Steve Konowalchuk, in his fifth season as coach of the Thunderbirds junior hockey team, has his team peaking at the right time as it pursues a coveted WHL title. - Courtesy photo, Thunderbirds, Brian Liesse

Coach shows the way for cup-seeking Thunderbirds | WHL finals

  • May 5, 2016 at 5:00PM updated May 6, 2016 at 10:41AM

Steve Konowalchuk has spent the last five years as the Seattle Thunderbirds coach, building his team for a chance to win a Western Hockey League championship.


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City of Kent plans new bicycle trail; traffic medians; fish habitat

  • Today at 1:02PM

Residents will soon see $4 million of work start on new traffic medians along Pacific Highway South; improved salmon habitat and floodplain storage along the Green River; and a new bicycle/pedestrian trail in the Kent Valley.

Sound Transit releases public input report about ST3 proposal

  • Today at 12:23PM

The Sound Transit Board Executive Committee on Thursday heard a preliminary overview of nearly 35,000 responses received through May 2 providing input on the Sound Transit 3 (ST3) Draft Plan.

King County officials urge residents to be careful in rivers, lakes and Puget Sound

  • Today at 11:04AM

With temperatures inching toward 80 degrees this weekend, King County officials urge everyone to be careful when heading out for fun on the water.

School bond measure continues to fall short | Election update

  • May 4, 2016 at 4:00PM updated May 5, 2016 at 1:12PM

Voter approval of the Kent School District's $252 million bond issue increased by 1 percent from initial returns on April 26, but was still falling short of the 60-percent-plus-one-vote supermajority needed for passage.

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