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Armed Kentwood Students Arrested, School Locked Down

This morning, the City of Covington posted an alert on their official social media page regarding an arrest on the Kentwood High School Campus. Praise to the parent for quickly responding to what was...

FUMC Annual Chicken Barbecue This Saturday

Fairwood United Methodist Church will again fire up their huge, open pit barbecue to serve their ever-popular chicken dinner this Saturday, September 7, from 2-7pm. This year's event marks the church's 41st anniversary, serving Alderwood...

Fairwood Safety Alert: Two Robberies in Fairwood Area

A few hours ago, King County Sheriff Sam Shirley alerted all to be on the lookout for an active robbery situation in the Fairwood area. Two home robberies have occurred so far today, and...

Annual Big Backyard Movie at Petrovitsky Park this Saturday

Fairwood can enjoy a movie a movie out (literally!) with neighbors this Saturday, August 24, at Petrovitsky Park, a free event sponsored by King County Parks and Councilmember Reagan Dunn. 'Night at the Museum' is...

Covington Hosts Fifth Annual Sausage & Cider Fest

On Saturday, August 17, cider and sausage lovers can enjoy just that at Covington's Fifth Annual Sausage and Cider Fest. Located at Covington's Community Park and Soccer Field at 17649 SE 240th, fairgoers can purchase...

Kent Meridian HS ‘Hits the Lottery’

Kent School District recently reported that Kent Meridian High School was one of three local schools to receive retired training equipment from the Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks reported that the weight training center at the...

Renton River Days Begins!

Renton's top event of the season begins today! This annual multi-day family festival and celebration of community pride is a time to gather with family, friends, and neighbors to enjoy the amenities and activities in...

Recent Fairwood Area Home Sales

Two weeks of home sales shown in the chart above reflects the greatest number of home sales since we've been tracking the numbers. Recorded sales covers the period of July 12 to July 26. Sales...

Long-standing Neighbor Peggy Joyce Nesland Passes

Peggy Joyce Nesland was born in Chester, Illinois, on Valentine’s Day 1936. She attended Southern Illinois University before working as a telephone switchboard operator when she met an Air Force Serviceman who won her...

Enjoy the Fourth!

Of course, we all know (or should know!) about the grand fireworks display Seattle puts on over Lake Union at Gas Works Park, but what if we want to stay a little closer to...

Kentridge Players’ ‘Into the Woods’ Opens May 1

Kentridge Players' Spring Musical is 'Into the Woods,' opening this Wednesday, May 1, and will run through Saturday, May 11. Performances are at Kentridge High School's Performance Center. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's...

‘Funhouse MacBeth’ Opens at Kentwood High

High School Drama choices are plenty this spring, including the opening of Kentwood Drama's rendition of 'Funhouse Macbeth." Performances run Thursday-Friday from May 2-11 at Kentwood High School's Performing Arts Center. Described as a "modern...

Maple Valley MS Production of ‘Cinderella’ Opens March 22

Maple Valley Middle School is preparing for its production of 'Cinderella,' with performances on March 22, 23, 29, and 30 at Maple View Middle School. Saturdays include an additional matinee performance at 2 pm. Drama...

Lindbergh Senior Wins Local SkillsUSA Competition

More than 30 students vied for the top honors at this year’s SkillsUSA WA Aerospace Assembler Competition held this weekend at Boeing’s Everett plant. The SkillsUSA event puts students to the test to highlight...

Boy Scout Troup #455 to Hold Annual Pancake Breakfast March 2

The community is invited to the Boy Scout Troop #455 annual Pancake Breakfast. The event will be held on Saturday, March 2, from 7:30 am-11 am at Fairwood Community United Methodist Church, located at...

‘Almost, Maine’ at Tahoma High

Tahoma High School's winter drama performance of 'Almost, Maine,' is scheduled to run January 25-26 and February 1-2. Curtain time for evening performances (all days) is 7 pm, and Saturday performances include an additional...