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Fairwood Area Neighborhoods Receive Grants

King County Community Service Area grants for District 9 were announced on Feb. 9 by Metropolitan King County Council Vice Chair Reagan Dunn. Neighborhoods in Fairwood received several grants totaling $11,590 and community organizations...

School District Elections Finalized

Multiple area school districts presented levy measures to voters on February 13, and voting results were finalized and issued on February 23. Enumclaw School District Proposition 1: Replacement of Expiring Levy for Educational Programs and Operations...

Boy Scout Troup #455 to Hold Annual Pancake Breakfast March 3

The community is invited to the Boy Scout Troop #455 annual Pancake Breakfast. The event will be held on Saturday, March 3, from 7:30am-11am at Fairwood Community United Methodist Church, located at 15255 SE...

Fairwood Shopping Center Sold for $77.5 Million

King County Records show the Fairwood Shopping Center recently sold for $77.5 million.  The sale of the center transfers ownership from TRC Fairwood Shopping Center, LLC to GRI Fairwood, LCC. The Seattle Daily Journal of...

Lights Out for Fairwood, Renton Neighborhoods

Neighbors in the Fairwood and Renton neighborhoods found themselves without power for about six hours on Saturday. The outage began around 2 p.m. PSE alerts sent to subscribers were notified of the power outage, and...

KSD Announces Administration Staff Reductions, Reorganization

The Kent School District (KSD) announced 45 central administration center positions were eliminated for the 2018-19 school year. The positions eliminated encompass a range of roles and responsibilities in the central administration center, including...

Under Construction: Moving Dirt!

Desperately needing a newspaper facelift, Fairwood Community News will be undergoing changes over the next few weeks to make our site more engaging and interactive! You'll be able to watch the changes as we modify...