The Municipal League of King County has rated candidates for the Legislature in two Covington and Maple Valley-area districts, with an incumbent the lone candidate scoring the highest marks.
Anthony Hemstad, who recently resigned as Maple Valley’s city manager, plans to remain a Valley Medical Center commissioner – a position that caused a work conflict with his former employer.
King County’s requirements for food nutrition labeling apply to about 1,700 restaurants countywide (ones that are parts of chains with more than 15 locations) and will be in full effect by Jan. 1, 2009. Separate rules govern full-service and fast-food restaurants:
Smoke continued to pour early Thursday morning from the remains of a large wood debris fire that broke out late Tuesday near State Route 18 and Covington-Sawyer Road and created potential health concerns for nearby residents.
An inventor credited with making flight safer for air travelers will work with 40 young children during Camp Invention next week in Covington.
The northbound lane of State Route 169, from Southeast 231st Avenue to 196th Street, will be closed from 8 p.m….
A few years ago, I put my daughter on an airplane to Europe. I didn’t want her to fly, but train travel would have been difficult.
YWCA is enlisting sponsors this week for its School Days drive for donated backpacks and school supplies to distribute to more than 1,000 students in King and Snohomish counties.
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In a local step toward possibly competing in the Super Bowl next year, boys and girls 8 to 15 years can enter the National Football League’s Punt, Pass and Kick competition this Saturday at 11 a.m. at Lake Wilderness Park in Maple Valley.
The Swinging Arm Restaurant and Taphouse in Black Diamond will host a fund-raiser for a team planning to ride in a bicycle event benefitting the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
A multi-million-dollar helicopter for crimefighting and search-and-rescue work has arrived in King County.
The incumbent has two challengers in a race in the Aug. 19 primary election for state representative in the 47th District.
It’s been nearly six months since the city of Covington began collecting its utility tax.
Landlords and property owners will play a bigger role in stopping crime under legislation approved Monday by the County Council.
Doctors have told Sheldon Arkin that he should retire and draw disability, but his passion for his work beautifying the MultiCare clinic in Covington keeps him going.
Students who qualified for Central Washington University’s spring quarter honor roll with grade point averages of at least 3.5 include: