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BD Neighbors and Officer Comment From Experience

Use your wit or you might get bit. From Diamond Village, the compound of 41 independent townhomes in Black Diamond, resident Mike Primm captured a remarkable photo of wildlife that forage the neighborhood where children play. Neither the kids nor the kits seem afraid. Primm said, “Regarding the raccoons...
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Retired Tahoma Teachers Invited to Sign Up for Volunteering

Retired Tahoma High School teacher Brooke Dillon is organizing a contact list of Tahoma School District retirees who are interested in volunteer opportunities helping...
Black Diamond Senior Center

Black Diamond Senior News Updated 8-13-19

Black Diamond Community Center 31605 Third Ave (SR 169), 360-886-1011 Monday thru Thursday, 9a.m.-4p.m. Serving Black Diamond and the surround area. NUTRITION Served Tuesdays and Thursdays, lunch served at...

2019-2020 budget approved; dress code discussed

The Tahoma School Board approved the 2019-2020 school year operating budget and moved closer to completion of a revised student dress code policy and...

Lucas Oil Regional at Pacific Raceways 

The NHRA Mello Yellow Series has moved on to their next race in Minnesota. So does that mean there is no more racing? Not by a...

Western Swing at Pacific Raceways the National Hot Rod Association

Last weekend at Pacific Raceways the National Hot Rod Association came for the final leg of the “Western Swing”, which two weeks earlier began...

Interior of Store at Bayne

This unused postcard photo shows the interior of the Carbon Coal & Clay Company’s general store in the old town of Bayne. It was...

AN ENCOURAGING WORD: Bunch of Porcupines?

Bunch of Porcupines? The German philosopher Schopenhauer compared the human race to a bunch of porcupines huddling together on a cold winter’s night. He said,...

Maple Valley Senior News Updated 8-13-19

The Senior Program at the Greater Maple Valley Community Center, located at 22010 SE 248thSt. in Maple Valley, invites all adults ages 50+ to...

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2019-2020 budget approved; dress code discussed

The Tahoma School Board approved the 2019-2020 school year operating budget and moved closer to completion of a revised student dress code policy and...

School’s Out For the Summer

             

Boston University Graduates Maple Valley, WA Resident

Boston University awarded academic degrees to 6,902 students in May 2019. Among the graduates was Claire J. Gustaff, who received a Bachelor of Arts...

Nearly 540 Students Received Their Diploma Thursday Evening During The 93rd...

Nearly 540 students received their diploma Thursday evening during the 93rd Tahoma High School Commencement Exercises. Salutatorian Hitesh Boinpally spoke using an analogy, saying that...

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Shirley Jean Sherwood Passed Away

Shirley Jean Sherwood was born on January 6, 1927 and passed away July 11, 2019. ...

Harlan Lambert Doll Passed Away

Better known to everyone as “Kelly Doll,” passed away in his sleep, July 6, 2019. ...

Charles Dean (Chuck) Curry Passed Away

Born on November 1, 1934, Charles Dean (Chuck) Curry passed away peacefully of natural causes...

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