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Covington elementary schools use new tool for back-to-school shopping

Parents will soon be able to breathe a sigh of relief when they send their children back to school. But before that first day of… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2019
Black Diamond Financial Director May Miller presented the 2020 budget calendar to the city council early on in the Aug. 1 meeting. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Black Diamond council to have seven members

The Black Diamond City Council will soon join its neighboring cities in having seven members. The ordinance increasing the size of the council was approved… Continue reading

Black Diamond Financial Director May Miller presented the 2020 budget calendar to the city council early on in the Aug. 1 meeting. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Three friends and cyclists celebrate as they cross the finish line during the 2018 Obliteride event. Photo courtesy of Fred Hutch Obliteride.
                                 Three friends and cyclists celebrate as they cross the finish line during the 2018 Obliteride event. Photo courtesy of Fred Hutch Obliteride.

500 cyclists aim to obliterate cancer

Local event to bring riders through Maple Valley, Covington

Three friends and cyclists celebrate as they cross the finish line during the 2018 Obliteride event. Photo courtesy of Fred Hutch Obliteride.
                                 Three friends and cyclists celebrate as they cross the finish line during the 2018 Obliteride event. Photo courtesy of Fred Hutch Obliteride.

King County’s Prop. 1 parks levy is passing

Initial results from the Aug. 6 primary King County Council races are also in.

Aaron Crawford is based in Seattle, and his latest album, Hotel Bible, nit No. 24 on iTunes. Courtesy photo

Aaron Crawford headlines Ten Trails event

There will also be a grand opening of two new model homes at the housing development site.

Aaron Crawford is based in Seattle, and his latest album, Hotel Bible, nit No. 24 on iTunes. Courtesy photo

Kent, Covington voters approving Puget Sound Fire property tax hike

Nearly 56 percent in favor of levy

Beni Bryant sings his way to top 18 in AGT

Maple Valley AGT fans watch Beni make it to the final judging rounds

Forestry Commission seeks new members

Want to help keep King County’s forests green and vibrant? Then apply for a position on the King County Rural Forest Commission. The King County… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2019

Maple Valley organizations awarded money from the county

County Councilmember Reagan Dunn announces grants to local groups

Area council looks for members, local opinions

Those who live outside of city limits, but wish to participate in the local community, has a chance to voice their opinions on Monday. The… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2019
President of Johnson Home and Garden, Brad Johnson (right) stands with his uncle and vice president J. Johnson (left) near their large selection of fasteners. J. Johnson said the store has the largest selection of fasteners in the entire country. Photo by Danielle Chastaine

Celebrating 50 years of screwing around

The Johnson family looks back on decades of customer service

President of Johnson Home and Garden, Brad Johnson (right) stands with his uncle and vice president J. Johnson (left) near their large selection of fasteners. J. Johnson said the store has the largest selection of fasteners in the entire country. Photo by Danielle Chastaine

Local nurses cry ‘patients before profit’

Healthcare workers rally in Renton and Providence Headquarters

Calling all actors — auditions open for local production

Want to be spotlighted on stage? Maybe you just always wanted to sing and dance to some classic Woodstock tunes. If that’s the case, then… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

Covington residents asked where they stand on fireworks

An advisory vote is set for November

Grocery store workers picket across King County

Union members are asking Kroger for living wages and more scheduling predictability.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

State awards millions for salmon recovery

Puget Sound counties received more than $45 million.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service
FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

King County Sheriff’s Office develops I-940 training to reduce deadly force

Recruits hired after Dec. 7 will need additional training coming out of the academy.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

Western Swing Festival hosts educational music camp for aspiring artists

It’s never too late to learn a new skill — which is why the 29th annual Western Swing Music Festival is hosting a new Western… Continue reading

KCSO investigating Covington man who shot an alleged car prowler

The alleged prowler is in stable condition, a second suspect is still at large

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                                Cupcakes that the Gourmet Cupcake Campers made.

Kids learn sweet skills through cupcakes

This delicious summer camp teaches kids the art of baking

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                                Cupcakes that the Gourmet Cupcake Campers made.