Holiday and Seasonal Safety Tips

The following is a press release from the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority. As we continue through fall and into… Continue reading

  • 12 hours ago

Toys for Joy Returns

The following is a press release from the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority. The Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority, Kent… Continue reading

  • 2 days ago

New recycling rule starts Jan. 2 at King County transfer stations and drop boxes

The following is a press release from King County. To reduce waste and save room in the landfill, the King… Continue reading

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Pepper addresses ‘false’ recall charges in community meeting

The meeting, held at the Black Diamond library, was a chance for voters to have “an opportunity to hear from both sides before they decide to sign,” the recall petition, Pepper wrote in an announcement for the meeting.

Council votes to ban safe injection site

The Covington City Council voted 6-1 at the Nov. 28 meeting to not allow a safe injection site in Covington.… Continue reading

Council takes first steps to making County Code Gender-Neutral

Unanimous support for making changes to gendered pronouns and historically gendered terms.

  • 5 days ago

Officials respond to commercial fire

The following is a press release from the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority. What started as a sprinkler water flow… Continue reading

  • 6 days ago

Covington-Maple Valley Reporter switches to new reader-comment tool

The Covington-Maple Valley Reporter has switched to a different reader-comments platform. The service provided by Civil Comments soon will be Continue reading...

  • 2 days ago

Renton skatepark faces doom, skating community asks city for help

Longacres Skatepark, built illegally underneath I-405 pass, is the only covered skatepark in the region that’s open to the public.

King County Library System selects new director

Well-regarded librarian brings decades of innovation in diverse communities to King County

  • 3 days ago

Public hearing about park property and more community news

Public hearing regarding park property The Covington City Council will be holding a public hearing Tuesday, Dec. 12 for consideration Continue reading...


The Conks start season with two wins, one loss

The Kentwood Conquerors played Auburn Mountainview on Nov. 30 at home. The Conks, despite their best efforts, lost 57-44. The… Continue reading


Kentlake, Tahoma girls gymnastics results

In the last 4A gymnastics meet on Nov. 29, Kentlake and Tahoma High School placed in the overall team placement.… Continue reading




They shouldn’t trust me alone

Every time I’m interested in something my husband tells me all the reasons it would be a bad idea. It Continue reading...

  • 4 days ago



Delicious learning experiences with Seattle’s world-class culinary talent

Michael Duarte-Pedrosa, Connect2Classes VP, takes two cooking-class taste tests.


Uncork your wine knowledge with the Seattle Wine School

A local expert makes learning about wine accessible.


HazardFactory classes fire up a passion for welding

A Connect2Classes team heats things up with a welding project.


Prepare now for the hottest jobs of the future

Get work-ready skills in as little as 10 weeks with Connect2Classes.



Mobile gym brings working out to you

Long work days, hard commutes, too little time. Stacy Edwards gets the lifestyles of today’s busy households, working couples, and Continue reading...