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Maple Valley donates food, $8,500 to food bank

After an urgent plea on Facebook for more food, residents stepped up to help out

 

Pets die in Maple Valley fire

An older Maple Valley couple lost a pair of loved pets to a house fire on Sunday, Nov. 17. At 10:40AM Puget Sound Fire units… Continue reading

 

July’s Monroe earthquake is informing plans for future danger

Gathered by lucky accident, data from the 4.6-magnitude quake could help assess bigger hazards.

 

Courtesy of Washington Secretary of State’s Office
Courtesy of Washington Secretary of State’s Office

New blood needed to save Friends of the Library

Adult, teen and children’s programs could lose support if Covington nonprofit dissolves

Covington takes back housing funds

Council passed an ordinance to receive more sales tax money for affordable housing

Update election results – some races on razor’s edge

The most recent election results from King County

Stolen guns, illegal drugs and cash found in Covington home

A 32-year-old Covington resident was arrested by King County for possession of stolen firearms and illegal drugs. The arrest happened on Wednesday, Nov. 6, by… Continue reading

A small plane crashed into Lake Morton near Kent on Monday. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
A small plane crashed into Lake Morton near Kent on Monday. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
The Valhalla Apartments, located in Tacoma’s Hilltop Neighborhood, were built by Maple Valley-based construction company Sandoval Construction. Owner Alejandro Sandoval has been charged by L&I and owes nearly $100,000 in back wages to employees who worked on the Valhalla project.
                                Photo courtesy of Capital Management Advisors.

Maple Valley construction company faces L&I charges, again

Sandoval Construction must pay back just under $100,000 in wages

The Valhalla Apartments, located in Tacoma’s Hilltop Neighborhood, were built by Maple Valley-based construction company Sandoval Construction. Owner Alejandro Sandoval has been charged by L&I and owes nearly $100,000 in back wages to employees who worked on the Valhalla project.
                                Photo courtesy of Capital Management Advisors.

Honoring those who served and sacrificed

Mission continues to recognize and help veterans

Political activist Tim Eyman campaigns for Initiative 976 on Nov. 5 in downtown Bellevue. The initiative promised $30 car tabs while functionally eliminating the ability of agencies like Sound Transit to raise taxes for its projects. Photo by Aaron Kunkler

Election analysis: I-976 vote casts South King County against Seattle, Eastside

Preliminary precinct counts show support for the initiative split by region.

Political activist Tim Eyman campaigns for Initiative 976 on Nov. 5 in downtown Bellevue. The initiative promised $30 car tabs while functionally eliminating the ability of agencies like Sound Transit to raise taxes for its projects. Photo by Aaron Kunkler
The Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class lined the halls after a special Veterans Day assembly to give high fives and applause to veterans, who were led through the halls after being honored by the school on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.
                                 The Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class lined the halls after a special Veterans Day assembly to give high fives and applause to veterans, who were led through the halls after being honored by the school on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.
                                 The Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class lined the halls after a special Veterans Day assembly to give high fives and applause to veterans, who were led through the halls after being honored by the school on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.

Glacier Park celebrates its veteran families

Fifth grade students honored service members at Veterans Day assembly

The Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class lined the halls after a special Veterans Day assembly to give high fives and applause to veterans, who were led through the halls after being honored by the school on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.
                                 The Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class lined the halls after a special Veterans Day assembly to give high fives and applause to veterans, who were led through the halls after being honored by the school on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.
                                 The Glacier Park Elementary School fifth grade class lined the halls after a special Veterans Day assembly to give high fives and applause to veterans, who were led through the halls after being honored by the school on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.

King County will challenge legality of I-976

County Executive Dow Constantine: ‘We must clean up another mess that Tim Eyman has created for our state, our region, and our economy’

Vehicles passing through flooded street. File photo

King County Flood Control District to vote on 2020 budget

The budget will fund a variety of programs across the county.

Vehicles passing through flooded street. File photo
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office

Judge rules Value Village deceived customers

The King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity.

  • Nov 8, 2019
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office

Schrier to speak at Veterans Day program at Tahoma National Cemetery on Nov. 11

Congresswoman Kim Schrier, D-WA (Eighth District, is the guest speaker for the Veterans Day program at Tahoma National Cemetery on Monday, Nov. 11. The ceremony… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019

Update election results – some races on razor’s edge

The most recent election results from King County

Police still searching for driver in fatal hit and run

Investigators are asking the public for information

Driver flees scene after hitting cyclist

KCSO is investigating the fatal incident on Wax Road