Matt Kidd. Submitted photo

True strength has no limits

Covington resident Matt Kidd shares his story about kidney disease to help others during National Kidney Month.

Comedy right at home

Jeff Dye returns to Kent to perform with a festival lineup of laughter at ShoWare

Cellslips help with distracted driving

A Covington police officer is passing out “Cellslips” to drivers he pulls over for distracted driving on their cell phones or other electronic devices.

An infographic explaining different impacts on housing in Covington. Photo pulled from SHKKP website

Council votes to join coalition

The Covington City Council voted to join SHKKP, a coalition dedicated to supporting healthy and affordable housing.

School bus involved collision causes road closures in Covington. Photo courtesy Puget Sound Fire Twitter

UPDATE: Passengers remain in hospital following collision Monday

Injuries of the five occupants of an SUV range from minor to critical.

Police investigating attempted child luring in Maple Valley

The incident with an 11 year old took place around 3:35 p.m. Wednesday near the library.

Ways to keep the state green

By Jennifer Lennox, The Davey Tree Expert Company For the Reporter In 1890 Washington state was coined the Evergreen State. Continue reading...

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What we can learn from Canada’s new food guidelines

Drink more water, eat more plants and cook more at home, says Canada. Canada’s new food guidelines have transformed from Continue reading...

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Green River College offers workshops, lectures for free

Community members in the Covington area are welcome to attend workshops at the library or for-credit courses at Kentwood High School.

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Photos by Kayse Angel

Tahoma Bears off to 2-1 start

Spring is right around the corner and as the weather changes from winter to warmer temperatures, high school sports are Continue reading...

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Sports

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Tyler Hardin

Tahoma High School’s Tyler Hardin, soccer, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week for… Continue reading

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Reporter Athlete of the Week: Kaiea Higa

Tahoma High School’s Kaiea Higa, softball, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for… Continue reading

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Opinion

Gov. Inslee and the Supreme Court

In 2015, after another session without procuring a key weapon in his climate change fighting strategy, Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee… Continue reading

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Political parties often bring trouble

Political parties “are likely, in the course of things, to become potent engines by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men… Continue reading

 

Northwest
The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is the only active landfill in King County. It will operate until at least 2028. It has been in operation since the 1960s. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Waste study puts numbers behind King County trash alternatives

County has one remaining landfill located near Maple Valley, and it’s nearing capacity

 

Life

It’s not over ‘til the cattail wags

I know you have all been waiting with bated breath (snort) wondering if it was really the end of my Continue reading...

 

It’s not even curtains on our marriage

My hairdresser had been on maternity leave, so of course I had to know about the baby, and she wanted Continue reading...

 

Marketplace

Washington customers win as Comcast taps the latest tech

Technology has drastically changed the way we communicate – how we connect Continue reading...

 

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

Business

Oil companies betting on electric technology

Across the pond, London-based BP and Netherlands-headquartered Shell are looking to invest in innovative electric technology which is very good Continue reading...