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Boy Scout reaches Eagle level

Jacob Fullen has earned the rank of Eagle Scout from Boy Scouts Troop 406.

  • Jun 13, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Diana DeFrisco and her Tahoma High bandmates have been practicing for the Maple Valley Days Parade today.

Band has its marching orders for big parade

Today’s Maple Valley Days Parade, a centerpiece of the annual community festival, will again have a University of Washington influence.

  • Jun 13, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Diana DeFrisco and her Tahoma High bandmates have been practicing for the Maple Valley Days Parade today.

Report: Home prices in county rose last month

Home prices are on the rise in King County, according to a real estate industry organization.

  • Jun 13, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Campaign against cyber bullying earns statewide attention

The city of Maple Valley will receive a statewide award for its anti-cyber bullying campaign next week.

  • Jun 13, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Hallelujah! Cheaper gas

Victory Life Center has come up with a way to make new friends and ease some of the pain at the pump at the same time.

  • Jun 13, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Drivers for seniors needed

A non-profit agency is short on volunteers to drive senior citizens to medical appointments.

  • Jun 12, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Sheriff Sue Rahr speaks at a press conference on proposed budget cuts by King County that she would “severely” limit the countywide criminal justice system’s “ability to deal with crime.” Flanking her are (from left) District Court Presiding Judge Barbara Linde

Law and justice ‘in trouble’

Proposed cutbacks to King County’s budget to make up for a nearly $70 million shortfall in 2009 will likely cause a ripple effect throughout the county if court services, sheriff deputies and prosecutors are reduced as proposed.

  • Jun 11, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Sheriff Sue Rahr speaks at a press conference on proposed budget cuts by King County that she would “severely” limit the countywide criminal justice system’s “ability to deal with crime.” Flanking her are (from left) District Court Presiding Judge Barbara Linde
The Tahoma High School marching band

Step right up, it’s Maple Valley Days

Maple Valley Days is back this weekend.

  • Jun 11, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
The Tahoma High School marching band

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  • Jun 9, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Fathers Day luncheon tomorrow at Black Diamond Community Center

To get an early start on the salute to dads, Black Diamond Community Center’s seniors program will host a Fathers Day luncheon tomorrow.

  • Jun 9, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Fathers Day luncheon tomorrow at Black Diamond Community Center

To get an early start on the salute to dads, Black Diamond Community Center’s seniors program will host a Fathers Day luncheon tomorrow.

  • Jun 9, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
School days of old

School days of old

The town of Black Diamond has seen its fair share of change over time.

  • Jun 9, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
School days of old

Police launch Party Patrol

The King County Sheriff Department’s annual Party Patrol began last Friday evening with the goal of curtailing drinking and driving by teenagers.

  • Jun 9, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Land-clearing fires in county banned starting July 1

A permanent ban on land-clearing burning in King County was adopted last week by the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency’s Board of Directors.

  • Jun 9, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Talks set for possible voting on charter

Proposed changes of the King County charter – the guiding document of count government – will be the subject of a town hall meeting in the south King County area June 18.

  • Jun 9, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Races for Legislature are on

The fields are set for local races for the Legislature in this fall’s election.

  • Jun 9, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Woman dies in house fire

Authorities were investigating the cause of a house fire that claimed one life last Friday.

  • Jun 9, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Briefly

Valley Medical Center’s mIdwives deliver 500th baby

  • Jun 9, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

South Sound house fire claims woman’s life

Authorities were investigating the cause of a house fire that claimed one life last Friday. The fire, in the 39000 block of 258th Avenue Southeast, was reported at 2:53 p.m. While battling the two-alarm blaze inside the single-story dwelling, firefighters found the body of a female in the kitchen. They removed her from the home but weren't able to revive her, according to Kyle Ohashi, a spokesman for Fire District 37/Kent Fire Department.

  • Jun 9, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Covington Community Calendar

A listing of community events in the Covington area.

  • Jun 9, 2008
  • BY Wire Service