Mark Klaas

Taffy Johnson, founder and executive director of UTOPIA Seattle (United Territories of Pacific Islanders Alliance), entertains guests at the grand opening of the organization’s downtown Kent center last Saturday. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

UTOPIA Seattle working to enhance the lives of queer and trans people in South King County

Taffy Johnson and her group want very much to be better understood, represented and included in the communities they serve. It’s all part of a… Continue reading

 

The crowd listens in and looks on as Kentridge senior-to-be Adrian Tirtu, the ASB president, talks about Eric Anderson, the school’s longtime athletic director who passed away at age 57. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kentridge athletic director unexpectedly passes away at age 57

Eric Anderson remembered as a tireless worker, everyone’s friend, a leader who brought out the best in students

 

Seeing the whole, wide world

Todd Beamer graduate, husband are ready for their next adventure: the Mongol Rally

 

Federal Way Eagles take flight, roll to state 400-meter relay title

Eric Jones, Anthony Frazier, Treyvon Davis and Marcus Eubanks set a school record in the event.

Todd Beamer’s senior hurdles his way to state meet

Koby Okezie took district titles in 110-, 300-meter hurdles

Todd Beamer Koby Okezie takes first in 110-, 300-meter hurdles at NPSL meet

Hurdler turns his eyes to district, state meets

T-Bird fans send heartfelt support to Humboldt Broncos hockey team

Federal Way resident came up with idea for banner to honor vicitms of bus crash.

Federal Way’s Hoeft leads Eagles to victory over Lions

Federal Way defeated Auburn Mountainview 6-2 on Monday in NPSL baseball

Ground breaks for new Dick’s Drive-In

Popular family-owned burger joint expected to open in October on West Hill

Decatur’s Quinzy Salu takes second in Mat Classic

The senior wrestler fell to Kennedy Catholic’s Bown McConwille in the 285-pound 4A finals on Saturday.

Local wrestlers headed to regionals

Decatur finished third behind Auburn-Riverside and Auburn Saturday.

Decatur’s Cassaday wins 182-pound championship at Doc Herren Invite

Quinzy Salu wins the heavyweight championship match

‘Gym on wheels’ brings flexible fitness to customers

Local man’s company equips van to go just about anywhere

Back in stride: Decatur grad beats cancer, realizes goal to run in the New York City Marathon

Ready for a run of a lifetime, Michael-Ann McAboy was abruptly tossed into a race to beat a terrible disease. A sudden diagnosis of breast… Continue reading

Area students learn the basics of nursing at annual camp in Tacoma

Sarah Cho wanted to check out a real hospital in action, not the one often seen on prime time television. The Decatur High School student… Continue reading

Federal Way National 10-11 All-Star team advances to state

The Federal Way National 10-11 All-Stars rallied for two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull out a dramatic 6-5 victory in… Continue reading

Teacher escapes communism and finds freedom

An unforgettable, daring walk to freedom more than 25 years ago led to a promising path of opportunity for Veronika Harmon.