Substitute shortage: School districts scramble to fill the gaps, and empty classrooms

Kent-Meridian High School substitute Shelly Falkner patrols her IB Spanish classroom to keep students on task and encourage study time. While Falkner knows little about Spanish, she’s needed at least to be an adult in the room and be there to answer questions students have about assignments. - Ross Coyle, Kent Reporter
  • Nov 20, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Nov 23, 2014 at 11:27AM

As the economy begins its upswing, school districts in South King County are seeing a decline in substitute teachers.

City of Kent considers starting up FM radio station

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Nov 23, 2014 at 12:43PM

If the city of Kent operated an FM radio station, would anyone listen to it?

Bonney Lake's Kelly takes Oryx Cup battle; Covington's Shane captures series title

  • Today at 10:00AM updated at 12:42PM

Bonney Lake's J. Michael Kelly and the U-1 Graham Trucking captured the Oryx Cup UIM World Championship on Saturday afternoon in Doha, Qatar, the final championship heat of the H1 Unlimited hydroplane racing season.

T-Birds Central

‘Tip slip past T-Birds in shootout | WHL

For the ReporterThe Everett Silvertips defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 3-2 in a shootout Saturday night at the ShoWare Center.It was the eighth overtime game of the season for Seattle, now 9-11-2-2 and four points back of the Spokane Chiefs in the U.S. Division. Everett is 15-4-2-1 on the season and leads the division.Taran Kozun got...

Auburn Reporter

Mawing named a finalist for national jockey award

  • Today at 10:24AM

Leslie Mawing, the leading rider at Emerald Downs in 2014, is a finalist for one of Thoroughbred racing's most prestigious awards.

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