made her… Continue reading

A 20-year-old, starving horse was found near Cedar River Elementary School died a few days after being picked up by the county. King County investigators are looking for the horse’s owners. Photo courtesy of King County.

County searches for owners of horse who starved to death

The horse was found near Cedar River Elementary

  • Sep 3, 2019
A 20-year-old, starving horse was found near Cedar River Elementary School died a few days after being picked up by the county. King County investigators are looking for the horse’s owners. Photo courtesy of King County.

Tahoma SD avoids potential budget gap

While other districts grapple with staff cuts, Tahoma hires more teachers

Blake Robinson, 5, and his older brother Bryce Robinson wearing their new FARF 5K shirts. Both boys are from Maple Valley and Blake suffers from FA. Photo courtesy of FARF 5K.

Blake, Issac and Avery; the heroes of their own stories

Local Maple Valley, Renton kids with a rare disease honored at local fun run

Blake Robinson, 5, and his older brother Bryce Robinson wearing their new FARF 5K shirts. Both boys are from Maple Valley and Blake suffers from FA. Photo courtesy of FARF 5K.