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If they qualify, GRCC free for low-income students

If they qualify, GRCC free for low-income students

  • Jun 2, 2008
This is some of the food collected by Cub Scouts Pack 517 and Boy Scouts Troop 517 during the Scouting for Food event in March. The two groups
This is some of the food collected by Cub Scouts Pack 517 and Boy Scouts Troop 517 during the Scouting for Food event in March. The two groups
While county officials debate its merits

County exec rebuts animal shelter critic

King County Executive Ron Sims plans to release a report this week to the County Council rebutting many of the recent findings by a council-hired consultant over the county’s management of its two animal shelters.

  • Jun 2, 2008
While county officials debate its merits

Call for non-partisan county officeholders has support

Organizers of an effort to convert elected officeholders in King County’s government to non-partisan say they’re getting closer to their goal.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Meeting tonight on Four Corners-area sub-station

The city of Maple Valley will host a community meeting tonight for a discussion of Puget Sound Energy’s plans to build a substation in the Four Corners area.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Larissa Sychtysz

Briefly

Tahoma Cooperative Preschool will host a fund-raising auction May 3 at Greater Maple Valley Community Center.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Larissa Sychtysz
Winners of PTA awards at Jenkins Creek Elementary School

Darren Motamedy, alto sax in hand, looked around at the other Jenkins Creek Elementary School staff members in the back of the multi-purpose room with an expression of surprise.

Darren Motamedy, alto sax in hand, looked around at the other Jenkins Creek Elementary School staff members in the back of the multi-purpose room with an expression of surprise.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Winners of PTA awards at Jenkins Creek Elementary School

$50,000 for 196-vote, one-candidate election

In an election that cost the public about $50,000 and produced less than 200 votes, Bob Vos was re-elected March 18 to the Board of Supervisors of the King Conservation District.

  • Jun 2, 2008

The Reporter corrects factual errors and makes clarifications in its news coverage and opinion articles. Contact the editor at pjenkins@reporternewspapers.com and (425) 432-1209 (extension 1050).

The Reporter corrects factual errors and makes clarifications in its news coverage and opinion articles. Contact the editor at pjenkins@reporternewspapers.com and (425) 432-1209 (extension 1050).

  • Jun 2, 2008

The city of Covington will host a public forum next Wednesday for a discussion of ways of communicating with the public.

The city of Covington will host a public forum next Wednesday for a discussion of ways of communicating with the public.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Judge halts attempted recall

King County Superior Court Judge Michael Trickey ruled on Tuesday that Chris Clifford’s recall petition of Valley Medical Center/Hospital District 1 Commissioner Don Jacobson isn’t sufficient.

  • Jun 2, 2008

19-year-old stabbed as police arrive to break up party

A 19 year-old man was stabbed in the neck and critically wounded at a drinking party involving teenagers late last Saturday night or Sunday morning in Covington, and his attacker was arrested, according to the King County Sheriff Department.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Buying home now can be good for you, economy

Just pick up any newspaper or tune into a news channel, and you’ll be bombarded with negative headlines announcing the fall of the economy, the housing market and the stock market. But look closer and you’ll also find articles on why buying now, rather than waiting for the dust to settle, might be the best course of action for some home buyers.

  • Jun 2, 2008

The median price of a single-family home in King County has fluctuated by only $4,050 over the past six months, according to the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.

The median price of a single-family home in King County has fluctuated by only $4,050 over the past six months, according to the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.

  • Jun 2, 2008

A disservice to all of us

The Air Force decision awarding its next-generation aerial tanker contract to a consortium led by EADS/Airbus is a disservice to our servicemen and taxpayers, and is intrinsically flawed.

  • Jun 2, 2008

County councilman puts action in words

Thumbs up to Metropolitan King County Councilman Reagan Dunn for his efforts to reach out to constituents through other local governing bodies.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Briefly

Liz Fast, a Covington resident who helped save the life of an apparent heart attack victim, was honored last Thursday by American Red Cross as one of its 2008 Everyday Heroes.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Million-dollar plan for better animal care proposed

Major reforms to King County’s animal shelter program – and the public’s opinions about whether the county should even have a shelter program – were the expected topics when the County Council conducted a town hall meeting Monday.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Students Daniel Hiner

Dear Jordan: Thanks for caring

Dear Jordan: Thanks for caring

  • Jun 2, 2008
Students Daniel Hiner
At a meeting Monday for discussion of proposed improvements of King County’s animal shelters

Citizens speak on controversial animal shelters

Nearly 700 people attended a town hall meeting Monday to discuss the embattled King County animal shelter system, with dozens speaking their piece before the County Council.

  • Jun 2, 2008
At a meeting Monday for discussion of proposed improvements of King County’s animal shelters