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Hospital commissioners’ meeting conflict settled

The Valley Medical Center Board of Commissioners will continue meeting at 3:30 p.m., after voting on Monday to rescind a decision to meet at 6 p.m. that effectively could have resulted in the resignation of one of its newest members.

  • May 10, 2008

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  • May 9, 2008

Former MV resident finishes basic training

Air Force Airman Brandon Gillespie, formerly of Maple Valley, has completed basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

  • May 9, 2008

Middle school full of winners

Students from Cedar Heights Middle School have been crushing the competition lately as more than a dozen kids placed in three different academic contests.

  • May 9, 2008
Members of the Muttley Crew 4-H Club in Covington
Members of the Muttley Crew 4-H Club in Covington
“Practice makes you better” as a musician

‘Knack’ puts him in All-State band

Nishanth Sukasi is completing his first year in the All State Concert Band. He auditioned and was accepted as one of eight alto sax payers this past fall. The band is a part of the Washington Music Educators Association and has approximately 200 members.

  • May 7, 2008
“Practice makes you better” as a musician
Darren Motamedy

Teacher of the Year ‘shocked’

Between the busy nights performing as a professional jazz musician and the jam-packed days teaching elementary-school band students, Darren Motamedy said the latter has become the more challenging career.

  • May 7, 2008
Darren Motamedy

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  • May 5, 2008
Andrew Kerr (left) drives a robot into a ball blocked by fellow Tahoma High School senior Ryan Cahoon during a flea market last Saturday at the school. The event was a fund-raiser for students’ organizations
Andrew Kerr (left) drives a robot into a ball blocked by fellow Tahoma High School senior Ryan Cahoon during a flea market last Saturday at the school. The event was a fund-raiser for students’ organizations

Crestwood, Glacier Park singled out Earth ‘heroes’ at schools honored

Students and schools in Covington and Maple Valley have received King County Earth Heroes awards for their actions on behalf of the environment.

  • May 3, 2008
In a simulation of rescuing people trapped beneath debris

WE’LL ALL BE IN IT TOGETHER

Be prepared for when the next disaster hits, and know that local agencies are prepared, too – more so if residents are able to help themselves.

  • May 3, 2008
In a simulation of rescuing people trapped beneath debris

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  • May 2, 2008
Participants in recent Earth Day-themed service included Kentwood High School students (from left) Nick Moloney

Earth work

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  • May 2, 2008
Participants in recent Earth Day-themed service included Kentwood High School students (from left) Nick Moloney

Chalkboard

Ashley Skinner, a student at Kentlake High School, has been selected as the student president of the Washington Vocational Sports Medicine Association.

  • May 2, 2008

Faith

Rainier Christian Schools will be host a school and community prayer walk May 17 to emphasize prayer’s “importance.”

  • May 2, 2008
The Guardian One helicopter

It’s noisy but on your side

Whirring of helicopter blades overhead in this area aren’t a figment of your imagination. It’s Guardian One, the King County Sheriff Department’s patrol chopper.

  • Apr 30, 2008
The Guardian One helicopter

Schools’ superintendent retiring

Kent School District superintendent Barbara Grohe has announced her upcoming retirement, which will be effective June 2009.

  • Apr 30, 2008

Sims says proposal is ‘sensitive’ to ratepayers Higher sewer rates next year?

King County Executive Ron Sims has proposed a sewer rate increase that he said would soften the economic impact on ratepayers who already “are feeling the pinch.”

  • Apr 30, 2008

Tahoma’s Hayden reflects on 200th win

Russ Hayden can’t help but smile these days. Success has a way of doing that to a coach.

  • Apr 30, 2008

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  • Apr 29, 2008