Friday, October 18, 2019

Fatal Windstorm Accident in Fairwood Neighborhood

Sergeant Jason Houck King County Sheriff's Office FCN Note: As best as we can tell, this accident occurred near Fairwood's Candlewood Ridge Park on 179th.  Our...

Fairwood ‘Cocoa and Caroling’ and Food Drive Event Set for December 8

Carolers are invited to spread Christmas cheer to the neighborhood on Friday, December 8 at 6:30 pm, sponsored by the Fairwood Elementary PTSA. All will...

Fairwood Lions Club’s Annual Christmas Tree Sales Benefit Community

If you haven't picked up your Christmas tree yet, don't forget to shop at the annual Fairwood Lions Club's tree lot at the CVAC...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Fairwood Neighbor Struggles with ‘Sod Sushi’

Fairwood area neighbor Lori Wheeler recently posted an interesting photo of night marauders, causing havoc with her newly laid sod. After unrolling the previous night's...

Packed KSD Board Meeting Filled with Heated Comments from Students, Parents, Staff, Community

After announcing their intent to lay off 127 teachers and support staff the day before, the Kent School District board members and Superintendent Calvin...

State’s Release of Funds May Remove Kent School District’s RIF Plan

In a press release late Friday, the Kent School District (KSD) announced that the planned reduction in force (RIF) may be cancelled because of...

Fairwood Recorded Home Sales

Below includes a list of recorded real estate sales for the last two weeks for the Fairwood area, from March 23 - April 6. ...

Relocation of Asphalt Plant to Maple Valley Highway Meeting Today

Community members are holding a meeting today at 3:30 pm at the Maple Valley Library to discuss the relocation of Lakeside Industries' Asphalt Plant...

Former Fairwood Shopping Center Owner Sells Covington Square

King County Records show that Fairwood Shopping Center's former owner, Terramar Retail Centers, recently sold Covington Square shopping center for almost $42.3 million.  Covington...

Tahoma School District’s Second-Attempt Levy Election Closes Today

In a second attempt to pass its Educational Programs and Operations levy, Tahoma School District's election closes today. As of yesterday, the District reported that...

Recent Fairwood Recorded Home Sales

The weather is heating up and so are home sales in the Fairwood area. Below includes a list of recorded real estate sales for the...

Fairwood Library Hosts Master Gardeners Weekly Plant Clinics

Has your garden gone rogue and wonder where to begin?  Plagued by mushrooms and moss?  Is it possible to have a green lawn and a reasonable...

Renton, Maple Valley Hosting Spring Recycling Events May 5, 12

Renton and Maple Valley will be hosting back-to-back recycling events this Saturday and next Saturday.  Renton's event is today, May 5, and Maple Valley's...

Tahoma SD Performances of Tarzan End May 12

Just a few minutes east of Fairwood, students in grades K-12 are in their final week of performances of 'Tarzan the Musical,' which opened...

Kentridge Players’ Final Week of ‘Spamalot’ Ends May 12

Rude Frenchmen, cancan dancers, the Lady of the Lake and her Laker Girls, Killer rabbits, catapulting cows, and the somewhat odd Knights who say...

Recent Fairwood Area Home Sales

The Cascade area showed the heaviest home sales activity over a three week period. Below includes a list of recorded real estate sales for the...

Lindbergh HS Announces New Football Coach

Lindbergh High School announced yesterday that they have hired Kentridge HS defensive coordinator Danny Thompson to become the next head coach for the Eagles....

Maple Valley Days This Weekend

While many of us are out searching for finds during garage sale season, be sure to try to fit in a bit of small...

Maple Valley Crash Kills One, Critically Injures Another

Last night at 8:40pm, a fatality crash occurred at SE 251st and Maple Valley-Black Diamond RD SE (SR 169). The investigation is ongoing, but King...

Musical Production of ‘The Little Mermaid’ Runs Through Aug. 11

This summer's production by At the Ridge Theatre is the stage production of Disney's 'The Little Mermaid,' sure to be a hit with the...

Renton to Host Annual Day of Service this Saturday

The City of Renton will host their ninth annual Day of Service on Saturday, September 8, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., where volunteers engage...

Annual Community 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 8, from...

Tragic Fatal Fairwood Accident Takes Life of 71 Year-Old

Yesterday afternoon the Fairwood area was struck with a tragic motorcycle-car accident on Petrovitsky Road at Parkside Way SE, the access road to Petrovitsky...

Fairwood Area HOA Sued for Death

Candlewood Ridge and Carriage Wood homeowners received notice that a lawsuit had been filed on July 11 against the homeowners' association for the death...

Recent Fairwood Area Home Sales

Real Estate Sales are hot in Fairwood! Three weeks of home sales shown in the chart above reflects the greatest number of home sales since...

Kentridge Players Perform ‘Spelling Bee’

Kentridge Players' fall musical production The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will run from November 28 - December 8 at Kentridge High School's...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...