Amateur radio communications will be demonstrated this Saturday and Sunday at Lake Wilderness Park as part of a nationwide exercise for “ham” radio operators.
Rebecca Keaton of Maple Valley, a first-year recipient, and Chirayu Patel of Covington, receiving the honor for the third year, are among 100 students in Washington who were given a combined $300,000 in scholarships this year by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Preliminary scores for the Washington Assessment of Student Learning are out, with 85 percent of students statewide passing the test and the Kent and Tahoma school districts more than keeping pace.
Jamey Kiblinger is the new police chief in Black Diamond, but she’s not a new face to the community.
Kiblinger came to the city as a rookie officer a decade ago. She replaces longtime chief Rick Luther, who after three decades in Black Diamond decided to retire at the end of 2007.
Lives of low-income families and former military personnel in King County “are improving” as a result of about $7 million in assistance through a countywide levy approved nearly three years ago by voters.