Covington seeks artists and more community news

Covington seeks artists and more community news

Ladies Golf Club tournament results

Thirteen golfers participated in the two day Lake Wilderness Ladies Club Captain’s Cup Tournament.

Diane Clavin was crowned Captain’s Cup Champion, Deb LeCuyer won Division 1 Low Net, Terry Dairy won Division 1 Low Gross, Myrna Krieg won Division 2 Low Net and Pat Conger won Division 2 Low Gross.

The golf club plays Tuesday mornings at Lake Wilderness Golf Course. If you are interested in joining, call the Pro Shop at 425-432-9405 or visit www.lakewildernessgc.com.

Covington seeks artists

The city of Covington and the Covington Arts Commission is looking for artists to design nine select traffic signal cabinets within the city.

The designs will be fabricated on vinyl and wrapped over the existing boxes and storage units to help deter graffiti and vandalism.

All work submitted must be original designs and fit the theme of “water, air, earth.”

The deadline for submissions is by 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7.

Email submissions to Pat Patterson at ppatterson@covingtonwa.gov or mail/deliver to Covington City Hall at 16720 Southeast 271st Street Suite 100.

For more information on what is required for submission and other project details, visit http://www.covingtonwa.gov/Traffic%20Box%20Call%20For%20Art.pdf.

Selective thinning, helps to create healthier forest

King County Parks has planned to selectively thin overcrowded Douglas fir trees at Black Diamond’s open space.

The thinning will be done by Anderson Logging Company and is expected to last about six weeks beginning in mid to late August.

For the public’s safety, trails will be closed in this portion during the work.

“Thinning trees allows more sunlight to reach the forest floor and means standing trees can grow broader, resulting in a healthier forest that is more resilient to disease, pests and wildfire,” a release stated.

Additionally, any trails affected the thinning will be rebuilt after work is completed, the release added.

More information about the tree thinning work is available by contacting Kelly Heintz, project manager, via email at kelly.heintz@kingcounty.gov.

Choir coming to Black Diamond

Beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 at the Lake Sawyer Christian Church in Black Diamond, the African Children’s Choir will be performing.

The program will feature children’s songs along with traditional spirituals and gospel favorites.

Tickets are not required however donations are appreciated.

Kentlake grad graduates military training

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Kole N. Moore, a 2017 Kentlake graduate, recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas.

He completed a eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills, a media release stated.


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