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Rotary Club of Covington: Noon Fridays. Covington City Hall, 16720 S.E. 271st St., Covington.

  • May 26, 2008
Don Chadwick

They remember ‘Forgotten War’

It is often called “The Forgotten War” or “The Unknown War,” but many veterans remember it all too well.

  • May 24, 2008
Don Chadwick

Water inviting this time of year – and deadly

The Memorial Day holiday weekend, something of a traditional start of the good-weasther season, should also be a time when people think twice before dipping into the dangerously cold waters in this area.

  • May 24, 2008

Tahoma High is 1,355th

Tahoma High School cracked the top 1,400 in the United States in an academic ranking of high schools by Newsweek magazine.

  • May 23, 2008
Lead singer Robbie MacNeil and his band
Lead singer Robbie MacNeil and his band
At Tahoma Nationl Cemetery Wednesday

Another Memorial Day at Tahoma National

As it has since it opened in 1997, Tahoma National Cemetery will host a Memorial Day ceremony in honor of Americans who have died in military service to their nation.

  • May 23, 2008
At Tahoma Nationl Cemetery Wednesday

Kentwood’s St. Clair delivers two more golden runs

Kentwood sprinter Devin St. Clair faced his first significant challenge of the track season on Friday and Saturday during the West Central District meet at Mount Tahoma High.

  • May 21, 2008

Tahoma High reunion still playing ‘Where are the grads?’

The Tahoma High School Class of 1998 Reunion Committee still needs help finding “missing” gfraduates.

  • May 21, 2008

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  • May 20, 2008
Bridget Reed and Hannah Williams

PEBBLELS AND PEOPLE

The members of Girl Scouts Troop 1415 in Covington recently went to the Kent Resource Center to make stepping stones for Morrill Meadows Park, a Kent city park. Doing their work at the Kent Resource Center, the girls worked with an artist on the decorative stones, which project organizers call “pebble mosaic movers” and are scheduled to be placed at the park before June 15.

  • May 20, 2008
Bridget Reed and Hannah Williams

Mobile dental clinic coming in June

The Washington Dental Service Foundation SmileMobile will be at Meadow Ridge Elementary School, 27710 108th Ave. SE., on June 3-13. The fully equipped mobile dental clinic provides dental care to children with limited family income and accepts medical coupons and sliding fee scale based on family income.

  • May 20, 2008
The Cruzin’ Covington Passport program

Hoping to have a healthy summer

Covington is going to be a little bit healthier this summer.

  • May 20, 2008
The Cruzin’ Covington Passport program

Fire district’s merger vote next Tuesday

A special election next Tuesday will decide if King County Fire Districts 17 and 44 merge.

  • May 17, 2008
Jessee Ray-Foltz holds 10 inches of Lily Fuentes’ hair after cutting it from the fourth-grader for a Wigs for Kids benefit May 9 at Black Diamond Elementary School. Ray-Foltz

Hair’s to you

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  • May 17, 2008
Jessee Ray-Foltz holds 10 inches of Lily Fuentes’ hair after cutting it from the fourth-grader for a Wigs for Kids benefit May 9 at Black Diamond Elementary School. Ray-Foltz

Public was fire commissioner’s ‘highest concern’

Kenneth Seng, who colleagues said made the public’s safety his “highest concern” while displaying leadership and “compassion” as a commissioner for Mountain View Fire and Rescue/Fire District 44, has died.

  • May 17, 2008
Dr. Richard Quinn removes a Nicaraguan boy’s tooth with the help of Ben Lewis. The men are from Maple Valley.

Thousands touched in Nicaragua

Corner of Love, a Christian non-profit outreach – birthed out of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church – that is supported by local residents and churches, has something to celebrate.

  • May 16, 2008
Dr. Richard Quinn removes a Nicaraguan boy’s tooth with the help of Ben Lewis. The men are from Maple Valley.
Evan Daus
Evan Daus

‘Unsung’ 9-1-1 dispatchers called forward

When someone with an emergency calls 9-1-1, the voice that answers probably won’t ever make the news. In the south King County area, that voice often belongs to one of the call receivers at Valley Communications.

  • May 14, 2008

If it’s outdoor work you want, try Soos Creek

A community environmental project for Soos Creek is on tap this Saturday.

  • May 14, 2008
Tahoma High’s We The People team include Wesley Ball

Tahoma High team back from D.C. with honors Government scholars ‘best of the west’

Students in the We the People class for seniors at Tahoma High School started the school year as students taking a government class to satisfy a graduation requirement.

  • May 14, 2008
Tahoma High’s We The People team include Wesley Ball