Thursday, April 19, 2018

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...

Kent School District Announces Second Wave of Layoffs

The Kent School District (KSD) announced a second wave of layoffs, totaling 127 full time staff and nine administrative positions, in a news release...

Kentlake Drama Presents ‘The Little Mermaid’

Kentlake High School's spring musical is Disney's "The Little Mermaid," opening this Friday, March 16. Kentlake Drama encourages all to support the arts and "dive...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Kent School District Employee Arrested for Voyeurism

On October 26, officials with the Kent School district notified KCSO that a student at Northwood Middle School had found notes of a non-sexual...

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...

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...

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...

KR’s ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ Fall Musical Plays Through November 18

Kentridge Players are in their second week of performances of the madcap musical "Peter and the Starcatcher.” The show is directed by Jennifer Grajewski...

Second Body Found at Fatal Fairwood Greens Fire

Sergeant Cindi West King County Sheriff's Office Fire Investigators were called to the house in the 16500 block of 146 Ave SE in Renton last Friday...

Cascade Area Martial Arts Owner Arrested for Child Rape, More Information Sought

Renton Police Department Renton, Washington – On October 11, Renton police arrested a man suspected of having sexual contact with an underage female student at...

Albertsons Scheduled to Close September 9, Hard Questions, Limited Answers

After reopening its doors for business just a year ago, Albertsons announced the closure of the store on September 9. We wanted to confirm the...