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Maple Valley Mayor Sean P. Kelly takes the Oath of Office with his son in attendance during the first council meeting of the year on Monday, Jan. 6, 2019. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.

Maple Valley leaders take oath of office

Maple Valley City Council swore-in recently elected officials and voted for Mayor Sean P. Kelly to serve another term during the Monday, Jan. 6 regular… Continue reading

Maple Valley Mayor Sean P. Kelly takes the Oath of Office with his son in attendance during the first council meeting of the year on Monday, Jan. 6, 2019. Photo by Danielle Chastaine.

Badges and Barbells granted $4,000

Multicare chooses to support local education and fitness programs

  • Jan 8, 2020

Spots out — Chloe is in

Chloe, Bella, Lucy and Max the most popular regional pet names in 2019

  • Jan 7, 2020

King County faces $2 million lawsuit from 2016 K-9 bite

A man’s right arm was left “permanently disfigured and disabled” after a Sheriff’s Office K-9 was used.

  • Jan 6, 2020
Insulin pumps are worn by diabetics to monitor blood glucose levels and replace manual injections. (Wikimedia Commons)

WA lawmakers propose capping insulin costs at $100 a month

With the federal government in gridlock, states and finding ways to lower costs.

Insulin pumps are worn by diabetics to monitor blood glucose levels and replace manual injections. (Wikimedia Commons)

Swedish nurse strike still possible following Dec. 30 negotiations

Not enough progress was made, nurses unions say.

Start 2020 green by recycling holiday lights and trees

King County, local businesses offer ways to clean up after the New Year

  • Dec 30, 2019

Swedish Medical Center nurses could send notification of strike by year’s end

Union reps say negotiations have stalled since they began in April.

Holiday shoplifter caught after chase

A couple may spend the new year in jail after attempting to shoplift from a local store during the holiday. A 36-year-old male and his… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2019

Covington Aquatics earns gold star

Red Cross recognizes local swim program

  • Dec 27, 2019
Photos courtesy of the City of Covington.

Firefighters spread holiday cheer

Local firehouse collects food, money and toys for families in need.

  • Dec 26, 2019
Photos courtesy of the City of Covington.

Who owns King County forestlands?

It’s a hodgepodge mix, but large investment companies own a substantial chunk.

A train route that would shuttle people between Eastern and Western Washington could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland. Photo courtesy RobertStafford/Pixabay.com

Catch a train: WA considers an Auburn to Spokane rail line

An east-west route could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland.

A train route that would shuttle people between Eastern and Western Washington could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland. Photo courtesy RobertStafford/Pixabay.com

Wreaths decorate graves of fallen soldiers

Civil Air Patrol Cadets, veterans, families and other military members honored fallen soldiers and deceased vets at the Tahoma National Cemetery with wreaths on Saturday,… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2019

Local ban ready to jam for Maple Valley Food Bank

The Green River Distillers introduces their holiday album at fundraiser

Regional homelessness authority approved by King County, Seattle

The authority will consolidate crisis response and services into one entity.

Multicare saves Covington Days Parade

Multicare and the Chamber of Commerce dedicated $12,000 to event

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Covington Walmart flooded with kids, police and Santa’s Elves

Annual Shop with a Cop kicks off holiday season for many at-risk families