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Community program has summer plans

Tahoma Learning Community, a program affiliated with the Tahoma School District, offers offers art and sports camps and other activities this summer.

  • Jul 4, 2008
Two key volunteers in the campaign of Mark Hargrove
Two key volunteers in the campaign of Mark Hargrove

Motorcyclist ticketed for 140 mph on highway

Late for work and showing no patience for traffic, a 23-year-old Bonney Lake man decided to apply plenty of zip to his high-performance motorcyclethe morning of June 27 – to the tune of 140 miles per hour.

  • Jul 4, 2008

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Log jams adding to Green River’s danger

  • Jul 4, 2008

$1 million in federal money earmarked for GRCC and cancer network

A proposed U.S. Senate spending bill includes $1.1 million for programs affecting the south King County area.

  • Jul 4, 2008

Danger in chaining dogs for long time?

A countywide ban on the continuous chaining or tethering of dogs has been proposed by a Metropolitan King County Council member.

  • Jul 4, 2008
Al Dams

Animal shelter changes directors

King County’s embattled animal care and control program has a new acting director to replace the old one.

  • Jul 4, 2008
Al Dams

Drowning victim was Kentwood High School student

The teenager who drowned June 20 at Lake Meridian was Isaih Goodwin, 14, a Kentwood High School student.

  • Jul 4, 2008

City Council member resigns

Bud Sizemore, saying he doesn't have the time any more to devote to the work, has resigned as a Covington City Council member.

  • Jul 3, 2008
Julie Loofourow

Happy ending for ‘Bambi’

In a scene worthy of a Walt Disney movie, authorities say a fawn was reunited with its mother with the help of a King County Sheriff deputy and a state wildlife agent.

  • Jul 2, 2008
Julie Loofourow

HAVE A HAPPY FOURTH MV’s annual Independence Day celebration and picnic

Where and when: Lake Wilderness Park, July 4

  • Jul 2, 2008

Rahr pleads her case at forums Sheriff: Budget will cut “a lot of cops”

King County Sheriff Sue Rahr spoke at Maple Valley Library last Thursday in another of a series of public forums on proposed budget cuts that she and other county officials say will hurt law enforcement.

  • Jul 2, 2008

New director for animal shelter

King County's embattled animal care and control program has a new acting director to replace the old one.

  • Jul 1, 2008
Brittany Moore and Spencer Boyle

Really big life stories

The three-city Relay for Life puts about 200 people on their feet

  • Jul 1, 2008
Brittany Moore and Spencer Boyle

Kelsey Childress, a senior from Maple Valley studying

Kelsey Childress, a senior from Maple Valley studying pre-chemical engineering, earned a place on the honor roll at Oregon State University during spring term.

  • Jul 1, 2008

Part of hands-on approach to learning Grade-school science comes in 600 kits

Supplying all 28 elementary schools in the Kent School District with the tools and materials needed to teach and learn science is a big job, but two programs will again be working to have it covered when classes resume in the fall.

  • Jul 1, 2008
Covington resident Phil Hunter sometimes drives his 1930 Ford Model A to work. “At $4.29 a gallon for gas
Covington resident Phil Hunter sometimes drives his 1930 Ford Model A to work. “At $4.29 a gallon for gas

Emergency crews were called to the Green River near Ka

Emergency crews were called to the Green River near Kanasket-Palmer State Park last Saturday after a man became unconscious while kayaking.

  • Jul 1, 2008

Power lines and highway project are on the move

State highway officials were advising motorists last weekend to keep an eye out for workers relocating power lines on Interstate 405 as part of a larger project involving the Maple Valley Highway junction.

  • Jul 1, 2008
Sam Adams

Festival and parade will be back this month, organizers say Count Covington Days in, rumors out

The parade will be back and Covington Days is going strong, according to organizers of the community festival.

  • Jul 1, 2008
Sam Adams