A slide covered Chinook Pass as recently as April 9, which further complicated a Memorial Day weekend opening. Photo courtesy Washington State Department of Transportation

Chinook, Cayuse passes won’t open until June

New study verifies financial benefit Rainier holds for gateway communities.

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Council awards winners at dinner

More than 220 guests attended and more than $7,500 was raised for the Kent School District.

Shifting SIFF

How the Seattle International Film Festival went from being yet another festival dominated by male directors to a place at the leading edge of parity in programming.

No hands, no problem

Kentwood teacher Elena Stowell tells inspiring story about a jiu-jitsu fighter with no arms.

This petroleum refinery in Anacortes is run by Shell, one of the defendants in the suit brought by King County. Photo by Walter Siegmund/Wikipedia Commons

Can King County win its lawsuit against Big Oil?

Legal experts think past lawsuits against the tobacco industry increase the odds of a favorable outcome.

Cecile Snyder. Photo from #CECILESTRONG Facebook page.

Sparkle Cheerleader battles cancer

Cecile has been cheerleading for years, but has to put that part of her life on hold for now.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Three proclamations were made during council meeting

The Maple Valley City Council honored two national recognition weeks and dedicated a day to a local singer.

Concert this Saturday at Tahoma and more community news

Concert this Saturday at Tahoma The Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra is celebrating American composers with a concert at the Continue reading...

Kentridges Solomon Hines dashes to victory in the 100 meters at 10.87 seconds. RACHEL CIAMPI, Kent Reporter

Tahoma boys, girls win league

Top qualifiers compete at districts May 17 and May 19 at French Field

Kentwood student caught shoplifting|Police Blotter

The following entries are compiled from police reports from the King County Sheriff’s Office: STOLEN LICENSE PLATES • On May Continue reading...

Photos by Kayse Angel

Season ends for Falcons, Conks and Bears|Photo Gallery

Following Tuesday’s loser out, first round West Central/Southwest matches — Kentlake, Kentwood and Tahoma boys soccer seasons came to an Continue reading...

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Kentridges Solomon Hines dashes to victory in the 100 meters at 10.87 seconds. RACHEL CIAMPI, Kent Reporter

Tahoma boys, girls win league

Top qualifiers compete at districts May 17 and May 19 at French Field

 

 

Life

No hands, no problem

Kentwood teacher Elena Stowell tells inspiring story about a jiu-jitsu fighter with no arms.

 

There is simply no accounting for beavers

And speaking of small children, of which I wrote about last week, I have a friend who is 15 years… Continue reading

 

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Connect2Classes Tested: 7 Steps to Better Photography

Take the fear out of using those digital camera functions with Hudson’s Photo Workshops

 

In addition to being a key employer, Boeing also works to protect the environment, educate students, support veterans and military families, and more.

Boeing releases Community and Economic Benefits Report

Company’s wide-ranging influence includes employment, education, environment and charitable giving

 

Search Advertising Remains One of the Best Ways to Reach Customers

Every search can be considered a signal of intent, giving advertisers a massive opportunity.

 

Boeing’s six-week Fabrication internship has hosted about 120 high school interns over the last five years.

Fabrication internship emphasizes STEM education among Puget Sound high schoolers

‘One-of-a-kind opportunity’ lets students explore manufacturing and engineering techniques