Responding to a call for help

United Way of King County’s Family Resource Exchange serves hundreds of homeless at Green River College

City selects new firm to manage golf course

As of Jan. 1, 2019, CourseCo took over duties at the course from the previous management company, Premier Golf Centers.

Residents at SeaTac’s Firs Mobile Home Park received a closure notice for October 31, but most have chosen to stay in their homes. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

South King County coalition targets affordable housing

Rent and housing prices hit south end communities hard; SeaTac, Tukwila, Kent, Burien, Renton and Auburn are working to create organization like Eastside’s ARCH

Clausmeyer to step down from Tahoma School Board

Bill Clausmeyer will end his time on the school board on March 1

A large tree fell onto Bethany Alvarado’s property in Maple Valley during the windstorm that took place on Jan. 6. Submitted photo from Bethany Alvarado

Cleanup on Aisle King County

The city of Maple Valley hosted a debris drop off at Lake Wilderness, post windstorm.

Microsoft will invest $500 million toward regional housing

Mayors of nine cities — including Auburn, Kent, Federal Way, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Issaquah, Renton and Sammamish — have pledged to help

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

We’re moving: Covington Maple Valley Reporter gets a new home

Dear reader, As 2018 comes to an end, your local media organization is looking forward to a new chapter. As Continue reading...

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Das sworn in as senator for 47th District

‘I am truly honored that the voters … have put their trust in me’

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Informational workshops began this week and more community news

Informational workshops began this week King County is hosting three free workshops for prospective applicants to learn more about the Continue reading...

Crestwood Elementary in Covington. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

Most Kent schools to reopen on Tuesday

Crestwood, Grass Lake elementary to remain closed after windstorm

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Sports

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Jabril Muhammad

Kentwood High School’s Jabril Muhammad, wrestling, 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: Annibelle Austin

Kentwood High School’s Annibelle Austin, gymnastics, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for… Continue reading

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Opinion

Recognizing types of propaganda techniques makes them less effective

Propaganda: “The spreading of ideas, information, or rumor for the purpose of helping or injuring an institution, a cause or… Continue reading

 

Miracles do happen

The Black Diamond Community Center was stocked full of toys, bikes, Barbie dolls, trucks, food and new coats during the… Continue reading

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Marketplace

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

 

First BOEING 777X flight test airplane comes together

Boeing’s longest passenger jet to fly in 2019

 

Local Students Engineering Smart Solutions for Boeing

Collaborative robotics, haptic alert systems for hearing-impaired employees and riveting safety — Continue reading...