Kris Hill

The challenge of a fit diabetic life | Our Corner

Hi, my name is Kris and I’m a Type 2 diabetic. For many years I wasn’t very good about taking care of myself — before and after my diagnosis in March 2002.


Can social media help stamp out bullying? | Our Corner

Recently a message was sent to one of our sister newspapers via Facebook regarding accusations of bullying at a middle school in a neighboring school district.


Accuracy trumps race to be first | Our Corner

Watching the coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and subsequent search for the suspects, I can see why so many people in this country are increasingly skeptical of or frustrated with the national news media.


King County Fire District 44 seeks levy funding

For the first time since it was established in 1953, King County Fire District 44 officials will ask voters for a levy beyond its current funding through property taxes.

Friends help the Taphouse hum | Black Diamond

On a budget that would make shoestring finances look abundant, Derrick Garrett and Belinda Ferguson made the former home of The Swinging Arm in Black Diamond into a place they could call their own, Taphouse, Ink.