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.

School board appoints new member

Katrina Montgomery was appointed to fill Bill Clausmeyer’s position.

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Utility bill assistance available Puget Sound Energy assistance is available to customers living in the Black Diamond area. The Black… Continue reading

Submitted photo from the Tahoma School District

Tahoma school board approves snow day makeup

The snow days will be made up in various ways, including adding 20 minutes to each school day.

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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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: Austin Dickinson

Kentwood High School’s Austin Dickinson, 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: Kaci Imus

Kentwood High School’s Kaci Imus, softball, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for Continue reading...

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Opinion

Are we finally ready to heed the call of the wild?

In 1997 I was a ranger at Yellowstone. On more than one occasion I saw the park’s newly returned wolves,… Continue reading

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Lawmaker says state should focus more on recovery

There is no political vaccine for the opioid epidemic, no swift legislative means to free thousands of people of the… Continue reading

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Northwest

Green River floods may be gone (for now), but they’re not forgotten

King County is looking at ways to increase protection in the Kent valley.

 

Eastside church sues state on International Women’s Day to overturn abortion coverage

The lawsuit was filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom, which is classified as a hate group by Southern Poverty Law Center

 

Life

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...