Thursday Mar 6
King County to buy out lease with golf course
The next step in the future of the Donut Hole, and toward a new Tahoma High School, is for King County to buy out its lease with the Elk Run Golf Course .
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Sat Mar 01, 2014
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Ravensdale Park gets funding green light
The Metropolitan King County Council authorized funding to complete phase two of the Ravensdale Park project on Monday night, with hopes that the new ballfields, parking lot and concession stands will be ready by August.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Vegas carnage defendant gets 16 years in sex case
In this April 17, 2013 file photo, Ammar Harris sits in district court while awaiting his arraignment in Las Vegas.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
King County Council meeting highlights | Feb. 24-28
Council members will recognize Amnon Schoenfeld, the retiring Director of King County's Mental Health, Chemical Abuse and Dependency Services Division.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Operation S.A.F.E targets violators in Maple Valley area
The Washington State Patrol and Maple Valley Police will look for violators of school bus laws during a special enforcement emphasis on Monday, Feb. 24. Law enforcement will be pro-actively working two separate school bus routes during the morning and afternoon in conjunction with Operation S.A.F.E. Operation S.A.F.E. is a proactive and educational ... (more)
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Black Diamond deals with 'crisis mode'
An entirely new City Council has been either voted in or appointed since 2011, a first time mayor took office in January and a surprise switch of the city administrator led to a resignation by the city attorney.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Maple Valley and Covington police departments team up to offer Citizen's Academy
Working in collaboration with the King County Sheriffs' Office, the Maple Valley and Covington Police Departments will help increase the understanding between citizens and their police departments through education.
Maple Valley community leader to challenge Rodne in Fifth District
Education advocate, former small business owner and community leader, Essie Hicks announced that she will challenge State Representative Jay Rodne for the Washington's fifth legislative district, which includes part of Renton.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Bike trail closures coming up for King County
Parts of the Preston-Snoqualmie and Cedar River rail-trails will be closed for short-term maintenance in the next couple of weeks.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Births at Valley Medical Center down after opening of birth center in Auburn
Valley Medical Center is reporting a 20 percent decrease in births at its hospital since MultiCare acquired Auburn Regional Medical Center in October 2012.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Hawk Property plan approved by Covington City Council
Richard Hart, Covington Development Director, said the State Environmental Policy Act, known as SEPA, was completed and the next step was for the City Council to consider approving the subarea development plan and the planned action ordinance, which it did at the council meeting.
Southeast King County Coalition Against Trafficking meets Feb. 18
The Southeast King County Coalition Against Trafficking meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the Kent Senior Center, Room 8, 600 E Smith St. SEKCAT is a division of Washington Engage, a nonprofit, grassroots organization, dedicated to stopping human trafficking in the Southeast King County area including Auburn, Kent, Renton, Covington and Maple ... (more)
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Greater Maple Valley Unincorporated Area Council holds first meeting of the year
Coordinating with Maple Valley, King County property tax assessments and the king County transportation concurrency ordinance were the main topics discussed at the first Greater Maple Valley Unincorporated Area Council meeting of the year on Feb. 3. Maple Valley Deputy Mayor and Councilman, Sean Kelly, and Councilwoman, Erin Weaver, discussed ... (more)